What is itchy and bug bitten and smells like dirty socks? Your family, after a few days in the woods. Combat the funk with a new, nontoxic Organic Outdoor Kit from Middlebury-based Vermont Soap Organics. The biodegradable liquid Camping Soap allows you to get an outdoor shower without worrying about what your soap might do to the ecosystem. A citronella Camping Spray helps keep the bugs at bay. And the Plant Itch Relief uses organic aloe vera, jewelweed, oats and rosemary to stop the scratching.
If you're looking for a great camp where your child can play outside, check out Turtle Lane Art and Nature Camp at the Waldorf School. Campers build forts, fairy houses, and toy boats, play nature games, eat cherry tomatoes from the garden, make delicious whole-foods snacks, and create art from…(more)