Summer 2020 is all about Camp Close-to-Home: parents might be the counselors, but WE’RE your program directors!

Merit badge #4 is Base-camp Builder: Gotta have a fun play-space to set out from AND come home to: outfit yours with exciting goodies to provide hours of entertainment between outings.


KidKraft Kensington Market Wooden Play Kitchen

Every camp needs a kitchen: those wieners-and-beans don’t cook themselves! This feature-packed set will make kids’ pretend prep-and-cooking play feel SO real with fun lights, sounds and accessories.


$199.99 | Ages 3+

Burners light up and make cooking sounds

Ice maker dispenses pretend ice cubes

Vibrant pops of colour add serious style


KidKraft Maker's Space Project Station

Check out your camp arts-and-crafts hub! In the playroom or a corner of the kitchen, this terrific table will be a hive of creative activity – AND it’ll contain the mess between projects.


$169.99 | Ages 3+

Includes two stools and a big, stain-resistant workspace for crafty campers.

Easy-to-clean, removable trays keep craft projects (and messes) contained.

The spinning storage tower keeps supplies close at hand


Art Easel with Chalkboard and Magnetic Whiteboard

Creative space for two campers: no waiting! This sturdy easel adjusts as kids grow and folds up for easy storage. Includes three no-spill paint cups and a big roll of blank art paper.


$89.99 | Ages 3+

Hexbug VEX Motorized Arm

This STEM-tastic project will challenge maker-minded campers: first, to build it. Second, to come up with creative uses for its articulated grabber. CAN it set the lunch table?!


$99.99 | Ages 8+

Rugged Bruder Vehicles

These detailed, durable vehicles look just like the real thing, providing hours of lifting, rolling, digging and dumping delight for busy kid-contractors. Pro tip: they’re PERFECT sandbox toys.


Starting at $26.99 | Ages 4+

So realistic: detailed to look and work just like vehicles kids see every day

Built for role-play: fun features let kids take the wheel for real

Designed to last: take it outside in sand, rain or snow and get to work

BIG Power Worker Maxi Digger

There’s just something about heavy machinery that captures kids’ imaginations – this scaled-down sandbox toy is just as engrossing! Sturdily made, with an exciting sit-and-scoop design.


$69.99 | Ages 3+

Earn your badges by revisiting our previous
Camp Close-to-Home activities!


Merit Badge 1:
Water Play

Merit Badge 2:
Totally Techie

Merit Badge 3:
Incredibly Outdoorsy

Merit Badge 4:
Base-camp Builder

Merit Badge 5:
Amped for Activities