Memorial Day weekend isn't just the start of "white shoe" season, it's also the all-systems-go signal for family camping. With almost 10,000 public campgrounds in the 50 states, there's sure to be a campground near you that has a rock with your sleeping bag's name on it. Here's a must-read list of online info for would-be family campers:

Canoe Camping with Kids. Don't settle for plain old tent camping when you could take your kids canoe camping! This blog post includes guidelines and safety suggestions for kids and parents alike. CampingBlogger

Take a Mini-Camping Trip! Can't get away from home? No worries -- head to your own big backyard. This post includes tips for making your mini-camping trip a smashing success.

How to Choose a Kid-Friendly Camping Ground. Camping with kids requires a different perspective than going it alone or as part of an adults-only group. This post will lead you through selecting the best camping ground for you and your brood. Adventuroo

Family Travel: Camping in Europe. Not getting enough excitement stateside? Take your wee ones on a European jaunt, camping-style! Learn about tips, favorite spots, and other valuable pieces of advice. My Little Nomads

Be Prepared: Hiking Essentials for You and the Kids. A usually inseparable part of camping is hiking. Make sure you and yours are prepared. Information on what to bring for a jaunt in the woods. Applachian Mountain Club

Fun Things to Do While Camping with Kids. Solar showers, s'mores, and more! Here's a list of some must-try activities and advice from a camping mom. Camping Tips