27 Fun Teenage Camping Activities + Games (No More “I’m BORED!”)

Camping with teenagers can either be super enjoyable or feel like you’re pulling teeth anytime you try to get them to do something. Don’t worry, I’ve got ‘ya covered! Here are 27 fun teenage camping activities and camp games. I’m sure you’ll find AT LEAST one they love!  Something to keep in mind when planning these camp activities is that teens love to use their phones… I mean like a lot. I know not all of us grew up with them, and some families even ban them at camp! However, … Read more

7 Leave No Trace Principles for Backpacking and Camping (+FREE PDF Printable for Kids)

In recent years more and more people are spending time outdoors backpacking, hiking, and camping, which is why it’s more important than ever we all learn how to “Leave No Trace”.  Our outdoor activities can really take a toll on mother nature – litter, polluted water sources, effects on wildlife, and even wildfires. Don’t you just hate seeing campsites and trails littered with garbage!? To help combat our negative effects on mother nature, the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics helps take the lead in educational programs and projects … Read more

Solo Stove Spring Into Camping Giveaway!

SHARE AWESOME CAMPING RESOURCES WITH YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY AND GET A CHANCE TO WIN A SWEET PRIZE! Spring 2021 Prizes: One winner will win the whole Spring Into Camping Package (MSRP value: $430.86) that includes the following awesome items! Solo Stove Ranger Stanley Classic 10 Qt Lunchbox Stanley Classic Trigger Action Travel Mug 16 oz (white) Stanley Classic Trigger Action Travel Mug 12 oz (black) Tiny Hiker Adventure Box from Cruisin’ and Campfires (1) Campsite Journal (2+) Kids Camping Journals (I will send the winner one for each of … Read more

Fun and Engaging Printable Kids Camping Journal [25 Pages + Free PDFs]

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Camping with kids can be pretty darn fun, but if you’re looking to get even more out of the experience check out this 25 page fun printable kids camping journal! After camping with 3 kiddos (and let’s be honest… writing about camping with kids for yeeaarrss!) I’ve created a perfect camp journal for kids that is both fun and educational! On top of the obvious ability to be able to journal their camp experience, kids can also be inspired to explore nature around their campsite through scavenger hunts, sketch prompts … Read more

Fun + Engaging Printable Hiking Journal for Kids [FREE printable hike logs!]

If you love hiking with your kids and are looking to remember them forever (as well as get some handwriting and observing skills) then check out this cute DIY printable hiking journal for kids! Something I looooove about making my own binders for our adventrues is that I can modify it have as little or as many pages I need – so if your kiddo loves sketching or picture taking, print off a few extra of those! Or if you guys goes on ALOT of hikes, print more hiking log … Read more

DIY Summer Camp 101 at Home (with printable lesson plans!)

If you’re needing some structure during summer I’ve created a fun 5 day summer camp activity (badges included!) that will teach your kids some camping safety and how tos through activities and play! Each day of the week will have a theme and multiple options to participate in it including crafts, worksheets, or actually doing the real thing! This is chock full of educational camping activities since, as we all know, kids learn best through play! Here’s what this DIY Summer Camp activity line up looks like – Monday – … Read more

7 Reasons Why a Kids Camping Journal is a PERFECT Kids Camping Activity!

It’s common knowledge that there are adult camping journals.. so why not give your child their very own KIDS camping journal so they they can record and remember all the awesome camping activities they did?? I know I hold onto WAY too many things my kids do but this is one I won’t feel gulity about. Our camping memories are some of the best, most connected ones we have. To travel around together and explore new campsites is a a memory I’ll always cherish, and I love having a way … Read more

11 Ideas to Have an AWESOME Easter Camping Outdoors With Kids

If you prefer getting away during Easter to avoid the mad stampede of kids during the Easter egg hunt (no joke, it’s shoulder to shoulder here!) then check out some fun ways to celebrate Easter while camping! We recently went camping for Easter, and even though I was a little unsure at first (it was our twins first Easter they could walk!) I think all the kids had WAY more fun than the typical plastic egg hunt! Our favorite thing was dying our rocks (just like eggs!) because they got … Read more

53 BEST Tips For Camping With Toddlers and Babies!

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I have compiled my top 53 tips for camping with toddlers and babies to help you have your best experience possible! After having camped with three toddlers so far, I can confirm that while it might not be as relaxing (compared to pre kid days anyways) it certainly is more fun and entertaining! You don’t have to pack much more, especially if you are only camping for a short period of time, however, it’s still good to know some tips on how to really make the most out of your … Read more

23 Best Camping Gifts for Babies!

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If you love camping and want to pass that love onto your baby (or a friends baby who love exploring!) then this is the gift guide for you! These camping gifts for baby cover everything – fun accessories and toys, clothes, and of course the essentials for actually going camping! From books about camping, pretend play toys and even pesonalized gear, you’ll be sure to find something that’s perfect for them here! Let’s check it out! Here are some other baby camping articles you’ll love!