Summer Camp Packing List

Summer camp will be here shortly. One of the most asked questions parents have is, “what should we bring?” Today I bring you my list of Must Pack, Should Pack, and items to Leave at Home.

Must Pack
Clothes
Extra Clothes
Sleeping Bag
Pillow
Extra Shoes
Class A & Class B Shirts
Pants (it gets cool at night)
Watch
Flashlight(s)
Personal First Aid Kit
Camp Chair(s) (Murphy’s Law: if you bring one it will break)
Underwear
Extra Socks
Swimming Suit
Two Towels (one for shower and one for swimming)
Bug Spray
Sunscreen
Medication (Prescription medication must be given to Scoutmaster)
Scout Handbook
Rubbermaid Tote for Clothes
Rope
Shower Shoes or Sandals

Should Pack
Rain Gear
BSA Approved Pocket Knife
Compass
Paper and Pencil
Snacks (All snacks will be locked away. No food in tents.)
Drinks (In a cooler)
Water
Money for the Trading Post
Fishing Gear
Alarm Clock

Leave at Home
Electronics
Jewelry
Fireworks