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Summer Camps West Point MS

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

Town Creek Campground
(662) 494-4885
Witherspoon Rd
West Point, MS
 
John W. Starr Memorial Forest Rv Park
(662) 325-2191
St. Mark Rd
Starkville, MS
 
Crow's Neck
(662) 438-6495
76 County Road 115
Tishomingo, MS
 
Pelahatchie Lake Campgrounds
(601) 854-6859
143 Camp Grounds Rd
Pelahatchie, MS
 
Little Creek Ranch
(662) 287-0362
181 Cr 345
Glen, MS
 
Dwayne Hayes Campground
(662) 434-6939
7934 Barton Ferry Rd
Columbus, MS
 
Mississippi Horse Park
(662) 325-9350
P.o. Box 6065
Starkville, MS
 
Memphis South Campground And Rv Park
(662) 562-7627
256 Campground Dr
Coldwater, MS
 
Shady Pines Mobile Home & Rv Park
(601) 992-5526
199 Vernon Jones Ave.
Brandon, MS
 
Cox's Cumrovin Campground
(601) 992-1582
135 Cox Ave
Brandon, MS
 

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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