Stowaway Marina & RV Park

Adventure Time: Going Camping with the Kids

Adventure Time: Going Camping with the Kids

There’s never been a better time to embrace the RV life. Whether you’re a weekend wanderer, a frequent camper, or an RV full-timer, there’s always an RV to suit your travel budget and taste. And if you’re like us, you probably have some great childhood experiences and memories that happened under the stars while roasting marshmallows and making s’mores by the campfire.

Camping is one of the best experiences a kid can have, and it’s very likely that they will enjoy an adventure under the night sky. Camping with your kids is a great way of introducing them to nature and the beauty of the great outdoors. Here are some tips to help you get started.

Get the Kids Involved from the Start

Let the kids help with planning and organizing the trip. This means asking them for activities that will get them and the whole family involved. Since the whole point of going camping is to enjoy the outdoors, they may want to explore our campgrounds, go swimming in the pools, or go boating on Lake Conroe. Include their input in meal planning and supply shopping as well. You’re essentially making them part of the process, allowing them to “own” the experience from the start.

Give Them Their “Cheat Day”

Camping with your kids should be about going all out and letting them have fun, so why not give them their “cheat days” and let them have the food they’re not usually allowed to eat at home or at school? Let them roast their hotdogs and marshmallows over the open fire while enjoying a nice cup of hot chocolate and a handful of s’mores.

Ensure a Good Night’s Sleep

Kids tend to get cranky and uninterested when they’re not able to sleep well. Be sure to pack your camping gear properly and don’t forget to bring comforters and a sleeping bag for them. You can rent one of our cabins or cottages if they’re not cozy inside the RV. Leave the overpriced cartoon-printed sleeping bags at home and bring only the essentials—a good sleeping pad, a soft sleeping bag, and thick blankets. The better the sleep they get, the more energized they’ll be for the next day’s activities.

Going on a road trip aboard your RV, camping with the kids, and exploring the great outdoors is part of the RV experience for many families, and one that every child should experience. Get in touch with us now and book your reservations to explore the beauty of Lake Conroe.