Families/Kids

  • 5 Gift ideas for the “Happy Camper”
    Cake Taker

    Cake Taker

    Here are five gift ideas to put under the tree. Continue Reading

  • Tofino, BC – A Bucket List Trip

    Flying Kites at Long Beach, BC

    When planning a trip to a place as unique as Tofino on Vancouver Island’s Pacific Rim, be prepared to get busy and enjoy everything it has to offer. With only 4 days and 7 of us in our group, we had a jam packed but amazing visit. Relive our stay in one of the most beautiful places you’ll ever see. Continue Reading

  • Learn to Fish – a British Columbia Program that Teaches You How to Fish

    Fishing Brothers

    Fishing Brothers

    It may still be winter but that doesn’t mean we can’t think about things to do in the spring. One activity to plan for, especially if you have youngsters, is participating in a Learn to Fish program. Check out below.

    What does someone who knows absolutely nothing about fishing, and lives in BC, do to rectify that?  Well, you can read up on the subject on the internet... Continue Reading


  • Planning Your First Camping Trip? Make it Easy
    Thompson Okanagan

    A good resource to help find all campgrounds (provincial, private, national and recreation sites) located throughout British Columbia is www.campingrvbc.com/camping. You can also make a reservation at some provincial parks at DiscoverCamping. For national parks go to Parks Canada Reservation Service. To reserve at a private facility, contact the individual campground. More information on Recreation Sites can be found at sitesandtrailsbc.ca Continue Reading

  • Jerry’s Search and Sketch, the Ultimate Scavenger Quest was a success with families!
    Scavenger Quest Done!

    Scavenger Quest Done!

    This past summer BC Parks, in partnership with Camping RV BC Coalition, launched a fun, new park activity for kids and families called Jerry’s Search and Sketch, the Ultimate Scavenger Quest! Continue Reading

  • Fun Family Camping Trip to the Okanagan, British Columbia
    Okanagan Lavender Herb Farm

    Okanagan Lavender Herb Farm

    It doesn’t feel like summer until we visit Penticton, the interior of BC where it’s always warmer and where fruit orchards and wineries make for a picturesque summer photo. With our trailer in tow, the average five-hour commute allows us to enjoy the beautiful lush scenery and mountain peak tops until we arrive at Southbeach Gardens RV & Campground, where we have become regulars. Often times the kids will have their tablets and headphones ready for the road-trip, along with pillows and blankets next to them just in case they feel like taking a nap. We would pack fresh fruits, lots of water and some salty snacks to avoid having to make unnecessary stops if someone gets hungry. Continue Reading

  • Vedder River Campground and Summer Fun, British Columbia

    Vedder River is fun for the kids

    Vedder River is fun for the kids

    For the third year in a row, my family and I have been camping at the Vedder River Campground, located in Chilliwack, BC.  Just under an hour’s drive from downtown Vancouver, it is the perfect long weekend getaway, close yet not too close. Situated along the Vedder River, it offers an array of various activities fo... Continue Reading


  • Campfire Cooking With Kids in British Columbia

    Campfire Cooking with Kids

    Campfire Cooking with Kids

    Looking for some fun and delicious ways to get your kids excited about cooking over a campfire? These are some of the best ways to ha... Continue Reading


  • Ultimate Mother Daughter Camping Weekend

    View from a tent

    This summer we finally got back into camping, previous years there were always excuses – we were too busy, all the weekends were booked, my daughter was too young, I wasn’t ready to just camp with her alone. But this summer we just ignored all the excuses of previous years and booked a few ... Continue Reading


  • A Beautiful Connection…Okanagan Lake

    Sky with clouds

    We arrived at Okanagan Lake  North Campground on a late afternoon in August, after driving the breathtaking Coquihalla and stopping for a fantastic meal in Peachland. My daughter and I were instantly struck by the beauty and privacy of our campsite, the huge vastness of sky above us, and the serenity of the lake spread out before us.

    Later that evening, preparing for bed, we we... Continue Reading


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