At Camp Folks, we believe that the value of “things” is determined by the amount of happiness that they bring, now and in the future. Material things lose their value over time, but experiences last a lifetime. In fact, Thomas Gilovich at Cornell University, explains that we get more satisfaction out of purchasing and anticipating experiences than we do […]
This past weekend Camp Folks was busier than ever with Tallahassee’s Healthy Communities Festival at Cascade Park and a DIY Outdoor Adventure Workshop at Urban Outfitters. We also swung by Domi Station, where Trailhacks was getting underway, to drop off tents, sleeping bags, and s’mores to the team working to help make the Tallahassee (aka […]
Earth Day is Friday, April 22nd. Here in Tallahassee, most will be celebrating our planet by bringing consciousness and channeling human energy toward environmental issues on Saturday, April 23rd. Here are some FREE family-friendly ways to spend Earth Day celebrating Mother Nature right here in Tallahassee. 1.) Health Communities Festival at Cascade Park 2.) Earth Day Free Family Workshop at […]
A hammock, a book, nature, your thoughts… bliss. People often categorize camping as a social activity—another set of hands to help set up camp, someone to apply sunscreen to those hard-to-reach spots, and sitting around a fire trading stories. And there is much to be said about these experiences, but there is also another way […]
Poison Control Centers in Florida get hundreds of calls every year related to bites and stings from the many poisonous insects, snakes, spiders, and scorpions that call our region home. Camp Folks has put together this helpful list of the most poisonous critters to watch out for when you’re exploring the great outdoors in North Florida […]
This past weekend Camp Folks partnered with The Pyramid Retreat Center for an All-Inclusive Yoga Flow Retreat. The conception of the idea began 6 months ago as we were moving into what is now Camp Folks’ Headquarters in Railroad Square Art Park in Tallahassee, Florida. Our small storefront is tucked away in the very back of […]
The Suwannee River is a place out of sync with the rest of the world, as if time has slowed down to the crawl of its murky black waters. It takes time to let the mood of sprawling live oaks, limestone bluffs, and white sandbars soak into your soul, and there is no better way to […]
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