The Great American Backyard Campout is TONIGHT!

June 27, 2009

The Great American Backyard Campout is tonight. I wrote about this before. The Reno Gazette-Journal has an article here on Backyard Bonanza by Maggie O’Neill.

Do it! Have fun and take pictures! Send the best one in for a contest!
From the RGJ (Reno Gazette-Journal):
Send in a photo of your family participating in the Great American Backyard Campout for a chance to win a copy of Richard Louv’s book Last Child in the Woods: Saving our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder. Your photo could be published in the RGJ. Send submissions to moneill@rgj.com


Great American Backyard Campout

June 9, 2009

Be Out there! On June 27th join the Great American Backyard Campout with the National Wildlife Federation Great American Backyard Campout. Planning your campout is helped along with this website. Campfire songs and crafts and activities are linked here. And don’t forget to review my earlier post about camping with children!


Ten Tips for Camping with Kids

June 7, 2009

Ten Tips for Camping with Kids was an article in the 6/6/09 Reno Gazette Journal that called out to family campers. The attitude of the GROWNUPS is key!! Plan for fun but still have rules! This is well worth your time even if you aren’t in the Reno area – apply it to your area!


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