8 Essential Camping Skills

By Suzanne Wiley

To have a successful (and safe!) camping trip, you need to master, or at least be competent at a few basic camping skills. The following infographic shows you eight camping skills for beginners.
essential camping skills infographic pitching a tent, building a fire, camp cooking, purifying water, staying warm, first aid, navigation and tool use


To get you started, here are our 8 favorite articles for beginner campers:

Types of Camping

What are the 10 Essentials for Camping?

How to Choose a Tent

How to Camp for Free

How to Pick an Outdoor First Aid Kit

Easy Camping Meals

Reducing Your Campsite Footprint

How to Find Water in the Wilderness