Camping with Kids Gorham ME
70 Total Camp/RV Sites,68 30 Amp Service,2 50 Amp Service,70 Electric and Water,37 Full Hookups,40 Max RV Length,3 Pull-Thru Sites,6 Rental Units,6 Total Rental Units,30 Seasonal,
Dump Station,Firewood,Group Area,Ice,WiFi Parkwide,Laundry,Pets Welcome,Propane,Store,Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,RV on Site,wifi,
Canoe Rentals,Fishing,Hay Rides,Hot Tub,Kayak Rentals,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,arcade/game room,
Steep Falls, ME
200 Total Camp/RV Sites,71 20 Amp Service,100 30 Amp Service,44 50 Amp Service,200 Electric and Water,171 Electric Only,75 Full Hookups,40 Max RV Length,5 Pull-Thru Sites,12 Rental Trailers,50 Seasonal,29 Tent Sites,
Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,WiFi HotSpots,BBQ Pits,Beer/Wine,Dump Station,Firewood,Group Area,Handicapped Restroom Facilities,Ice,Ice Cream Shop,Laundry,Meeting Rooms,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Propane,Restaurant,Showers,Snack Bar,Store,RV on Site,Lodge Rentals,
Boating,Canoe Rentals,Fishing,Kayak Rentals,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Recreation Hall,Swimming - Lake,Mini Golf,
Steep Falls, ME
101 Total Camp/RV Sites,101 Electric and Water,40 Max RV Length,9 Pull-Thru Sites,70 Seasonal,
Arcade/Game room,Fishing,Mini Golf,Nature Trails,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming - Lake,
Sebago Lake, ME
130 Total Camp/RV Sites,130 Electric and Water,25 Full Hookups,40 Max RV Length,10 Pull-Thru Sites,
Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,
Camping with Kids
January 31, 2010 by Brea · 4 Comments
My little campers about to say goodnight.
When’s the last time you took little ones camping? I mean little-little ones. My sons, Callum and Quinn are one and two years old respectively. Do you know how demanding the young toddler set can be? Well, we bought a hybrid travel trailer and we found out!
Our first question when packing up for our very first foray in the RVing world was “what on earth will we take to keep them happy”? If you have (or have ever had) little kids, you’re well aware of the Toys-R-Us-Tornado-Effect they have on your home. And the smaller the kids, the bigger their primary colored plastic toys can be. So which of all these “absolutely essential” things make the cut? Our answer was…whatever we can fit into one plastic storage bin. Books, cars, some shape sorters for the baby, stuffed animals, a couple music CDs and movies. Of course this doesn’t take into account the big old double stroller and pack-n-play…but hey, it was a start.
So we packed as best we could, knowing that it would take dozens of trips to actually have our own “system” down. Our stuff was easy. The kitchen supplies, no problem. Bathroom and bedding essentials? Got ‘em. But, which lovey from their cribs will they NEED? How many outfits per kid?
Were we over thinking things? Totally. We packed what we thought would be needed and set out…we’d done our best.
What a wake-up call. My boys were more interested in the rocks at our campsite than the cars and trucks we packed. They were mesmerized by the bouncing flames in the fire pit and had no need for the stuffed animals. Most of the movies went unwatched, replaced by lots of walks around the campground and time at the playground. I quickly realized I’d packed all those things for me…to ease my worries. Lesson learned…kids don’t need “stuff” to have fun camping. They need parents with a little sense of adventure.
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