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The webmaster's personal camping checklist


This is the checklist that I consult before going on any outing. It covers all seasons and most events. The Scout Handbook has individual and troop/patrol checklists, plus more details on individual first aid, toiletry, and survival kits.

  • Compass
  •  Map
  •  Sleeping Bag
  • Sleeping Pad
  • Tent
  • Rope, string, or twine
  • Water bottles + pack
  • Flashlight(s)
  • Spare Batteries
  • Lighter or Matches
  • Pillow
  • Boots
  • Extra shoes
  • Socks and sock liners
  • Underwear
  • Shorts
  • Pants
  • Belt
  • Jacket
  • Shirts
  • Sleep wear
  • Extra clothes
  • Knife
  • First aid kit
  • Tarp
  • Hat
  • Tissues
  • Toilet paper
  • Towel, toiletries
  • Backpack
  • Walking stick
  • Poncho/raingear
  • Chair
  • Uniforms
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Swimsuit
  • Sandals/Water shoes
  • Scout Handbook
  • Two-way Radios
  • Hanger (for uniform)
  • Survival kit
  • Winter coat
  • Long underwear
  • Carabiners
  • Gloves
  • Stocking cap
  • Fleece
  • Cook set
  • Silverware
  • Utensils
  • Trash bags
  • Gloves or tongs (for pulling items off stove or fire)
  • Cooler
  • Cup
  • Paper towels
  • Camp soap
  • Stove/fuel
  • Bowls/plates
  • Nalgene water bottle with measure on side
  • Drinks - hot chocolate, juice, powdered mixes
  • Breakfast - oatmeal, granola bars
  • Water
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Pan
  • Salt/pepper/spices
  • Frisbees, balls, kite, ball gloves
  • Cell phone
  • Mallet
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses