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Family Camping 
Made Simple

Helping your family go from couch to campsite and discover the freedom of the great outdoors. Skip all the research on gear, survival skills, and food.

Just. Get. Outside.

Download one of my guides and take that first step outside

Free Checklist

Family Camping Essentials Checklist

Free Cheat Sheet

10 Strategies to Happy Hiking with Kids

Free Meal Plan

Weekend Family Camping Meal Plan
Weekend Family Camping Meal Plan

Featured Posts

The Secret to Hiking with Kids

Hiking with kids is easy, it’s hiking with parent’s that’s hard. I’m here to tell you the secret to hiking with kids and enjoying it. Vision: Happy, smiling kids playing in Nature, totally engaged and full of life. Reality: Whining, complaining kids you drag through...

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Wake Up

You wake up with the first light filtering through the tent. No hurries, no rush. You lay there for a while listening to the movement outside -- the squirrels and chipmunks rustling the leaves, the birds calling each other from the treetops. There is nothing to pull...

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Simple Camping Manifesto

Simple camping is different for everyone, but it's essential for each of us to know where we currently draw the line and ask whether it's in the right place. Simple happens when everything is in balance. Everything we have and everything we do is necessary and...

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With a lifetime of experience camping as a kid, a bachelor, a husband, and a dad — Sean’s enjoyed countless camp-outs with our extended family and friends. Over these many trips, in a variety of campgrounds surrounded by families that approach camping in as many ways, he’s seen how camping can quickly go from enjoying life’s simplicity to an outdoor re-creation of home life, only more complicated and more stressful.

With his family, he figured out what they truly need to bring along so we could find what they really wanted: time together, outside, with the freedom of time and space to explore the world around them.

Looking to hit the trails with your kids?

This free cheat sheet will give you smart strategies to keeping the kids happy on your next hike. 


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Thinking about camping with your family?

This free checklist will get your trip up and running with the ESSENTIAL gear. Get started with what you need, leave the rest at home, and ENJOY yourself! 

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Wondering whatto eat on your next camping trip?

This free meal plan will give you everything you need to feed your family for one weekend -- equipment, recipes, and shopping list!

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