5 Free Printable Campfire Games to Entertain Your Whole Posse

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Is there anything better than camping during the early summer months? The temperature is nice during the day and gets just cool enough at night. You have an excuse to gather your family around a roaring campfire and cook meals while exchanging terrible knock-knock jokes and just laughter in general.

But sometimes it can be tricky to find ways of keeping those younger campers in our parties entertained! There are only so many times you can send them to collect kindling for the fire before they claim slave labor. Never fear, for we are here! And we've brought with us five free printable campfire games perfect for the wee ones.

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What are your favorite campfire games?


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  • Campfire Candyland


    This printable Camping Game is GREAT. Print up as many versions of the board as you like. You can make each square a math equation, a riddle, or a piece of trivia. As much fun to create as it is to play! Winner gets first hot dog.

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  • Camping Supplies Game


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    This printable Camping Supplies Game has players competing to see who can collect the most "supplies" on a trip. But don't worry, everyone is a winner when there are s'mores to be had.

  • The License Plate Game


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    Kids getting antsy on the ride out to the campsite? Print up this handy-dandy License Plate Game, a copy for everyone, and soon they'll be so caught up in collecting different states, they'll be shocked at how quickly you all reach your destination.

  • Camping Charades


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    This Camping Charades game is super cute! A twist on the popular game charades, this printable features a list of camping-specific tasks that need acting out. Sure to have everyone in stitches.

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  • Don't Eat Pete!


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    With a little help from a free printable board, this Don't Eat Pete! game will have the kids rolling all around with laughter. Line the board with marshmallows, chips, or any other snack. One player is sent away, the rest of the group decides which square is "Pete." The player returns and can eat any candy he wants UNTIL HE REACHES PETE! Person to go the longest without reaching Pete wins. And is also probably pretty full.


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