Posts tagged camping

The 41 Year Old (S’mores) Virgin

I didn’t have my first taste of s’mores until I was 41. Despite a lifetime of camping and roasting marshmallows, it wasn’t until I had kids that I discovered the chocolate graham cracker concoction.

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Taking The Hot Wheels Track Builder Challenge Camping

When my kids came downtsairs and saw Hot Wheels tracks on the table, they lost it. When I said we would take the tracks camping, their creativity exploded. Just like LEGO, Hot Wheels track building is limited only by a child’s imagination. CLICK THE PHOTO to see what we did for the #hwtrackchallenge

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Beaches Are The Best

The absolutely most perfect place to spend a day is the beach. Aspen Beach at Gull Lake features a long shallow shoreline where kids can run and play. Bring the buckets and shovels and sit on the grass while they dig and build and collaborate for hours. Too bad it took until the last weekend of summer for me to discover it.

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I Suck At Camping

I suck at camping. Yes, I know my blog’s name is DadCAMP but that has more to do with being a geek than being an outdoorsmen. The plan was to go camping with the boys this weekend and it quickly went sour. I like the quiet of camping, not the party. Others had a different idea.

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Excuse Me, Could You Guys Be Quieter?

[twitter]I don’t know what the rules of quiet are in a campground. It’s an odd thing, everyone waits for it to be dark before they fire up the fire, and that usually doesn’t happen until…

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Camping Gear For DadCAMPing

[twitter]We finally did it. Work and weather co-operated to let my son and I spend a night under the stars – for real. We’ve been fans of uncamping the past few weeks. We just get…

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