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Welcome to Camping Critterz! We’re a family of 3 with more than 73 years of camping experience and we’re ready to share what we’ve learned along the way with you!





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With our meticulously curated camping checklists, practical tips, engaging activities, and heartwarming stories, we strive to eliminate the barriers that often deter families from venturing into the wilderness. Our aim is to instill a sense of adventure and curiosity in children, fostering a lifelong love for nature and outdoor activities.

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At Camping Critterz, we’re not just another website; we’re your partners in crafting magical moments under the open sky. Our team of seasoned outdoor enthusiasts and experienced parents have curated a wealth of resources, tips, and insights specifically designed for families like yours.

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We’ve been camping with our son starting out when he was an infant, then a toddler, preschooler and now as a first grader!

We’ve seen it all and are passing our knowledge of camping with babies and kids on to you so you can navigate family camping trips with confidence.

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If you’re nervous about camping with kids, you’re not alone. We were nervous the first time we took our little one camping, but babies are very portable and once you get the basics figured out, camping with kids is quite easy.

Beginning camping with your kids feels like you have to pack a lot of things. As they get older the amount of gear you have to bring goes down, but the more activities you have to plan. It’s a constant trade off.

Whether you’re seeking practical advice, heartwarming stories, or expert recommendations, our website is your ultimate resource.

Discover the joys of disconnecting from screens and reconnecting with each other while surrounded by nature’s splendor. Let’s create memories that will last a lifetime, one campfire tale at a time.

Check out our articles on how to pack, what to pack and what to do once you’re at the campsite! We’ll teach you A to Z camping!