Camping Activity Book for Kids: 35 Fun Projects for Your Next Outdoor Adventure (Paperback)

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Explore the outdoors and build wilderness skills with activities for kids ages 6 to 9

Get ready for adventure in the great outdoors! There’s so much to see and do when you’re out camping or hiking— even in your own backyard. Encourage kids to explore the world around them and learn important wilderness skills with this activity book. It’s full of projects and ideas to spark a love of nature and help kids have tons of fun outdoors.

Kids will learn to tackle survival challenges like building a shelter, making a compass, and tying a bowline knot. They can get creative with fun outdoor projects like designing a treasure hunt, crafting a walking stick, and making a sundial. They’ll need an adult’s help for some of the activities but can also do many on their own. Sized perfectly for a kid’s backpack, this is everything camping books for kids should be.
  • Become an outdoor expert—Master the basics of setting up camp, hitting the trail, identifying plants and animals, observing weather, and surviving the wilderness.
  • Build wilderness skills—Grow skills as the book progresses, earn special badges, learn to care for the planet by leaving no trace, and become an official outdoor adventurer!
  • Learn and play—Colorful illustrations and in-the-book activities like connect-the-dots and fill-in-the-blanks add to the fun for each project.

Adventure awaits in the great outdoors with this activity-packed choice among camping books for kids!

About the Author

Amelia Mayer finds her sanity outdoors where the fresh air seems to dull any whining and lets everyone breathe just a little easier. She loves to cook and does her best to spruce up camping dining with delicious meals, from camp-gourmet to hot dogs. Find her at and follow her on Instagram @mtnmamatales.

Praise For…

“If the thought of adventuring with children seems intimidating, this book is the dose of encouragement you need. Amelia's book is full of trail-tested tips and how-to information on everything from identifying scat to making a homemade compass. This book is destined to become a family favorite for children and adults alike.” —Rebecca Walsh, founder of Hike Like A Woman

“This is a great book for families wanting to share and nurture a deep love for the outdoors! You don't have to be a scout troop leader to teach your children the wonders of nature. If you are feeling a bit intimidated about teaching your children basic outdoor skills, have no fear. Amelia has outlined some easy ways you can be a teacher and a student along with your child in the great classroom of the outdoors. As a mother to a curious, questioning six-year-old, I can't wait to try some of these activities this summer!” —Brooke Murray, cofounder of WildKind Inc.

“This is the perfect camping activity book for kids. The simple instructions and engaging pictures are ideal for letting my kids enjoy the book on their own, and I also love that there is a label for which activities they need an adult's help with. My boys are seven and nine, and this is the perfect book to teach them camping and outdoor skills. A must-have for any family wanting to get outside with their kids!” —Jessica Averett, family adventurer,

“Your kids are going to want to grab their packs and run outside to get the most out of this book! Amelia Mayer has gathered 35 activities to pique young adventurers' interest in the outdoors. Families will discover a broad range of activities from silly songs and connect-the-dots to wilderness survival activities like building shelters and making fires.” —Bobby and Maura Marko,
Product Details
ISBN: 9781648762093
ISBN-10: 1648762093
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: March 2nd, 2021
Pages: 86
Language: English