Posts written by Camping Contest Entry

27Jul2021
Category
Camping Poems
Tags
Poem: Summer’s Coming Thumbnail

Poem: Summer’s Coming

Summer's coming Pre planning Site booking Rucksack packing Tent Erecting Level pegging Summer's coming Alfresco dining Charcoal sizzling Man does cooking! Burger burning Mouth watering Summer's coming Ice cream melting Lager warming Salad eating Water running Evaporating Summer's coming Boot lacing Trail Trekking Shirt unbuttoning Anti-bug spraying Always perspiring Sum

Continue Reading
Guide to Survival: Finding Food in the Woods Thumbnail

Guide to Survival: Finding Food in the Woods

One thing you may have noticed while camping is that its either eat, or be eaten. Let's say all you've packed is three cans of beans, a tent, water and safety supplies for your outdoor trip. Unless you ration those three cans you won't be able to survive for very long if you happen to get lost in the woods. There are, however, a few things you can do to ensure you survive....and thrive! Here is my

Continue Reading
Camping in British Columbia, Canada Thumbnail

Camping in British Columbia, Canada

British Columbia plays host to some of the best campsites I have ever visited. Camping in British Columbia, Canada has such a variety of landscapes that the camper can take their pick of the best sites. Bike camping, backpacking or car camping, BC is a camper's paradise. BC offers Great Parks - Like Ruckle Park Ruckle Park on the South East tip of Salt Spring Island is an Oceanside gem. My girlf

Continue Reading
Preventing and Treating Insect Bites & Stings Thumbnail

Preventing and Treating Insect Bites & Stings

His skin had turned a pasty pale gray and he was sweating profusely. He collapsed to one knee and gasped for breath, grabbing his throat, just before hitting the ground nearly unconscious. Within minutes an ambulance was transporting him on a stretcher. The rest of us, many still seated around the campfire looked on in disbelief. Here I will share my story and my tips in for preventing and trea

Continue Reading
Tips for Desert Camping and Hiking in the Southwest Desert USA Thumbnail

Tips for Desert Camping and Hiking in the Southwest Desert USA

Camping in the deserts of the southwest USA can be a unique and rewarding experience. The stark beauty of red rock mesas and mysterious hoodoos is enchanting. But the harsh climate and terrain that defines a desert requires a few adaptations when camping. Here are my tips for desert camping and hiking. Water is Life Several years ago a Scottish Scout troop came to Arizona, and as their American

Continue Reading
7 Ways to Entertain your Kids While Camping Thumbnail

7 Ways to Entertain your Kids While Camping

It's a nice weekend so you and your spouse decide to take your kids on a camping trip. So you pack up your things and off you go. After getting everything unpacked and set up at your campsite you realize, you didn't pack much for the kids to do while on this adventure. You think to yourself what are they going to do the whole time. Well, here are some helpful tips to entertain your kids while ca

Continue Reading
20Jul2021
Camping as a Lifestyle Thumbnail

Camping as a Lifestyle

One February morning, high in the Colorado Rockies, not far from Aspen, I stared at the ceiling of my $500 per month bedroom that I rented in my friend's trailer. The room had no closet, no bedroom door and the temperature that morning, inside the room, was twenty degrees. It was time to bust a move! This is my experience on camping as a lifestyle. The Search for New Accommodation "I could live

Continue Reading
Budget Camping For Everyone Thumbnail

Budget Camping For Everyone

Camping has been an all time favorite experience for many, regardless of age and location, budget camping is for everyone. It is also the best solution for a family to spend some quality time together. Far from the noisy streets and crowded malls, camping allows you to spend quality time with your family and loved ones. Good company, nature and the wild are the only companions around you. At night

Continue Reading