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10 Things to Bring on a Family Camping Trip


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S’mores
No camping trip is complete without this ooey-gooey classic treat.
No camping trip is complete without this ooey-gooey classic treat.
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Now that the healthy snacks are checked off your list, you can indulge everyone's sweet tooth with s'mores. This is a camping classic, so of course your children need to be taught the finer points of s'more construction and consumption.

The essential ingredients are graham crackers, large marshmallows and chocolate bars. You'll also need something on which to skewer the marshmallows. Some campers have ready-made roasting implements, but a long stick works just as well; simply cut the end of the stick down to a point.

Just remember that s'mores are a sticky mess no matter how carefully you put them together, so bring moistened wipes along, too.


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