family camping

Camping Together Builds Strong Family Connections

Campers will often tell you that the thing they love most about their years of camping is the close connections that camping has fostered in their family. Truth be told, the planning, packing, unpacking, and repacking can be a good amount of work so the end results must outweigh the effort for people to keep…

foil packs on the grill

Cooking in Foil Packs; Healthy Fast Food for Camping

Your camping vacation can be big on fun and light on chores if you make some of your meals in convenient foil packs. There isn’t much that can’t be cooked in these handy little individual serving dishes and they are only limited to your imagination. The convenience is in the fact that you can prepare…

kids sleeping bags

Kids’ Sleeping Bags: Do They Get Their Own Or Use Adult Gear?

It can be a confusing decision to make when you’re choosing items for your young kids to sleep in or on while camping. Some choose to have kids sleep in full sized sleeping bags and some have kids sleep with parents in a double bag. Others bring blankets and sheets to sleep with and sleep…

camping first aid kit

Add a First Aid Kit to Your Camping Checklist

The best part of camping is the time you get to spend outdoors. This can come with some unexpected needs for simple first aid so bringing these supplies along with you is a good idea. Kids will do a lot of running and may end up with some bumps and scrapes. It could be allergy…

camping with teens

Making the Most of Camping with Teens

Families all around the world enjoy going camping, and it can certainly go a long way in helping to build up the family and to form memories that will last for a lifetime. That is especially true when the children are very young but what happens when they enter their teenage years? It is important…

summer salad

Make Camping Meals Fun With These Light Summer Salads

With the promise of summer right around the corner, many people are anxiously awaiting warm weather and planning camping trips. One of the activities most people look forward to is mealtime. Whether it’s hamburgers, hot dogs over the campfire or tin foil meals, a light summer salad always hits the spot to go along with…

finger sandwiches for camping

Finger Sandwiches For Hungry Kids Can Save You Time And Money

If you have kids present in your life, then you know they are apparently always hungry. Their metabolism is sky high with energy levels that adults simply do not remember. Part of it is the fact that their bodies are still growing and need steady fuel to supply cells with both energy for growth and…