Everything You Need to Celebrate National Camping Month

June is National Camping Month. It’s a whole month dedicated to enjoying nature and all the outdoor activities that come with camping. Not sure how to celebrate? Take a look at this list of things you’ll need to become a camping expert and celebrate national camping month this year.

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The Benefits of Camping

There is no end to the list of reasons camping is good for you. Not only can it improve your physical health, but it can help to improve your mental health as well. Unplug your cell phones and spend some time with nature this month to celebrate. Here are a few of the many benefits of camping:

  • Exercise
  • Fresh air
  • Sunshine
  • A break from screen time
  • Quality time with loved ones 

Ways To Go Camping

There are many ways to experience the joys of camping. You can enjoy the luxury of an RV, pitch a tent, bring a hammock, or sleep under the stars. There is no one way to go camping. Whether you are the type to pack a backpack, hike for miles and pick a spot to sleep or enjoy the adventure of camping with the comforts of an RV, you can find a way to celebrate national camping month that will fit your interests this year. 

Things to Bring

Every adventure could use a good checklist, and camping is no exception. Make sure you have everything you need to enjoy the best camping experience while you’re celebrating national camping month.

To bring:

  • Tent
  • Sleeping bag
  • Extra clothes
  • Water
  • Food
  • Firestarter
  • Flashlight
  • Bugspray
  • Sunscreen
  • Hiking shoes
  • A deck of cards
  • An iron skillet
  • Cooking sticks for the fire

What to Eat

Everything tastes better over a campfire. There’s nothing like a toasted fresh marsh mellow to end your nights under the stars. From dinner to dessert, you’ll want to make sure you bring the right food to cook over the fire on your next camping adventure.


Food to bring:

  • Hotdogs
  • Burgers
  • Buns
  • Marshmallows
  • Graham Crackers
  • Eggs
  • Bacon
  • Bread 

Things to Do 

There is no shortage of outdoor activities to do to fill your days on your next camping trip. From hiking to birdwatching, there is sure to be something to fit the needs of every member of your family. 

Outdoor activities:

  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Birdwatching
  • Scavenger hunt
  • Flower picking
  • Telling campfire stories
  • Playing card games
  • Cooking over the fire

Contact us today to find an RV to get you and your family to your next camping adventure.

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