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Things to bring on family camping trip with children

Things to bring on family camping trip with children

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Planning for the Weather When Camping Parents need to plan for all types of weather when camping with children. Although the afternoons may be warm and sunny, evenings and mornings can be quite cool even in warmer climates. Packing for cool temperatures will ensure everyone’s comfort during the trip. Children should have access to sweatshirts, long sleeved shirts, pants, socks and sturdy shoes. Dressing in layers will get the family through the day without numerous clothing changes. Since the overnight hours can be especially cool in a tent, bringing a few extra blankets will increase the chances of a good night’s sleep for everyone. Placing several blankets under a sleeping bag, or using a portable crib for babies and toddlers, will get little sleepers off the ground and help ke...