Camping Checklist

Personal Overnight Camping Gear (refer to Boy Scout Handbook page 224)

Clothing (NO OPEN TOE FOOTWEAR, mark name on all items)

  • Full Scout uniform, Hiking boots
  • Jacket, Sweatshirt/sweater
  • Pancho or rain gear
  • Hat
  • Rugged jeans, Shorts, T-shirts (2 pair min.)
  • Extra underwear, Extra socks (2 pair min.) Tennis shoes
  • Bath towels, Pajamas
  • Handkerchiefs, Close toe water shoe
  • Garbage bag for dirty clothes

Camping Gear

  • Duffel bag
  • Sleeping bag, Ground cloth or foam pad,
  • Flashlight, batteries &bulb, extra drinking cup,
  • Compass and Whistle
  • Day Pack, Water Bottle
  • Nylon braided cord (50 ft.) or parachute cord
  • Pocketknife (Boy Scout type) or basic Swiss Army type,
  • Mosquito netting


  • Scout Handbook, Wristwatch, Pen, pencil & paper
  • Money, Prescription medications, Camera & film
  • First Aid Kit, Sewing kit, Bible, etc.
  • Snacks in ziplocks marked with name


  • Toothbrush & Comb
  • Sun block, Chapstick
  • Toothpaste, Soap
  • Insect repellent (lotion type)