Celebrate Earth Day at Miami County Park District's virtual campout!

Tent in woods
Tent in woods

Earth Day Virtual Campout

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

You and your family are invited to celebrate Earth Day by having a backyard campout ! Below are some videos to help you set up a tent build and campfire. Take photos of you virtual campout and share them with us on social media.

Set Up a Tent

Join Perennial Marj as she walks through the steps of setting up a tent. Watch now

No Tent? No Problem.

Don't have a tent or don't feel like camping outside? Explore alternatives with Perennial Marj. Watch now

How to Build a Campfire

Join Sequoia Steven as he takes you through the process of building a campfire. Watch now

Amores in child's hand
Amores in child's hand
roasting marshmallows
roasting marshmallows

Yummy Camping Snacks

It's always fun to cook around the campfire. Below are two of our favorite recipes.

The Classic Campfire Doughboy

Prennial Marj shows you how to make a quick and delicious campfire favorite, the doughboy! Watch now

Must Try S'mores Ahoy!

Sequoia Steven shows you how to put a tasty twist on traditional S'mores! Watch now




Sitting around a campfire
Sitting around a campfire

Fun Activities

Wondering what to do as you enjoy an evening around the campfire? Here are a few Ideas...


Not sure how to get started? Check out this video of Perennial Marj as she gives suggestions on how to tell stories around the campfire. Watch Now

Look Up at the Night Sky

Here are a few videos on how to discover the amazing wonders of the night sky.

Sci Show For Kids - Constellations: Connect the dots in the sky. Watch now

Listen to the legend of the Big Dipper star constellation. Listen now

Check out 10 smart phone apps for the night sky. Check them out

Outdoor Night Games

Looking for some outdoor night games for the whole family? Here are 10 suggestions for kids and teens.