Who doesn’t love to camp? People enjoy camping in cabins, yurts, RVs and ever-popular tents. This summer you may be able to travel to a campground in a lovely park in the woods or even by a seashore or lake. But, even if you are sticking close to home again this year, camping can be an amazing experience right in your yard or even inside your home.
Why bother to set up camp at home? Well, it’s a great family bonding activity and an important learning exercise. Parents need to guide the kids to some degree, but the goal is for children to take part in discussing, planning, coordinating and helping with the activities. They will love it, and it will keep them busy for at least a few days!
Here are six ideas for brainstorming a plan that can lead to a gratifying family camping experience:
Why not get started right now? Gather your family and start your own list of home-camping ideas. You’ll be on your way to a great family camping adventure—no matter where you decide to do it. One final bit of advice: stick with the plan, rain or shine. The is nothing like the sound of gentle rain pattering on the tent sides as you share stories or read comic books by flashlight.
Great news: Reading Club Fun has teamed up with award-winning comic book artist Matt Ryan to offer free digital copies of his adventure comic book “Chip n’ Fish.” You can download the comic to your digital device or print it out (act now, supplies limited). Also, get a free “Let’s Camp” printable puzzle set with “READ” mini poster to gear kids up for camping and reading fun. It all starts at: https://www.ReadingClubFun.com.