10 Things to Bring on a Family Camping Trip


Books for Story Time

Another quiet activity to plan for is story time. Bring some books from home to read before naps, bedtime, or whenever you and your kids want to do something a bit more low-key. While you're packing, ask your child to help you pick out which books to bring. Suggest packing a few well-loved favorites, as well as some new stories.

There are, of course, tons of camping-themed books out there. Some of the classics for young readers include: "Camping Out," a Little Critter book by Mercer Mayer; "Curious George Goes Camping," by Margret and H.A. Rey; and "Maisy Goes Camping," by Lucy Cousins.