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Safe Camping For Great Family Times

Aug 30, 2008
When you go camping, check ahead of time for the best and safest places to go. Make up a list of supplies that you will need for your trip. There is nothing worse than going on a camping trip and not having every thing that you will need. Find out if you can get a cabin or if you will need to buy a tent or bring along the one you might have. See if the place you are going to has hookups for electricity and water.

Some places will let you have campfires. Check ahead because if the weather has been really dry most campgrounds will not let you have a fire. If the campground will let you have one, be very careful to not let it get out of control. It would be best to make sure that you campfire is totally out at night. Put water on all coals, too, making doubly sure that your campfire is totally out. You can never be too safe.

Keep or restock your first-aid kit. Here are a few good things to have on hand: bandages of all shapes and sizes, creams for different kinds of burns, bug spray to keep away those nasty pests, and something that will provide light, such as matches, lighters, and lighter fluid.

If you should have any severe accidents, it would be a good idea to know if the campgrounds have a first-aid station or if you are close to a hospital. If you have parties please follow all campground rules. If any drinking is included in your party, please drink in moderation. Make sure that you clean up after yourselves and anyone that comes to your party. Also, keep your music and noise within camp rules.

Go visit all the sights and see everything there is to see. Go fishing and hope you catch the big one from your dreams. Spend all day at the pool and swim to your heart's leisure. Or just get the tan of your life, but just be careful and try not to burn too bad. If your camping trip was for no real reason at all, but to just get away from the city, then just tell one person you trust and go. Get away from everything and everyone to just think. Some solitude is good and causes you to think about your problems and troubles. If you want to just unwind, then find a nice, secluded area in which to do this. In other words, keep safe and have fun.
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