Normandy Farms Blog

Posted October 13, 2016

7 Fun Halloween Games for Kids

Camping with the kids during the fall is a great chance to spend some time outside while the weather is cool and the leaves are changing. While there is plenty to do around the campground this time of year, sometimes it is more fun to make your own games and activities and play them around […]

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Posted September 16, 2016

Impress Your Family and Friends With a Great Campfire

Building a campfire can seem like an easy task, but anyone who has attempted it before knows that it is not as simple as it seems. Sometimes you don’t have enough kindling, the environmental conditions aren’t just right, or your wood-stacking technique just isn’t up to par. But don’t worry- follow these simple steps and […]

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Posted September 4, 2016

Wishing our College Team Members Good Luck

As summer is coming to an end, we are saying goodbye to many of our team members as they prepare to leave for college. We are fortunate enough to have an incredible team of hardworking individuals, many of whom are young, but mature beyond their years. It has been another great summer with these team […]

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Posted August 16, 2016

A Complete Day of Camping Recipes that You Need to Try

Have you ever felt as though you eat the same food over and over again while on a camping trip? Those hot dogs and hamburgers are great, but sometimes it would be even better to change it up and try some other delicious camping food. Sure, some recipes are complicated, messy, and not worth the […]

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Posted July 26, 2016

7 Must-Have Camping Apps

Many people think of camping as a reason to disconnect from technology, but we have found that technology can enhance the camping experience on many different levels. While you should not have your face in your phone the entire trip, there are many Apps that you can download to make your next camping trip easier […]

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Posted July 19, 2016

Camping Survival Kit

To get started with the camping survival kit I went to the dollar store. Yes, seriously the dollar store has amazing stuff. I will share with you my ideas, but add what you would use and subtract what you wouldn’t. DIY Camping Survival Kit at thebensonstreet.com Don’t forget something to keep everything handy in. I […]

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Posted July 17, 2016

Cheesy Mexican Quinoa Cast Iron Skillet

Sometimes finding the perfect meal to please the family can be a a difficult task. It can be really hard to do when you’re limited to supplies and resources while camping! If you want to mix it up, use the skillet and campfire/grill, and blow their tastebuds away, try this Cheesy Mexican Quinoa Skillet meal! […]

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Posted July 6, 2016

BLT Pasta Salad

Pasta Salads are the best dish to have when camping. They’re simple, can be made up ahead of time, stay fresh for a few days (in the refrigerator of course), and go with just about every meal. Pasta salads can be made up with just about anything you want, making it easy to cater to […]

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Posted June 23, 2016

6 Tips for Healthy Grilling

Camping and grilling go hand-in-hand. Everyone loves to roll out the grill and cook their favorite meals while enjoying the outdoors. Grilling is generally seen as a healthy alternative to frying food or even baking it. While this is true, there has been extensive research on the negative effect of carcinogens on the body and […]

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Posted June 13, 2016

New Activities for 2016

Every year we do our best to come up with some new and exciting activities to add to our recreation program. This year, we have 4 new activities and 1 new themed weekend that are sure to mix things up and keep our guests entertained! We had many requests for more adult and teen activities, […]

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