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What's the ultimate campfire fuel?

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You are off for a weekend of camping. One of your major concerns is to produce a wonderful, glowing campfire for the others in your group. What should you bring as your source of fuel? SciShow helps you decide.

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Need some advice on exactly how to start the campfire now that you've learned about which fuel to choose? Start with two informative videos: How to build a campfire? and How to pick wood for a campfire. Need more options? Try this link: Learn to start a campfire.

Don't forget to follow safe steps when building your campfire! Watch this for some reminders: Campfire Safety!

Looking for some great camping hacks? Take a look at this link!

Still not sure why you would want to attempt camping? The very real benefits of going camping is a great read that will convince you of the benefits of getting out!

How about cooking over a campfire? The KOA has everything you might need! Start here: Campfire Cooking for some delicious ideas! Bon Appetite also has great and tasty meals: 25 campfire meals to keep you well-fed in the great outdoors.

Can't have a campfire without S'mores! Yum!! Here's a recipe: How to make campfire s'mores.

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