Family events and vacations are things that can be remembered by all family members for years to come. A vacation or camping trip is memorable by providing lasting impressions to all participants. Whether it is the first time a child sleeps in a tent, or cooking over an outdoor stove or even hiking in the woods, these are life long milestones. But, in order to have a successful family camping trip, you need to prepare for the vacation prior to the trip.
If you are planning a family camping trip or vacation which involves children, it is imperative that the agenda include activities that appeal to the kids. The activity can be fun activities such as swimming, fishing or boating. Or, they can physical activities such as looking for animals, picking berries or taking a healthy hike to explore the area. And, family activities could also involve cooking over a campfire, making s’mores or singing some of our favorite campfire songs.
To help families properly prepare for a family camping vacation, we have asked a panel of camping families to come up with some helpful ideas. The following are some information and resources to help families plan a memorable family camping vacation. We hope they help you too: