Archive for February 10, 2017


6 Tips to Camping with Young Children

Ohio campgrounds

Americans love to camp. It makes a lot of sense because it is a cost effective way to plan family vacations. When children are introduced to camping when they are young, they are much more likely to take to it. Recent survey show that at least 85% of adults who enjoy camping went on their first camping trip before they were 15 years old. At least 57% of these campers reported engaging in outdoor activities that are associated with camping when they were young. That number drops to 25% for people who do not like to go camping. If you want to get your children interested in camping, before you head out to one of the shady campsites around the country, there are things you can do to make the experience better for everyone.

  1. Go on a practice trip. Tent camping is the most popular kind of camping.