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Camping Safety for Beginners

8/1/2022 (Permalink)

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Looking to get out of the house and go camping this summer? It’s nice to get out of the house for a while every now and then. However, if it’s your first time trying camping, there are some tips that will make your first time not only more fun but also safer. Well Planned Journey has a list of helpful tips to make sure your first time camping goes great;

  • Choose the right camping style for you
  • Pick a campground you can drive to
  • Pick the best campsite in the campground
  • Read up on campground regulations before you go
  • Look for gear from reliable brands
  • Wear durable, quick-drying materials
  • Choose the best shoes to wear camping
  • Organize your gear into clear bins
  • Bring sealable bins for food
  • Bring a backpack or small overnight bag for clothes
  • Practice setting up your tent
  • Arrive in the daylight to set up camp
  • Bring a large container to store drinking water
  • Pack the essential toiletries for camping
  • Practice proper fire safety

Of course, there are dozens of other helpful tips that you can follow when setting up for, and going on your first camping trip. The gist of it however is to make sure you’re prepared for things to go wrong. After all, you’re rather be prepared and not need the preparations than not have what you need when you need it. Out in the woods, any number of things could go wrong. But as long as you know what you’re doing, you can make sure your first camping trip isn’t your last camping trip.

As always, if disaster strikes, SERVPRO of Springfield and SERVPRO of Morgan, Cass, Macoupin & Montgomery Counties are always here for you. We can be reached 24/7 at 217-528-7775.

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