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Two teenage girls paddling a blue canoe and a man paddling a red and yellow kayak on the Little Spokane River at Saint George's School.

Outdoorsy Summer Camps & Schools Near Spokane & North Idaho

Kids never remember their best day of television, but they will never forget summer camp—where they adventured outdoors, were mentored by caring adults, and overcame challenges. Here’s our annual list of regional summer camps and nature-based schools that provide unique opportunities for outdoor adventure and hands-on learning about nature, science, and outdoor skills—with something for …

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Dutch Oven Cooking Introduction

1 Day | Ages 13+ Dutch oven cooking is a family fun activity adding a delicious taste to your backyard BBQs, family picnics or camping at the lake. You will learn proper oven seasoning techniques, coal preparation, arrangement and temperature, how to handle your hot oven, prepping for your meals and where to buy your …

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Backcountry Cooking in 10 Minutes

Dorcas Miller’s book “Backcountry Cooking: From Pack to Plate in 10 Minutes” doesn’t have full-page, mouth-watering food photos, but it does have an immense amount of practical, vetted, and diverse information, wisdom, and recipes for all backcountry adventurers. In the Introduction, Miller asks a question that sets the foundation for the entire book: “What kind …

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Photo of people gathered around a campfire in a backyard.

How to Turn Your Backyard into a Campfire-capable Hangout

Staying outside late into long-lit evenings is particularly enjoyable in July. Before fire season rolls around, smogging up the air and preventing outdoor burning of any kind, small backyard fires can provide the backdrop to many hours of social gatherings, family bonding, and open-air cooking of the on-stick variety. If you do not already have …

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