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Old 07-08-2007, 10:03 AM
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Fun Teaching Kids Outdoor Skills

Recently, my daughters and I were reminiscing about some of our camping trips we went on when they were younger. Many of our trips included some sort of outdoor skills learning activities, which were loads of fun, and often had quite humorous results! I thought I'd share a couple...

"Treasure hunts" were a big hit. This was great to help teach them some navigation skills. Besides visual clues, I would also give them a simple compass and nature guide books, which they would NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 07-21-2007, 01:20 PM
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I'm not real good good at coming up with games, but I usually let Boo carry a map and let her naviga NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 07-04-2009, 07:17 AM
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my youngest picked up on how to use the firesteel just through observation. she's a smart one, at tw NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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my son loves car camping that we started this year (wish i had started him younger) our biggest chal NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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10 Plants and 10 Animals

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Not having children of my own, my partner and I steal our nephews for camping outings. To convince t NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 09-13-2010, 12:46 AM
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A Quest For Fire

Human curiosity works in my favor.
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