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Summer Camps Rutherfordton NC

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 Rutherfordton and find tips and advice on summer camp safety and camping tips.

River Creek Campground
(800) 421-7116, (828) 287-3915
217 River Creek Drive
Rutherfordton, NC
Number of Sites
57 Total Camp/RV Sites,57 Electric and Water,25 Full Hookups,15 Tent Sites,
Cabin Rentals,

Foothills Family Campgrounds
(828) 245-4064
1661 Hogan Rd
Forest City, NC
Silver Creek Campground
(828) 894-2331
410 Silver Creek Rd
Mill Spring, NC
Lake Lure Rv Park & Campground
(828) 625-9160
176 Boys Camp Rd
Lake Lure, NC
Sky Island Retreat & Campground, Inc.
(800) 421-7116, (828) 668-4928
88 Flatlander Road
Old Fort, NC
Number of Sites
20 Total Camp/RV Sites,20 20 Amp Service,6 30 Amp Service,6 50 Amp Service,20 Electric and Water,12 Electric Only,6 Full Hookups,3 Group Sites,35 Max RV Length,6 No Hookups,6 Pull-Thru Sites,4 Seasonal,6 Sideouts,4 Tent Sites,
Cabin Rentals,
Mini Golf,

Four Paws Kingdom Campground
(800) 421-7116, (828) 287-7324
335 Lazy Creek Drive
Rutherfordton, NC
Number of Sites
40 Total Camp/RV Sites,40 20 Amp Service,10 30 Amp Service,30 50 Amp Service,40 Electric and Water,40 Full Hookups,60 Max RV Length,25 Pull-Thru Sites,3 Rental Trailers,40 Sideouts,
Firewood,Fenced Pet Area,Handicapped Restroom Facilities,Ice,WiFi Parkwide,Laundry,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Store,Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,
Biking Trails,Bird Watching,Fishing,Geocaching,Hiking Trails,Nature Trails,Picnic Area,Planned Activities,Sports Field,Swimming - Pond,

Thermal City Gold Mine-campground
(828) 286-3016
5240 Us Highway 221 N
Union Mills, NC
Hitching Post Campground
(828) 625-0340
2801 Girl Scout Camp Rd
Mill Spring, NC
Hickory Nut Falls Campground
(828) 625-4014
Main St
Chimney Rock, NC
Mountain Laurel Resort
(828) 890-2536
51 Sawmill Rd
Horse Shoe, NC

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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