Camp Packing Lists

Weekend Camping List

Required Items

Completed Health Form (Parts A & B are needed for all trips. Part C is needed for week-long events.)

Class A uniform for travel. The Scouts may also need their uniforms at other times, depending on the event.

Mess kit (including a plate, knife, fork, and spoon)

Drinking cup – Don’t forget this. Cups are often not provided by camp!

Water bottle


Clothing

Shorts / pants / shirts / etc. (Adjust based on the weather)

Class “B” (troop/BSA related) shirts

Daily change of underwear and socks, pack an extra pair of socks!!

Rain Poncho

Coat if it looks like it will be chilly

Hat

Sleeping clothes


Bedding

Sleeping Bag

Air Mattress

Pillow


Toiletries

Toothbrush/Toothpaste

Floss

Gold Bond Powder -Chafing is real!!!


Miscellaneous Items

Daypack

Pen/Pencil

Notebook

Scout Handbook

Compass

Sunscreen

BUG REPELLENT

Pocket Knife if they have their Toten Chit

Summer Camp

The same items you will want for a weekend campout and items below. Also please place tags or write names on all their gear

Clothing

Shorts (2-3 pair)

Long pants – 1 pair

Underwear (2-3 extras)

Socks (2-3 extras)

Scout t-shirts (2-3 extras)

PJ’s

Swim suit and towel

Miscellaneous

Merit badge books & prerequisites

Cash for kits for merit badges

Insect Repellent (non-aerosol)

Wristwatch

Work Gloves

Waterbottle or hydration pack

Spending cash from PX

Camp Chair

Ziploc bags to keep things dry

Toiletries

Shower shoes

Soap and Soap container

Toothbrush/Toothpaste

Sleeping

Sleeping bag

Cot

Mosquito Netting


Winter Camping list

This is an add on to a weekend campout.

Bedding

Sleeping bag - warm bag, ideally rated as a “zero degree” bag

Wool or fleece blankets - to put over and under sleeping bag as extra insulation if sleeping bag is not rated as “zero degree” (adds 10-20 degrees of warmth)

Wool or fleece bag liner - to put inside sleeping bag for extra insulation (optional)

Pillow (optional)

Ground pad – either foam pad or Therm-A-Rest pad


Clothing

At least 3 sets of paired socks combo - lightweight polyester socks next to your feet to

pull the moisture away and a heavy wool pair on top (or insulating synthetic material)

Long, thermal underwear (no cotton)

Insulating fleece pullovers or wool sweaters

Hooded sweat shirt and sweat pants to sleep in (this can be cotton for sleeping at night)

Long ski/sledding pants that provide water resistance

Insulated coat/ jacket that is wind/water resistant - suitable for camping environment

Winter stocking cap that covers entire head and ears

Balaclava or ski mask to cover head and face (optional)

Pair warm gloves or mittens (outer material should be water resistant)

Winter boots (with adequate insulation and waterproof material)

Extra Pair of footwear - sneakers are OK as supplement to winter boots; Crocks/sandals

are NOT appropriate footwear for winter camping

Rain gear (poncho or water resistant pants/top shell)