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Get Kids Camping

Posted by in Advice, General News on May 13, 2015 .

The National Camping and Caravanning Week runs from Monday 25 May to Sunday 31 May and the main theme for 2015 is 'Get Kids Camping'. The Camping and Caravanning Club has conducted research into the positive benefits of camping in tents, caravans or motorhomes on children's practical abilities, confidence and energy levels.

It will share the results during NCCW and publish a report on the club website. This latest research follows on from findings of it's Real Richness rsearch announced in 2012. Back then it discovered that 8 in 10 campers feel camping brings you closer as a family and 96% of kids said they felt happy when playing with their friends outdoors. 

To promote the results of the 'Get Kids Camping' research, the club as a pop-up campsite roadshow, which it'll take to key urban areas, including London and Sheffield. Check out  The Camping and Caravanning Club's website for competitions, special discounts and offers from NCCW partners and activity packs you can download and use to have fun camping with kids.

Kids Go Free!

The club offers a number of different ways to camp and in beautiful locations. Whether you want to take the family to the seaside for a spot of crabbing or visit a historic building in the heart of the city, their are sites to suit everyone. It believes - and so do we - that children everywhere should have the opportunity to go camping a reconnect to a place of pure imagination. To help share this great hobby with your kids it is letting kids camp for free in June. All you need to do is book your pitch during NCCW 2015. 

Don't forget, it can be chilly in the morning and cool in the evenings plus, of course, it might rain at any time. Check out our base layers - they make great camping PJs - plus fleeces, gilets and waterproofs. Feet need to take care aswell so take a peek at our wonderful socks  from Wigwam.

Tags: camping, outdoor fun, wild, nature, adventure, camp out Last update: Aug 12, 2015