Troop 620

Sam Houston Area Council

Summer Camp Packing List

Items marked with (*) are optional.

 

Paperwork

_______ Completed Medical Exam Forms - Turn into trip leader prior to trip. Other Camp forms as required.

_______ Copy of Insurance Card - Photocopy of front and back of insurance card.

 

Clothing

_______ Bandana or Handkerchief

_______ Belt

_______ Hat (Brim)  

_______ Hiking Boots  

_______ Hiking Pants (Long)  

_______ Hiking Pants (Shorts)  

_______ Pants (Long)  

_______ Pants (Short) *  

_______ Rain Gear  

_______ Shirt (Long Sleeve)  

_______ Shirt (Short Sleeve, Wicking )  

_______ Shoes (lightweight)

_______ Sleeping Clothes - Never sleep in the same clothing you eat or cook in!  

_______ Socks - One pair per day.

_______ Socks (Heavy) - For hiking boots  

_______ Socks (Liner) *  

_______ Swim Suit - Trunks for boys, one piece for girls.

_______ Swimming Shirt - One with UV protection is often a good idea. *

_______ Underwear - One pair per day.  

_______ Uniform - Most camps will require both class A (full uniform) and class B (troop tee shirts) uniform attire for different events.

 

Gear

_______ Binoculars *  

_______ Books *

_______ Camera *

_______ Camera Tripod - Small (6") one for digital camera works great. *  

_______ Compass *

_______ Day Pack (ex: School Backpack)

_______ Duffle Bag (24gal Action Packer preferred)

_______ Eating Utensils - Check with the camp to determine if this is needed. *

_______ Fishing Equipment & License - Check with camp on fishing opportunities. *

_______ Flashlight

_______ Folding Chair *

_______ Garbage Bags - Good to keep things dry, or for storing dirty clothing. *

_______ GPS *

_______ Ground Cloth or Tarp - Sometimes you just need to create a dry place. *

_______ Hand Sanitizer *

_______ Head Lamp *

_______ Head Net - For mosquitoes *

_______ Hiking Poles *

_______ Hydration Bladder *

_______ Jacket/Fleece

_______ Knife *

_______ Merit Badge Books - Always best to bring your own books for the Merit Badges you are working on. Bring pre-requisite paperwork as appropriate.

_______ Notebook & Pen/Pencil

_______ Pillow (Small) *

_______ Scout Book

_______ Sleeping Bag - Not needed if the camp supplies bedding, but that is unusual. (Or blanket and sheet if hot weather)

_______ Sleeping Pad - Not needed if the camp supplies bunks. *

_______ Soap - Biodegradable

_______ Stuff Sacks - Keep your gear organized.

_______ Sun Glasses - You're living outside, protect the eyes! Make sure they protect against 100% of UV rays or they will do more harm than good.

_______ Swimming Goggles *

_______ Tent - Most camps supply tents or cabins, but check to be certain. *

_______ Toilet Paper - It never hurts to have your own roll, just in case. *

_______ Towel (Large)

_______ Water Bottle - Stay hydrated!

_______ Zip Lock™ Bags - Keep things organized! *

 

Personal Items

_______ Alarm Clock *

_______ Calling Card - Sometimes a call home is needed. *

_______ Comb *

_______ Deodorant - Do not use if camping in an area with bears. *

_______ First Aid Kit (Small)

_______ Jeans - Not great in rainy areas. *

_______ Lip Balm

_______ Money - Check with the camp to determine how much money they recommend.

_______ Nail Clippers - Clip your nails before you go! *

_______ Postcards - Stamped *

_______ Prescription Medications - In original container clearly marked with name and dosage. Scouts are usually required to turn them in to the adult health officer. *

_______ Shampoo

_______ Shaving Gear *

_______ Skin Lotion - Unscented *

_______ Toothbrush

_______ Toothpaste

_______ Towel (Small) *

_______ Watch - Most camps run on a tight schedule.

 

 

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