Articles tagged with: Camping with Kids

May17

Kid-Friendly Camping Activities

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Try these ideas a fun and family friendly camping trip!

Kid-Friendly Camping Activities

 

As childhood pastimes go, camping has to be near the top of the list. There’s no better place for forging memories than the great outdoors, and children can learn lifelong skills while staying active and having a ton of fun. This week we’re going to give you some awesome kid-friendly camping activities that the whole family can enjoy. Read on!

 

Apr19

Eco-Friendly Camping Tips

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Tips for keeping an earth friendly campsite

Eco-Friendly Camping Tips

The more environmentally-conscious we are when we’re camping, not only do we leave our campsite in better shape, we help other humans and wildlife as well. This week we’re going to look at some ways to make your camping trip more eco-friendly.  Read on!

Apr05

Camping Tips: Must Haves for your Camping First Aid Kit

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Check Out our list for Camping First Aid Kit Essentials

Camping Tips: Must Haves for your Camping First Aid Kit

What’s the most important thing you bring camping? Food, water, shelter, something to do for the kids? Of course! One thing we campers sometimes overlook is a fully-stocked first-aid kit. It’s easy to grab a generic kit from your favorite large retailer, but if you’re going to spend an entire weekend outside (especially with kids), you’ll want to make sure you’re well prepared. From bug bites to more serious injuries, here’s a checklist of all the items you’ll want to keep everyone happy and healthy this camping season. Read on!

Mar18

Camping Practice: Taking the Kids Camping in the Back Yard to Practice for the Summer Season

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Help ease your kiddos into the idea of Camping by planning a Back Yard Camping Trip.

Camping Practice: Taking the Kids Camping in the Back Yard to Practice for the Summer Season

The first time you take your kid(s) camping is always an adventure. You’re away from all the conveniences and comforts of home, and that can cause a major headache if you’re not prepared. A great way to brace your children for the outdoors is to do a dry-run in the backyard (or even in the living room). We’re of the opinion there’s no better family tradition than camping, so this week we’re going to give you a few tips on having a stay-cation and getting your kids ready for the real thing. Read on!

Sep14

How to Create Camping Memories That Last

Categories // Camping, Connections

How Camping can bring you closer together as a family

How to Create Camping Memories That Last

Like many of you, some of my fondest memories growing up took place outdoors. I can still vividly remember family reunions in Lutsen, Minnesota, on the north shore of Lake Superior. We would hike, bike, swim, climb, eat delicious northwoods food (especially walleye) and generally have an awesome time. The scenery was gorgeous, everyone was in a great mood and we made memories no one there, young or old, will ever forget.