Bike riding in the dark just got a whole lot cooler. Simply mount the Monkey Light on any standard bike wheel and be prepared for an amazing animated light show. With 256 LEDS, it will wow him with thousands of changing patterns and colors. While you ride, everybody will want to check out the moving display of lights on your tires. Each set is designed for a single wheel. Powered by 3 AA batteries, the Monkey Light lasts about 20 hours.
Want to make your wheels light up like a Christmas tree? Wheels Brightz is like a set of Christmas lights for your wheels. Choose from nine different colored options to bling out your ride. This pair of LED lights works on 20 inch wheels or larger. Everybody will want to check out your ride when you pass on by.
Who isn’t fascinated with the world around us? While they don’t have fancy features, these high-quality entry level binoculars from Bushnell deliver great optics and magnification for great image clarity. They have 7X magnification which means that they will bring objects that are far away 7 times closer to you. Imagine what you’ll explore!
The Bounty Hunter Metal Detector Tracker IV allows just about everybody to hunt for lost treasures. This fun and easy to use metal detector is designed for beginners. Just because it is for beginners doesn’t mean that it can’t find buried treasures. It’s perfect for finding coins and even precious metals. It’s completely adjustable depending on your 11 year old boy’s height. If your 11 year old boy loves hunting for things, this is the perfect gadget to get him. Get ready for hours of treasure hunting fun!
Don’t do things in the dark or go traveling without the Shining Buddy headlamp! If he is going to be adventuring in the Great Outdoors, a headlamp like this is a basic necessity. The best part? It attaches to you head so you don’t have to worry about carrying a flashlight in your hands. With2 brightness settings, it’s easy to use with hands-free operation after it’s powered on. Plus, it lets you see a good distance away.
Ready for an adventure? Don’t forget a functional travel backpack. The Osprey Farpoint Travel Backpack is a great choice. Available in three color choices and 2 sizes, this 40-liter bag has plenty of storage and pockets for your every adventure. For most 11 year olds, you want to go with the small size since he will probably be less that 5’9″. It’s the perfect carryon for the airplane. Don’t leave home without it.
He’s probably going to want to have a Swiss Army Knife, but only you know whether he is ready for the responsibility or not. A Swiss Army Pocket Knife is an essential to have when he’s going on an adventure in the Great Outdoors. It has all the essentials – a blade, nail file, screwdriver, scissors, key ring, tweezers, and a toothpick. He will love bringing it out at any chance he gets whether it is to open packages in the mail or remove tags from his clothing.
He has probably outgrown cute sleeping bags with cartoon characters on them. He needs his first real sleeping bag. If he’s going on a camping trip, he will need a good lightweight sleeping bag. Designed for anybody under 5 feet and 5 inches, the Coleman Youth Sleeping Bag is the perfect size for any 11 year old boy. Not only is it great for sleepovers, but it will keep him warm and comfy even in 45 degree temperatures.
Does he want to go out fishing for the first time? He doesn’t need anything complicated. Almost everybody starts with the Zebco 33 Spincast, which is the best way to learn how to fish. It’s the one fishing pole that almost anybody can use right away even beginners. All you have to do to fish is hold down the button and cast the line forward while simultaneously releasing the button.
Does he want to go camping? The Coleman Sundome is any easy to setup dome tent which offers a spacious interior. With a peaked dome and available in multiple sizes, it offers plenty of space for a small group of friends. Along with being designed to stand up in bad weather conditions, it features a number of features that are designed with comfort in mind such as a mesh window on the back.
We don’t always have access to clean water. The LifeStraw is a specially designed straw that can be dipped into any body of water to produce drinkable water. The secret is the internal filter, which eliminates bacteria and other nasties from the water. LifeStraw has become a must have product for campers, hikers, and any outdoor lover.
It’s always good to be prepared for emergencies. Every adventurer needs to have a first aid kit handy. You can make your own but this one from Coleman comes already package with over 200 pieces from bandages and sting relief to gloves and more. It’s a great start but you can easily add more supplies to it. This slim design easily tucks away into a backpack or small bag.
So you’re headed on an outdoor excursion? Great! But how does one cook out in the wilderness? Meet the Solo Stove Lite. This is one of the greatest inventions for the outdoors because you don’t have to lug around fuel canisters. Amazing, you can cook just by using small pieces of wood and leaves you find around the campsite. It’s such a brilliant idea. Every outdoor adventurer needs one of these.
When your 11 year old boy is on an outdoor adventure, he will need to have a good sense of direction. This compass is well-built and will give him an accurate reading. It’s a great compass at an affordable price.
Who needs a tent? It’s amazing that a piece of nylon cloth stuck between two trees could be such a great gift for any adventurer. Hammocking is great because it encourages everybody to go outside whether they are going backpacking or resting in their backyard. Supporting up to 400 pounds, the Eno DoubleNest Hammock is no ordinary hammock. With triple stitching, it is designed to last.
This inflatable solar light is another novel idea that is very practical for outdoor adventures. The lantern is solar powered and it’s collapsible so it can easily fit in a travel bag. The light is impressively bright.
Unlike other bracelets that are used for looks, Paracord bracelets are actually designed for survival. They can even be unraveled for many different uses. Most people like wearing them on their wrist for emergency reasons. You can leave it intact to form a tourniquet or even unravel it to tie braches together. It’s like a survival kit on your wrist.
What 11 year old wouldn’t love his first real tool box? This 39 piece tool set teaches eye hand coordination and building skills. These skills are going to useful for him in life as he grows older. The only problem? You are going to want to borrow them. Parents should know that this set does contain a box cutter. You are definitely going to want to look over the tools and remove some the ones that you don’t think he is responsible enough to use yet.