CAMPING PREPAREDNESS

Camping involves spending a night or more in a protective shelter. It is a recreational act of enjoying the natural environment for a while. It is an act of enjoying new surroundings and a fresh ambience. Camping is beneficial to your health. It helps your body refresh and therefore boosting the immune system.

Camping Basics

Weather conditions may change, so ensure you carry proper clothing.

Have a good shelter that can withstand too much sunlight, falling snow, or excessive rainfall

When going camping, ensure you carry enough energy-giving meals and water. It could be an exhausting experience.

Make sure you dress for the activity. Put on the proper camping clothing.

Have some company with you. It is advisable and fun to be with family or friends during the camping process.

Plan the camping. Let everyone know when you are going, where you are staying, how long you plan on being there, etc.

Equipment needed for camping

Camping Bag – It should be water resilient and not heavy.

Sleeping Bag – Brings you warmth during cold nights.

Flashlight – it is a critical source of light and a must-have for camping.

Wet Wipes – These items are necessary for showers. Use them in areas with no water.

Tent – You need a resilient weather tent for shelter during camping.

Other fundamental camping items include a camp chair, stove, trash bags, and first aid kit.

Tips for choosing a camping site

The safety of the location is paramount. Choose a secure site
Environmental and climatic conditions. These will help you to choose camping equipment
You can consider using Google Map or GPS to locate a conducive place
You can also opt for social media groups that share camping tips and sites
You can settle for national parks or private reserves. Also, consider woodland areas.
Survey the area before consideration
Know if there are any charges for the camping site