Camping – Be Prepared

campingHere is a list of things to bring to a Pack 365 campout:

  • Class B scout shirt. ( the Pack t-shirt)
  • One set of silverware per person.
  • One cup per person. (plastic with handle)
  • One plastic dish per person.
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste.
  • Soap, washcloth and towel stored in a large Ziplock bag.
  • Sleeping bag, pillow, air mattress or pad.
  • Sweatshirt or sweater.
  • Jacket.
  • Extra set of dry clothes.
  • Rubber boots or extra shoes.
  • Multiple pairs of dry socks.
  • Flashlight or headlamp.
  • Rain poncho and garbage bags for keeping gear dry.
  • Small First Aid Kit.
  • Sun screen, bug repellant.
  • Tent, tent stakes and tarp for groundcloth.
  • Paper towels, toilet paper.
  • Hat, gloves and cold weather clothes – you never know in the spring and fall.
  • Camp chairs.

Optional Equipment:

  • Compass.
  • Small binoculars.
  • Soccer ball, other sports equipment.
  • Pocket Knife if you have your Whittling Chip
  • Ten Essentials

Inappropriate equipment:

  • Matches, lighters. (OK for parents)
  • Personal BB guns, slingshots.
  • Electronic gaming devices (Nintendo DS, iPods, iPads, etc.)
  • Fireworks.
  • Sandals, unless you have other footwear along too. Boots will work better for hikes but tennis shoes will do.