Overview of the article:
- You'll get used to sleeping in less than ideal circumstances.
You'll learn to eat meals that are easy to cook--or don't require cooking at all.
- You'll get used to using the "facilities" in less than ideal circumstances.
- What you deem "necessities" will likely change.
- You'll have a chance to practice important skills and become more resourceful.
- You'll learn which kinds of clothing, shoes and outerwear are the best fit for the outdoors and your needs.
- You'll be more at ease in nature.
- Your kids (if you have any) won't be quite as freaked out that they aren't sleeping in their own beds.
- You can get used to finding and treating water before you drink it.
- You'll be really efficient at getting your camp set up.