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YCCC Camping and Canoeing Manual Circa 1955

 

This manual, written around 1955, is from the files of the late Ted Blake.  Some camping practices have changed since then! 

Your Bed (Page 19)

A good night's rest is essential. You will not rest well if you have an uncomfortable bed. A little effort here pays off in beautiful slumber hours. Clear away any rocks or obstructions. Cut yourself a supply of spruce or balsam boughs for your mattress.  

Read more: YCCC Camping and Canoeing Manual Circa 1955