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Equipment

Equipment varies greatly depending on the camper. Essentials include: Flashlight Hammer Hatchet Sleeping Bag Tent

Rules

There are no formalized rules for camping, though different parks and campgrounds do maintain different standards and regulations.

Description

Camping is an outdoor recreational activity. The participants, known as campers, get away from civilization and enjoy nature while spending one or more nights, usually at a campsite. Camping may involve the use of a tent, a primitive structure, or no shelter at all. Camping is the popular activity of getting away from civilization to live and play in nature. Camping usually takes places in secure parks and campgrounds, which allow for safer and less stressful experiences. Equipment needed depends on the level of comfort a camper desires. There are many different forms of camping, making it an activity that people of varying levels of skill and commitment can enjoy.

History

Recreational camping became popular in North America and Europe as a response to the rapid growth of cities and suburbs in the second half of the 20th century. Camping technology and equipment have steadily improved, making the experience easier and more comfortable. Different forms of camping eventually evolved to accommodate all types of campers. Today, camping remains a popular activity for people of all ages.