Photograph by Matthew Rakola
Photograph by Matthew Rakola

Week five: Create a solar oven

No campfires = no s’mores? Let your kid show off their independent streak and use the sun to cook up this sweet camp favorite instead.

This excerpt and other activities are from the book Make This: Building, Thinking, and Tinkering Projects for the Amazing Maker in You. Copyright © 2019 National Geographic Partners, LLC. Adapted for Nat Geo Family Camp by Ruth Musgrave.