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General Camp Packing List

In addition to the required Medical Form, and the Medication Information Form, signed by a parent/guardian, each Scout should bring the following minimum equipment for his personal use at troop campouts:

  • Clothing
  • Complete uniform with hat
  • Sturdy hiking shoes
  • Extra underwear and socks
  • Handkerchiefs
  • Shorts/blue jeans
  • Scout T-shirt
  • Raincoat/poncho
  • Sleepwear
  • Sweater/jacket (If needed due to cool weather)
  • Sleeping bag -or- three blankets
  • Pillow (if desired)
  • Long sleeve shirt with buttons, long pants, and belt for Swimming and
    Lifesaving merit badges (if on your schedule for summer camp)
  • Mess Kit (Plate, cup, bowl, knife, fork and spoon [except summer camp])
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Towel
  • Shampoo
  • Washcloth
  • Comb, brush, mirror
  • Soap in container
  • Canteen
  • Flashlight
  • Pencil, pen, pad/notebook
  • Spending money
  • Insect repellent (non-aerosol)
  • Scout Handbook
  • OA sash (if OA member)
  • Medication & physical forms properly filled out by parents

Anything else needed for camping would be stated by Patrol Leader/SPL or in a merit badges pre-requirements.