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Summer Camps West Memphis AR

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

Tom Sawyer's Mississippi River
(870) 735-9770
1287 S 8th St,P.o Box 1055
West Memphis, AR
 
Tom Sawyer's Mississippi River
(870) 735-9770
1286 South 8th Street
West Memphis, AR
 
America`s Best Campground Memphis
(870) 739-4801
7037 Interstate 55
Marion, AR
 
Marion Golf Athletic Club
(870) 739-6305
303 Club Circle
Marion, AR
 
Oakhaven Mh & Rv Park
(901) 362-9780
3080 E Shelby Dr
Memphis, TN
 
Lalman Mobile Home Park
(870) 735-5226
4200 E Broadway St
West Memphis, AR
 
Dacus Lake Campground
(870) 732-9001
1754 Robinson Rd
Marion, AR
 
Best Holiday Trav-l-park
(870) 739-4801
7037 Interstate 55 # 1
Marion, AR
 
Elvis Presley Boulevard Rv Park
(901) 332-3633
3971 Elvis Presley Blvd
Memphis, TN
 
Mary-ann Mobile Home Park
(901) 358-0485
1640 Via Roma Dr
Memphis, TN
 

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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