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- Class B uniform for travelling to and from camp
- troop tents are available.
- Scouts should be sleeping together in patrols.
- Hammocks are an alternative to a tent but scouts must ensure they protect the trees and check with the leader to make sure they are permitted for the trip
- Sleep pad
- Sleeping bag (3 season bag minimum)
- Sleep wear
- Optional: light for inside the tent
- Appropriate clothing for the weather and environment
- Cold: thermal underwear, layers of non-cotton (poly-cotton blends OK); woolly hat; gloves, scarf, balaclava
- Wet: rain jacket; rain pants
- Heat: shorts, T-shirts, sun hat, sunglasses
- Environment: long pants and sleeves prevent bug bites/poison ivy
- Appropriate clothing for the activities.
- leaders will advise of any specific needs for the outing.
- Layers are important.
- Leave cotton clothing at home – when it gets wet, it stays wet and it doesn’t dry and it can make you very cold. Cotton Kills!
- Personal items (shampoo, soap, comb/hairbrush, tooth brush, toothpaste, etc.)
- Bug spray
- Medications (give to a leader if necessary)
- Headlight (preferred) or flashlight is essential
- Pocket knife (need Totin’ chip)
- Fire lighting
- Flint and steel/matches/lighter
- Ziplock bag with dryer lint or cotton wool balls rubbed in vaseline to use to light the campfire
- Personal First Aid Kit
- Paracord (for a clothes line)
- Folding chair
- Backpack/bag to carry your gear in
- Camp bucket made up of a standard 5-gallon bucket with a water-tight Gamma Seal lid (both available at Lowes/HomeDepot). This can also act as your camp chair! This is recommended but not essential.
- Scout handbook and pen/pencil