The Down and Dirty Guide to Camping With Kids

The Down and Dirty Guide to Camping With Kids

How to Plan Memorable Family Adventures & Connect Kids to Nature

Book - 2012
Average Rating:
2
Rate this:
Random House, Inc.
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.

Baker & Taylor
Outlines economical options for family camping vacations, sharing irreverent, anecdotal and practical guidelines for families with very young children while explaining how to select gear and address needs with a minimum of stress. Original.

Baker
& Taylor

Outlines economical options for family camping vacations, sharing irreverent, anecdotal, and practical guidelines for families with young children while explaining how to select gear and address needs with a minimum of stress.

Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Roost Books, c2012
ISBN: 9781590309551
Branch Call Number: 796.54 OLS
Characteristics: xviii, 254 p. :,col. ill. ;,21 cm.
Alternative Title: Camping with kids

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

s
stinkpot
May 31, 2015

Yep. Good book. Good layout. Good tips. Easy to read.

s
stephz0r
Jan 23, 2013

This is the absolute best family camping book I've ever read. I will be purchasing a copy for my personal collection. Its a must-read if you want to introduce your children to the wonderful world of camping... and actually have them LIKE it!

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at FVRL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top