Re: Summer camping
BILL NELSON (nelsonb@AZTEC.ASU.EDU)
Fri, 3 Nov 1995 12:36:24 -0700
>On Fri, 3 Nov 1995, DANIEL NEVELS wrote:
>Wear light, loose clothing. Preferably cotton.
>Wear a hat. Keeps the sun off the head.
>Wear sunscreen. Nothing like sunburn on a hot summer's night.
>Drink plenty of water. Avoid sodas & drinks w/ caffeine (it acts as a
>Eat light meals; avoid fats.
>Use tents with large windows, or (if the bugs aren't bad) sleep outside.
>Bug netting cuts breezes down by a lot.
Good advice. I would only add, to keep water handy AT ALL TIMES.
Also, wear a hat that shades the face AND the back of the neck. The
BSA baseball cap is useless in the hot sun.
Bill Nelson Webelos Den Leader, Pack 878 Assistant Scoutmaster,
Troop 14, Unit Commissioner, Tempe District, Grand Canyon Council
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