is about how to make your own little oasis at the campground. Making family trips stylish and comfortable. I encourage you to camp in gourmet comfort even if you have kids. I invite you tell your stories and ask your questions. I will also keep you informed on Northern California events.
Camping With 40+ Kids
My daughter whom is 5 yrs old is enrolled into an Expeditionary Learning School.
Definition: Lots of field trips to make learning fun.
Between the two K-1 classes there are about 46 kids 6 and under and all the parents and adults that go with them.
This Thursday were all headed out for our first school camp trip at a local campground to learn about the "Water Shed" is that two words or one?
Apparently I love to camp but will this be fun or will it be absolutely too much for the Camping In Style 45 year old Mom who likes her glass of red at the end of the day in peace and quiet.
We shall see wont we.............................. post to fallow with how it all turned out.
Emerald Bay Lake Tahoe California D.L. Bliss Campground - Not all campsites are equal - Scroll down to see BEST sites 9881 HWY 89
Tahoma CA 96142 Click Here For State Park Link
Entrance of D.L. Bliss by Gary O'Toole
Location – Directions
17 miles south of Tahoe City on Highway 89, a couple of miles north of Emerald Bay
Tahoma Latitude/Longitude: 38.9851 / -120.1304
Phone: 530-525-7277Reservations: 800-444-7275 Click Here
Even though this park gets a 10 rating from most of the camping books, many campsites are on slops that are rocky or are small. I would rate this place a 5 or a 10 depending on where you’re parking your tent. I love the beach access at this park and a few nice sites sit facing the water. You pay extra for that though and no dogs on beach here, not even on leash. However early rise and sunset ball throw worked for us just fine. The beach is BEAUTIFUL and it’s the beach that makes this campground great. If you want to book a good site you will need to be on the ball and …
Draw a line or spiral with a long stick and collect rocks
and pine cones - place on the line in a pattern. Show them a picture
of “The spiral Jetty” by Robert Smithson.
Camp Kitchen: Collect
cooking gear from the thrift store, see if you can find items on small
scale, find a flat rock, log or camp bench and draw in chalk a stove top
(two circles with an “X”) Fill a pitcher of water and tell them to go
to town making mud pies and cooking them. (keep mud away from where
Rock & Stick Art: Hunt for sticks and rocks then paint with washable tempera Pine Cone Critters: Glue small rocks, sticks onto pine cones to make different figures. Tacky glue works best.
Hide & Seek an old stand by.
Bug Hunt with a bug jar.
Hopscotch: Use a long sticks to make squares in dirt & small rocks to throw.
Beading: $1 store good for this, I like using a tray or baking sheet to contain everything.
Journal: Glue, tape found leaves etc... and write about nature finds add photos…