DIY Camping Gift Baskets

Homemade DIY Camping Gift Basket Ideas For Any Gift Giving Occasion!

As long as there are people who love to camp, there will always be a demand for camping-themed gift baskets. Making your own homemade DIY camping gift basket can be a relatively easy process if you are an experienced camper and have a good handle on what sort of camping-related gift items you want to include. But if you are not an experienced camper, then you may need a little help in the ‘idea’ department. And that’s where we come in.

DIY Camping Gift Basket

There are literally thousands of options available for inclusion in your DIY camping gift basket. So many choices can be a bit overwhelming. Well, have no fear, we are here to help! We came up with a great a-la-carte selection of items that you can purchase directly from Amazon to build your own unique DIY camping gift basket. We’ve included highly-rated selections at various price ranges to allow you to accommodate your budget, while still allowing you to create a fun and useful gift basket your recipient will love! Of course, you don’t have to go with our selections, we are merely presenting you with some items that would make a great addition to your camping gift basket theme! You can also find many of these items at your local retailers that carry camping gear. Just make sure they are small enough to fit in your gift basket.

For your convenience, we’ve broken out the basket items by category to make it easy for you to build your DIY camping gift basket for campers. Just select one or more items from each category, add a few of your own unique product touches, and within minutes, you’ll have everything you need to create an amazing camping gift basket that will make any camper, a ‘happy camper’. Please note that some items are in multiples, which is helpful if you are creating multiple DIY gift baskets with the same, or similar theme.

DIY homemade camping gift baskets make great gifts for birthdays, Father’s Day, Christmas, and more!

Let's Start Creating Your DIY Camping Gift Basket!

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Begin by Selecting Some Cool Coffee Mugs

Campers love their coffee mugs. Maybe it's because there's nothing like waking up in the great outdoors with a cup of fresh brewed coffee. Or maybe it's because they just like to collect mugs.

Traveling Camping Mug, Happy Campers Mug, Personalized Mug, Camping Gifts For Couple, Camping Gifts For Friends, Mug 11Oz Ceramic

YETI Rambler 20 oz Tumbler, Stainless Steel, Vacuum Insulated with MagSlider Lid, White

Sasquatch Bigfoot Enamel Campfire Mug, Outdoor Camping Coffee Cup, Mountain Nature Hiking Camp Lover Gift (12oz)

Good Vibes Retro Camper Enamel Mug, Camping Coffee Mug, Beach Surf Lover Gift, Camp Outdoor Mug (12oz)

Get Lost Enamel Camper Mug, Camping Coffee Mug, Nature Outdoor Hiking Camp Lover Gift (12oz)

The Great Outdoors Enamel Campfire Coffee Mug, Mountain Hiking Adventure Camp Cup, Wildlife Nature Camping Lover Gift (12oz)

Adventure Awaits Retro Camper Coffee Mug, Nature Wanderlust Van Life Campfire Cup, Mountain Hiking Camping Lover Gift (12oz)

Funny Novelty I Sleep Around Camper RV Coffee Mug | Outdoors Mountain Lover Gift

Wild and Free Enamel Campfire Mug, Outdoor Adventure Enthusiast Camping Coffee Cup, Wanderlust Mountain Nature Hiking Camp Lover Gift (12oz)

Campfire and Cuddles Enamel Camp Mug, Outdoor Camping Coffee Cup, Mountain Nature Hiking Outdoorsy Gift (12oz)

Mountains are Calling Coffee Mug

Camco Life is Better at The Campsite Stainless Steel 20 oz. Tumbler with Double Wall Insulation – Leak Proof Lid, Won’t Sweat, Great For Hot and Cold Drinks – Coral Pink

Add a Book or Two!

Adding a book relating to camping, national parks, the great outdoors, or even just a good novel would all make a great addition to your DIY gift basket for campers. Just don't include any books where camper get eaten by a big hairy creature, etc. Here are a few ideas for you along with a couple of choices for camping journals.

Where Should We Camp Next?: A 50-State Guide to Amazing Campgrounds and Other Unique Outdoor Accommodations (RV or Camping Trip Planning Guide for a Family-Friendly Budget-Conscious Vacation)

100 Parks, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do

The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs: Use Outdoor Clues to Find Your Way, Predict the Weather, Locate Water, Track Animals―and Other Forgotten Skills

Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival

The Camping Logbook (Camping Journal): Record Your Adventures

Camping Journal & RV Travel Logbook, Red Vintage Camper Adventure

Now Let's Add Some Camping Gear & Supplies

This is the fun part. You get to add some really cool and useful supplies to your DIY camping gift basket. Your gift recipient will really believe you knew what your were doing when you created this basket!

Earth Pak -Waterproof Dry Bag – Roll Top Dry Compression Sack Keeps Gear Dry for Kayaking, Beach, Rafting, Boating, Hiking, Camping and Fishing with Waterproof Phone Case

Solar Charger, Durecopow 20000mAh Portable Outdoor Waterproof Solar Power Bank, Camping External Backup Battery Pack Dual 5V USB Ports Output, 2 Led Light Flashlight with Compass (Orange)

FLY2SKY Tent Lamp Portable LED Tent Light 4 Packs Clip Hook Hurricane Emergency Lights LED Camping Light Bulb Camping Tent Lantern Bulb Camping Equipment for Camping Hiking Backpacking Fishing Outage

Waterproof Lighter Outdoor Windproof Lighter Dual Arc Lighter Electric Lighters USB Rechargeable-Flameless-Plasma Cool Lighters for Camping,Hiking,Adventure,Survival Tactical Gear (Camouflage)

Atomic Bear Paracord Bracelet (2 Pack) – Adjustable – Fire Starter – Loud Whistle – Perfect for Hiking, Camping, Fishing and Hunting – Black & Black+Orange

LifeStraw Personal Water Filter for Hiking, Camping, Travel, and Emergency Preparedness

Gift for Men Dad Husband Him, Survival Kit 17 in 1, Survival Gear Tool Cool Gadgets Emergency Survival Gear and Equipment Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Families Hiking Camping Adventures

LE LED Camping Lantern, Battery Powered LED with 1000LM, 4 Light Modes, Waterproof Tent Light, Perfect Lantern Flashlight for Hurricane, Emergency, Survival Kits, Hiking, Fishing, Home and More

KIZEN Solar Lantern – Collapsible LED Camping Lantern – Rechargeable Solar – USB Portable Lamp and Phone Charger for Emergency, Power Outage, Hurricane – Tent Lights, Hiking, Backpacking Gear, Blue

Oceas Outdoor Mylar Emergency Blankets – 4 Pack of Extra Large Thermal Foil Space Blankets – Designed by NASA for Camping, Hiking, and Car Use

4Patriots 72-Hour Emergency Food Supply Survival Kit, Perfect for Camping, Freeze Dried Preparedness Food, Designed to Last 25 Years, Be Ready with 16 Servings of Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner

McCormick Grill Mates Unique Blends Grilling Variety Pack (Chipotle & Roasted Garlic, Mesquite, Spicy Montreal Steak, Smokehouse Maple), 4 Count

Don't Stop There...Let's Add a Few Fun Items

Camping isn't all about having the right safety gear, sometimes it's good just to let people know that you like to camp. That's why any of these fun items would be a great addition to your DIY camping gift basket!

Welcome to Camp Quitcherbitchin – 4×10 Hanging Wooden Sign by My Word!

I’d Rather Be – Funny Socks Novelty Gifts For Men, Women and Teens

Waldeal Embroidered Camping Hair Don’t Care Hat Adjustable Washed Baseball Cap for Women Men

Eddie Bauer – Plush Sherpa Fleece Throw – Soft & Cozy Reversible Blanket, Ideal for Travel, Camping, & Home, Edgewood Red

Etsfmoa Unisex Beanie Hat with The Light Gifts for Men Dad Father USB Rechargeable Caps

I’d Rather Be – Funny Socks Novelty Gifts For Men, Women and Teens

Frost Buddy Universal 2.0 5 Sizes in 1 Insulated Can Cooler – Stainless Steel Can Cooler for 12 oz & 16 oz Regular or Slim Cans & Bottles – Stainless Steel

BrüMate Hopsulator Trio 3-in-1 Insulated Can Cooler for 12oz / 16oz Cans + 100% Leak Proof Tumbler with Lid | Can Coozie Insulated for Hard Seltzer, Beer, Soda, and Energy Drinks (Matte Black)

Camping Kitchen Towels Set of 4 Dish Towels White Kitchen Hand Towels Kit Printed with Funny Sayings Novelty Gifts for Campers Happy Camper Camping Accessories for RV Campers

Neutrogena Sport Face Oil-Free Lotion Sunscreen with Broad Spectrum SPF 70+, Sweatproof & Waterproof Active Sunscreen, 2.5 fl. Oz

Camping with Sasquatch – A 128-Count Family Card Game with a Roar! | Fun Rummy Meets Slapjack Card Games for Kids and Adults

Drink Coasters with Holder Set of 4, Ceramic Absorbent Cup Coasters Camper Stone Coasters with Cork Bottom Outdoor Coasters for Coffee Wooden Patio Table

And Finally...Let's Top Off the Camping Basket With Some Energy!

Unless your DIY camping gift basket recipient plans do do some fishing and wild berry picking on their camping trip, they're going to need something to munch on. Here's a few ideas to get your started...

Jack Link’s Beef Jerky Variety Pack Includes Original and Teriyaki Flavors, On the Go Snacks, 13g of Protein Per Serving, 9 Count of 1.25 Oz Bags

CLIF BARS – Energy Bars – Best Sellers Variety Pack- Made with Organic Oats – Plant Based (2.4 Ounce Protein Bars, 16 Count) Packaging & Assortment May Vary

Pure Protein Bars, High Protein, Nutritious Snacks to Support Energy, Low Sugar, Gluten Free, Variety Pack, 1.76oz, 18 Pack

Nature Valley Oats ‘n Honey Granola Bars 8.94 oz (12 Bars)

Baskets and Fill Material

If you need baskets and fill material, we recommend heading over to your local Dollar Store if you have one in the neighborhood or within the general vicinity. You might also have some luck at Walmart or Target. Amazon also has a wide variety of baskets in various, shapes, sizes, and materials.