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Old 01-30-2008, 05:18 PM
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Four year old camping (camping with children)

My son is four and he really shows an interest in what his father does. I would love to take him out this spring, somewhere other than our backyard. Does anyone have any experience with taking younger children into the backwoods? I was thinking about car camping on the Cherohala Skyway, with maybe a small hike somewhere up there.


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Old 01-30-2008, 07:59 PM
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cold, wet, tired, or hungry are very bad things at this age. the first couple times out MUST be pos NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-30-2008, 08:56 PM
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I started car camping with the kids when the youngest was 4. They love the outdoors - sleeping out, NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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My three year old has made several campouts when we go with the Cub Scout pack. As the others have NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-31-2008, 10:57 AM
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Old 01-31-2008, 10:11 PM
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My youngest started car camping at age 2. How to keep it successful depends a lot on the personalit NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Great suggestions . I especially like # 6 above. I started my three kids young. They still rememb NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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We just took our 3.5 yo on her first camping trip in Jan(we're in Florida though, so it was only in NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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