Everyone forgets something when they go camping. Tent poles, bug spray, pillows, flashlights, we’ve all done it. Here’s how to get on it for your long weekend camping trip.
Posts tagged great outdoors
21+ Places To Find Summer Camps In Calgary
Here are 21 resources and ideas for summer camps in Calgary. From overnight camps to daycamps to free drop in ideas, here’s how to keep them entertained in the city this summer.
You Need To Have A BBQ Picnic At The Playground, On A School Night
Even though it was a busy school night packed with activities, we still made time to have a bbq picnic at the playground. And it was awesome.
The World’s Worst Fisherman
I am the World’s Worst Fisherman. It’s easy to prove, just sit next to me on a shoreline or watch me try to tie a knot. I can’t do it. I can. however, appreciate time with my kids.
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.
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.
I Want To Ride My Bicycle, I Want To Ride My Bike
I’ve turned my kids on to Queen. It’s only appropriate, Zacharie just wants to ride all day.
Tell Your Kids To Take A Hike!
It’s not always easy, but it’s always worth it. Looking back on the past few years of adventures I am glad we sucked it up, got out and hiked.
How To Eat Fried Worms
When it rains, sometimes the easiest thing to entertain the kids is to just go outside and hunt for worms.
Swiss Family Robinson We Ain’t
Total time to prepare for hike: 3 hrs 40 minutes. Total hike time: 1 hr