From the Publisher
* A practical, stylish, and irreverent guide to camping that features got-to-have-it gear, awe-inspiring campfire recipes, the best places to pitch a tent, and how-to tips galore.
* Includes informative illustrations, practical and crafty sidebars, and real-life camping anecdotes.
* Illustrated tips explain how to tie knots, build a lean-to, set up a campsite, reward the troop with merit badges, and make an impromptu day pack from a pair of jeans.
* Chapters include "Leaving Kittenish Behind for Wildcat," "Squirreling Away the Nuts (and Bolts)," "Make Like a Snail," and "Impressing the Owls."
About the Author
Heather Menicucci is a writer, filmmaker, and unabashed dabbler with an impressive sticker collection. She has produced award-winning short films, reported on National Park Service meetings, contributed to BUST magazine, and filmed epic sweet-sixteen galas. Although she dreams of someday permanently pitching her tent in Costa Rica, she currently makes camp in New York and Pennsylvania. Next up on her backcountry agenda: learn to fish.