The Kid's Guide to Camping

The Kid's Guide to Camping

Eileen Ogintz


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From Kampgrounds of America (KOA) comes the ultimate guide to camping, bringing kids and families together in the outdoors. Whether hitting the KOA playground or discovering the joys of kayaking, fishing, biking, and off-roading, you won’t want to wait to set up camp! Hear from kids around the country for the inside scoop on how to make the most of your trip. Find the best basecamp for your family, from tent sites to RVs, Airstream rentals, and deluxe holiday cabins anywhere in North America. Complete with tips for parents and kids as well as interactive games, puzzles, and other activities, kids have never had this much fun camping.

Inside you’ll find:

  • Kid-tested tips on camping fun for all seasons
  • Fun facts about the great outdoors
  • Awesome games and quizzes to keep the whole family entertained around the campfire
  • KOA insider tips and tricks


Eileen Ogintz:

Award-winning author Eileen Ogintz is a leading national family travel expert whose syndicated column Taking the Kids is the most widely distributed column in the country on family travel. She has also created which helps families to make the most of their vacations together. Ogintz is the author of seven family travel books and is often quoted in major publications such as USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times as well as parenting and women's magazines on family travel. She has appeared on such television programs as "The Today Show," "Good Morning America" and "Oprah," as well as dozens of local radio and television news programs. She lives in Denver, Colorado.

Kampgrounds of America is the industry leader in outdoor hospitality with the world’s largest private network of open-to-the-public campgrounds. There are more than 500 KOA-franchised campgrounds. There are KOA campgrounds in nearly every U.S. state (except Hawaii and Rhode Island) and in the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland. KOA is based in Billings, Montana.