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Summer Camps West Columbia SC

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 West Columbia and find tips and advice on summer camp safety and camping tips.

Capital City Campground
(803) 735-1260
7525 Fairfield Rd
Columbia, SC
 
Barnyard Rv Park
(803) 957-1238
201 Oak Dr
Lexington, SC
 
Putnam's Landing
(803) 345-3040
1201 Putnam Dr
Chapin, SC
 
W D Morgan & Campground
(864) 443-2384
Highway 283
Plum Branch, SC
 
Saluda River Resort
(803) 276-7917
1283 Saluda River Rd
Silverstreet, SC
 
Edmund Rv Park
(803) 955-4010
5920 Edmund Highway
Lexington, SC
 
Woodsmoke Campground & Propane
(803) 749-8748
11300 Broad River Rd
Irmo, SC
 
Big Bass Valley Campground
(864) 225-5993
4023 Whitehall Rd
Anderson, SC
 
Chau Ram County Park
(864) 647-9286
1220 Chau Rom Park Rd
Westminster, SC
 
Hartwell Four Seasons Resort
(864) 287-3223
400 Ponderosa Pt
Townville, SC
 

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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