Tips to Avoid Rookie Camper Mistakes

May 19, 2016 - Blog

Tips for spending a couple of nights in the great outdoors

Camping is a memorable experience. Whether bonding as a family or gathering with close friends around the campfire, trips in the trailer or tent are sure to inspire stories for years to come.


The May 2-4 Victoria Day long weekend is fast approaching — a weekend many see as the unofficial start of camping season. But not everybody is a seasoned camper, with a ready kit and the know how to brave the outdoors, cook over an open flame and stay cozy sleeping on the ground surrounded only by nylon walls.


“Even if you have never camped before, don’t let it intimidate you,” says Mark Bingeman, owner of Bingemans Camping Resort in Kitchener. “It is a truly enjoyable experience where you can escape from the every day and connect with nature.”


In order to make your camping trip easier, and ease some of your fears if you have never done it before, Mark offers the following advice:


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About Bingemans:

Waterloo Region’s leader in entertainment and hospitality, Bingemans is a multi-use amusement park and campground located in Kitchener, Ont., that provides the very best in family fun, outdoor recreation and family camping. The camping resort features sites for tents, trailers and RVs, seasonal camping, yurts and cabins. With a heated wave pool, Spray “n” Play for kids and huge waterslides, Big Splash Waterpark is a great spot to cool down in summer’s heat. Explore FunworX all year long, a three-level indoor playground for children of all ages, boasting an arcade, climbing wall, ropes course and more. Bingemans is also home to Canada’s largest Boston Pizza, 28 lanes of 10-pin bowling at Kingpin Bowling, billiards, ping pong, outdoor beach volleyball and outstanding banquet and catering facilities. And don’t miss Bingemans in the fall with North America’s largest Oktoberfest celebration and Canada’s most terrifying attraction, Screampark.

Originally posted on Momstown Brampton