"Plenty of great ideas for lunches and dinners here! My personal favorite is the breakfast. I always pack eggs, which I store in the hard case eggs cartons you can buy at almost any outdoor store, pre-diced onions and green peppers, with packets of…"
"When my son (now 16) was in the cub scouts I was the camp cook for the campouts. I have a file of recipes for camp cooking. Is there anywhere I could post post reicpes?
If you are not packing in I suggest getting a dutch oven. They are so much fun.…"
"I have a 7yo girl and a 10 yo boy. My wife and I had my daughter camping within 2 weeks of being born. We were in a Trailer but still camping. Anyways what I have found is kids, my kids anyway would rather be off at the playground,…"
"I go camping all the time with Scouts (10-14years) they love Hamburgers, hotdogs and Stews.
I find something that they all can individually cook is better especially over a campfire.
Scouts Tonight were planning to cook pancakes over a stove they…"
"Hi well she is only five, so she will have particular taste and favourite foods. Ask her what she would like to eat at camping, and/or what she likes at home. Use your observasion skills at home to see what she likes at home, and try to match…"
"When I go camping I have the luxury of an ice box so I can take in fresh veg and make salads to accompany all the meat .
Two of my faves are couscous ( kids should find this easy to make ) add sliced chillis peas and spring onion . Another is corn…"
"One item that my family loves when camping is the pie iron. We bring along pizza sauce with some cheese and peperoni and make hot melty pizza sandwiches. Even your regular meat and cheese sandwich taste better toasted with the cheese melted. For…"
"Campfire chili dogs are great if your daughter is in to spicier food. They're relatively easy to put together -- basically just hot dogs with some extras -- and very tasty. And for breakfast there are some surprisingly tasty variations you…"
"Great activity to bond with kids!
I love cooking at home and at camp. I ave a 6 year old. He is helping more and more.
I give him jobs to do and let him do as much as he wants. Usually I end up "finishing" but he is into…"
So as it goes I made a promise to my daughter to take her camping every year. She is five and we are ready to embark on our second camping trip. Our first camping trip was a blast and we both look forward to going camping again ( I am going to start preparing her and I for section hiking the Appalachian trail, but we are at least 1 to 2 years out from that) . From our first camping trip I realized my skills for camp meals have dwindled over the years. I am a decent cook(at home), grew up…See More
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Call of the Wild, White Fang - Jack London;
The Gold-Plated Porsche: How I Sank a Small Fortune into a Used Car, and Other Misadventures - Stephan Wilkinson;
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