Basic Camp Out Packing List

Below is a basic troop camp out packing list. Some trips may require additional items and the Senior Patrol Leader and/or Camp Master will make those items known for each camp out.

 

What to Bring (Required)

  • Class A Scout Uniform
  • Hiking Boots & appropriate socks
  • Scout Handbook
  • Pocket Knife (only with Totin' Chip)
  • Personal First Aid Kit
  • Extra Clothing (dress appropriately for weather)
  • Tennis shoes or other backup footware in case boots get wet
  • Rain Gear
  • Water Bottle
  • Flashlight (with extra batteries)
  • Sun Screen
  • Hat with brim
  • Insect repellent (no aerosol cans please)
  • Compass
  • Backpack or duffel bag
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Sleeping Pad
  • Eating kit (spoon, plate, bowl, cup)
  • Personal Hygiene Supplies (toothbrush, toothpaste, DEODORANT, floss, comb, washcloth, towel)

What to Bring (Optional)

  • Watch
  • Camera and film (preferably inexpensive digital or disposable variety)
  • Notebook
  • Pencil or Pen
  • Sunglasses
  • Small musical instrument
  • Backpack Frisbee
  • Hacky Sack
  • Swimsuit (only on trips that involve water)
  • Work Gloves
  • Playing Cards
  • Fishing gear (if applicable - check with SPL first)
  • Walking Stick

What NOT to Bring

  • Electronic devices (iPods, MP3 players, cell phones, video games, etc.)
  • Snacks (Patrols should plan to bring snacks if needed)
  • Sodas or sugary drinks
  • Candy
  • Flammable Liquids

 


 

North Carolina
Cold Weather
Packing List

 

 

 

CLOTHING

  • Class A Uniform shirt – must on you when you arrive at the church (no neckerchiefs or slides)
  • Pre-pack clothes as wearing units in Zip-Lock bags.
  • Mittens or gloves (extra pair is a good idea if it snows or rains)
  • Warm coat in case it gets very cold
  • Synthetic long johns tops and bottoms (NO COTTON)
  • 4 pair heavy hiking socks (wool or synthetic)
  • Wool sweater or fleece jacket/hoody
  • Rain jacket and rain pants
  • 2 Wool pants or breathable/fleece pants over the long johns.
    Jeans are not the best in cold weather as they are cotton, but with long johns under they are OK
  • 2 wool or fleece hats (one for daytime, one for sleeping)
  • 2 long sleeved shirts (wool are best, flannel are OK with long johns under)
  • 2 t-shirts (wicking Tees are best, avoid cotton)
  • 3 pairs of underwear
  • High quality waterproof hiking boots
  • Backup pair of shoes (no Crocs or flip flops)

SLEEPING

  • Insulating sleeping pad
  • Sleeping bag rated to 20° 
    or Sleeping bag and liner or two lighter weigh bags or light weigh bag and blanket
  • Sleeping clothes (never sleep in the clothes you have warn or will wear the next day)
    Shorts and t-shirt or long johns
  • Wool or fleece hat or balaclava
  • hiking socks

PERSONAL GEAR

  • Duffle bag or backpack
  • Toiletry bag (toothbrush, tooth paste, deodorant, etc.)
  • Mess kit (plate, bowl, knife, fork, spoon)
  • Cup or travel mug (hard to drink hot chocolate out of a bowl)
  • Head lamp or flashlight
  • Water Bottle
  • Pocket Knife & Totem Chit
  • Scout Handbook for those not yet First Class

OPTIONAL & ADDITIONAL COMFORT ITEMS

  • Daypack to put clothing layers in as it warms up and to carry your water bottle
  • Compass
  • Hand warmers (can be used in pockets or mittens for hands and placed in
    boots while getting dressed in the morning to pre-warm)
  • Seat cushion like the ones used at football games to insulate your butt while sitting on cold benches

What NOT to Bring

  • Electronic devices (iPods, MP3 players, cell phones, video games, etc.)
  • Snacks (Patrols should plan to bring snacks if needed)
  • Sodas or sugary drinks
  • Candy
  • Flammable Liquids

 

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