Camp Out!: The Ultimate Kids' Guide

Paperback | August 2, 2007

byLynn Brunelle

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Bear bags, wilderness showers, and telling the temperature by counting the cricket chirps...

Whether you're planning an over night in the backyard or a weekend in the wilderness, this book is packed with stuff to know. The basics, from gearing up to choosing a site to building a tarp tent. Tasty outdoor recipes: Solar Oven Pizza, Chow Down Chili and s' more's of course—with 8 variations.

Plus: how to keep a Field Journal, exploring the nighttime sky, creepy campfire stories, and when it's time to go home, leaving no trace. It's everything you need to pick up and head for the hills.

For Ages 7 and up.

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Bear bags, wilderness showers, and telling the temperature by counting the cricket chirps... Whether you're planning an over night in the backyard or a weekend in the wilderness, this book is packed with stuff to know. The basics, from gearing up to choosing a site to building a tarp tent. Tasty outdoor recipes: Solar Oven Pizza, Chow...

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Bear bags, wilderness showers, and telling the temperature by counting the cricket chirps...Whether you're planning an over night in the backyard or a weekend in the wilderness, this book is packed with stuff to know. The basics, from gearing up to choosing a site to building a tarp tent. Tasty outdoor recipes: Solar Oven Pizza, Chow...

Lynn Brunelle, a four-time Emmy Award-winning writer for "Bill Nye the Science Guy," is the author of Pop Bottle Science and Camp Out!. She lives on Bainbridge Island, Washington, with her husband and two children.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.06 × 8 × 0.94 inPublished:August 2, 2007Publisher:Workman Publishing CoLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0761141227

ISBN - 13:9780761141228

Appropriate for ages: 10 - 12

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: Gearing Up
How to Plan and What to Pack

Chapter 2: Home Away From Home
Setting Up Camp

Chapter 3: Good Grub
Fun Food for Hungry Campfolk

Chapter 4: Camping Skills
Tying Knots, Getting Around, and Staying Found

Chapter 5: Something's in the Air
Watching the Weather

Chapter 6: What's Up?
The Night Sky

Chapter 7: Backpack Naturalist
Experiments and Projects

Chapter 8: Crafty Camping
Outdoorsy Arts and Crafts

Chapter 9: Letting Loose
Campout Fun and Games

Extras:
Who Goes There?: Animal Tracks and ScentThe Singing Camper's Book of Silly Songs