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Down and Dirty Guide to Camping With Kids : How to Plan Memorable Family Adventures & Connect Kids to

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Plan your family camping adventure! Whether you’re a first-time camper or a veteran backpacker befuddled by the challenges of carting a brood—and all the requisite gear—into the great outdoors, here you’ll find all the tips and tools you need to plan the perfect nature adventure with your family. Humorous and irreverent, yet always authoritative, this guide to camping with kids, from babies through pre-teens, is filled with checklists, smart tips, recipes, games, activities, and art projects.Helen Olsson, a seasoned camper and mother of three, shares lessons learned over the years of nature outings with her own family. Learn the basics of family camping, from choosing a destination and packing gear to setting up a campsite and keeping little ones safe. Create the perfect camp menu with simple and tasty recipe ideas. Discover foolproof tips and tactics for keeping kids happy and entertained while hiking. Explore nature through clever and creative camp arts and craft projects. This guide is your game plan to unplugging from the digital world and connecting your kids to nature. Whether it’s roasting marshmallows around a crackling campfire or stretching out on a camp mat to gaze at the stars, the memories you’ll be making will last a lifetime.
Plan your family camping adventure!

Whether you?re a first-time camper or a veteran backpacker befuddled by the challenges of carting a brood?and all the requisite gear?into the great outdoors, here you?ll find all the tips and tools you need to plan the perfect nature adventure with your family. Humorous and irreverent, yet always authoritative, this guide to camping with kids, from babies through pre-teens, is filled with checklists, smart tips, recipes, games, activities, and art projects. Helen Olsson, a seasoned camper and mother of three, shares lessons learned over the years of nature outings with her own family. Learn the basics of family camping, from choosing a destination and packing gear to setting up a campsite and keeping little ones safe. Create the perfect camp menu with simple and tasty recipe ideas. Discover foolproof tips and tactics for keeping kids happy and entertained while hiking. Explore nature through clever and creative camp arts and craft projects. This guide is your game plan to unplugging from the digital world and connecting your kids to nature. Whether it?s roasting marshmallows around a crackling campfire or stretching out on a camp mat to gaze at the stars, the memories you?ll be making will last a lifetime.
Number of Pages: 254
Genre: Sports + Recreation, Family + Relationships
Sub-Genre: Special Interest / Family, Parenting / General, General, Outdoor Skills, Activities, Camping
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Helen Olsson
Language: English
Street Date: April 17, 2012
TCIN: 13981417
UPC: 9781590309551
Item Number (DPCI): 248-79-5968
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