Wilderness Camp


Click the orange links for more info about each activity. 

Day of the week Outdoor Activities Indoor Activities Art/Craft Food Snack
Monday

 Build a shelter

Or Create  Hula hoop tents  

DIY First Aid Kits   Leaf Luminaries  Homemade granola   
Tuesday  Build a River  Camp Charades  Make a boat 

 Air fryer beef jerky 

 
Wednesday  Outdoor adventure Hunt

Build a Forth with Blankets 

 Bow and Arrow 

 

Solar Smores  
Thursday

 Make a Pretend Campfire or 

 
Tell Camp Stories  Spring time suncatchers  Campfire Pizza sandwich   
Friday Go Camping In Your Backyard   Go Camping Inside  Bird Seed Ornament    campfire donuts   
           

Outdoor Activities 
  •  Tarp
  •  Rope or Elastic Ties (Bungee Cords)
  •  Hula Hoop ($1 each at Dollar Tree)
  • Safety Pins
  •  Twine or Rope
  •  Tulle and/or Ribbon (Easy find in craft store dollar bins)
  •  Sheets
  •  Scissors
  •  Cushions and Blankets
  •  Clear plastic cup
  • Tissue paper in red, orange, and yellow
  • Liquid glue (I used Tacky glue because of its thickness, but regular school glue works too.)
  • LED tea light
  • Twig or thin craft stick
  • Cotton balls
  • Brown construction paper
  •  Scissors
 
  • Fire Striker Or Matches
  • Tinder:  crumpled up paper bag, newspaper, Dry moss, dry grass, small dry wood shavings is dryer lint.
  • Kindling:  his can be small pieces of dry wood or actual small dry twigs and sticks. But they need to be small for our little flames.
  • Fuel:  Small to medium pieces of wood and last, you’ll put on regular pieces of firewood or log
 

Go  Backyard Camping 

  • plastic container with sealable lid
  • sharpies
  • band-aids (different sizes and shapes)
  • waterproof band-aids
  • alcohol wipes
  •  moleskin
  • hand sanitizer
  • gauze
  • cough drops 
 
 
 
Tell Camp Stories
 
  •  Leaves
  •  Plastic milk jug or similar
  • Contact paper US / sticky back plastic UK
  • Scissors
  • No flame tea lights US / UK
 
  •  twigs, 
  • string, 
  • a lollipop stick and 
  • some paper. 
     
    Bow and Arrow 
  • 1/2 inch PVC pipe – 4 ft
  •  1 swimming noodle
  •  1 – 1/4 inch wooden dowel
  •  2 small nuts (that you screw on a bolt, not the kind you eat! :))
  •  1 nerf dart
  •  I use this string or something similar

 

  • Spring time suncatchers
  •  Clear contact paper
  •  Scissors
  •  A pen or Sharpie
  • Tape
  •  A large Mason jar lid (or something to trace circles with)
  •  A single hole-punch
  • * String or twine

 

  • Bird Seed Ornament 
  •  2 cups / 300 g / 10.5 oz birdseeds* (see note below)
  •  1/4 cup / 40 g / 1.4 oz raisins, chopped
  • 1/4 cup / 35 g / 1.2 oz dried cranberries, chopped
  •  1/4 cup / 30 g / 1 oz peanuts, chopped
  •  1/4 cup / 15 g / 0.5 oz dried apples, chopped
  • 3/4 cup / 175 ml / 6 fl oz water
  • 3 sachets unflavoured gelatin
  •  cooking spray or coconut oil
  • ¼ cup of melted coconut oil
  • ⅓ cup of raw honey
  • ⅓ cup of almond butter
  • 2 teaspoons of cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • ⅛ teaspoon of salt
  • ¼ cup of sunflower seeds
  • 2 tablespoons of flax seeds
  • 2 tablespoons of chia seeds
  • ¼ cup of chopped raw almonds
  • 2 cups (220 gr) of rolled whole oats
 
  • 1 pound beef round cut into 1/4 inch strips
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
 
  • Cardboard pizza box
  •  Aluminum foil
  •  Plastic wrap or bag
  •  Black construction paper
  • Tape
  • Glue stick
  • Pencil or wooden skewer
  • Scissors or utility knife
  • S’mores supplies: chocolate, graham crackers, marshmallows
 
  •  English muffins     
  • Pizza sauce     
  • Mozzarella cheese     
  • Sliced pepperoni     
  • Cooking spray
 
  •  Oil for frying (about 2 cups is sufficient)
  • Refrigerated biscuits (like Pillsbury’s Grands)
  • Cinnamon and sugar (1 cup of sugar to 2 tablespoons cinnamon)
  • Brown paper bag (like you would use to pack a lunch)
  • Cooking pot (I used cast iron)