Summertime always reminds me of all the amazing camping trips I’ve had in the past. Few experiences can compare with chilling out by a campfire under a blanket of stars with some of your best buddies. I’m fortunate in that I’ve had lots of opportunities to go camping over the years, and have amassed quite a bit of gear to help make any camping experience awesome. So, what do you need for a successful camping excursion? Read on for some of my recommendations for what to bring camping with friends.