Setting up the Best Camping Party for Your Kids

Although nothing can match the experience of camping in the wilderness, a camping-themed party lets your kids enjoy some of the most charming elements of nature from the comfort of your backyard or living room. Take a stroll through these templates, supplies, and camping party ideas and see how easy it is to bring the great outdoors into your home.

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DIY camping invitations

Send out charmingly rustic invites to drum up excitement with all your potential campers. Your invites are also the best way to let everyone know about any special instructions, like RSVP requests and outfit suggestions. Flannel, boots, and vests are classics and will help make your photos feel extra outdoorsy.

Our custom invitation template also lets you stay green and avoid extra envelopes by using postcards. With Avery Design & Print Online, you can import names and addresses from a spreadsheet to quickly address all your postcards at once. Learn more about this feature in our article on how to mail merge in Avery Design and Print Online.

Personalize our free camping party invitation template

Add your own personalized text, then use a laser printer to print this design on Avery 5889 double-sided postcards. Or, print it using an inkjet printer and Avery 8386 double-sided postcards for inkjet printers.

Once you’ve customized your invitations, you can also choose “Let Us Print for You” to order custom-printed postcards.

Self-serve trail mix bar

Let your guests blaze their own trail by setting up a customizable trail mix bar. This do-it-yourself spread is perfect for parties since most trail mix ingredients will stay fresh for the entire day, the setup requires very little upkeep, and your guests can choose precisely the snacks they want.

Print this design on any 8-1/2″ x 11″ sheet of cardstock or paper. We recommend using self-laminating sheets (73601) to cover and protect your sign after printing.

DIY picks for trail mix ingredients

Almonds, chocolate, Chex Mix™ and more make for delicious options that just naturally work well together. Make sure to include signs to help your guests easily view all of the choices available. Kraft brown labels are perfect for making quick signs while also maintaining a rustic, camping party theme.

Add your own personalized text, then print this design on Avery square-scalloped labels (94110). Stick each label on a flat toothpick or skewer, and voilà!

Personalized trail mix bags

Paper bags are a convenient and eco-friendly option to help everyone carry around their handpicked blend of trail mix. Just add a personalized sticker using our cute design to turn any bag into a memorable party favor.

Print this design on our glossy white round labels sold by the sheet (94502). Or, after you’ve customized the design, choose “Let Us Print For You” to have them custom printed.

“Don’t Feed the Bears” camp drinks

Want to go on a bear hunt? Bear-shaped bottles are adorable containers and also double as great camping party decorations. You can also use small plastic canteens, enamel mugs, and more for a woodland feel.

Print this design using an inkjet printer and our glossy white 1-1/2″ round labels, sold by the package (8293). Or print them on the same size labels sold by the sheet (94506), which can be used with laser or inkjet printers.

Alternatively, after customizing, choose “Let Us Print for You” to order custom-printed round labels.

S’mores party favors

As the party winds down, say goodbye to all of your fellow campers with a homemade party favor. S’mores kits are a sweet gift your guests will have fun making after the party and are a great way to say thanks.

Print this design on Avery 2-1/2″ round scalloped tags (80511). Or, choose “Let Us Print for You” after customizing to order custom-printed round scallop tags.

Check out our Pinterest page for more party ideas and share your awesome party projects with us using #averyproducts on Instagram.

Author: Ryan Han

If you have a question about an Avery product, there’s a good chance Ryan will know the answer. Originally hired in 2014, Ryan worked for years answering calls, responding to chats and collecting review data before he was given the opportunity to be a copywriter. With almost a decade’s worth of Avery knowledge, he now writes copy for product pages, articles, emails and wherever else a little punching up is needed. With a BA in Creative Writing from California State University, Long Beach, Ryan loves any chance he can get to tap into his more poetic side. Whether it’s a motivational quote on a planner cover or waxing lyrical about the near-mystical reflective properties of a new holographic label, Ryan has been a steadfast fan of Avery Products and Avery people. In his free time, Ryan loves to try out new skills and hobbies. He drew a webcomic for a few years, can build a computer, placed eighth once in a Tetris tournament and is trying to learn Spanish so that he can have conversations with his girlfriend’s madre.