I love camping.
I always have, and always will!
The freedom, the novelty, the great outdoors, the fresh air, the starry skies, the campfires…
Just the thought of pitching a tent and sleeping under canvas gets me grinning like a kid in a candy store!
Let’s face it, though…
It isn’t always great.
The practicalities of poor weather, uneven ground, lack of sleep, faulty equipment and uncooked camp food can quickly sap the fun out of the experience.
It helps to have a way to lift the mood in those more jaded moments.
Funny camping jokes are the perfect solution.
Having some quality jokes about camping to call upon can raise a smile to the faces of even the most disgruntled campers out there.
I did some digging to uncover the best funny camp jokes I could find.
And I soon realized there aren’t that many!
Camping humor obviously isn’t a priority for comedians out there.
All the same, I’ve scrambled together 20 of the best camping puns and jokes about camping I could find. Expect a fair degree of cringing, a few tumble-weed moments, and a whole lot of giggles and snorts.
Keep reading for 20 top jokes about camping to break out on your next camping trip.
20 Top Jokes About Camping
Ready to cringe, giggle and stare at the screen as the tumble weed blows past?
These 20 funny camping jokes should have you covered…
1. A Funny Camping Story
A young boy goes camping in the woods for the first time with his dad.
After they set up camp he asks his dad where he can go to the toilet.
“That’s the beauty of camping in the woods,” the father replies, “You can go to the toilet wherever you want.”
After five minutes or so, the young lad wanders back to the campfire.
“So, where did you go to the toilet then, son?” The father asks.
“In your tent,” the boy replies.
2. The king of camping one liners:
An adventurer was paddling on a river in winter.
Feeling cold, he lit a fire in his boat, only to discover that you can’t have your kayak and heat it too…
3. Camping humor summed up:
I went to buy a camouflage tent the other day.
I couldn’t find any.
4. One of the best camping puns I came across!
You can’t run through a campsite. You can only ran…Why?
Because it’s past tents.
5. A camping joke that actually made me laugh!
Kendrick Lamar was really enjoying his camping trip until he had to put up his tent.
“Pitch, don’t kill my vibe,” he said.
6. Definitely a dad camp joke:
What do you call a bear with no teeth?
A gummy bear.
7. Another funny camping story:
Two new deer hunters decided to separate to increases their chances.
“What if we get lost?” Says one of them.
“Fire three times up in the air, every hour on the hour,” says the other, “I saw it on TV.”
Sure enough, one of the hunters gets lost, so he fires three times up into the air every hour on the hour.
The next day the other hunter finds his friend with the help of the Forest Ranger. “Why didn’t you do what I said?” asked the hunter.
“I did! I fired three times up into the air every hour on the hour, until I ran out of arrows.”
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8. Definitely not a clean camping joke (sorry):
Ever had sex while camping?
It’s fucking in-tents.
9. Outdoor jokes don’t get much better:
A local farmer had opened up his land to campers. When I arrived, he helped me into the field with a wooden step over the fence.
I told him that liked his stile.
10. Definitely one of the tumble-weed camp puns.
How do trees access the internet?
They log in.
11. This camping joke is up there with my favourites!
I asked my llama if his cousin wanted to go camping. Thrilled, he ran off screaming, “Alpaca tent!”.
12. Wait for it…
Did you hear about the kidnapping in the woods?
It’s okay. He woke up.
13. Another funny camping joke for all dads out there!
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson go on a camping trip.
After eating their dinner around the campfire they retire to the tent to go to sleep. A few hours later Sherlock wakes up.
“Watson, are you awake?” He asks.
“Yes, sir. What is it?” Answers Watson.
“Look up and tell me what you see.” Asks Holmes.
“I see billions of stars,” says Watson.
“And what does that tell you Watson,” asks Holmes.
“Well,” says Dr Watson, “Astronomically, it tells me that there are millions of galaxies and potentially billions of planets. Astrologically, I observe that Saturn is in Leo. Horologically, I deduce that the time is approximately a quarter past three. Theologically, I can see that God is all powerful and that we are small and insignificant. Meteorologically, I suspect that we will have a beautiful day tomorrow.”
“Why? – What does it tell you, Holmes?”
Holmes is quiet for a moment then says: “It tells me that someone has stolen our tent.”
14. A ‘cheeky’ camping pun
Why did the fish blush?
Because it saw the lake’s bottom.
15. Literally the only ‘yo mama’ camping joke in the world:
Your mum’s so fat the bears have to hide their food from her when she goes camping.
16. Surely one of the funniest camping jokes on this list!
A priest, a minister, and a rabbi want to see who’s best at his job.
So they each go into the woods, find a bear, and attempt to convert it.
Later they get together.
The priest begins: “When I found the bear, I read to him from the Catechism and sprinkled him with holy water. Next week is his first communion.”
“I found a bear by the stream,” says the minister, “and preached God’s holy word. The bear was so mesmerized that he let me baptize him.”
They both look down at the rabbi, who is lying on a gurney in a body cast.
“Looking back,” he says, “maybe I shouldn’t have started with the circumcision.”
17. Another punny camping joke…
Why does Humpty Dumpty like camping in autumn?
Because Humpty Dumpty had a great fall…
18. A funny camp joke for the family:
It was late in the day when a fully loaded minivan pulled into the only remaining campsite.
As soon as it stopped, the doors flew open and four children jumped out.
They began to unload gear and worked feverishly to set up the tent. Next, the boys ran to gather firewood while the girls and their mother set up the camp kitchen area.
The camper in the space next to them marvelled to the children’s father, “I’ve never seen such teamwork nor a camp that was ready so quickly. I’m impressed.”
The father turned to the neighbour and nodded sagely.
“I have a system,” he said. “No one goes to the bathroom before the camp is set up.”
19. Another punny camp joke:
It only costs a few bucks to get into our local aquarium if you’re camping nearby or dressed as a dolphin.
Yup, for all in tents and porpoises, it’s free!
20. A final dose of camping humor!
I slept like a log last night.
I woke up on the campfire…
Enjoy These Camping One Liners and Funny Camp Jokes
Camping is one of my all-time favourite things to do.
But, and it’s a genuine but…it isn’t always fun. When it’s cold, wet, and sleep is in short supply, the mood of a campsite can take a downward turn!
I put together this list of camping jokes with that in mind. Of course, there’s rarely a bad time for a funny camp joke, but jokes about camping are particularly helpful when the mood needs lifting.
I hope this list of camping jokes has proved useful in that regard.
Now I’d love to hear from you!
Which joke about camping did you find funniest? Drop me a comment below to let me know!