Going Camping

Going Camping? Here is what you’ll need to know! We will share with you various guides on going camping, useful camping how to’s that will prepare you for any camping situation. Everything from camp cooking, camping recipes, camping activities, hiking, camping with your dog, camping safety and camping first aid.

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Camping Stories for Kids

Whats better than reading your favorite story characters go camping while you're camping too? Nothing I can think of.... If you are camping with young kids bring along some of these great camping stories for kids to get them enthused about trying the new things that come with camping. Just like their favorite book characters did! These books will bring a bit of familiarity to the whole camp

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Campfire Stories For Kids

What is one of your favorite camping activities? Mine has got to be sitting around the campfire, and I'm sure I'm not alone on that. There is nothing better than cozening up around a blaring campfire with the ones you love while roasting hot dogs, marshmallows and sharing great stories. This campfire time is a great opportunity to talk and share with your kids. But if you want to add to the ex

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How to Waterproof Matches

There are several “do-it-yourself” ways on how to waterproof matches. Here are some household items you can use to easily waterproof your matches before hitting the outdoors. It is important to have a reliable fire starter when camping otherwise you could be left out in the cold. Ingredients to Waterproof your Matches Paraffin Wax Candles Turpentine Nail Polish Waterproofing –

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Camping Matches and Alternatives

It’s almost a given – if you’re going camping you’re going to make a campfire. For many campers who aren’t seasoned hands at the whole “outdoors” experience, building and making a fire can seem like a daunting task. And even if you’ve had a few times to practice (or at least read up on the task), there’s still the matter of lighting it successfully. How are you going to do that i

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How to Get in Shape for Camping Season

Before this "how-to" lesson on fitness begins, we need to clear up a few things. Firstly, different people are at different stages of exercising; and second, different exercises have different effects on people. In this article "How to Get in Shape for Camping Season," you will learn the importance of cardiovascular and aerobic health. If you're not in top condition in these areas it will be hard

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How to Go Camping With a Reluctant Partner

My camping days began when I was seven years old, with a musty old frame tent and weather so cold the liquid gas bottles froze solid. I was not deterred; I went to the USA with Camp America when I was in my teens. I hiked up mountains with sleeping bags in backpacks and didn’t miss my hairdryer at all. So, when my children were born, I expected them to be able to enjoy the freedom and excitement

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How to Avoid Ants in Your Camper or RV

My boyfriend and I recently drove a small campervan through Australia. One thing we learned very quickly into our campervan trip was how to store food properly. If you think you can just stock your camper cupboards like you do at home, think again. Did you know that one of the smallest living creatures on the planet can cause complete havoc? What could possibly cause this terror you ask? Ants. See

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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

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