Camping Activities

Camping with Kids!

This year marks the 13th year of the Great American Campout and August is a perfect month to get outside with your kids.  Why bring your kids camping? Getting out …

Celebrate Great Outdoors Month and Great American Campout

We, at the National Wildlife Federation, believe that connecting kids and families to nature is essential to the future of wildlife and wildlife conservation. Great Outdoors Month and the Great …

DO Go Chasing Waterfalls  

Check out my top 5 favorites! Most Fun for Kids – Sliding Rock Waterfall Arrive early to experience this natural mountain waterfall outside Asheville, North Carolina. For the ultimate slip and slide, …

5 Ways to Add More to Your S’mores

What’s more iconic to eat around the campfire than the good ole’ fashion s’more? Camping offers us the opportunity to slow down and enjoy nature, all while indulging on delicious …

Wild Campfire Songs

Singing around the fire is a beloved pastime for many campers, and this year, we have some fun wildlife-themed music to add to the mix! In celebration of the Great …

Great American Campout 2015

Family Fun Tips for the Great American Campout

Starting June 27, National Wildlife Federation is kicking off a season of camping with this year’s Great American Campout. You may have seen our new spokesperson, wildlife fan and great …

Tents under the night sky. (c) The Muir Project.

Gazer Guide: Prepare for Your Night Under the Stars

Why stress out finding a five-star hotel, when camping offers an estimated 300 billion stars just in the Milky Way? The night sky has a way of captivating gazers, new and old. This guide …

3 Easy Activities for Campsite Fun

Make a sun catcher, build a bug jug, and eat some “snake” snacks

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