4 Great Ways in Prepping a Family Camping Trip

Family always comes first. Your spouse, children, even your mom and dad — these are the ones who matter most. Make every effort to keep them close, in your heart if not in proximity. What’s a fantastic way to get the family together? You can take them to the movies, treat them to a nice restaurant, or hold a family barbeque every weekend. Another great idea is to take them on a camping trip. Time together away from all the hubbub of the city can bring each of you closer together. Even if none of you have any survival experience, you can ... [read more]

Fun Outdoorsy Activities With the Kids As A Family

Just because the summer is over doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy some fun outdoor activities with the kids. Let’s face it; a little rain never hurt anyone! So if you’re looking for things to do on a fall or even winter weekend, here are a few activities to consider. Hiking Hiking is good exercise, and also teaches kids a number of valuable skills. Map reading, using a compass and planning out a journey are all great things to be able to know how to do. Plus with the stunning natural landscape it will give you endless photo ... [read more]

Your Child’s First Camping Trip: How To Make It Special

It seems like there are two types of people in this world. The first are the adventurous type, who will go camping in any location, whatever the weather. There are others that won’t even go camping if the weather is nice. They prefer the comfort of a warm bed and a roof over their head. This might be a controversial opinion, but I believe the reason for this is due to how they perceived it as a child. When you take your child on camping trips, you want them to remember the experience as a great one. Ideally, they’ll be asking to go again and ... [read more]

Keeping Kids Safe on Your Family Camping Trip

Camping has always been seen as something that families have to experience. At least, that’s how it used to be. Although people exaggerate how much technology has kept us indoors, it’s true that kids these days seem to be less inclined to go camping. Or is it the kids? Maybe it’s actually the parents who have changed. If video games and Netflix aren’t to blame for the loss of interest in camping, what is? It could very well be the news. Think about it: the world isn’t much more dangerous that it was half a century ago. And yet the news ... [read more]

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