Got four kids in the city begging to go on a summer vacation? What to do? Head to Disneyland? Are you dreaming? With all Dad's assorted extra jobs? Our mom invented 'staycations, but sleeping in tents in the backyard got real old, real fast. So Mom dragged out the old road map, and we headed down Route 1. Our destination was Camden Hills State Park for a week of campfires under the stars, baseball in the big field nearby, hiking Mt. Battie and meeting new friends. Mom secured a large yellow wall tent from neighbors for her and dad, the girls and supplies. Marchin and I threw our sleeping bags into our pup tent and we were happy guys. I can't speak for my brother( he claims he can't remember) or my sister, but the back to back years spending a couple of weeks here were summer highlights for me. A camper like this would have been nice, but it probably would have taken some of the nuances of a week of livin' under the stars away. Not to mention the memories. "Mom, there are mosquitoes in our tent!" ps. When Elenka and I first went on a camping trip, I took her here. It poured ALL weekend. Even visiting Camden got old after awhile.