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Camping Tips & Tricks: Fun Activities

camping tips and tricks


Kids love camping and they enjoy doing the simple things: swimming, fishing, looking for rocks and pine cones, gathering firewood, and building things out of natural objects they find.

Here we give you some ideas to entertain your child, or the child in you!

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Fun Things to Do in Camp

Nature Weaves

Make a Map

Nature Walking

Build a Fairy House

Learn S'more About Camping Clinics
Sky Watching

Pick Pocket Tag

Flashlight Tag

Sunset Study

Kick the Can
Venture Vermont Outdoor Challenge

Kid Friendly Hikes

Small Lake Paddling

Park Interpretive Programs & Events

More Camping Tips & Tricks:

These fun videos walk you through some important camping skills
Weekend Itineraries
Wondering where to go and what to do? These sample itineraries figure it all out for you
Checklists & Instruction Sheets
What to pack, first aid kits, cooking tips, pets, rain and more!
Menus & Recipes
Seven camp-tested menus with recipes and shopping lists for any appetite
Fun Activities
Here we give you some ideas of fun things to do on your next camping trip
iPhone & Android Apps
Download one of our free smart phone apps to find parks for the activities you want to do
Park Events
All summer you can attend free concerts, nature and interpretive programs in the parks, see our schedule.


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