Humanist Summer Camps for Kids
- Peconic Dunes. Hilary, Richard C. // New York State Conservationist;Apr97, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p8
Describes the adventure of campers in Peconic Dunes Camp and Environmental Education Center in Long Island, New York. Leisure activities; Lessons learned about the environment; Significance of visiting the Suffolk County Marine Education Learning Center.
- Woodward freestyle camp. // BMX Plus;Nov97, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p79
Focuses on the Woodward Freestyle Camp in Pennsylvania, which is mainly for bicyclists. Information on the Woodward Camp; Details on the life at Woodward; Costs to attend the camp; Reference to some of the activities offered at the camp.
- Winter camping: Think C.O.L.D. to stay warm. Grewell, K. // Boys' Life;Jan1990, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p14
Gives advice on how to stay warm when camping overnight in the winter. What to wear; Type of sleeping bag to use; What to eat; Keeping clean and dry.
- Low-impact camping. Halter, J.C. // Boys' Life;Mar1990, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p44
Explains low-impact or no-trace camping techniques which are explained in the `Boy Scout Handbook.' Number of people in hiking group; How to cook food; What to do with trash; `Noise pollution.'
- Building a fire in the rain. McNamara, J. // Boys' Life;Mar1990, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p8
Explains how to build a fire in the rain. Where to find dry tinder and wood; Location of fire; Low-impact techniques; Other tips for building a fire.
- Space exploration is out of this world. Angelle, D. // Boys' Life;Feb1991, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p40
Examines Space Camp at the Space & Rocket Center located at two facilities, Huntsville, Alabama, and the Kennedy Space Center, Florida. What takes place; Different levels; What children learn.
- Camping hints. Jacobson, C. // Boys' Life;Jul91, Vol. 81 Issue 7, p7
Offers several hints for camping trips. How to get camp stoves to work better; The many uses for duct tape; The benefits of taking along binoculars.
- C-c-cold c-c-camping. Butterworth, W.E. // Boys' Life;Dec91, Vol. 81 Issue 12, p54
Focuses on the boy scout program of winter camping and offers do's and don't's when camping in the cold. Pick a campsite with nearby cabins or shelters; Dress properly; Don't forget to drink plenty of water.
- Hot tips for winter camping. Jacobson, Cliff // Boys' Life;Dec92, Vol. 82 Issue 12, p18
Offers ten tips for staying warm on winter camping trips. Wear two pairs of socks; Winter boots should be at least one full size larger than summer hiking boots; Use a snug-fitting sleeping bag; Mealtime tips.
- Color-code your food. Jacobson, Cliff // Boys' Life;Oct93, Vol. 83 Issue 10, p12
Provides some tips on food when you're camping. Keeping your food in order by packing in color-coded plastic bags; How to pack fresh vegetables for a backwoods trip; Details.