Monthly Archives: November 2009

Lexington Herald-Leader Review of Camping With Kids

Written by a grandmother and former teacher, Camping with Kids, published by Wilderness Press, is a complete guide to car, tent and RV camping. Author Goldie Silverman covers everything in five chapters that parents should know about taking the family … Continue reading

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Midwest Review of Camping With Kids

Camping With Kids Goldie Gendler Silverman Wilderness Press 1200 – 5th Street, Berkeley, CA 94710 0899973612 $16.95 wildernesspress.com Very highly recommended reading for all parents wishing to instill an appreciation of the out-of-doors in their children, Camping With Kids: The … Continue reading

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Questions and Answers on Camping With Kids

Questions and Answers on Camping With Kids (Article for Wilderness Press) .pdf document

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Three Easy Ways to Prepare Your Child for Sleeping in a Tent

Three Easy Ways to Prepare Your Child for Sleeping in a Tent (Article for Wilderness Press)  .pdf document

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Another Indispensable: Baking Soda

Baking soda has many uses in the home, and some of these translate to uses for campers as well. For example: As a deodorizer, place an open container of baking soda in your cooler or ice chest when it’s stored; … Continue reading

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Add To Your List Of Camping Indispensables: Dental Floss

You probably already carry dental floss along with your toothbrush and toothpaste in your hygiene necessities kit, but did you know that dental floss, in an emergency (like forgetting to bring a knife), can also be a cutting tool? That’s … Continue reading

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A Good Book For Rv Drivers

When I was in Red Lodge, MT, last August signing books at the Red Lodge Bookstore, I was impressed with the number of RV and MotorHome Books in the store, and the number of those vehicles I saw on the … Continue reading

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Restore, Repair, Replace

For most of us the camping season has finally ended. This is a good time to get all our camping equipment properly stored for the long winter’s wait until next year. All of our gear should be put away in … Continue reading

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Give Kids A Camping Gift

With the December holidays approaching, the camping season may seem a long way off, but a gift that anticipates the coming adventures will help the long wait go faster. One fine gift for a young camper, either a boy or … Continue reading

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Sleeping Bags

Here’s a good project for the long winter months while you may be dreaming of camping: make sleeping bags for your kids! This is a simple project, and a little time spent now will save a lot of money next … Continue reading

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