Category Archives: Dining Shelter

Setting Up Camp: Tarp

If you do not have a screen house, you should hang a tarp over your dining area. If you plan to “wing it” without one, you are asking for trouble, especially with the constant rainfall we have been receiving in … Continue reading

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Setting Up Camp: Screen House

I consider a screen house to be mandatory for car camping trips in Ontario, in order to have a properly sheltered dining area. The climate here is not arid enough to guarantee rain free camping trips, so a little overhead … Continue reading

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Camping Gear: Tarp

A tarp (tarpaulin) can be used as a canopy to provide overhead protection from the rain and can also be rigged to provide some protection from the wind. Less expensive tarps are made out of polyethylene, which is a lightweight, … Continue reading

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Camping Gear: Dining Shelter (Screen House)

A dining shelter or screen house provides shelter from the rain, wind and bugs while camping. I never go car camping without my screen house because it helps to mitigate the risks of bad weather and bugs. The weather in … Continue reading

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