Category: Guides

How to Camp Comfortably in a Tent

You gotta love kids: They fall asleep everywhere. In the car. On our shoulders. And there’s no such thing as an uncomfortable place to lay a head, even if it happens to be a deflated air mattress within the confines of a tent. But you’re an adult. And you’re not shy about admitting that you’ve grown accustomed to creature comforts—-even when you leave civilization and go about “roughing it.”

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How to Get Electricity while Camping

Camping is an inspiring way to enjoy the woods, mountains and beaches of our country. It fulfills the need for being outdoors that all human beings have, and communing with nature can be a transformative experience. You can still enjoy the modern comforts of home on a camping trip, though, and it doesn’t take anything away from the adventure. The only hitch is figuring out how to get electricity while camping.

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10 Camping Activities For Teenagers

Teenagers are full of energy, and it’s no different when they’re on a camping trip. To keep them from getting bored, plan some fun camping activities ahead of time, and make sure you have the supplies needed to carry them out. There are so many creative camping activities, and these ten are some of teenagers’ favorite games for camping trips.

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10 Essential Oils To Keep Bugs Away While Camping

Before heading out into nature you want to make sure that you’re protected from the pests that await. Commercial bug sprays are efficient and do the job they’re supposed to do well. The problem lies in what ingredients they’re made from. Take a look at the label and see if you can pronounce everything. Chances are you won’t have an idea what you’re spraying on your body. If that’s the decision you want to go, waste your money and buy some. It’s so easy to make your own bug repellents and essential oils will give you the best bang for your buck.

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How To Navigate In The Woods – The Traditional Way

Once upon a time, a camping trip started out as a gathering of supplies: Tent. Stakes. Rope. A Swiss Army Knife, for sure. Perhaps a grate that could be set over a roaring campfire plus the usual provisions that range from toilet tissue and matches to sleeping bags and provisions.

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The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Camping

Tents, campfires and long hikes come to mind when people think about camping. But there’s so much more to a camping trip than just picking a spot and pitching a tent. You’ll enjoy the experience much more if you read up on where to go, what to take and how to make the most of your camping trip once you’re there.
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Master the Art of Making Fire from Ice and Other Clever Adventures!

Want to stop your sulky teen from texting in the middle of dinner? Ask him this probing question: Can you start a fire with ice? Tell him that you’re planning a family camping trip and that you’re going to be teaching him this new skill.
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Ultimate Guide to Conquer Camping With Kids

Camping with kids is an experience your children will remember for a long time to come. Family memories are made when you do things that include them, and it’s worth the extra planning and effort to take the kids camping when you go. There’s going to be more gear to bring along and less down time for parents, but the benefits are worth it. Unplugging the whole family and getting back to nature can be a relaxing and rewarding opportunity for family bonding.
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How To Keep The Bears Out – Tips for Bear-Proofing Your Campsite

If you’re an avid camper, one thing you need to learn is how to start bear-proofing your campsite. This includes the tent, bedding, clothing, food, vehicle…basically, anything and everything related to a camping trip. The bears you meet up with in the woods “bear” no resemblance to friendly characters like Yogi Bear or Smokey the Bear. They won’t hesitate to attack if you are between them and a food source.
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How to Build The Perfect Campfire

When scientists wandered into the Wonderwerk Cave in South Africa located on the edge of that nation’s mysterious Kalahari Desert a few years ago, they expected to contribute to the world’s understanding of evolution. But surprises awaited. They found evidence of early man. Homo erectus to be specific.
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