Author Event: The Down and Dirty Guide to Camping With Kids by Helen Olsson at The World's Only Curious George Store
The World's Only Curious George Store: Harvard Square
Author Event: The Down and Dirty Guide to Camping With Kids by Helen Olsson
July 15, 2012 2-4 p.m.
First-time camper? Trekked around the world? All are welcome at our upcoming event with Helen Olsson, author of The Down and Dirty Guide to Camping With Kids: How to Plan Memorable Family Adventures & Connect Kids to Nature.
Date: Sunday, July 15, 2012
Time: 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Place: Winthrop Park
Activity: Reading, Q&A, Signing, Games, Outdoor Craft Activities
Directions: Take the Red Line to the Harvard stop. Exit into Harvard Square, at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue, Brattle Street, and JFK Street. Stop by the World's Only Curious George Store at One JFK Street, then continue walking up JFK Street (Russell House Tavern will be on your left). Cross Mt. Auburn Street and you will be in Winthrop Square, right at Winthrop Park (Peet's Coffee & Tea is in the background on the right).
Helen will read from her new book, The Down and Dirty Guide to Camping With Kids, will answer any and all questions about camping with kids, and then will lead us through some fun games and activities to play with kids while camping. There's a little something for everyone of any age, and don't forget to pick up your copy of her book and have her sign it - copies will be available at the Curious George Store before and after the event, as well as being available at the park during the event itself.
About the book:
Whether you’re a first-time camper or a veteran backpacker befuddled by the challenges of carting a brood—and all the requisite gear—into the great outdoors, here you’ll find all the tips and tools you need to plan the perfect nature adventure with your family. Humorous and irreverent, yet always authoritative, this guide to camping with kids, from babies through pre-teens, is filled with checklists, smart tips, recipes, games, activities, and art projects. This guide is your game plan to unplugging from the digital world and connecting your kids to nature. Whether it’s roasting marshmallows around a crackling campfire or stretching out on a camp mat to gaze at the stars, the memories you’ll be making will last a lifetime.
About the author:
Helen Olsson is an outdoor adventure enthusiast who travels with her husband, Jeff, and their three children, Quinn, Aidan, and Anya. When not traveling, she writes about skiing, hiking, fitness, nutrition, people, family, kids, and...camping!