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Camping Tips & Tricks: How-to Clinics

camping tips and tricks

This summer, we'll be offering some free how-to clinics with our expert friends from EMS. Come on by for some hands-on, how-to fun!

You might also be interested in the very popular Becoming an Outdoor Family Weekend: 3 Days of instruction on outdoor skills and lots of family fun.

See below for more information:

Come to one of our FREE Learn S'more About Camping Workshops

All clinics 11 am - 3 pm

June 22 - Emerald Lake State Park
June 29 - Lake St. Catherine State Park
July 27 - Mt. Philo State Park
August 3 - Quechee State Park

The gear gurus from Eastern Mountain Sports and Vermont State Parks friendly staff will walk you through what you need to have a great time camping, even if you've never done it before. Learn about gear from simple to swanky, how to set up camp, making the best campfire, delicious campfire and camp stove cooking and more! Workshops will have ongiong demonstrations throughout the day. Learn More>>

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
Free How-to Workshops
Join us for one of our free 'Learn S'more about Camping' from park staff and the gear gurus at EMS.
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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