Sunday, 18 November 2018

13 Funny Campfire Stories You’ll Want to Share This Summer

13 Funny Campfire Stories You’ll Want to Share This Summer
18 Jun

Round up the s’mores ingredients and snuggle under comfy blankets, then settle in for a night of good old-fashioned storytelling.

But seriously, where did the pink ping-pong balls go?

Campfire evening. Kayak camping in the Broken Group Islands off the west coast of Vancouver Island.Kimberly Shavender/Shutterstock

It all starts with a son’s strange request for a birthday present: a single pink ping-pong ball. His father obliges him—only to watch in frustration as the mystery deepens over the next decade. Literal truckloads of pink ping-pong balls arrive and disappear, and the father and son’s relationship strengthens, until finally … an ending none of your listeners will expect! Looking for a place to build the ultimate storytelling campfire? Try one of these 14 incredible campgrounds across America.

Why am I so unlucky?

Overhead view of travel equipment for a backpacking trip on wooden floor. / Items include rope, belt, canteen, compass, map, camera, binoculars, journal, boots. Time to travel concept.Kimrawicz/Shutterstock

A man who seemingly has everything goes on a quest to find out why he isn’t content. Along the way he encounters several other plants, animals, and people who have similar questions. At last the man finds God at the end of the world and asks him why they are all so unlucky. His answer will have you chuckling and then questioning your own priorities. While you’re at it, whip up one of these 26 classic camping recipes for a treat.

Puns + Exotic animals = The perfect campfire story

Wooden masks of African tribal on sale of flea marketRadiokafka/Shutterstock

This story takes place deep in the heart of Africa, in a battle between a certain hooved mammal and neighboring humans. Eventually the score is settled, and the moral is summed up in a hilarious punny saying that will have your listeners laughing and rolling their eyes. Don’t miss these 14 cartoon puns that never get old.

Whatever you do, don’t touch the purple gorilla

Log cabin in a forest in the fall.Adam Melnyk/Shutterstock

A mysterious, remote cabin; a monstrous, hidden creature; a dire (and ultimately unheeded) warning—it’s the perfect setup for a terrifying campfire tale. And the ending will definitely have you screaming—with laughter. Little ones, especially, will get a kick out this surprising tale. If your listeners can handle it, share these spooky stories from the world’s most haunted places.



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