A folding camping cot is a terrific investment
As they fold flat, camp cots are easy to store. Camp cots easily fit in the trunk of a car, in a closet, behind a door, or under a bed or sofa.
If you do not have a guest bedroom, futon, or fold out couch, camp cots are good alternatives for overnight guests. It will allow them to sleep comfortably off of the floor.
Enjoy a warm spring or summer day by lounging in the sun on camp cot. Let the kids get some fresh air while doing their homework on the cot. Lie with a child on the cot and find shapes in the clouds.
Unfold the cot halfway; lay it on its side, and throw a blanket over to create a fort for the children to play in. This fort works well for inside or outdoors play.
Bring your camp cot with you when chaperoning group overnight activities. You will be more comfortable and your charges will be better able to find you.
If you work in an office and have a sick child, bring them with you and set them up on a camp cot. They will feel better knowing you are close by, and you can keep a sharp eye on them while getting your work done.
Bring a camp cot to the beach. It will offer not only a place to lie in the sun, but also a place for wet swimmers to dry off without getting caked with sand.
You can lay the camp cot on its side, slightly folded, to create a windscreen while you prepare a picnic lunch or to protect a napping small child. You can also use it as a drying rack for wet towels.
Anyone who keeps horses or other livestock knows there are times when it is necessary to watch an animal all night. From birthing to colic, there are many reasons for it. Bring a camp cot to the barn and set it up for a place to rest during those long hours of watching and waiting.
Designed for camping, camp cots are very versatile. It is helpful to those with bad knees and sore backs by keeping them off of the ground. It also helps keep you dry during rainy weather when camping in a tent. Store your gear on the cot in your tent when your leave. If rain or water seeps under the tent, your stuff will stay dry.
Even if you camp in an RV, have a camp cot for those hot summer evenings when you want to look at the stars or wait for meteor showers.
You are sure to find many uses for a folding camping cot. These cots are generally inexpensive and are one of the most versatile pieces of equipment out there.