If your childhood is filled with camp songs and some joys of paddling away in a canoe, why not try the experience once again but this time make it as a family camp treat. Family camps have real bonding value as everyone is interacting with each other but in a different environment and away from daily home setting. Family camps are the place for rebooting family relationship as well as nurturing family togetherness. In addition, planning for a family camp is less stressful than the typical family holiday because activities are fully structured for a family. There are variety of themed options to choose from sports to theater and family sessions and some camp activities are geared with kids with disabilities. And, to make the experience a whole lot different, why not take the whole family to a European family camp? There are plenty to choose from and each surely will go back to a time when one is young and carefree.
La Croix du Vieux Pont – France
This family camp has the rustic setting of typical French farm buildings so everyone would enjoy authentic French farm home living. The three on-site lakes let everyone fish, canoe or swim, or simply enjoy the sandy beach. There is a family bowling alley and kids’ laser quests center so everyone has a place to enjoy some sporty day or night. The camp boasts of international cuisines and it’s near Paris and Disneyland so the kids and adults can have a post-holiday escape before going back home.
Camping Manor-Farm – Switzerland
The beautiful scenery of Lake Thun and Eiger Mountain of Bermese Alps will truly stun kids and adults as well, plus the ride from Jungfraujoch, the highest station in the world will prepare everyone for other exciting water sports activities. Other adrenalin-inspired activities like trampolining, mini golf, canoeing, and table tennis are structured for whole family enjoyment.
Hidden Tree House – Germany
Hidden Tree House is located in Saxony, Northeast coast Germany, and it boasts of log cabin structured as tree houses. Each tree cabin styled house is furnished with Danish furniture and the large terrace leads to cycling and walking trails that are right at the doorsteps. The camp’s custom Go-Ape high rope trail through the 30-meter tall tree invites everyone for extraordinaire tree house camping. Just a few miles away is the lake Zwischenahner with great offer for water sports fanatics.
Vilanova Park – Spain
Set on the beautiful Costa Dorada and so near the beach, Vilanova Park is Spain’s contribution as top family camp. Going here is with bus provision so family can meet and mingle with other family campers beforehand. Family units are of Catalan Farmhouse inspired with indoor swimming pool while outdoor pools are for soaking under the Castillan’s sun. Before going back home, family can side stroll to Barcelona and enjoy some Flamingo dancing while adults going for some beer and bull fights.
Camping Roma – Italy
Although relatively new, Camping Roma has the facilities of best family camps with beautiful pool, family restaurants, and supermarket and sports clubs. The Camp stands out with the inexpensive Italian bungalow for family to enjoy together.
Bring back summer camping memories and these European family camps will surely do.