June 12, 2005

“Those who want to sleep under the stars but not carry everything on their backs may want to check out "The Beginner's Guide to Camping," a DVD from National Video-Documentors Inc., that sells for $19.95. In a lighthearted but detailed fashion, host/producerMark Holzman walks the campground newcomer through the essentials of equipment from tents to coolers to flashlights and the basics such as meal preparation, rainy-weather tactics and making s'mores."

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