Hobbies Interest Pastimes and Sports HIPS HIPSFinder Logo
Keyword Search 
Find Club / Course       
See HIPS Activity Photo
See HIPS Activity Video Clip
Send HIPS Finder your images / videos Buy professional photography for this activity
Send HIPSFincer your images / photos / videos

Camping, staying in a tent. Camping is one of the first big adventures for children, whether a day time camp in the garden or the first night out with friends without mum. A cheap way to family holiday, anywhere, anytime, for as long as you choose.

Camping is very popular most people have tried it. camping is very popular with hikers and touring cyclists because of the ability to travel light and stop when they want. Campsites can be found through the countryside and in most holiday towns.

Camping locations range from your own back garden, to small very basic hideaway campsites, too large holiday centres with all facilities and entertainment provided. When camping you can reach and stay in areas you would not normally be able to access

Suitable for all ages, a true family holiday adventure. A great leveler with the children equal with parents. Elder people do often change to caravanning lured by the extra comfort and luxury on offer.

Suitable for people of all abilities and disability, although because of the nature and terrain of camp sites, it does depend on the facilities taken by the camper and the facilities offered by the individual campsite.

An adventure from the moment you arrive on your chosen site, picking the right place to pitch your tent, pitching your tent especially for the first time, cooking in the open, (thank goodness for takeaways), sleeping in the open with the natural noises, the darkness, broken only by torches and flickering lamps. You can nowadays hire a tent and all the necessary equipment on some larger sites, very handy for beginners or families who want to travel with out all the extra bulk involved.

One of the attractions of camping is the flexibility, you choose when and where you camp. and you can go as frequently or infrequently as you choose. Camping is a good way of meeting up with a group of old friends or family when there is two many to stay in one house. Another advantage is you can store your camping equipment in the smallest of homes for when next wanted.

Closely Related Activities
Caravanning, families often do both. The love of the open air life style is often kindled by membership and childhood experiences of Scouts, Guides, Boys Brigade and other such youth organisations.

Caravanning 94, Narrow Boating 866.

A very economical way to holiday and to travel. A very basic two man tent can be purchased from £10, at the other extreme a luxury family double skinned family tent with several bedrooms can cost £1000, Joining a camping club for around £30 a year is a good idea as it gives listings, locations and facilities offered by thousands of sites throughout the UK. Nightly site fees range from £3 per tent per night to £25 per unit for a site providing entertainment and full facilities in high season.

Level of Demand
The table below shows the maximum levels of demand that this activity requires. NOTE: These are not entry levels or levels of requirement and has nothing to do with ability.

  The level of energy that could be required Energy  
  The level of demand that could be required by your arms Arms  
  The level of demand that could be required by your legs Legs  
  The level of demand that could be required by your sight. Sight  
  The level of demand that could be required by your hearing. Hearing  
  The level of demand that could be required by your speech. Speech  
  The level of demand of Cerebral Learning that could occur as a direct consequence of absorbing factual information. Learning  

Please be advised that this record has not necessarily been reviewed by people with the expertise required to provide you with complete, accurate or reliable information. The information and images for this activity are supplied by the general public, Please contact us if there is a breach of copyright or you wish to improve the data.

Social Bookmarking What are Social Bookmarks

Social bookmarking HIPS Club and Course Finder listings Add to Newsvine Add to Netvouz Add to Google Add to Mr. Wong Add to Furl Add to MyShare Add to Co.mments Add to TailRank Add to Fark Add to FeedMeLinks Add to Blogmemes Add to Spurl Add to Slashdot Add to Blogmarks Add to Blink List Add to Simpy Add to Blink bits Add to Scuttle Add to PlugIM Add to Ask Add to Netscape Add to Yahoo Add to Reddit Add to Squidoo Add to Ma.gnolia Add to Technorati Add to StumbleUpon Add to Facebook Add to GoGurl.com Add to digg Add to del.icio.us

Currently only email support is provided.

The Hobbies, Interests, Pastimes and Sports (herein HIPS) depicted on this website are performed by trained professionals in controlled conditions. These HIPS have inherent risks, and injuries, including disability and death could occur. Do not rely on this website as your only source of HIPS information or advice. Always follow manufacturers' and local rules and regulations. Do not attempt any of these activities without the proper supervision and safety equipment. The publisher, editor, and writers accept no responsibility for the information contained herein. Every effort has been made to present factual information. HIPS does not guarantee the accuracy or the completeness of any information published herein and is not responsible for any errors, omissions, or for the consequences resulting from the use of such information. By requesting the display of any of these pages, you agree to this policy. For more information please visit our Terms and Conditions of Use.

Valid HTML 4.01 Transitional
© HIPS Finder LTD 2024