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Camp Soap
by Tracia Williams

One of the best and worst parts of camp is no showers! But every once in a while you might want to clean up with your own hand made soap.

Camp Soap

You will need:
  • Loofa sponge
  • Block glycerin soap
  • Glass measuring cup
  • Microwave
  • Plastic wrap
  • Tall drinking glass
  • Knife
  • Scissors


  1. Dampen the loof sponge in water then squeeze out excess. Cutting across the loofa, use scissors to divide into three pieces.
  2. Cut 3 large squares of plastic wrap. Set one piece of the loofa upright on the center of a piece of plastic wrap then wrap the sides of the sponge, leaving the top open. Repeat with remaining pieces. It is important that the plastic wrap not have any seams or openings in the bottom area. Push wrapped sponge into tumbler.
  3. Use knife to cut glycerin soap into small pieces about the size of small ice cubes. Place these pieces inside the measuring cup then microwave them at 15 second intervals, occasionally stirring the melting soap pieces with a large craft stick. DO NOT let the soap come to a boil. Once the soap has melted, pour it into the glass over the loofa sponge.
  4. Let the soap set in the tumbler overnight. Or, place it in the refrigerator to speed up the process.
  5. When the soap has set, remove the loofa from the tumbler then remove the clear plastic wrap. Use a knife to cut into slices.
Camp Soap - Fig. 1
Camp Soap - Fig. 2
Camp Soap - Fig. 3


Delta Soap Creations® Loofa Soap Kit


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