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Family Camping E-Book

Family Camping Ebook

Beyond The Tent’s 

Guide To Family Camping

Are you ready to get your family out into nature and start making memories? Learn everything you need to get started with Beyond The Tent’s Guide To Family Camping. We’ve spent an entire year putting together this intro guide to camping in order to get families excited about camping and teach them the basics of what they need to know in order to have a great time.

About The Book


Planning Your First Trip

We’ve included everything you need to know about planning your first trip. From what parks to stay at, when to reserve your camping spot and how long you should go for.

What Gear You’ll Need

Knowing what to bring and what not to bring is a confusing mess. Don’t invest any more than what you’ll absolutely need to bring. We’ll tell you what’s important and what’s not.

How To Set Up Your Campsite

Where should you set up your tent? How far away should your tent be from your food and fire? These and more are all answered to help you avoid any problems with your campsite.

Family Safety

Safety is always #1 with our family and we want your family to be safe as well. What does poison ivy look like, how to avoid bears, water safety and more are all covered.

Having Fun

Don’t allow yourself or your kids to get bored while out camping. We’ve included fun games and activities to keep everyone having a great time.

Leave No Trace

Leaving No Trace is a simple concept that all campers should follow to help ensure the beauty for all future campers and to preserve the parks and forests we camp in.


Plus Much More

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About Ryan Cunningham

Ryan Cunningham Paddling in a Wenonah Canoe

My name is Ryan Cunningham and I was born in the small town of Madelia, Minnesota and grew up outside of town on a grain farm. From a young age my favorite activity was exploring the woods and river close by my home This love for exploring is what developed into a love for camping, especially with my family.

Today I am lucky enough to be able to say that I am a full time camper and run the website where I am able to talk about my camping trips, share my experiences and hopefully help others find a love for camping as well.

This family camping guide has been a year long project for me and it is my hope that it inspires you to get your family out of the house and start making memories that last a lifetime.  -Ryan Cunningham


Caleb Sparks

Wednesday 12th of February 2020

How do I get your E book?

Kevin M

Sunday 8th of August 2021

@Caleb Sparks, I had the same question.