Basic camping tips for the tent camper!

What we have here are miscellaneous camp kitchen tips. The kitchen is the most difficult part of camping to get right and where you have the biggest negative consequences if you get it wrong. Failure in food practices can result in anything from minor irritations like burnt food or pesky bugs to life threatening oversights like food poisoning and cross contamination. These tips should help make you mindful of the right practices. Probably the most important attribute the camper can have is the ability to PAY ATTENTION, don't we know it? So pay attention to these and teach your crew to do the same. That's probably my number one camping tip!

Ice chest and cooler tips

Ice with a handle

Ice with a handleHere is a trick we all know but rarely use, yet we should get in the habit of doing this because:

Camp freezer

extreme coolerThis is something that will really help you if you are going to be out tent camping for more than just a few days:

Note: Having a freezer makes ice cream, frozen pies and such possible for desserts. Be careful with dry ice as it can frost bite skin in a matter of seconds.

Critter and bug control

Camp food preparation and sanitation

condiments imageTent camping dictates an extra measure of care when it comes to food preparation since you will likely be, perhaps, many hours away from the nearest medical facility. A case of food poisoning 10 miles down a rough, 5 mile an hour, four wheel drive, dirt road is the last thing you need. So here are a few things to be extra careful about:

Have a look at our camping kitchen website. It will help teach you how to solve the biggest tent camping problem - The Kitchen!

The Camp Kitchen Chuck Box

The best thing you can do for your camping efforts is to get our:

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free camping tips package


Here is a video from our new One Minute series
" The Easy Way to Store Your Tent " :

The easy way to store a tent video image.

Most of our videos still have a longer 'Feature Length' video like this
Storing Your Tent
one on our videocamper youtube channel

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