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Prepare for a camping trip

(HealthDay News) -- Preparing for your next camping trip should include focusing on what to pack. This bit of preparation should lead to a less stressful, more enjoyable experience for everyone.

Consider bringing these camping essentials:

  • a map of the camping area, along with a compass
  • a flashlight with a spare set of batteries, a pocketknife and a folding saw
  • sufficient food, including plenty of clean drinking water
  • insect repellent, sunscreen and a pair of sunglasses for each camper
  • a firestarter or candle, and a pack of matches inside a waterproof container.

Attribution: -- Diana Kohnle


Nemours Foundation

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First published: 06/07/2013
Last updated: 06/07/2013