This summer, the joy of camping was discovered or rediscovered by more and more people. When people want to get out of their homes to experience this summer, but social distancing remaining a priority, most of them turn to go camping - can hike, play, eat, and sleep in the outdoors, meantime away from crowed.
But even if you camp on an independent campground, you still need to prepare in advance because COVID-19 cases continue to rise. Here we collect 10 tips for tent camping this summer to help ease you into close encounters with nature safely.
1. KNOW THE CAMPSITE RULES AHEAD
The rules differ even from county to county and campsite to campsite, so it's a good idea to know exactly the regulations for the area you plan to camp before you make your camping plan.
2. TRY SOLO CAMPING OR CAMP WITH PEOPLE YOU LIVE WITH
It's not a wise move to share a tent with another person outside your household, so try to minimize this opportunity. You can try solo camping or camp with people you live with.
3. CHOOSE A CAMPSITE WITH LESS CROWED
Keep away from the crowded campsite, choose a campsite with fewer people, and near your home, and stay away from crowded areas of the campsite.
4. PACK FACE MASK, HAND SANITIZER, AND SANITIZING WIPES
During camping, you should continue to follow the same safety practices you would as usual, such as always keep wearing a face mask in public, wash hands frequently, disinfect frequently, avoid touching your face, cover your coughs and sneezes...so your camping list should include enough face mask, hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes to maintain good hygiene.
5. KEEP AWAY FROM CROWDED AREAS
Keep away from crowded areas, including farmers markets, grocery store, restaurants, other any other unfamiliar communities. You can purchase all the things you need at your regular grocery store, pack everything, and then drive directly from your house to the campsite. Remember to fill up your car with gas.
Singing around a campfire, Shared food, play games...these regular camping activities are not suitable now. Stay away from people you don't know, and choose those spots having fewer people, and cooking and sharing food with people you live with.
6. DO SUN PROTECTION
You should use sunscreen; wear a hat that has sunscreen and good heat dissipation, wear UV-protective sunglasses to protect your skin. Don’t forget the headscarf which has multi-functions such as protect the neck and the head, you can use it as a face mask too.
7. STAY HYDRATED
When camping, make sure you bring more water than you need, and remember to drink water often. Remember – if you are thirsty, you are already dehydrated.
8. TRY TO COOK BY YOURSELF
You can go to the familiar grocery store in advance to purchase food and seasonings and pack in a cooler to keep fresh, and then you can cook at the campsite and taste the delicacies you make by yourself.
9. BRING HIGH-QUALITY AND USEFUL CAMPING GEAR
To ensure comfortable camping experience, make sure you pack the high-performance and useful camping gear, including tent, shelter, sleeping bag, mattress, camping table, camping chair, lantern... we like KingCamp high-performance, portable, comfortable camping gears.
10. KEEP MOSQUITOES AWAY
There are many useful methods to stay away from mosquitoes, such as to use repellent or insect traps, Establish the camp in a place with few mosquitoes, keep the camp clean, and clean up food residues in time...if you want to keep them away from your camp, you need to prepare ahead.
Make comprehensive preparations in advance and enjoy special camping in this special summer.