How to have a great camping and fishing trip with young kids at Silent Lake Provincial Park…and stay (mostly) sane


Step 3

Plan for rain days

Kids with blue hands

We had hoped to fish every day, but the weather didn’t always cooperate. Thankfully, my savvy spouse, Norine Williamson, brought along a variety of craft supplies, including finger paint. Here, three-year-old Sam (front), six-year-old Maya, and three-year-old Ben get hands-on in their art. And don’t worry, Ontario Parks, it was water-soluble and non-staining paint!