Campfire Meals

Campfire Meals

We did it! Foil Dinners Simply choose some meat and veggies and wrap them in tin foil.  Then place them on the coals and a little while later you have a delicious meal. Dutch Oven Cooking If you mention a dutch oven at a boy scout meeting, the first thing you’re sure...
Science Fun

Science Fun

We did it! Science Center A science center can be a great place to go to let the kids explore – just don’t let them know they’re learning things.  They occassionally have exhibits about specific subjects, so if your child is covering the topic in school or is just...
Camping

Camping

We did it! Search for National Parks The National Park Service has a great site that allows you to search for a park by Name, Location, Activity, or Topic.  http://www.nps.gov/findapark/index.htm They also have a great section for kids and teachers complete with...
Nature Watch

Nature Watch

We did it! Bird Watching Birdwatching – can be an interesting hobby for curious minds and very inexpensive.  Here are a few useful links for identifying birds by appearance and call, choosing seeds to put out for different species, and checklists of bird species in...
Hiking

Hiking

We did it! Preparation You’ll want to make sure you are prepared for pretty much anything when you go on a hike.  First things first, make sure you take plenty of water and don’t buy your hiking boots right before you go.  You’ll want well-worn in shoes that are less...
Outdoor Games

Outdoor Games

We did it! Run & Play Games Tag Hide & Seek Capture the Flag Rover Rover Red Light, Green Light Water Balloon Toss Musical Chairs Duck, Duck, Goose Relay Races Potato Sack Races Charades Some Sports Badminton Volleyball Horseshoes Kick Ball Dodge Ball...