Equipment List

Camping gear illustration

General Gear List

□ Scout Handbook, merit badge pamphlets
Health Forms A-C (for resident camps. A pre-participation physical is needed)
□ Full Scout uniform: shirt, shorts, socks and belt (Scouts should wear full uniform correctly at morning and evening assembly, meals, and as color guard.)
□ Light jacket and light sweater or sweatshirt (light layers of clothing are lighter and warmer than a heavy jacket.) Nighttime temperatures can range from 32F-50F
□ Light rain suit or poncho
□ Extra pair of shoes or boots (closed toe)
□ Extra Scout uniform parts: shirt, socks, etc. (optional, but recommended)
□ Underwear and tee shirts (at least 4 sets)
□ Extra socks (at least 4 pairs)
□ Swimsuit/trunks
□ Hat
□ Handkerchiefs or facial tissue packs
□ Shorts and at least one pair of jeans
□ Lightweight long or short sleeve shirts (non-uniform)
□ Backpack (especially for overnighter) or duffel bag
□ Sleeping bag
□ Sleeping pad or lightweight air mattress
□ Eating utensils (for in-camp cooking and overnighter): minimum of a bowl, spoon and a Sierra cup
□ Canteen or water bottle
□ Toilet kit: soap, washcloth, toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, comb, towel
□ Shower sandals (not to be worn beyond the showers, or waterfront)
□ Sunblock
□ Small personal first aid kit  
□ Small flashlight and extra batteries
□ Small pocket-knife (NO SHEATH KNIVES)
□ Cash: $50 allows an adequate amount of spending money
□ Pen/pencil, notebook, paper, stamps, envelopes or postcards

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Optional Gear List:
□ Camera
□ Mosquito repellent and sunglasses
□ Fishing gear
□ Book

Optional Troop/Patrol Equipment:
□ Battery or propane lanterns
□ Rope and binder twine
□ Ground cloths (for the wooden floors of tents)
□ Troop first aid kit
□ Patrol and troop flags
□ Water containers
□ Dutch oven, griddle, extra cook kit pieces, etc.

Please Do Not Bring:
□ Comic books
□ Sheath knives, axes
□ Shooting Sport Equipment including any type pistols, rifles, bows and arrows, slingshots
□ iPods, radios
□ Drugs (non-prescription)
□ Open toe shoes or sandals
□ Cell Phones/PDA’s/Computers/laptops/Tablets