Camping in Summer

Camping in summer, is without a doubt one of the most popular times for people to go camping.The sun is shining, the BBQ is cooking, people are spending their vacation times, it is a great time to be outdoors. Here we will share with you some camping in summer experiences from campers just like you. Take from these stories/articles all the information you can on what to do and what not to do when camping in summer.

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Hot Tips on How to Keep Cool

The current heatwave has taken hold here in the UK!As temperatures soar we are all looking for ways to keep cool. But as a country that seess mostly grey skies, as soon as the sun shows it’s face, we cannot wait to pitch a tent and sleep out under the stars. The cool comfort of May and June are replaced by the hot and sticky days of July and August. Hot weather is ideal for water sports and a w

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Mosquito Misery and Meyhem!

Every summer, they come. They sneak into the tent and ravage your ankles; they find the one spot on your left shoulder that didn’t get drenched in a layer of mosquito repellent and they gnaw, chomp, and suck away. I have just returned from a camptrip and while I am happy to say I am at one with nature... being eaten alive by mosquitoes is not my idea of fun it is mosquito misery and meyhem!

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Camping with Friends- the Perfect End to Summer!

Our exams done, myself and 20 of my best friends, all eighteen years old spent 5 days camping in Suffolk, a pretty county in South England. Our choice of venue was the Orchard Campsite, near to Rendlesham Forest- a massive woodland famous for a supposed spaceship encounter in the 1980s. Sea and Stars Whilst my friends and I never saw anything spooky (except a rather ominous mist coming in from t

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26Jan2011
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On the USA Border

In 2007, I had the pleasure of working for the Southwest Conservation Corps, based out of Tucson, Arizona USA. For three whole months I worked and camped throughout the Arizona desert on the USA border. Our small team of eight people would pitch tents for 12 day stints. We got to learn a lot about each other, ourselves, and the harsh, yet beautiful, desert during that time. Discarded Past, Hopes

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Toothless Campers and Domesticated Bunnies

Some national park campsites have long waiting lists for camping reservations. When you have to wait a year to sleep next to a tree, something is wrong. -George Carlin Getting Close to Nature May Get You Closer to the Unnatural I'm telling you, the county national park campsite we reserved for this weekend outside Portland, Oregon was the absolute worst campsite we've ever seen. We got site 1

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Camping at Shell Island, Wales

If anybody had told me what the whole camping experience was going to be like I probably wouldn’t have gone. Portaloos really aren’t my style. But I did go (and my mother thought I was pretty stupid to do that), so I’m going to talk you through the good, the bad and the ugly of Wales. My Experience Camping at Shell Island, Wales: Camping is a Journey as well as a Destination It was a very

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Invest in a Waterproof Tent

My rose coloured singlet stuck to the hollow of my back. I shifted myself onto my side, feeling the soft heat emanating from my burning cheek onto the palm of my hand. Just as I had begun to dream about being kissed by this really hot guy from some movie, I felt a hand shaking my shoulder. “Vicky...Vick-k-k-y-y-y!” “Hmm...w-h-a-t?” a small pool of drool trickled down my chin, sprung

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31Oct2010
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Camping Memories on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

I love the luxuries that I have available at my fingertips when I’m in the comfort of my own home.  Meals cooked on the stove.  Laundry done in a washer and dryer. A dishwasher doing my dishes.  A warm, dry bed and clean shower with hot water. However, after a long winter stuck in the house I’m sick of these walls and the luxuries within them! May 24th weekend arrives. The first long wee

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