There are so many awesome ways to upcycle your camping experience. We’ve compiled a list of our ultimate camping hacks! We love camping and spending time outdoors with family and friends. But why camp when you can glamp?! Follow our camping hacks to get the most from your experience.
We’ve got camping hacks to maximize your camp fire, lighting, kitchen, food and camping hygiene. Here are our top tips for upcycling your camping experience:
Camp Hacks for Fire
Make your own fire starters with laundry lint, toilet rolls and newspaper. Simply stuff the laundry lint into the toilet rolls and wrap with newspaper. Twist the ends, or secure with twine.
Or, you can make a briquette fire starter with an egg carton and charcoal!
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Mason Jar Matches
These mason jar matches are a great way to keep your matches visible and dry! Cut the strike pad off the original box and glue it to the mason jar lid or use a piece of sandpaper.
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Camping Hacks for Lighting
Milk Jug Light
This camping hack is perfect for creating ambient light. Strap a headlamp to a jug of water. You could also reuse milk jugs to create this.
Camping Hacks for the Kitchen
Shoe caddies are great for organizing lots of things. This camping hack is great for keeping your kitchen organized. Keep everything you need visible and ready to use.
Camping Hacks for Food
Eggs in a Bottle
Eggs are great for camp breakfast. Mix up your eggs in a bottle at home to save space and save on mess.
Pancake Batter Bottle
The pancake batter bottle is another great idea for the camping hacks list. Reuse a bottle that has a nice pour top. Just make sure to thoroughly clean it first. Then mix up your batter and funnel it in.
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This camping hack is genius! Reuse Tic Tac boxes to keep your spices nice and organized. Ask your friends to save their boxes for you and you’ll have a collection in no time!
Or, you can use a pill box for your spices:
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Camping Hacks for Hygiene
This soap pouch is a great way to transport your soap and it doubles as a loofah! You can make several pouches from 1 towel. Make a few and give them as gifts!
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Have one of those pop-up laundry hampers? Bring it camping! It’s the perfect way to keep your garbage and recycling from spilling all over the place.
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Toilet Paper Holder
This camping hack will keep your TP dry and visible. Cut a slit into the side of an empty coffee container. Add a hole at the top and bottom so you can string your container for hanging. Add a roll of toilet paper and feed it through the slit.