It’s that time of the year again. Winter is pretty much over, and soon the climate and the conditions will be perfect for camping. Campgrounds that were closed for winter months will open soon and you will be able to enjoy your favorite outdoor activities again. At CERAland, several of our campers are excited about being allowed to camp again at our facilities. In their eagerness, they sometimes forget to plan for a spring camp and may have an unpleasant experience because they failed to make a list and check it twice! Here’s the perfect spring camping checklist that will help you on your next camping trip:
Consider the Climate- Spring is a time of transition. This makes the weather a little unreliable. You might experience spring showers, chilly nights, and other such problems. You need to be appropriately prepared for the conditions you might face. This means you should dress warmly and be sure that there are no weather warnings in your area. It’s a good idea to contact the park and ask if they would recommend springtime camping during your scheduled visit.
Equipment- As mentioned earlier, the springtime weather can be unreliable. That’s why it’s necessary to have the right equipment on hand. You should pack for cold weather and carry a sleeping bag with you to act as insulation. The nighttime temperatures can drop and the ground can become too cold to sleep on. You should pack an all-weather tent that’s good for springtime camping. Depending on the general springtime weather in your area, you might also need a fall weather tent just in case things change.
Check the Equipment – It’s best to check your equipment thoroughly before you step out of your home. Make sure that your tent and sleeping bags don’t have any holes and tears. You should also check your first-aid kit and make sure that you have everything you need.
For more information on springtime activities and wellness, you can contact CERAland in Indiana for questions and suggestions. Just give us a call at 812 377 5849 or call on our Toll Free line at 888 SEE-CERA. You can also fill in this contact us form