Family Camping in California
Camping with kids is great family fun. We are all kids at heart when it's time to go camping, but when your camping trip includes young children some extra planning and precautions will make the trip more fun and memorable. Here are some tips to help you start thinking ahead about camping with children.
Children's Outdoor Bill of Rights - A list of 10 activities that children should have the opportunity to experience before they enter high school.
Children and Nature Network - An outcome of Last Child in the Woods, activists around the country knew they needed to rescue our youth and "get them outdoors."Last Child in the Woods - Richard Louv sparked a national debate that spawned an international movement to reconnect kids and nature. He coined the term nature-deficit disorder; influenced national policy; and helped inspire campaigns in over eighty cities, states, and provinces throughout North America.
Nature Rocks - A family fun nature planner
Children's National Forest - Along with recreation opportunities, Children's Forest hosts a Visitor Information Center, an Environmental Education Program, and a Youth Leadership Volunteer Program, and an active reforestation program. Children's Forest is a place where children learn how to become stewards of the land through education and opportunities.
Camping with kids can sometimes be hard work. We'll try and make it as easy as possible. Do you have some great tips for camping with kids that we have omitted? Please share on our Facebook page: Facebook.com/CampCalifornia.
Family Camping Tips - Eight great suggestions to make your next camping trip an experience to remember!
Car Games for Kids - These tried and true games make the car ride survivable for parents and kids alike.
Can Camping help Cure Obesity & Depression in Kids? - New studies show that the new generation doesn't have the same connection to nature that we grew up with. Could this be the cause of the critical health issues facing our youth?
Why Take Your Kids on a Camping Trip? - "Because it's the best way I've found to connect with my kids," say Rue Mapp of Oakland.
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