Camping with Kids: Fun Camping Food
June 17, 2016

by Ethan Hipple

Let’s face it. For kids, the success of a camping trip rarely hinges on what waterfalls you see, what birds you hear, or how great the hike was. Kids likely will remember two things: the weather and the food. 

You can’t control the weather, but you can make food a highlight of every excursion, whether that’s a short day trip or a multiday backcountry adventure. 

My wife, Sarah, and I spent seven seasons as croo in the AMC high huts system and another six as trail crew leaders for the Student Conservation Association. Below are a couple of key campfire tips from our years on the trail, followed by a few favorite recipes that kids of all ages are sure to love.

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March 10, 2013 (1)
Imagine stargazing or making s’mores with your kids, then getting up the next morning to paddle along streams and around ponds, pointing out painted turtles or an old beaver lodge. Such experiences are easy to organize at the following campgrounds, which offer paddling options on site.
July 13, 2012 (4)
Camping—setting up a tent and sleeping in it overnight—is a classic outdoors activity for families. And no wonder: Camping gives children and parents a concentrated experience of being "home" together in the outdoors.

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Posted: 11/04/2017 08:39

Children always remember their journey and also foods

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Posted: 10/26/2017 07:49

Camping with kids will definitely give you a different experience. Making food is the major task that every parents looks during that time. From the picture it is clear that the kids are really enjoying the session of making food. https://suttoninhomeseniorcare.com

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Posted: 10/12/2017 04:44

Having fun with kids is the best time of our life, you have observe absolutely right about kids that they always remember the weather and the food as well as places where they had a fun. Well, due to busy professional life in providing law dissertation help to university students at Quality Dissertation, I could not fond much time to spend quality & fun time with kids & family. Hence, I am planning to go no vacation during Christmas vacation, so I loved your ideas of Fun Camping Food activates to enjoy with kids. Would love to try with kids and how they will also love it.

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Posted: 09/16/2017 02:30

nice post.kids are very enjoyable to campign food .but health are important for our child.Some food items are avoided for our daily life for examples frying foods, more sugar items, more fat food items weight loss Tips News

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By: Guest
Posted: 08/02/2017 01:09


Thanks for the share! You have provided all the important things that you need while you are out on a camp. Camoing is one of the things that I always wanted to so. With these tips and suggestions, I'll definitely be able to manage on a good terms. I liked the recipe that you shared with us. 


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