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Camping Checklist

ALL CAMPERS MUST HAVE: 

BARE ESSENTIALS (* indicates Scouting hiking essentials):
  • Tent
  • Ground cloth/tarp to fit under the tent
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Pillow
  • Camp chair
  • Change of clothes (1 per day + 1 extra)
  • Sleeping clothes
  • Light jacket/sweatshirt
  • Rain gear (*Webelos essential item)
  • Lantern/flashlight*
  • Sunscreen*
  • First aid kit*(Note: Pack first aid kit is available for all)
  • Canteen/water bottle*
  • Trail food*
  • Whistle*
  • Day pack to carry Scouting essentials*
  • Hat
  • Extra shoes
  • Scout handbook
  • Bug spray
  • Pocket knife- Scout may carry if he has whittling chip
  • Family medicine chest (preferred allergy/pain meds, prescribed meds)
  • Hygiene kit- toothbrush, tooth paste, soap, towel
 
GOOD TO HAVE:
  • Map*- webelos essential item
  • Compass*- webelos essential item
  • Lighter
  • Fire starter
  • Tinder
  • Folding shovel
  • Camp axe
  • Bow saw
 
OPTIONAL COMFORT ITEMS:
  • Cot
  • Kid comfort items (blankets/stuffed animal- stays in tent)
  • Snacks (in case of finicky eaters)
  • Binoculars
  • Nature books
  • Musical instrument for campfire
  • Tea/instant coffee
  • Camp kitchen/stove
  • Balls/card games
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