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Camping Grounds Hamden CT

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Vehicle Leasing Associates LLC
(203) 234-6853
444 Washington Avenue
North Haven, CT
 
D C Hall Rental Service
(203) 488-0383
45 Cedar Lake Road
North Branford, CT
 
Camp Cedarcrest
(203) 799-2150
886 Mapledale Road
Orange, CT
 
Camp Claire
(203) 235-5705
62 Colony Street
Meriden, CT
 
Discipline LLC Camp
(203) 882-0015
121 Woodmont Road
Milford, CT
 
Camp Laurelwood
(203) 397-2267
360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT
 
National Computer Camps Inc
(203) 795-9667
382 Hitching Post Drive
Orange, CT
 
Holiday Hill Day Camp - Cunningham William E Director
(203) 272-9636
161 Braemar Drive
Cheshire, CT
 
Guilford Racquet & Swim Club
(203) 453-4367
420 Church Street
Guilford, CT
 
Middlebury Racquet Club
(203) 758-1727
950 Southford Road
Middlebury, CT
 

Campsite Courtesy



"The highest compliment anybody can pay you occurs when he arrives at a campsite the day after you left it and wonders whether anyone's camped there recently," says Les. "Your objective should be to leave it much as it was when you got there, if not better."

According to Les, the first and foremost campsite rule is to leave no sign of human waste. He recommends using a shovel to dig a small hole, then using the shovel to properly cover any fecal matter and toilet tissue. It's disgusting to think about, but Les says he's seen more than one campsite ruined in this regard by discourteous campers.

When it comes to other kinds of refuse, he notes, "If you can pack it in, pack it out."Don't leave trash behind, even if it's not yours.

When pitching camp, Les says to make sure you're back a minimum of 200 feet from water and trails. "A water source is your prime requirement," he says of site selection. But, he adds, proximity to water often means boggy ground. To avoid damaging the area, look for a sandy or rocky strip of beach to use as water access.

Les also recommends that you check with jurisdiction authorities to determine current fire regulations. If your campsite has a pre-established fire pit, don't make a new one. If you're in an area that's never had a fire pit before, asbestos cloths made for such use helps protect the ground. When gathering fuel for your fire, use only dead and downed timber.

"We're really strong proponents of leave-no-trace camping,...

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