Beginners and experienced campers alike will appreciate this comprehensive guide to family camping. Liston shows how to adjust camping plans to the needs of children in every age group, in this worry-free introduction to the invigorating pace of camping. This guide includes:
notes on equipment costs, use, and care
helpful hints on packing and driving
tips for involving the kids in trip planning
directions for setting up camp
easy meals to keep the cook happy
a thorough review of first-aid procedures
what to do when it rains
a comprehensive directory of campsites in the US.
With this guide, discover a new appreciation of the outdoors. Learn to use a compass, cook under ashes, or make your own sourdough bread. Pursue related hobbies and interests, from biking to panning for gold, and discover the wholesome fun that family camping offers.
Includes some great recipes like GORP (Good ol' raisins and peanuts), dried cottage cheese flakes that easily reconstitutes with a little water & bean-hole beans. Kids love to help with the cooking and the recipes help keep them excited about their grand adventure.