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Author's Note: 5 Ideas for Camping in the Backyard

Let's be honest: I was always the kid who begged my parents to set up the tent in the backyard -- summer, fall, winter, spring -- only to get a little nervous by dark and wander in to sleep "just because." But it's not necessarily the sleeping-outside-all-night that is the fun; it's the independence and feeling of self-sufficiency that came with it. Every kid deserves to feel like a true mountain man or woman at least once a summer.

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