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camping with kids

The down and dirty guide to camping with kids : how to plan memorable family adventures & connect kids to nature by Helen Olsson

Whether you're a first-time camper or a veteran backpacker befuddled by the challenges of carting a brook -- and all the requisite gear -- into the great outdoors, here you'll find all the tips and tools you need to plan the perfect nature adventure with your family. This guide to camping with kids, from babies through pre-teens, includes checklists, tips, recipes, games, activities, and art projects. 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 tips and tactics for keeping kids happy and entertained while hiking. Explore nature through camp arts-and-craft projects. This guide is a game plan to unplugging from the digital world and connecting your kids to nature. Whether it's roasting marshmallows around a crackling campfire or stretching out on a camp mat to gaze at the stars, the memories you'll be making will last a lifetime.