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The Down and Dirty Guide to Camping with Kids

How To Plan Memorable Family Adventures & Connect Kids To Nature

By Helen Olsson

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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Book

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Publish Date

2012

ISBN

9781590309551


Format: Book
Author: Olsson, Helen
Title: The down and dirty guide to camping with kids : how to plan memorable family adventures & connect kids to nature / Helen Olsson ; illustrations by Scotty Reifsnyder.
Publisher Date: Boston : Roost Books ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. by Random House, 2012.
Subject: Camping Outdoor recreation for children Family recreation Children and the environment SPORTS & RECREATION / Camping. FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / General. SPORTS & RECREATION / Outdoor Skills.
Isbn: 9781590309551 (pbk.)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 2
System Items Total: 2
Call Number: 796.54 Ols
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Format: Book
Author: Olsson, Helen
Title: The down and dirty guide to camping with kids : how to plan memorable family adventures & connect kids to nature / Helen Olsson ; illustrations by Scotty Reifsnyder.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: Boston : Roost Books ; New York : Distributed in the U.S. by Random House, 2012.
Description: xviii, 254 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm.
Subjects: Camping
Subjects: Outdoor recreation for children
Subjects: Family recreation
Subjects: Children and the environment
Subjects: SPORTS & RECREATION / Camping.
Subjects: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / General.
Subjects: SPORTS & RECREATION / Outdoor Skills.
Other Title: Camping with kids
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 236-241) and index.
LCCN: 2011035883
ISBN: 9781590309551 (pbk.)
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Available Copies: 2
Total Copies: 2
Call Number: 796.54 Ols