"I'm impressed how well all the great camping standby meals for kids are covered here. With a 10 and 12 year old and many years of scouts under my belt, I tend to 1) bring a very small cooler (such as for a 6 pack), 2) use either…"
"Other than spending over $300 for a Yeti cooler are there other coolers that can hold ice for days that are less expensive, work well, and last?
The last time I took my son camping with the Cub Scouts I brought food that didn't require…"
"It will probably give you cancer, but omelets in a bag are handy and tasty. Just put a couple eggs in a ziploc bag, scramble it with your salt, pepper, cheese, etc. and boil it. Also, for guaranteed diarrhea, "walking tacos." Cook up some…"
"A 20 year old backpacker I enjoy simple things, cheese, oat meal, tea, coffee, hot coco, and dehydrated meals you can purchase are not bad (bring a little salt). In addition there is tuna, spam, cliff bars, 5 hour energies, mio sweetener, oh…"
"In my opinion as a guy that camps whenever possible i would say there are quite a few things you can bring. Are you having the kinds of trips where you're roughing it? by roughing it i mean do you want to bring cans of beans, and lunch…"
"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…"
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The Old Man and the Sea - Earnest Hemingway; The Book of Five Rings - Miyamoto Musashi; Hagakure: The Book of the Samurai - Yamamoto Tsunetomo;
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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