13 Must-Do Camping Activities for Kids

For weeks in advance, you plan the perfect family camping trip. You pick the most beautiful destination, ideal campsite and all the necessary supplies—but all of that could go to waste if you don't prepare for the inevitable and dreaded announcement, "I'm bored!"

It's hard for children to understand all the amazing benefits of being outdoors, so it's up to you to show them. And what better time than when there's no Wi-Fi, no TV and most likely no cell reception? Try integrating these kid-friendly activities into your next camping trip, and hopefully you'll be camping as a family for years to come—complaint free!

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Nikki Chavanelle is one of ACTIVE's Fitness and Nutrition editors. As a former intramural rock star at SMU and current sports junkie, Nikki claims she peaked in college. Follow Nikki on Twitter for fitness and sports chatter.
Nikki Chavanelle is one of ACTIVE's Fitness and Nutrition editors. As a former intramural rock star at SMU and current sports junkie, Nikki claims she peaked in college. Follow Nikki on Twitter for fitness and sports chatter.

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