Camping With Kids

Complete Guide to Car Tent and RV Camping


Author: Goldie Silverman

Publisher: Wilderness Press

ISBN: 0899975631

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 250

View: 7342

Learn the basics of family camping from longtime outdoorswoman Goldie Silverman and the legion of experienced kid and parent campers that lent their voices to this authoritative, yet fun and whimsical book. Novice and experienced campers alike will find the tips in Camping with Kids invaluable. Whether car, tent, or RV-camping, you will find everything you need to know from preparing your family for a camping trip, to setting up camp, to what to do if things should go awry. It also tells you how to step beyond car camping into backpacking, canoe touring, and other extended adventures.

Camping With Kids

The Best Campgrounds in British Columbia and Alberta


Author: Jayne Seagrave

Publisher: Heritage House Publishing Co

ISBN: 9781894384551

Category: Travel

Page: 144

View: 7831

Children have "certainly altered my camping life," writes Jayne Seagrave in this latest addition to her popular camping series. She rises to the challenge wonderfully, however, and with this detailed guide in hand, so will many other camping enthusiasts who feel daunted by the prospect of camping with kids.Seagrave covers it all, from camping while pregnant to camping with pre-teens and all age brackets in between. For this guide, she has chosen her favourite family-oriented, government-owned campgrounds in B.C., as well as a small selection in Alberta. Each entry provides historical, environmental, and recreational information. As always, Seagrave offers candid, first-hand experiences and practical tips on what to bring, what to expect at each campground, how to avoid potential hazards, and the ins and outs of the reservation system.With over 20,000 fans who have bought her camping books and a range of media personnel who have dubbed her their "experts," Jayne may know more about B.C. campgrounds than any other mother in the province.

Camping With Kids

How to Plan a Trip the Whole Family Will Enjoy


Author: Don Wright,Pam Wright

Publisher: Career PressInc

ISBN: 9780937877098

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 192

View: 2451

Discusses how to take babies, small children, and teenagers on camping trips, including choosing equipment, packing, setting the rules, reservations, safety, and other concerns

Camping with Kids in the West

BC and Alberta's Best Family Campgrounds


Author: Jayne Seagrave

Publisher: Heritage House Publishing Co

ISBN: 1772030406

Category: Travel

Page: 192

View: 942

Jayne Seagrave--author of the bestselling "Camping British Columbia and Yukon"--is back with a book that only an avid camper with children could write. "Camping with Kids in the West: BC and Alberta's Best Family Campgrounds" is the definitive guide for parents who want to introduce their children to the wonders of nature and create family memories that will last a lifetime. With over fifteen years of camping experience with her own two children, both now in their teens, Jayne is an expert on the fine art of family camping. "Camping with Kids in the West" includes practical information about twenty-five of the best family-friendly national and provincial campgrounds--from Alice Lake and Shuswap Lake in BC to the Bow Valley and Dinosaur National Park in Alberta. All campgrounds listed are easily accessible by car or RV, are relatively close to amenities like grocery stores and medical services, and come with recreational opportunities for all ages and skill levels. Speaking from her vast personal experience and meticulous research, Jayne addresses the wonderful benefits (and potential challenges) of camping with kids of every age--from toddlers to tweens to teens.

The Down and Dirty Guide to Camping with Kids

How to Plan Memorable Family Adventures and Connect Kids to Nature


Author: Helen Olsson

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

ISBN: 1590309553

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 254

View: 2495

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.

Camping with Kids

Hundreds of Fun Things to Do in the Great Outdoors


Author: Simon McGrath

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781741175592

Category: Camping

Page: 248

View: 3397

Seasoned camper Simon McGrath draws on a lifetime's experience so your kids can enjoy every minute of their camping holiday. Start in your backyard and graduate to the wilderness. Go orienteering or hang out at a festival. Watch the sun rise or go on a night walk. Climb a mountain or spot a constellation. And cook up a storm - even in a storm. Camping With Kids has more than 300 cool ideas, from games for the car trip to recipes and adventure activities, to help you and your family get the most out of any camping experience.

Camping with Kids in California

The Complete Guide : where to Go and what to Do for a Fun-filled, Stress-free Camping Vacation


Author: Bill McMillon

Publisher: Prima Lifestyles

ISBN: 9780761500032

Category: Travel

Page: 296

View: 4095

Whether you want a true wilderness experience or the comforts of home in the great outdoors, Camping with Kids in California lets you plan excursions sure to please every family member. How far is it? When is the best time to go? What is there to do are restrooms and showers available? It’s all covered. Including: • Ranger-led activities and fun educational programs • Great hikes and trails for campers of any age • Safe spots to watch for wildlife • Best campgrounds and rustic accommodations • Swimming, horseback riding, bicycling, beachcombing, fishing, and much more • Natural sights the whole family will enjoy • Health and safety tips • What to bring and what to leave at home From Yosemite and Tahoe to scenic spots off the beaten path, this guide will help you and your family discover the outdoor experience of a lifetime! About the Author Bill McMillon is the author of Best Hikes with Children in the San Francisco Bay Area, Best Hikes with Children in the Sacramento Area, and Seasonal Guide to the Natural Year—Northern California. He lives in Sebastopol, California.

Camping With Kids


Author: Rosemary Rawnsley,Jacquie Stinson

Publisher: Brighouse Press

ISBN: 9780921304043

Category: Camping

Page: 156

View: 4246

Backpacker Magazine's Hiking and Backpacking with Kids

Proven Strategies For Fun Family Adventures


Author: Molly Absolon

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0762776137

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 112

View: 9136

How to safely and successfully hike and backpack with kids, from infants to teenagers is all here in a durable, packable, full-color package. Former NOLS instructor and current mom Molly Absolon tells how to plan trips for kids, what to pack, games to play, kid-favorite food and snacks for the trail, and other tips and tricks to make a family hiking outing the best it can be.

Best Tent Camping: New England

Your Car-Camping Guide to Scenic Beauty, the Sounds of Nature, and an Escape from Civilization


Author: Lafe Low

Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press

ISBN: 0897329643

Category: Travel

Page: 232

View: 760

The Best in Tent Camping: New England is a guidebook for tent campers who like quiet, scenic, and serene campsites. It's the perfect resource if you blanch at the thought of pitching a tent on a concrete slab, trying to sleep through the blare of another camper's boombox, or waking to find your tent surrounded by a convoy of RVs. Painstakingly selected from hundreds of campgrounds, this book guides you to the quietest, most beautiful, most secure, and best-managed campgrounds in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. Each campground profile provides essential details on facilities, reservations, fees, and restrictions, as well as an accurate, easy-to-read map making the campground a snap to locate. Rich with history, natural beauty, and environmental diversity, New England offers campers a new experience at every turn. From the tidal marsh of Long Island Sound, to Vermont's world-famous forests, to the rocky shores of Maine, New England camping has never been better.