Solar Mason Jar Lights -- add tops to your mason jars and use solar power to light up the outdoors.
Improvised hand washing station. I like the paper towels on top.
This is The Best Homemade Burn Salve! Just a few simple ingredients and you can save your skin from minor burns.
Glow in the Dark Bowling (perfect for camping!)
Take that mosquitos!- Mosquito trap - Cut the top off a 2 liter bottle. Invert the cone and place it inside the straight part of the bottle. Glue the two pieces together. Add 1 tsp yeast and 1/2 cup sugar to some luke warm water, and pour the mixture into the bottle. Mosquitoes are attracted to the carbon dioxide that you exhale. The yeast feeds off the sugar and emits the same gas, so the mosquito enters the bottle, thinking she will find food there.
Making a Mosquito Trap
COOLEST THING EVER!!! Cut open glow sticks & pour them into bubble solution. Glow in the dark bubbles. Summer nights here we come!
store matches in a mason jar and create a sandpaper lid to use to light the matches
Very clever: Take a gallon jug of water and wrap a head lamp around it and you get a soft, ambient light that is easy on the eyes. Perfect for camping :)
DIY Hillbilly Washing Machine, for camping or major power outages (I think this is pretty clever and resourceful)
Home Remedy For Chiggers - Chiggers are tiny, six-legged wingless organisms that lurk in tall grass and weeds. Chiggers, which are a type of mite larvae, are nearly invisible but the evidence of their bite is unmistakable. They leave their victims with red welts and severe itching that can be maddening. There are several home remedies you can use to treat the itching and minimize the discomfort Home Remedies, Home Chigger Bite Remedies, Chigger Bite Remedy, Chigger Repellant, Chiggers Remedy, Beauti, Health Remedi, Chigger Remedy, Chigger Relief
I think this is a must have for travelling...would save a lot of ziploc bags! Keep the mess in the towel, then throw the towel in the laundry when you get home from your trip.
I've created this website to share some tips and tricks that I have learned from over 25 years of camping and hiking as a Boy Scout, camping with my own family and as a Scoutmaster, leading Scouts on campouts. Camping Stuff, Camp Recip, Campfire Meals, Camping Foods, Camping Meals, Camp Idea, Camp Meal, Camping Essentials, Camping Recipes
9 Easy camping meals you can cook without pots & pans
1 can biscuit mix 1 can of your favorite pie filling Smash the biscuits to about 6 inches Put a T of pie filling into biscuit & fold Pressing edges close. Brown in a skillet in some butter and when golden brown sprinkle with powered sugar. Homemade pie right at the campsite. Fire Pits, Food, Homestead Survival, Fun Recip, Cooking, Outdoor Cook, Campfires, Stoves, Build
How to build a campfire for cooking