Plan a Camping Trip PBL Task


Digital & Printable PBL Math Activities

Looking for an engaging, differentiated, and challenging project based learning task to enrich your students? This is a perfect math challenge for students who need a challenge or enrichment, and they'll love getting to plan their own camping trip!


Students will love getting to work within a budget to plan a camping trip for themselves. You'll love the enriched math practice they get along the way! Students will practice addition and subtraction while learning to work within a budget. They'll finish the project by writing a how-to guide on making s'mores! This includes both Printable & Digital versions for Google Slides and Seesaw.



Teacher Tips and Instructions

Engaging Letter: Get students excited about this project by putting the letter in an envelope and ripping it open along with students!

Brainstorming Page: Brainstorming sheet for students to think about what makes a great camping trip

•Planning Menus: These menus displays the prices for locations, supplies, food and activities - there are differentiated options included, and an editable version as well.

Planning Sheets: Differentiated planning sheets are included. Students will calculate the total they've spent and adjust their purchases to fit within a budget. They need to follow certain guidelines.

Reflection Questions: Reflection pages are included. Students will answer questions about what it was like working with a budget and what they might do differently next time.

How-To Writing: Students will write a how-to guide on making s'mores. Differentiated planning pages, writing paper and page toppers are included.


*You can differentiate this even further by setting different budgets for your students to work with.