Grab your camping gear and get ready for a great outdoor adventure (even if it's only in the backyard). Here are activities, crafts, recipes and tips that make fabulous family camping memories!
How to Make Emergency S'mores + 21 Different Ways to Make S'mores
CAMPING ACTIVITIES and ART PROJECTS
Camping Scavenger Hunt
If your family is planning to visit a campground, national park or other outdoor destination, be sure to take along a copy of our FREE, printable Camping Scavenger Hunt! Print one for each child in the family, then encourage them to explore their outdoor surroundings (always with a parent or buddy). The kids will love spotting various items on the list and keeping track of how many they find.
How to Make Campfire Crowns
Don't forget to make s’mores-themed crowns (featuring real marshmallows on skewers) for every member of the family before your evening campfire festivities!
Art with Alyssa: Nature’s Paintbrushes
Multiples and More: Nature Crafts
CAMPING SCIENCE FUN
FAMILY CAMPING TIPS and ARTICLES
Take the Family Glamping in Buellton, CA
The Woes and "Woo-Hoos!" of Tent Camping
4 Tips For A Successful First RV Camping Trip
SoCal’s Best Beach Campgrounds
Find more articles and camping tips in our "Camping Fun" Pinterest Board!
Updated: May 2021