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Summer Camps Rapid City SD

Summer camps are programs for children and teenagers during the summer holidays. Summer camps involve canoeing, hiking, campfires and more. See below for summer camps in Rapid City and find tips and advice on summer camp safety and camping tips.

Rapid City KOA Kampground
(605) 348-2111
3010 E Highway 44
Rapid City, SD
 
Hart Ranch Camping Resort
(800) 421-7116, (605) 399-2582
23756 Arena Drive
Rapid City, SD
Number of Sites
466 Total Camp/RV Sites,466 Electric and Water,400 Full Hookups,45 Max RV Length,71 Rental Units,71 Total Rental Units,
Amenities
Cable TV,Dump Station,Fenced Pet Area,Handicapped Restroom Facilities,Ice,Ice Cream Shop,Internet Access at Specific Locations in Park,Laundry,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Propane,Religious Services,Restaurant,RV Service/Repair,Snack Bar,Store,Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Arcade,Game room,Basket Ball,Beach Volleyball,Bike Rentals,Exercise Facilities,Golf Carts,Horse Shoes,Hot Tub,Mini Golf,Nature Trails,Picnic Area,Planned Activities,Playground,Shuffleboard,Swimming Pool,Tennis,

Horse Creek Inn Campground
(605) 574-2908
23570 Highway 385
Rapid City, SD
 
Whispering Pines Campground
(605) 341-3667
22700 Silver City Rd
Rapid City, SD
 
Hart Ranch Camping Resort Club
(605) 399-2582
23756 Arena Dr
Rapid City, SD
 
Rapid City KOA
(800) 421-7116, (605) 348-2111
3010 E Highway 44
Rapid City, SD
Number of Sites
209 Total Camp/RV Sites,209 Electric and Water,170 Full Hookups,85 Pull-Thru Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Marina,Swimming Pool,

Fort Welikit Family Campground
(605) 787-7898
9119 Foothills Rd
Black Hawk, SD
 
Lake Park Campground
(605) 341-5320
2850 Chapel Ln
Rapid City, SD
 
Black Hills Yogi Bear Park
(605) 341-8554
7001 S Highway 16
Rapid City, SD
 
Mystery Mountain Campground
(605) 342-5368
13752 S Highway 16
Rapid City, SD
 

5 tips for keeping kids safe and healthy at summer camp

5 tips for keeping kids safe and healthy at summer camp

John Thompson

Kids should be reminded to follow pool rules to avoid swimming injuries at campSummer camp can be a rewarding and fun experience for kids of all ages. Whether they attend day camps or overnight camps, experts say fathers should take action to ensure their kids stay safe and healthy while attending.

"Parents should ask camp organizers basic questions about what plans they have in place to keep kids safe, handle medical emergencies, and deal with routine health needs," said Dr. Patricia Hametz, of NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital.

Other parenting advice tips to keep young campers injury-free include:

1. Stay hydrated. Remind your child to drink often, even when they don't feel thirsty while spending time outdoors or in the heat. Pack a refillable water bottle to make staying hydrated easier.
2. Practice sun safety. Kids should be dressed in light-colored, lightweight clothing and should use a sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or more every day.
3. Be safe in and around water. Remind your kids to follow all camp rules in and around pools, lakes and other bodies of water. Children should never be around water without a certified life guard on duty.
4. Protect against bugs. Using an insect repellent with no more than 30 percent DEET and avoiding scented soaps, lotions and hairsprays will help your kids keep the bugs at bay.

Dads should also make sure that the camp has all of their kids' emergency contact ...

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