Children who camp outdoors at least once a year will go on to do better at school, as well as being healthier and happier, according to their parents.
This is the finding of a research study carried out by the Institute of Education at Plymouth University and the Camping and Caravanning Club.
Nearly 600 camping families, members of the Club, responded to an in-depth survey.
Parents and children around the UK were asked a series of questions, which looked at the educational and underpinning psychological and social benefits of camping to children of all ages.
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