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Planning Your Nice Family Camping

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Camping is such a great way to spend time with the family. The excitement of spending quality time together in the open air really does wonders for strengthening those family bonds.

When planning to have a family camping, you should consider the necessary preparation to make this activity enjoyable, also with sense and most of all safe for the participants. This activity is always takes place in lake side or mountains that enables the family to be near in nature and enjoys outdoor activities such as; fishing, hiking, swimming and alike. The planner should be enthusiastic and make program of activities to avoid wasting time.

There are equipments needed when planning to have a family camping. A tent is necessary because it will serve as the shelter for all of the participants and also give the necessary comfort when tired for the day’s activity. The luggage should be equally distributed to the whole family so that no one will be exhausted when you arrived in your desired camping spot. One exciting part of this activity is when the night starts to fall, meaning it is time for lighting your fire and telling exciting stories that will catch the attention of others who listen before going to sleep.

Safety should be observed when planning for family camping. Avoid dangerous activity and convert it in an activity that helps your family to be united at the same time enjoying the said event. The reason why there is camping is to try new places and seek for adventures and also avoid the life in the city and be near to the nature’s comfort, it’s a priceless experience to be with your family in a wonderful place where you can enjoy and not thinking about the busy life of profession and school.

Family camping allows the family bond to get stronger and also they can make some program that includes open forum during the camp fire. It will give the children time to consult their parents about their problems or concerns, and for parents it’s the time to give counsel for their children and their ideas will easily penetrate the mind of the children because of the place that their staying, seems like they are a bunch of friends that decided to escape the busy life of the city full of buildings and vehicles.

Some Benefits of Family Camping

Monday, August 17th, 2009

It’s educational. The kids will learn about nature and wildlife as well as about learning about national monuments and state parks. Kids also learn other skills from camping like independence, self-reliance, wilderness skills and first aid.

It’s active. Obesity is a growing epidemic among children. Instead of taking your kids to a theme park or taking them on a vacation where they will just sit around most of them time taking them camping will be encouraging them to swim, hike, and do other outdoor activities.

It’s a way to get great quality time. When you’re off on a family camping trip you will have lots of quality time to spend with your spouse and your kids because it will just be the family in a quiet, beautiful outdoor environment. No TV, videogames, movies, or other distractions will keep you from focusing on your family or keep them from focusing on you. For families where both parents work and are busy all the time it’s a wonderful way to reconnect with your kids.

It’s cheap. Most camping vacations cost a lot less than traditional vacations. Camping in state parks or other historical areas often costs less than $100 for a week’s worth of camping. You will need to spend money on gear, but later in the book we’ll look at ways you can cut the costs of buying camping gear. The biggest expenses that you will have will be food and gas. Eating meals that you cook yourself with groceries you bring with you will be much cheaper than eating in a restaurant three times a day like you would on a traditional vacation, and gas will probably be cheaper than what you would spend on airfare for the whole family.

It’s something everyone in the family can enjoy. Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to relax and enjoy yourself without having to listen to one child complain that he or she wants to go to the pool while another cries bitterly because you won’t buy them a new boat/sweater/ toy or trinket and the other just sits in the corner with a sullen look and kicks the bed repeatedly?