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Camping with Kids


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Camping with kids – The 3 P’s
Planning, Preparation, and Patience.

Camping with kids requires a lot more thought and attention to details than an adult camping trip. From camp food and recipes, to camp games and activities – every aspect of camping has to considered with the kids in mind.

If an adult camper doesn’t have something he needs, or the weather turns rainy, – he will improvise. If it happens to a kid it is a disaster!


This is where pre-planning and camping checklists can save the day. These tips, tools, and resources will help make your sure camping trip goes smoothly.


Camp with Kids – Planning, Safety, and Set-up Guides:

The basics for camping with kids – be prepared, camp site rules and set-up to keep the kids safe, and be ready for emergencies.

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Camping Trip
Planning

Things you don’t know, forgot, or didn’t check can ruin your camping trip
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Kid-Safe
Camp Layout

This illustrated campsite layout has kid’s safety in mind

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Kid’s Camping
Safety Rules

When kid’s go camping, safety means camp rules


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First Aid Items for Kids

10 must-have first aid items for kid’s first aid needs.

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Camping Hazards

Nature’s natural hazards, like poison ivy & oak, wildlife, and dangerous terrain



Camping Recipes, Camp Games and Activities Ideas for Kids


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Camping Food and Recipes

Easy and fun to to make camp foods, meals and treats for kids
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Camp Activities and Games

Camping activities and camp games that are fun and educational
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Camping Gear for Kids

Camping gear and equipment for kids and camping with kids
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Campfire Stories
Tips and Tricks

Scary to funny campfire stories and story-telling tips
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Camping Woodcraft

Fun woodcraft projects for kids of all ages and abilities



CampingwithGus.com Kid's Bad Weather Survival Kit

•  Bad Weather Survival Kit for Camping with Kids

This “Bad Weather” Survival kit will help maintain everyone’s sanity when bad weather forces kids, (and you), inside a tent or cabin for long periods of time.


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Winter and cold weather camping gear and clothes.
From hats to boots, base layer to outer layer, plus recommended top-picks. See what to wear, and why cotton is your cold weather enemy.
How to Dress for Winter Camping




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Here are some handy resources and pieces of camp gear you might be interested in:

Boy Scout Handbooks

A Boy Scout Handbook can be one of the most helpful pieces of general camping gear you can have when you are camping with kids!

This handbook contains easy to understand answers and how-to’s for almost any camping question or situation. Plus, it contains plant and foliage identifications, campsite activity suggestions, woodcraft project suggestions, (with instructions), knot tying tips and instructions, ( a great fill-in for bad weather situations), survival tips, and detailed primary first aid instructions.

Boy Scout Handbook



Here are some other examples of camping gear, accessories, and tools that will make your outdoor camping trip as fun and enjoyable as you want it to be. And you will be surprised at the value when you see how inexpensive they are when you buy them online.

 



Related Topics:

Camp Meals and Cooking – Pack Smart – Save Time and Weight
Camping with Toddlers, Babies, and Infants
What to Pack for Camping with Toddlers
What Do I Need to Go Camping With Kids


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