In The Essential Family Camper, longtime campers Zora and David Aiken combine hundreds of tips from campers around the country with their own experiences to present field-tested advice for convenient and enjoyable family campinganytime, anywhere. The Aikens detail everything you need to know, including comprehensive "what to take" lists, how to pack (and repack), how to set up and take down your camp, cooking in the outdoors, and even camping with your dog. The "Friday Pack-and-Go Planner" will help you get the family on the road quickly and easilywith nothing left behind but stress, hassles, and your normal routine. The Essential Family Camper covers all the bases, including
- Camping from your car, van, or canoe
- Choosing, preparing, and restoring campsites
- Cooking, safety, and sanitation
- Environmentally friendly camping
For weekend getaways or more adventurous trips, The Essential Family Camper is your ideal guide.