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May 3, 2023
Community Spirit- It's the Camp Cousin way!

Melanated Campout is more than just a camping event, it is a gathering of like-minded individuals seeking to build community spirit and strengthen bonds. Attending Campout provides an opportunity to connect with people from diverse backgrounds who share a love for nature and outdoor adventure. Here are some of the community spirit and benefits of […]

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March 5, 2022
Benefits of Outdoor Yoga

Not so long ago, the bulk of a persons time was spent in the outdoors. However, changes in the modern world have led us inside the four walls and with that, stress. Today, humans are tired of being inside and are looking for opportunities to connect with nature. Outdoor yoga is a self-care practice that […]

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March 2, 2022
A Quick Guide To Dry Camping the Easy Way

A Quick Guide To Dry Camping Dry camping can be intimidating for camping newbies, but it's one of the best experiences you can have. It's also known as boondocking or wild camping. It's the art of living outdoors without hookups to water and electricity – but it doesn't have to be scary. Let's walk through […]

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February 28, 2022
Why Melanated Campout is Great for Self-Care

Camping and Self-care Self-care is the key to a healthy and contented life. It refers to pausing the hustle and bustle of life to take time for your sense of positivity and peace. It enables you to maintain a healthy relationship with your well-being and foster relationships with others. Camping is a distinctive form of […]

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February 27, 2022
Black People do Camp! Join the black outdoor movement today.

The myth: Black people don't camp

A few years ago, during the summer, I decided to go on a camping trip and wondered if I could convince any of friends go (yes, my friends are black). I went to visit Shunte’ in her home and was happy to see Jocelyn there. After greeting each other and joking around, I finally popped the question.

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February 20, 2019
What to cook while Camping

Many people say meals cooked at camp taste better than regular meals but what they forget to talk about is the painstaking process that is involved in cooking at camp.

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February 19, 2019
3 ways Glamping is different than camping

Glamping is another name for luxury camping and is derived from "Glamorous camping". When people camp Glamping-style they have accommodations that are much more glamorous than the normal accommodations found inside your tent. Think of it as camping in a tent but prettied up.

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February 18, 2019
Tubing? What’s that?

Yes, you probably saw it on the Melanated campout schedule for the camping event in June that there would be tubing on Saturday and you're probably wondering just what the hell tubing is? Despair not, everything will be explained in this post.

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December 10, 2018
All about RVs

What is an RV?

RV, an abbreviation of Recreational Vehicle, is a vehicle that is designed with living quarters and facilities for accommodation.

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December 3, 2018
What is there to do during the Melanated Campout Event?

Like what the hell do we do on a camping trip?

I remember my first camping trip, I'd been forced to go with my grandmother. It seemed like a silly thing to do, especially when I'd just planned to stay home watching my favorite series. I just couldn't understand the fun thing that we could do while camping. After that camping trip, I went on many other camping trips because I had so much fun I wondered why I hadn't considered going camping earlier.

And you're much more lucky than I am if you're going for the Melanated Campout event in June because there are so many fun things to do.

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