1. Toothpaste Dots
Rather than packing the entire tube of toothpaste, make small toothpaste dots by squeezing the toothpaste onto wax paper or tinfoil. Allow them to dry a few days before you leave and pack them in a smaller container.
2. DIY Fire Starters
Don’t throw away the dryer lint! Put it inside of empty toilet paper tubes and use it to start your campfires.
3. Store Plastic Cutlery and Napkins
Use a recycled drink holder to store your napkins and plastic silverware. This will keep you more organized!
4. Store Matches in a Mason Jar
Before heading into the wilderness, transfer matches from their original cardboard box, into a mason jar. Buy strike anywhere matches and glue a piece of sandpaper to the lid for easy lighting. This will keep your matches safe and dry.
5. Gallon Jug Lamp
Use a gallon jug filled with water and a headlamp to create a lamp for your tent or table area. The water reflects the headlamp to create more ambient light.
6. Pre-whisk Eggs
Save yourself some trouble at mealtime by whisking your scrambled eggs at home. Transport them in a plastic container for convenience. This also saves you from broken eggs in the cooler.
7. Store Snacks in Plastic Containers
Rather than bringing the whole bag or box of snacks, store snacks in plastic containers. This keeps food fresh and dry, and combats crunching!
8. Collapsible Trash Can
A collapsible mesh laundry basket makes a great trash can. Line the basket with a trash bag and to keep your trash receptacle accessible and contained.
9. 2-Liter Toilet Paper Holder
To keep your toilet paper dry, transform a 2-liter plastic bottle into a toilet paper holder. Just cut off the bottom, insert the roll, and pop the bottom back on!
10. Prepare Salad in To-Go Cups
For a quick campsite lunch, prepare chopped salad at home before you leave and store the salads in plastic to-go cups. This will keep your salad fresh and the straw hole makes a nice fork holder!
We think our list of 10 clever camping tips will help your camping trip be the most convenient one yet! If we missed any important tips, be sure to let us know! If you want to stay connected during your travels, be sure to utilize Ford SYNC! Check out our newest Ford SYNC Technology page to better understand the technologies your Ford vehicle is capable of.
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