One mama + one kayak + one 40 pound boy + 7.5 gallons of water at 8.34 pounds/ gallon x 3.2 mile paddle to the camping site = 2 sore mama arms
Pack some Advil.
One daddy + one tent + 2 sleeping bags + clothes x 3 people + one small camp stove + food for 3 people x 3 days x 3.2 mile hike to the camping site = one sore daddy back
Pack some more Advil.
One little boy + 2 packs of Jiffy Pop + 2 blankies + one pack of glow sticks + one trusty compass + one heap of excitement about celebrating his upcoming 5th birthday while camping with friends and family = The Ultimate Happy Camper