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Anza Borrego State Park is an inland desert of Southern California.

Anza Borrego State Park is an inland desert of Southern California.

I could live this way: spending the entire day outdoors, sleeping in a tent (or under the stars), no electronics, simple meals, hiking and good conversation. Camping is a dream for me. However, I camped with 50 teenagers for Outdoor Education, and they were a little less than reluctant to be so far from the comforts of home.

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Bravery became the theme for the three days and two nights we camped. Glimpses of bravery surprised me again and again. Bravery looked like a different kind of beautiful on everybody.

Palm Oasis hike.

Palm Oasis hike.

Camping is not for everyone. One student captured the sentiment well: “Home is so good.”

Where do you recommend camping? What is your best (or worst!) camping experience?

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