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Tips For Going Camping With Children

Today, children do not venture outside as much as they used to as little as a few years ago. Many children have so many electronic devices in the home, that they see very little benefit in going outside. It is up to you to instill a love of the outdoors in your own children. Taking your children on camping trips is a great way to get them outside again. Camping serves as a family bonding exercise as well as an entertaining activity.

Camping is a fun activity that can involve children of all ages. Toddlers instinctively love the outdoors and can be carried along by family members in a backpack designed to carry children comfortably on long hikes. Older children can often outdo Mom and Dad on a hike or exploration.

A variety of activities can be organized at a campsite to fit the preferences and abilities of all ages within the group. Your job as a parent planning a camping trip is to be sure that the abilities of your child are in line with your camping plans. It wouldn’t make any sense to take a sedentary, out-of-shape child on a strenuous day hike up Half Peak, knowing full well the child will be exhausted a quarter of the way up. Hence, careful thought needs to be given when planning activities for the trip.

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Keeping it Fun While Trying to Survive

Remember that a camping trip is supposed to be fun, so don’t be a drill sergeant. Do not over-schedule the time you spend doing activities and pack a emergency survival items. There should be enough room for spontaneous and impromptu games and activities.

Things to Do in Your Tent

Have a quick cookout or play a fun game of Duck Duck Goose. You can also have impromptu races or toss around a baseball. Your children will remember the time you spend with them doing these fun things.Learn More about us here.

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When the kids have a successful and enjoyable camping trip, they will slowly begin to discover the outside world. The fun camping trip will always be etched in their memory as a great time spent outdoors and will definitely knock Play Station and the TV from their pedestal.