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Camping in Your Backyard

Should Have:

  • Tent (or a blanket and tarp)
  • Sleeping bag (or a sheet and blankets)
  • Sleeping pad or air mattress (or just a plastic sheet over old newspapers)
  • Warm clothes
  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • Insect repellent
  • Bottle of water

For Fun:

  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Cards, games or toys
  • Something to read
  • Radio
  • Musical instruments and song books
  • Bikes and helmets
  • Camp chairs
  • Popcorn
  • Marshmallows, graham crackers, chocolate bars (S'mores)
  • GPS device

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