Camp at Home

While you’re home, here are some fun camp activities for your family to try!


For Munchkins:

Play Balloon pickleball!

Make butterfly wings using paper plates

Use different colors to paint a tree branch as decorative art 

Raid your recycling bin to make upcycled sculptures…paint and glue together to create unique abstract art

Keep your hands clean playing with this dish soap putty

Make salt dough decorations or keepsakes

For ones who like to get messy, make and build with mud bricks outside


For Explorers & Juniors:

Play QTip Blow Dart Game

Write letter to friends or out-of-town relatives the old-school way…PAPER and PENS! 

Make a Marshmallow Catapult and see how many you can catch in your mouth

Make and play Milk Jug Toss

Make your own customized flavor Ziploc bag ice cream

Build your own frame for a fort using newspaper


For Seniors:

Build a sundial in your yard

Learn to code at on of these sites

Be green and build your own compost bin

Contact a local assisted living facility to find a “penpal” and communicate via mail or Facetime

Try some beginner’s woodworking projects from coasters to birdhouses

Build a Solar Oven to make your own S’mores without a fire

Learn Origami


For the Whole Family Inside:

Make meals together using kid-friendly recipes like these or these

Play Huckle Buckle Beanstalk (so simple yet so fun!)

Bake individual Cake-in-a-Mug to enjoy at family movie night

Have a family Improv, Karaoke or Talent Show Night

Have an indoor Bowling Tournament

Divide into teams and compete in a Living Room Obstacle Course Challenge


For the Whole Family Outside:

Pick your favorite veggies and herbs and plant a garden

Try any of these fun outdoor games from the 1970s

And of course, build a fire and roast some S’mores!