Let's Go Camping! with Author Helen Olsson
Meet author Helen Olsson and learn some fun tips and
tricks for camping with kids. Kids will have the opportunity to try on
gear and create a fun nature craft!The first 25 customers to attend this event will receive an adorable Children's Book Week tote bag! The Down and Dirty Guide to Camping with Kids features great camp recipes that even the pickiest of eaters will enjoy, along with outdoor arts and crafts, and nature-based activities and games. Not to be missed are Olsson’s tips and tactics for motivating young hikers on the trail. Parents and children will learn about campfire safety, sun protection, first aid, and the perfect way to roast marshmallows over an open fire. From planning your trip to choosing the right campground, Olsson’s book offers first time campers a variety of fun ways to reconnect with nature and make a memorable family trip.Helen Olsson is a freelance travel and skiing writer and a contributor to the New York Times Travel and Escapes sections, where she writes about family outdoor and adventure travel. Among the camping trips she's chronicled for the Times are llama-trekking in Colorado's backcountry and a canoe-and-kayak trip in the Niobrara River Valley of Nebraska—both taken with three children under nine. Visit her website at www.maddogmom.com. Fun for the whole family!