It's Summer and many folks will be headed into the back country to spend some time with nature.  But are you as prepared to be in the woods as you should be?

When camping season rolls around each year, I sort through my gear and replace worn and broken equipment.  Then I check my checklist and see if anything is missing from my camping boxes, and replace old or missing items.

According to, making a check list can start you on the road to a fun camping weekend or vacation this summer.

Having a printed checklist that you can keep with your gear or taped to the inside lid of camping containers is a great way to stay organized.  Feel free to make your own, or you can print and use the camping checklist graphic below.

Tip #2 - Make a Camping Checklist