An introductory camping guide that belongs in the backpack of every adventurer and budding environmentalist. Have you ever hung a bear bag? Predicted the weather by examining pinecones and dandelions? Counted a cricket's chirps to calculate the temperature?Whether you're an expert camper or just a beginner, this informative book-with its innovative approach and design-is chock-full of camping ideas that will add spice to your next journey through the woods. Find out how to pick and set up a comfortable campsite. Learn to recognize constellations among the many stars in the summer sky. Uncover new games and campfire recipes that will make the camping experience even more exciting. And that's just for starters. From whatto pack to what to look for once you're there, this hands-on primer is the perfect tool for a safe and fun outdoor adventure-so pop it in your backpack and hit the trail!