Typical Summer Camp Checklist


  • Shorts and/or pants (6), shirts (4) and Troop tee shirts, Class A Uniform (2) (they will need at least 1 pair of long pants for service work and horseback riding) ...
  • Daily change of underwear and socks
  • Handkerchiefs
  • Bathing Suit
  • Raincoat and/or poncho
  • Hiking Boots
  • Pajamas
  • Sweater and/or light Jacket
  • Sneakers
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Pillow (if desired)


  • Toothbrush and Toothpaste
  • Hand Towel
  • Bath Towels (2)
  • Washcloths (2)
  • Comb, Brush, Mirror
  • Soap in container


  • Knapsack/Daypack
  • Knife, Fork, Spoon
  • Flashlight, Extra Batteries
  • Book
  • Pen, Pencil, Pad
  • Compass


  • A 8x10, or 10x12 tarp, (or larger).
  • 100 feet of nylon line (lightweight, thin gage).
  • Extra large plastic bags.
  • Pack their stuff inside their duffels in plastic bags (underwear and socks in one, pants in another, shirts in another).
  • Strongly advise bring a short-legged cot.


  • Camera & film (single use camera's work GREAT!)
  • Insect Repellent (no spray cans)
  • Musical Instruments (no radios)
  • Mess Kit and Canteen
  • Sewing Kit
  • Individual First Aid Kit
  • About $20 for extra candy, etc.


  • electronic devices
  • matches
  • hatchets
  • sheath knives

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