5 Must-Haves for the Perfect Backyard Campout!

You don’t have to travel far and wide for the perfect campout spot. It's right in your backyard!  With these helpful tips and fun activities ideas, you’ll be sure to have a night full of adventure, laughs, and DIY-fun!

1. Popcorn

And who can watch a movie without popcorn?? DIY these fun mermaid and shark popcorn holders for extra fun snacking! Get our free print out, linked here


2. Lots of pillows and blankets

It’s time to get cozy! What’s a campout without some fun colored pillows and big cozy blankets? If you're the ultimate adventurer, design a fun fort!

3. S’mores

S’mores are essential to campout success. Supplies needed: marshmallows, chocolate, graham crackers, long sticks for roasting, and a campfire. For a fun spin, substitute peanut butter cups for chocolate! YUMM... 

*Note: Adult supervision required!


4. Games 

Bring your best cards, boardgames, crafts, coloring sheets or anything else you'd like to pass the time.

5. A Movie

A comedy, action-filled adventure or something spooky? Choose something fun the for whole family!  



For more fun ideas and activities this summer, check out our Summer Fun Pinterest board.