June is camping month and what a great time it is to look into spots to take the family for some good ‘ole outdoor bonding time! Why consider camping? Where should you go camping? Do you even like
Benefits of Camping:
Family bonding – I think its a pretty neat thing to be away from home, outside and with your family where you have nothing but time to explore, play games and be together.
Savings – no hotel reservations needed! No concierge, no valet. Just pull up your car, unload your camping gear and set up camp!
One with nature – Setting up and sleeping in tents to me is being pretty darn close to nature. The bugs and nighttime noises are all right there! Check out the clear night sky and bright stars in the distance. Being outside in the fresh air and where life is just less crowded can let you enjoy the simple things in life for a while.
Campfire – cook dinner and make marshmallows over the fire. Bring or hey – catch fresh food! Find laughter and comfort in one another by telling jokes, stories or singing around the campfire!
No technology – another great benefit to camping and being away from civilization is the fact that there probably is no wi-fi service. Completely unplug from your phone,
Physical fitness – Hiking, rock climbing, canoeing are all great ways to be adventurous on your camping trip and get great physical activity as well.
Learn new skills – Maybe it is the first time you have put up a tent or helped start a fire. Maybe you have never put bait on a fishing hook or gone on a family hike. Learn new things and skills when you camp!
I hope if this is something your family would enjoy that you explore our options. There are so many State Parks with campgrounds and places in the North Georgia Mountains to visit. I do love to be with my family, be outdoors, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, campfires, hiking and all that goes along with camping – maybe just not the sleeping in a tent part. Happy Camping!
AlpharettaMoms is a proud writer for North Fulton Family Life publications. This article can be found in the June 2019 issue. All opinions are my own.