An indispensable guide for the novice or occasional camper, Camping Essentials teaches the basics of camping and camp craft. It includes a reversible packing checklist, tips for choosing a campsite and setting up a safe camp, typing knots, lighting fires and classic camp recipes. Also included is a review of dangerous animals and plants, basics of wilderness first aid and a guide to navigating constellations in the night sky. This lightweight, waterproof folding guide is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use by campers of all ages. Made in the USA.