“Buzz Off!”: A Camper’s Guide to Dealing with Common Bugs

Introduction Camping brings us closer to nature, offering a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life. However, this immersion in the great outdoors also means encountering nature’s less welcome residents: bugs. From buzzing mosquitoes to curious ants, these critters can turn a serene camping trip into an itchy, uncomfortable experience. Fear not,

Annoying Mosquito Bites: The Reason They Itch and How to Soothe Them

Why Mosquitoes Bites Itch When a mosquito bites a person, it injects a small amount of saliva into the skin. The saliva contains proteins that can trigger an immune response in the body, causing inflammation and the sensation of itching. The immune system recognizes the proteins in the mosquito’s saliva as foreign substances and releases

Don’t Just Sit Around the Campfire: Ideas for Camping Fun

There are many fun things to do when camping, depending on your interests and the location of your campsite. Here are a few ideas: Hiking: Explore the local trails and discover new sights and sounds in the great outdoors. Hiking can be a fun and enjoyable outdoor activity that provides many physical and mental benefits.

The Best Way to Patch a Tent

Person repairing a tent with patch

There are a few steps you can follow to patch a tent: It’s also a good idea to have a repair kit with you when you go camping, in case you need to make any repairs on the spot. This can include patches, adhesive, and any other tools or materials you may need. Ken McClaryKen

Do All Mosquitoes Bite

No, male mosquitoes are not the biters. The female mosquitoes are the ones who bite and end up spreading disease. They bite you in order to drink your blood in order to use it to reproduce. When the blood is digested it provides the nutrition needed for the female mosquitoes to produce their larvae. They

When Are Mosquitoes Most Active

Mosquitoes seem to be most active on hot humid days with low wind. They can be around all year but February – August seems to be when you see them in higher numbers. A hot day at a campground with lots of humans no wind smells like Thanksgiving dinner to mosquitoes. Keeping yourself protected is

Will a Fan Keep Mosquitoes Away When Camping

My wife and I go camping all the time and we love it but sometimes we find the mosquitoes can get a bit thick. Kids going in and out of the tent all day tend to let those pesky mosquitoes. No matter what you try most of the time one or two are going to