What to do while camping?
Camping is exciting, fun, and adventurous. Camping means getting away from the hassle of daily life and enjoying natural beauty is always refreshing. Not only just enjoying nature, but you can also do different fun activities, play games on your campsite. What can you do? Won’t it be great if you can get a list of some cool and fun activities which you can do while camping? Then why so much babbling! Let’s jump to the main part, what to do while camping?
Some physical activities and sports you can do while camping are:
- Side and seek
- Disc golf
Mountain, rock, or tree climbing:
If your campsite is near any mountain or rock, you should try climbing it, it’s really fun!
You can also climb the trees of your campsite too.
Cards can be easily slipped into one of the pockets of your backpack. You can bring a deck of normal cards and play limitless games. You can also bring other card games, like Uno, Phase 10, Fluxx, Rook, Old Maid, Fire Crowns, Quiddler, or Apples to Apples.
Playing board games while camping is also exciting and fun. You should try it!
The puzzle game is simple, and fun and more interesting to solve during your camping.
Bring a notepad, pencil, and eraser and play hangman, tic-tac-toe, and dots.
Camping near waterbodies?
Camping near water bodies is a lot of fun and exciting, as you can do a lot of activities to make your adventure more awesome.
First of all, we would suggest swimming! What can be more fun than swimming at the campsite?
Another fun adventure is riding on a boat, canoe, or kayak.
Water skiing is also another cool activity you should definitely do if you are camping near any water bodies.
Playing water volleyball or basketball also a great way to exercise and have fun at the same time.
Other activities you can try are:
Building a sandcastle
Apart from playing games and physical activities, you can also enjoy exploring nature. Here is a list of some of the activities you can do to explore nature:
- Animal watching
- Bird watching
- Fireflies collecting in a jar
- Bug collecting
- Nature collecting, like pine cones, rocks, flowers, etc. collecting.
- Leaf collecting
- Searching for wild edible plants, and fruits
- Scavenger hunt
- Going on a photo safari
Other activities you can do by staying in the tent are:
- Read books and magazines
- Knitting and sewing
- Watching movies
- Play games on electronic devices
- Tell stories to each other if you are camping in a group
- Making shadow puppies
- Going for a nighttime walk
- Midnight swim
- Play hide and seek at night
- Study the stars
- Shooting off fireworks
- Releasing sky lanterns
Activities around the campfire:
- Playing truth or dare
- Sing songs
- Play any musical instrument like guitar, harmonica, etc.
- Tell ghost stories
- Make colored fire with a package of colored fire crystal or pine cones
Some cool ideas:
- Bring your pet
- Bring LED light straps and décor your tent
- Try different new recipes and food
Other than these above activities and can do another activity which is just relaxing. Relax in your hammock, watch the nature and trees blowing in the breeze. Take a nap, listen to nature. And don’t forget to stargaze at night and count the stars!
And remember one more thing, don’t forget to take your necessary gear with yourself. You can check our article on the camping gear checklist for more information. Happy adventure!