What you should be aware of on camping
Avoid any contact with poison ivy on camping. It’s the oil in this plant that causes some people to develop a blister like rash which can be extremely itchy on camping. This three leaf plant can be found growing on the ground or growing up trees and rocks. If you have been exposed to poison ivy, wash up immediately with soap and cool water. There are special soaps and cleansers that help remove and minimize the spread of the oil. Tecnu is a very popular brand. There are also many ointments to help dry up the rash and relieve the itching and discomfort associated with poison ivy. Ivarest is a very popular brand. Learn to identify this plant and, if at all possible, avoid contact. Also avoid contact with contaminated clothes until properly laundered. The oil is still present and can again exposes you to this unwanted itch.
Avoid animal visits on camping. Although most wild animals are afraid of people, some of them may still approach our campsites. Do not feed them. This not only hampers the animals natural instincts but it encourages them to make repeat visits. They may even decide to help themselves. Always store your food away in a car or hang it in a tree. Never leave food in your tent. These animals can and will do a lot of damage on camping.