Thursday, March 6, 2008

Warm Weather Camping Checklist

40-60 Degree Sleeping Bag
Sleeping Pad
Pillow (optional)
Flashlight and Extra Batteries
Water Bottle or Canteen
Pocket Knife or Multi-Purpose Knife
Mess Kit (plate, bowl, cup, fork, knife and spoon)
Light Jacket (Cool at Night)
Waterproof Rain Gear
Sweater or Sweatshirt (Optional)
Two pair of pants (one is extra)
One pair of water resistant pants
Activity Shirt (Class "B")
Hiking Boots
Tennis shoes

Troop Hat
Toothbrush and Toothpaste
Comb or Brush
First Aid Kit
Insect Repellent
Sun Screen Lotion
Tote'n'Chip Card (Don't need to bring on campout)
Fire'm'Chit Card (Don't need to bring on campout)
Day or Fanny Pack
Camera (optional)
Watch (optional)
Folding Chair (optional)
Scout Handbook (required)
Merit Badge Books / Cards (as required)
Notebook and Pen and/or Pencil (as required)

Some of the things on the list are optional.

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Winter Camp Checklist

Scout Equipment
  • Scout Shirt
  • Scout Pants
  • Boy Scout Handbook
  • Boy Scout Merit Badger Books (if needed)
  • Pocket knife- if you have your Tote N' Chip
  • Water Bottle
  • Flashlight with extra batteries


  • Sleeping Bag
  • Old Blanket (optional)
  • Pillow(optional)
  • Ground Pad or Cloth
  • Stuff bag for sleeping bag (optional)

  • Underwear
  • Socks (light)
  • Sock (Heavy-Wool)
  • T-shirts
  • Long, thermal underwear
  • Long pants
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • warm sweater
  • warm coat or jacket
  • hat
  • gloves or mittens
  • Sturdy shoes
  • Rain gear
  • Bathing suit (optional)

Other Items
  • Back pack, duffel bag for summer camp.
  • Waterproof cover for backpack
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Soap
  • Deodorant
  • Wash Cloth
  • Towel
  • Mess Kit

Optional Gear
  • Compass
  • Fishing Equipment
  • Watch
  • Camera
  • Money

Please remember to put your clothes in a ziplock bag, this will insure that none of your clothes will get wet for any reason!