Tag Archives: camping tips

Get Kids Off The Grid at Camp Piomingo

Remember going to “camp”? Life is crazy. Too often our definition of camping is mostly about squeezing a quality family activity in between swimming and piano lessons, dance classes and baseball games. Collecting the whole family, piling in the SUV, and ...

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Camping Tips: Folding Your Tent For Longevity

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Folding your tent seems like a pretty straight-forward thing, and it is. However, to make it last longer you want to make sure you fold it differently every time. If you’re folding your tent the same way every time you go ...

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Camping Tips Every Tuesday!

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3 NEW camping tips every Tuesday that are guaranteed to make your trip easier!   Share your favorite camping tip below!

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You Don’t Get Poison Ivy Because It’s On Your Skin…

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You get it because you don’t know how to get it off of your skin. Let’s back up a bit. You’ve probably all had poison ivy at least once. You’re out in the woods having a great time. You get ...

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The Coldest Beer You’ve Ever Had With The Kooler Cap

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Every year I have a group camping trip that lasts four days, so keeping the food and beer cold is a top priority. If you’re a gadget freak like me, you don’t have a lot of spare money for high end ...

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How-To: Compass Basics

How to use a compass

The GPS (Global Positioning System) rules when it comes to all kinds of navigation today. Every smart phone is capable of getting you from Point A to Point B more efficiently than we ever could have imagined just a decade ...

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The Skivvy Roll Has Everything You Need For One Night

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Sometimes you just want to travel light. Maybe you’re camping for one night. Maybe you’re going to a bonfire on the beach with a sleeping bag. You might just be crashing at a friends house. Point being – you don’t need a ...

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How To Adjust the Diopter on Your Binoculars

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How to … what??? Binoculars are one of the most frequently overlooked pieces of camping gear, but they’ll make time in the field more enjoyable for the whole family. They allow you to see all kinds of wildlife up close. ...

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How To Tie A Figure Eight Knot

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Learning how to tie a figure eight knot can come in handy around the campsite. It’s generally used as a stopper knot for more complex knots, but can also make the end of a thicker piece of rope more manageable. ...

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15 Relaxing Things To Do While Camping

Close your eyes and take a deep breath… Your life is probably busy. Many of us are busy with demanding jobs, or kids, or pets, or all of the above. Point is, we need to relax and recharge those brain ...

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