The Down and Dirty Guide to Camping With Kids: How to Plan Memorable Family Adventures & Connect Kids to Nature (Paperback)

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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 t...

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    Helen Olsson is a freelance travel and skiing writer and a regular contributor to theNew York Times Travel and Escapes sections, where she writes about family outdoor and adventure travel. Among the camping trips she's chronicled are llama-trekking in Colorado's backcountry and a canoe-and-kayak trip in the Niobrara River Valley of Nebraska—both taken with three children under nine. Visit her at www.maddogmom.com.
    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.

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    ISBN 9781590309551
    Genre SPORTS & RECREATION / Camping
    Format Paperback
    Pages 254
    Publisher Date 2012-04-17 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Trumpeter
    Copyright Year 2012
    Height 8.0 in
    Wdth 6.5 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 0.82 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle How to Plan Memorable Family Adventures & Connect Kids to Nature
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Olsson, Helen

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