“Family & Good friends around a campfire is an idea of a great night out.”
It is no secret that we love to have a campfire while camping. They are cozy, fun, magical, and useful, we can roast marshmallows and cook on it, and play various outdoor activities around the campfire at night, which will add a sense of adventure to our camping trips. In fact, some campfire activities will add endless happy, fun, and laughter for camping, and create lasting memories for your family.
What is an ideal campfire activity? A good campfire game should be easily played without many props and can be able to play by the glow of a camping lantern.
If you’re looking for some fun campfire activities to play with friends and family, you get in the right place. Here we will recommend some top activities suitable to play with friends and family around the campfire.
CAMPFIRE GAMES FOR ADULTS & KIDS
1. PLAY GAME TWO TRUTHS AND A LIE
Rules: one person shares three unlabeled stories or facts about himself or herself: two truths and one lie. The other players get one chance to guess which the lie is. You can to up the ante, create a penalty for guessing the wrong answer.
2. 20 QUESTIONS
Rules: The primary participant thinks of an object or a famous person and keeps it to him or herself. The other players take turns asking strategic questions that can be answered only by yes or no.
1. CATCH FIREFLIES
Remember place a blue plastic disc or piece of paper over your flashlight to turn the light blue that will give you better luck catching fireflies, and put apple slices in your jar to keep your fireflies alive the longest.
The fun really begins when the sun goes down. Stargazing is so much fun, and it is always fun to see who can find a constellation. On a clear night, you can see the Andromeda Galaxy, The Milky Way, and much more with just your eyes. With binoculars or telescopes, Star chart, you and your kids can explore the universe.
3. TELL SCARY STORIES OR FUNNY STORIES
One of the things that kids most look forward to during while backyard camping is gathering around the fire to tell scary stories or funny stories. It can make really unforgettable camping memories for kids, and also cultivate the kid's imagination and expression skills.
COOKING CAMPFIRE DESSERTS
There’s nothing better than making food over the fire, and there are plenty of easy recipes for your family and friends to enjoy the fun of cooking and taste delicious food.
There are some easy & delicious camping recipes for you: Cinnamon Blueberry Bread, Foil Packet Nachos, Bacon Ranch Chicken Foil Packets, Meatball Subs, Pizza, Ramen, Shrimp Scampi Foil Packets…
Add a guitar to your campfire party and you will get a very fun night, no matter you're down at the beach, out in the forest, or any other place. Here is the list of some best campfire songs generally loved by a lot of people who will gleefully kick in with the lyrics:
- Otis Redding – Sittin' on The Dock of The Bay
- The Steve Miller Band – The Joker
- Jimi Hendrix – Hey Joe
- Creedence Clearwater Revival – Proud Mary
- Neil Young – Heart of Gold
- Elton John – Tiny Dancer
- Old Crow Medicine Show – Wagon Wheel
Hope you have a great campfire night!