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9 Fun Camping Games that the Whole Family Will Enjoy

One of the greatest aspects of heading out on an RV adventure is the time spent with family. Getting away from the expectations of day-to-day life and enjoying your loved ones is a great way to recharge.
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Whether it's Frisbee Bowling, Frisbee Soccer or Frisbee Catch, these games are great fresh air activities to partake in with a group.

Enhance your time together by trying out some of these great games that are perfect for the campsite.

Outdoor Fun

Take advantage of being at a campground with these fun outdoor family games:

1. Frisbee Games

Frisbees are great for camping - they don’t take up much space to pack and they can be used for a variety of games:

  • Frisbee Bowling – Take turns trying to knock down a tower of plastic cups.
  • Frisbee Soccer – First, mark off two goal areas and break up into two teams. Each team then tries to score while defending their own goal.  
  • Frisbee Catch – Practice your skills by throwing and catching the frisbee with anyone who wants to play.

2. Water Fight

Cool down on those hot days with a campsite water fight. Fill some bowls with water and use wet towels or rags to soak and throw at anyone who comes close enough.

3. Obstacle Course

Obstacle courses can be made out of anything you can find around the campsite. Balance on sticks, climb big rocks, jump from towel to towel – the possibilities are endless. Kids especially love setting up fun (and sometimes complicated) courses for the whole family to try. 

Rainy Day Activities

It is always a great idea to be prepared for rainy days, even if the weather report looks good. Pack these indoor games, just in case:

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Card games can provide hours of indoor or outdoor entertainment.

4. Playing Cards

There are a number of card games that are great for families. Print off instructions for family-friendly games like Uno, Speed, Rummy, or Slapjack.

5. Board Games

The best board games to pack don’t require a lot of small pieces and are easy to learn.

6. Charades

Charades, the game where each person takes turns acting out a clue, is a classic. Make up your own or print out some camping-themed topics to bring along.

Take Advantage of the Night

Kids of all ages love playing games in the late evening when the sun is starting to set. Have fun with these nighttime games:

7. Glow-in-the-Dark Jenga

You can buy giant Jenga games that are made with glow-in-the-dark pieces, or you can paint your own with inexpensive glow-in-the-dark acrylic paint from the craft or dollar store.

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Put a new twist on Jenga by turning off the lights and using a glow-in-the-dark version of this poplular game.

8. Flashlight Hide-and-Seek

Play hide-and-seek safely at night with flashlights or headlamps for everyone. Hiding can be tricky when your light is on!

9. Glow-in-the-Dark Ring Toss

Use glow bracelets to make your own ring toss that is perfect for nighttime fun.

The key to planning games and activities is to keep them simple, make sure you have what you need to play them, and remember that the ultimate goal is to have fun! Getting the kids to plan some games is a great way to make sure that everyone can participate. Be creative and have fun!  

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