Camp Songs

At the end of the camp day, there’s nothing better than eating a hearty cooked meal then, when the meal is over, relaxing around the campfire with your family and/or friends to enjoy good conversation, laughter and a good old fashioned sing-a-long. There are no rules about how to go …

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Camping Activities For Kids

The chances are that if you take the kids camping, they’ll be so excited they’ll spend a lot of time making their own fun. Kids will see camping as one big adventure and not only will they find it fun they’ll come back with more of an understanding about nature, …

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Fishing Camping Trips

Camping and fishing often go hand in hand. Whether it’s a young child simply trying to catch a few sticklebacks with a piece of string with a hook tied onto a tree branch to the full blown night sight and sound equipment needed by the serious overnight angler, fishing is …

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Wildlife Spotting While You’re Camping

We are all attracted to the great outdoors for a variety of reasons. However, one of the things most of us have in common is our love of the abundant wildlife that surrounds us on our adventures. Many of us simply take this in as a result of seeing and …

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Taking Up Hiking

Most people go walking, rambling and hiking because they enjoy it. It’s a time to escape the daily routine and it can be done anywhere – from a Sunday afternoon stroll to a full day in the hills to a fully-blown mountaineering expedition. Moreover, it also has many health benefits. …

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Horseriding When Camping

Horse riding is an activity that suits people of all ages and abilities. They are increasingly attracted to it as a way of keeping fit and as a relaxing way to enjoy the countryside. No horse required Many people who might like to go horse riding but choose not to …

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Canoeing and Kayaking

First of all, let’s get the definitions out of the way. A kayak is what most people picture when thinking of a canoe. It is a closed sitting area/cockpit in which the paddler will use a double-ended paddle. A standard canoe is similar to a kayak, except that you kneel …

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Learning Archery

Whether it’s through Robin Hood or from watching cowboy and Indian films when you were a child, many people have often had a fascination about shooting an arrow from a bow. There is no upper age limit in archery. Some people continue well into their 80s. There is no fixed …

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Learn How To Read The Stars

It’s amazing how tiny events can sometimes trigger the beginning of something far greater. Gazing at the stars in the night sky has often become the catalyst to a far more profound interest in astronomy and nowhere is more enjoyable to start doing this as when we go camping. It’s …

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Whitewater Rafting

Whitewater rafting is a group recreational activity using inflatable rubber dinghies which can often accommodate up to 8 people or sometimes more (plus a qualified guide) which travel downstream on rivers which have flowing rapids (whitewater, which causes ‘wave like’ undulations) and which often speeds up and disorientates the dinghy …

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