Camp Country Crock

Before summer gets into full swing, create the camp experience at home and enter to win a Florida vacation and $1,000 in spending money. Camp Country Crock helps families come together with do-it-yourself activities and easy-to-make recipes to keep everyone entertained and create teachable moments. features a Merit Badge program with six different merit badges opening one per week starting April 19 through May 24, 2010. They are:

  • Mess Hall, easy recipes and food-related activities to help kids learn about cooking and nutrition
  • Science Scout, easy and fun experiments (my fav)
  • Smart Campers, how-to guides for basic camping activities like setting up a tent and building a fire pit
  • Sports Explorer, physical activities that focus on organized games
  • Crafty Critters, arts and crafts that provide lessons about nature
  • Little Leaders, activities to teach leadership and sharing

Each badge has a number of activities appropriate for each age group (ages 6-8 and 9+). Earning all six badges allows each family to enter into a sweepstakes to win a free personalized Camp Country Crock growth chart (through May 28, 2010), with a chance to sign up for a Nickelodeon Suites Resorts sweepstakes: 10 lucky families will receive a six-day/seven-night trip, including airfare and ground transportation, to the Nickelodeon Suites Resorts in Orlando, Fla.; invitations to participate in a three-day Camp Country Crock experience at the Nickelodeon Suites Resort; and $1,000 in spending money. This is the last week of the promotion - so hurry and experience some camping fun at home!!

**Disclosure: This post was provided by Country Crock and their representing company. I did not receive any compensation or product for this review.