Page 1 of 35 - About 341 Essays
  • Lake Campers

    ten person tent. Which, really, is only big for 3 people, they must of thought that tem dwarfs could fit in there, not people. The campsite wasn't really that big, but we didn't have to share anything with other campers. We had our own picnic table, and fire pit, and water and electricity. We even had our own trail in the woods right next to us, leading to a big open field. To add to the list, there was a playground really close to our campsite, but it was for all the campers. The park wasn't really that big, just a big circle, or raindrop, but there weren't that…

    Words: 1031 - Pages: 5
  • The Pros And Cons Of Camping

    Matches Dryer lint can be used as kindling for starting your campfire. Around four weeks prior to camping, start keeping the lint that you clean from your dryer filter. Keep a used grocery bag on your laundry room door to collect the lint. That technique lets you simply grab the kindling you’ll use right before you go on your trip. Bring a survival kit that you and be sure to always have it on you. Your survival kit needs to have water-purifying tablets, a type of survival knife, waterproof…

    Words: 1291 - Pages: 6
  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Camping

    they'll want to do a lot of exploring and swimming. Small meals will keep up their energy and eliminate stomach aches. Plan a menu before you go and have the kids help choose the foods they want. This way you'll save time at the campsite deciding what to make and you can plan how much food will be enough. Keep the meals simple like hamburgers and hot dogs. If you want to avoid bringing a lot of utensils and food, you can always eat out one night at a close-by restaurant. Bring toys and books…

    Words: 788 - Pages: 4
  • Descriptive Essay: Alta Lake State Park

    towering stone cliffs, formed by glaciation, that rise 1000 feet above the valley floor, and carry on up to the top of Old Goat Mountain which sits 4200 ft above the park. Alta Lake campground is a five minute drive from the small town of Pateros, which is 20 minutes away from Chelan. The drive up to the campsite is breathtaking. As we pass Pateros and turn down the dirt road leading to the lake my heart always thrums with anticipation. Gorgeous homes with impressive architecture line the…

    Words: 1320 - Pages: 6
  • A Book Report On A Hero's Journey

    tripped and pulled the rest of the group off the side, and they rolled down a small part of the mountain. They ended up in another campsite. They were gone for hours we sent a search party looking for them and when we were hearing about this, my friends and I were laughing so hard but the kids that fell were not. After that happened we slept. When we woke up the next day Daniel woke me up around 6 AM we needed to go to breakfast and start our merit badge training. We went there did a one-mile…

    Words: 722 - Pages: 3
  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Red Box Canyon

    crossed this pleasant creek multiple times. What a waste of time! They were forever taking their boots off, wading across the stream and putting them back on. Most of the time mountain streams can be running down hill at a very rapid pace. Secondly, there probably are huge boulders in the creek or river. Boulder hopping is more likely the name of the game, and one needs their boots. Also with a backpack on your back and carrying your boots at the same time is not a safe idea at all. Besides at…

    Words: 740 - Pages: 3
  • Personal Narrative: A Personal Experience

    camping site. I was really pumped about it because the trip was way too long. Finally! We have made it at the camp site. A bunch of cars came at the campsite. The environment looked very nice with a bunch of nice plants and trees planted across the area. All the families started to take their camping equipment out of their cars and started to set up the tents. Close by there was a beach. After all of us finished setting up the tents, we all went down to the beach to have a peaceful walk. While…

    Words: 811 - Pages: 4
  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Dangers Of Backpacking

    however, being an Anderson, have the Murphy 's Law of camping memories. When I was about 12 my father bought our very first camper. He bought a Starcraft popup used from a friend, installed a trailer hitch on the back of our station wagon, and booked a campsite at Camp Overflow on the Otis Reservoir in Massachusetts. We packed my mother 's big blue van full of food, clothing, and toys. We stuffed the dog into the backseat of the station wagon, hooked up the camper, and away we went. Halfway up…

    Words: 1936 - Pages: 8
  • Campground Workers: An Ethnographic Study

    For my ethnography project I have chosen to research campground workers. Campground workers set up, regulate, and maintain state campgrounds as well as local campgrounds and recreational sites. Staff clean campsites after visitors and make sure that each campground is maintained well and the park is respected properly. Staff include police rangers who also keep the parks and camsites up to date by making sure everyone visiting also respect nature while at the same time enjoy the peace and quiet…

    Words: 460 - Pages: 2
  • Argumentative Essay On Benefits Of Rock Creek Park

    Plus, a campsite without electricity is just twelve dollars a day (“Rock Creek Recreational Area”). According to U.S. Department of Transportation, the average miles per gallon of a light duty vehicle is twenty-one; according to GasBuddy the average cost of gas in the state of Tennessee is two dollars and nineteen cents per gallon. Therefore, a typical vehicle on an eighty mile round trip will cost only eight dollars and thirty-six cents in gas. Add in the two-dollar park use fee and the whole…

    Words: 495 - Pages: 2
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 35

Related Topics:

Popular Topics: