Humor and Nostalgia

Take a walk down memory lane with stories about the past. Enjoy stories about the american dream, the great depression, one-room schools, outhouses, and much more.

Campfire Cooking Was Best Part of Camping

Heart of the Home

Not the outdoorsy type, a woman’s favorite part of camping was campfire cooking.

Roughing It Was Disastrous

Heart of the Home

Roughing it while camping in Colorado makes for eventful family trip.

Camping Trip Turns Stormy in Great Basin National Park

Heart of the Home

Soon to be turning 50, a man ventures out on a road trip and a camping adventure at Great Basin National Park.

Tent Camping Proved Challenging

Heart of the Home

A Girl Scout leader finds tent camping both exciting and tricky.


Stories of Camping Adventures

Heart of the Home

CAPPER's readers share their camping adventures and stories of roughing it in the wilderness.

Play Parties and Games on Kansas Homestead

CAPPER’s Staff

Entertaining was truly a team effort on a Kansas homestead, but play parties certainly set the tone.

Christmas Program: Priorities on North Dakota Homestead

CAPPER’s Staff

Grandchildren joined their grandparents on the homestead and attended the local church Christmas program.

Simple Pleasures on a South Dakota Homestead

CAPPER’s Staff

A German Mennonite settles on a South Dakota homestead.