But don’t worry! There are a ton tricks to help you avoid the inconveniences and let you focus on the fun of camping. From all-natural bug repellant to organizational packing tricks, here are over 40 tips to make your next camping trip more fun.
1. Biscuit Pizza
Make tasty pizzas in your pie irons with biscuit dough.
2. Easy-Clean Pie Iron
Avoid messing clean up by lining your irons with foil before cooking anything.
3. Burnt Food Solution
Use cabbage leaves to wrap meat when placing it in the fire to cook. The leaves’ moisture and density will prevent burning.
4. Mini-Tackle Box
To carry a few small fishing essentials use a tic-tic box.
5. Herbal Mosquito Repellant
Burn sage and your fire will not only smell good; it will keep flies and mosquitoes away!
6. Kid Crafts
With a little duct tape and some pretty pieces of nature, you child can make his/her camping crafts!
7. Portable Shower
Don’t go without showers while camping. Make an impromptu shower like this one!
8. Oreo S’mores
This new spin on S’mores will be sure to delight on your next camping trip.
9. Campfire Popcorn
Popcorn is easy to make in a campfire as long as you have some aluminum foil.
10. Duct Tape
Wrap layers of duct tape around your water bottle so you always have some available for emergencies.
11. Paper Bag Breakfast
You can cook bacon and eggs this way!
12. Acorn Whistle
Acorn caps can make great emergency whistles! Learn how to use one before you go camping.