Everything a budding explorer needs for an inspired adventure, even if it's just an afternoon spent in their own backyard.
Stay a safe distance from creepy-crawlers with this one-handed, bug-catching tool and 5x magnifying lens. After a good, close look, initiate the quick-release and send your insect friend unharmed and on its way.
Stay hydrated and stay cool! Designed to avoid the dreaded metallic taste of canteens past, this thoroughly modern version of the camping classic includes an adjustable shoulder strap and glow-in-the-dark logo.
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Discover worlds unseen with this beginner field microscope! Perfect for leaves, bugs, and drops of pond water teeming with life.
Featuring a belt clip, four interchangeable colored lenses, and a flash button for tapping out morse code, this classic anglehead or "crookneck" flashlight can also stand on its base for handsfree operation.
Pick your favorite color whistle to signal for help when the going gets tough, and give the other two to your parents (who are more likely to get into trouble anyway).
Protected by shock-proof rubber, these rugged binoculars feature a large field of view for easy spotting of fast-moving birds. A two-sided chart of North American birds is included as well.
Every beginner explorer needs a beginner compass, and we like this one licensed by the Boy Scouts of America. Features a lens for siting the bearings of distant objects.
A beautifully illustrated book featuring knots for every occasion. Handy instruction for everything from pitching a tent to tying a package.
Rain delays can ruin even the best-planned adventures, but this waterproof card deck is a great way to wait out the storm. Perfect for the beach as well.
Perfect for the budding birder, this workbook includes stickers for each of the 48 most common North American birds and encourages you to record the date and details of each sighting.
This headlamp with a red LED is perfect for spotting nocturnal animals without them spotting you!
This clever bandana turn the most versatile bit of travel gear into the most informative. Printed on the bandana are guides to NATO phonetic code words, Morse code, sign language, and more.
Learn the basics of photography and make beautiful shadow prints using just the sun, water, and this light sensitive paper.
You're going to need a sturdy bag in which to lug your adventure gear, and this stylish multi-pocket mini-pack fits the bill.
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