Essential Camping Skills Class

  • Fitness level : 1


Preparing to enjoy time away in a tent? Let REI's expert guides help ensure you're ready for memorable days and restful nights in the great outdoors. We'll introduce you to the fundamentals of creating a campsite that mirrors the comfort and organization of your own home! First, we'll discuss site selection, essential gear, and preparation, then we'll dig into hands-on practice with shelters, sleeping systems, critter-proof kitchen setup, storage, bathroom facilities, and Leave No Trace principles. You'll leave eager to put your new skills to use and excited to plan more adventures!

Gear provided by REI

  • Camp Stove - 1 or 2 burner stove
  • Group First Aid Kit - Contents include wound care items and over the counter medications for minor injuries and illnesses
  • Headlamp/Flashlight
  • Sleeping Pad - Closed cell foam or self inflatable.
  • Tent - Tent
  • Three Season Sleeping Bag - A bag rated 15 degrees plus.

4 sessions available