7 Tips for Camping with Kids

7 Tips for Camping with Kids

Did you switch out the car seats into the SUV? Did you pack sunscreen? What about bug spray? Oh shoot, we need to bring Lil’ Bear or else Ella will be in full-on riot mood at bedtime. All parents know how difficult it can be to just get out the door for family outings, and sometimes the challenges associated with having young children can feel very restrictive for active, adventurous families. But fear not! Once your little groms get to the toddler stage there are very few trips that you can’t do. In fact, regular camping trips at the crag, river, or up in the mountains will do wonders for the whole family. Just make sure you take lots of photos to capture the look

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A Beginner’s Guide to Camping Gear

A Beginner's Guide to Camping Gear

When you first start camping, it’s not easy to know what you will need. Plus, you have to decide which items you should buy, and what you can rent or borrow from your own household supplies. To help you get started, we’ve put together a list of gear that you should take on any camping trip, whether you’re car camping or backpacking. Of course, these aren’t necessarily the only things you might want to carry, but these essentials will put you on the path toward a successful camping trip. You can rent most of the equipment here, but if you plan to start camping regularly, some things (like a good tent and water bottles) are worth the investment. Make sure you get a tent with

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Beginner’s Guide to Car Camping

Beginner's Guide to Car Camping

nCamp – Beginner’s Guide to Car Camping – Where to Go & What to Pack: If you don’t have much camping experience, you’re not alone. Over the past 20 years, fewer kids have been introduced to the outdoors, so a declining number of people have grown up camping with family and friends. It’s no surprise, then, that many adults these days have never pitched a tent or cooked over a camp stove. If you’d like to start camping, but aren’t sure where to begin, car camping in a state park is a great first step. When you camp in a park close to your vehicle, you can enjoy the outdoors without having to rough it too much. At most state parks, you’ll have access to

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7 Underrated Ways to Leave No Trace in the Outdoors

7 Underrated Ways to Leave No Trace in the Outdoors

7 Ways to Leave No Trace: Everyone knows about packing out your trash, or what to do when nature calls in the wilderness. These are number one and number two (literally) in the leave-no-trace playbook for those of us who care about preserving outdoor spaces for future generations to enjoy. Well, okay, apparently not everyone knows. We see trash (and pick it up) all the time, just like you do. We’re as baffled as you are when we see some yahoo flick a cigarette butt out the window of their car. Do some people simply not care? Further education is clearly needed. For those of us in the know, though, minimizing our own impact goes beyond these two obvious line items. If you’re already doing

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3 Camping Recipes with an Appalachian Twist

3 Camping Recipes with an Appalachian Twist

The following article is a paid collaboration with Wild, Wonderful West Virginia. Want to upgrade your campsite cooking? Give it a hearty country touch with some age-old mountain advice. Here are some traditional recipes to craft a forest feast, even without all the bells and whistles of your kitchen. Keep in mind: For a fresh taste, forage for some wild ingredients. Cast-iron cookware is best for an authentic taste, and most of these recipes can be cooked with a single deep-dish cast iron skillet. But be sure to pack a potholder, because cast iron retains heat. Bring a water filter to cut down on weight and bulk if you will have a water source. If you’re camping in the backwoods, where fire rings won’t have

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Video – Real Potato Soup Using The nCamp Stove & Prep Surface!

Video - Real Potato Soup Using The nCamp Stove & Prep Surface!

Campfire Potato Soup Recipe – Using the nCamp Stove & Prep Surface This is a campfire potato soup recipe video – using the nCamp Stove & Prep Surface. In this video, you will see how easy it is to cook up real food while out on the trail. The nCamp Wood Burning Camp Stove and Prep Surface Bundle allow you to have a hot, wholesome meal in just 20 minutes! This recipe and step by step instructions are detailed throughout the video. The nCamp Wood Burning Stove and Prep Surface bundle are the perfect addition to your camp kitchen. This is because the compact Stove lets you cook real meals without the fear of running out of fuel. Also, the Prep Surface is a cutting/work

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Video – Make Espresso-Style Coffee Just About Anywhere

Video - Make Espresso-Style Coffee Just About Anywhere

This nCamp espresso-style Café video shows how you can make delicious, rich coffee in minutes. It is Versatile and easy to use. The Café is about the size of a water bottle, has folding handles and a nesting cup. In other words, it is compact and easy to pack. In addition, the 13oz. (.38L) cup has a silicone wrap for grip and insulation. The Cafe’ is designed to work seamlessly with the nCamp Stove, but can be used with other camping stoves. You can take the nCamp Café anywhere! From the beach, to tailgating to the backwoods. You can have an awesome cup of Joe wherever the trail may lead. The Café works like a classic Italian Moka Pot, however, it is designed for camping.

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Video – Making Turkey Chowder with the nCamp Stove

Video - Making Turkey Chowder with the nCamp Stove

In this turkey chowder recipe video, learn how to make a delicious meal that is sure to please a crowd of hungry campers. Turkey is tradition when it comes to Thanksgiving. Another tradition is figuring out what to do with your leftover turkey. Watch to see how to make Turkey Chowder with your nCamp Stove. The nCamp Prep Surface is the perfect accessory offering an elevated cutting space. The compact wood burning Stove lets you cook real meals without the fear of running out of fuel. The Prep Surface is a cutting/work surface that helps you prepare and enjoy a meal. The nCamp Stove & Prep Surface were designed to nest together.

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Video – The nCamp Prep Surface is the Ultimate Outdoor Cooking Accessory

Video - The nCamp Prep Surface is the Ultimate Outdoor Cooking Accessory

Find out why the nCamp Prep Surface is the ultimate camping accessory in this 30 second video. The nCamp Prep Surface is an awesome outdoor cooking accessory. No longer do you have to worry about your food ending up in the dirt or finding a stable rock to set your coffee cup. The Prep Surface offers a stable cutting, prep and setting surface while cooking outdoors. It nests with the nCamp Stove adding about .3in (.64cm) to the overall thickness, while providing you with almost 57sq.in. (367sq.cm.) of horizontal work surface. The carrying bag allows you to nest and pack the Prep Surface and Stove. The bamboo top is a great cutting surface and is naturally anti-microbial. It is lightly coated with a vegetable oil finish and

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