The Down and Dirty Guide to Camping with Kids: How to Plan Memorable Family Adventures and Connect Kids to Nature
Publish Date: 2012-04-17
Author: Helen Olsson
Plan your family camping adventure!
Whether youre a first-time camper or a veteran backpacker befuddled by the challenges of carting a broodand all the requisite gearinto the great outdoors, here youll find all the tips and tools you need to plan the perfect nature adventure with your family. Humorous and irreverent, yet always authoritative, this guide to camping with kids, from babies through pre-teens, is filled with checklists, smart tips, recipes, games, activities, and art projects.
Helen Olsson, a seasoned camper and mother of three, shares lessons learned over the years of nature outings with her own family. Learn the basics of family camping, from choosing a destination and packing gear to setting up a campsite and keeping little ones safe. Create the perfect camp menu with simple and tasty recipe ideas. Discover foolproof tips and tactics for keeping kids happy and entertained while hiking. Explore nature through clever and creative camp arts and craft projects. This guide is your game plan to unplugging from the digital world and connecting your kids to nature. Whether its roasting marshmallows around a crackling campfire or stretching out on a camp mat to gaze at the stars, the memories youll be making will last a lifetime.