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It’s National Camping Month! Try These Camping Tips & Tricks


Its officially June which means that National Camping Month is here. Below, please find a few tips and tricks are courtesy of TheSoul Publishing – an award-winning publishing co. behind one of the top five YouTube channels, 5-Minute Crafts, (76M+ subscribers and 140M+ social followers).

Natural Bug Repellent Hack: Tired of fighting off mosquitos and other insects on your camping trips? Try this bug repellent hack! Before leaving for your trip, pack some mint leaves in your bag. Once you have a fire going, add a few mint leaves at a time to the flames. The smell of burning mint will keep mosquitos and other insects away!

Start a Fire with Ease: If you find yourself struggling to start/maintain a fire on your camping trip, give this egg carton hack a try. Simply take an empty egg carton and add charcoal into each slot. Place the egg carton onto your fire food and light with a match. You will find that the carton catches fire easily, and it is maintained by the charcoal within. Give it a try on your next camping trip!

Waterproof Your Sneakers: While camping, there is a good chance your shoes will get dirty and muddy throughout the trip. To prevent that from happening, try this DIY waterproof sneaker trick. Take a candle stick and rub the wax it on your sneakers, coating the entire shoe. Next, leave it in the sun to heat up. Once the wax has melted onto the shoe, it will form a protective coating, preventing your sneakers from getting wet!
Find even more of 5-Minute Crafts’ awesome camping hacks linked here!