Even Camping, You Will Hear What’s For Dinner

How many times do you hear this statement? Even when on a camping trip you still hear this said, trust me! While camping is a truly fun and relaxing adventure for all involved one seems to forget that some chores never end. For example, cooking and cleaning, the chore most of us would love to eliminate. Unfortunately this is a dream that won’t come true. No matter what type of camping trip you take you still have to eat. Unless you plan to eat out every meal, then you still have to plan for your meals. That is where planning ahead will make your camping trip a very rewarding and relaxing event. The less work for you to do while camping, the better off you are.Every family is different, some like simple meals while others want full coarse ones. Whichever your family is always try and cut down on your work. Think paper plates and plastic utensils, most meals will taste just as good on a paper plate as opposed to a plate that has to be washed. Less work right, my point exactly.Now as we talk about the different types of families I will tell you mine is the one who wants a full coarse meal. If you ask my husband what he wants for dinner even while on a camping trip, rest assured he’s going to say Steaks, Shrimp, Ribs or even yummy Wings. Over the years of camping I have come up with recipes that complement the taste for all these foods while requiring little work prior to cooking them while on your camping trip. That means I’m still relaxing and enjoying our camping adventure but feeding my family with a full coarse meal. After the meals clean up mainly consist of a trash bag.Let’s start from the beginning on how I achieve these kinds of meals with as little work as possible while camping. With paper and pencil in hand I sit down and plan every meal. When I accomplish that chore I move on to what preparations I will need to achieve prior to going camping. After doing the grocery shopping, preparations begin. Most of your side dishes can be prepared before you leave home. A few examples of side dishes are potato salad and baked beans to go with your ribs or wings, or baked potatoes and salad to go with your steaks. Presto!Below are a few of my recipes to get you started on your preparations for a fun filled camping trip in which you can eat great with very little time spent preparing the meal at the camp site.Yummy Chicken Wings2 ½ lbs. of wings1 cup Dale’s steak seasonings1 pkg. McCormick buffalo wings seasoning mix (assorted flavors to choose from)Wash and dry wings. Place in Ziploc bags.1 Hour prior to cooking pour Dale’s seasoning over wings turning to coat well every 15 mins. Drain and discard after marinating. Sprinkle entire package of seasoning mix on to wings and toss well to coat evenly.Cook on preheated grill turning as needed until done.Remember to have wings ready and in Ziploc bags prior to leaving for camping trip.Homemade Hamburger Patties2 lbs. of lean ground beef1 small onion (chopped)2 eggs beaten well4 table. Spoons Dale’s Steak Seasoning½ – ¾ cup of seasoned bread crumbsSalt and pepper to tasteMix together beaten eggs, onion, and Dale’s seasoning in large bowl. Add ground beef and mix well. Add salt and pepper to taste. Stir in bread crumbs and mix well. Pat out into size of patties you desire. Cook or freeze for latter. If freezing, be sure and separate patties with waxed paper to keep them from sticking together.For camping all you need to do is take desired amount of frozen patties with you. Thaw them out and cook on the grill. What a great hamburger with little work at the campsite.Bacon Wrapped Stuffed ChickenThin sliced chicken (dark or white meat)1 pack of baconFresh Mushrooms chopped into small piecesShredded Cheese (your choice of flavors)Tooth picksLay your thin slices of chicken out flat. Fill center with chopped mushrooms and cheese. Roll up and insert a toothpick through it to keep it together. Take strips of bacon and wrap around you’re rolled up strips of chicken. Again use your toothpicks to hold everything into place. Grill until done.For your camping trip you have all the chicken prepared and ready to go on the grill.Baby Back RibsDesired amount of baby back ribsDale’s Steak SeasoningGarlicSalt and Pepper to tasteB.B.Q. SaucePlace the ribs in a large pot and cover with water. Add small amount of the Dale’s seasoning. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of minced garlic, salt and pepper. Bring pot to a boil, turn heat down and simmer ribs for approximately 1 ½ hours until tender but not falling off the bone. Cool then cook or freeze for later. When cooking put on grill for a short time to give grilled flavor while adding your favorite bbq. Sauce to both sides. Fall off the bone good ribs.For your camping trip you take out of freezer, thaw, cook and eat. How easy is that?All of the above recipes can be cooked on an outdoor camping grill or an open campfire using a good cooking-grate.This article was written by my wife, Cindy

Try to Use an Online Camp Management Software to Save Time and Cost

Camps are organized throughout the year to satisfy different motives and goals. For example, governments of various countries arranges camps to provide shelter and protection to refugees and nationals who have lost their homes because of some natural calamities or war. We also find many organizations planning summer camps for kids or adults to let them enjoy the day and participate in various fun-filled activities. Now, whether a State organizes a camp or a professional institute, there is an urgent need to manage these camps properly to save time and cost.Managing camps, especially the big ones is a mammoth task. You need to handle the registration phase as well as fee collection to ensure the success of the camping experience. An online camp management software can help you streamline and handle such elements of the camping registration process at an affordable cost. It is because of the cost effective nature that we see the majority of camp organizers turning towards using the Cloud-based camp management solution instead of manually controlling and supervising the event.Technology is slowly overpowering the manual aspects of executing a task. Let’s see how such a solution is helping the camp owners manage work professionally.Camp Registration FormsYou can create, design and publish the camp registration forms just like your existing hard copy forms. The only difference being is that instead of printing the form on paper, you publish it on the website. I Interested individuals can start filling it up their details as soon as it is uploaded on the website. If there is a need to enhance and publicize the organization’s brand value and corporate identity, it can be done by customizing the forms to make them look like your camp website. You can even add any number of questions on the forms to gather relevant details from each registrant.Confirmation EmailsWith an online management app, you no longer need to print and post individual confirmation letters to the respective registrants. You can quickly send confirmation group emails to all the participants after the successful completion of registration as well as any links or attachments that needs to be filled out.Payments CollectionCloud-based camp management app will let you accept registration fees using one’s credit cards and such other leading payment gateways. As a camp organizer, you can utilize the online payment solution to send refunds or chargeback to individuals who decide to withdraw their registration due to some personal reason.Generation of Online ReportsAfter the camp gets over, the next key element is to generate a variety of reports to measure the specific aspects of business activities and ROI. Online generation of reports saves time and you can create multiple reports and store them on a single activity dashboard in minutes. All registrant plus their payment details get automatically stored in the solution database; hence you can instantly access them online to import them in excel or such standard formats.

Are Ball Handling Camps Your Best Bet At Amazing Ball Handling? Find Out The Truth!

If you really want to improve your ball handling, and you have some extra money lying around, ball handling camps may be appropriate for you. There are many different basketball camps around the world. You can attend a basketball camp with n.b.a. professionals or with knowledgeable coaches and trainers that study ball handling. This is a great alternative to dribbling the basketball endlessly in your driveway without any form of guidance. Here are some of the pros and cons.Lets start with the pros. Basketball camps are usually for the youth ranging from 5 to 18 but there are adult ball handling camps available. Adults and children that are out of shape, or challenged athletically, will certainly get their money’s worth because they’re bound to leave the camp with new found skills and more confidence. If you truly love the game of basketball and you’re honestly willing to work hard to improve your dribbling skills, then you can benefit tremendously from a basketball camp. If you love meeting and working with new people this may also add to your experience with a basketball camp.Some popular camps that come to mind are Hoopzone Ball Handling Camps, Advantage Basketball Camps, and the Nike Basketball Camps. There are different levels of these camps. For example they may have a separate camp for middle school, high school, and college basketball students. These camps will help teach the importance self-discipline and self-confidence. You can usually register for these camps online and you can choose the perfect basketball camp for you or your child.Here are the cons. Now if you’re like me, and you don’t have the time to go to a basketball camp or you rather work on your handles at home with your own schedule, then there are other options to choose from. Basketball camps can be expensive, non-refundable, difficult to find, and sometimes they don’t live up to what you expect. If money isn’t an issue, you can hire a professional or someone with great knowledge of ball handling that you want to learn from. Hiring a professional trainer can be very expensive but if you have the money it may be a good option. You may be able to find someone locally but sometimes you may not, but a good place to search would be online.Here is the option I personally chose. I simply decided to work on my handles by myself. Three to five days a week I would go in my garage and dribble the paint off my basketball until I was exhausted, but I never seemed to get the results I wanted. One day I found a ball handling program online that came with complete step by step system that was created to transform anyone into a ball handling wizard. Once I found this program I knew I was destined for success because I knew exactly what to do to improve handles. I followed this program for a few weeks and I quickly became excellent at handling the basketball. I’m fortunate I was able to find this program before I decided to spend hundreds or thousands on a trainer or a basketball camp.