Weekend Troop Campout in a Cabin

Packing List

Climate: High Desert
Season: Spring
Duration: 1 to 3 Nights

Personal gear for a weekend trip with troop where you will be staying in a rustic cabin. Assumes patrol gear is provided. Activities could include Day hiking or fishing.

Clothing

_______  Bandana or Handkerchief *
_______  Down Slippers *
_______  Gloves (Liner)
_______  Gloves/Mittens (Warm) *
_______  Hat (Brim)
_______  Hat (Knit) *
_______  Hiking Boots - Waterproof
_______  Hiking Pants (Long) - Zipper pants work well. No Jeans!
_______  Hiking Pants (Shorts) *
_______  Jacket (Down) - fiber ok in place of down. *
_______  Long Underwear (Mid Weight) - Polypro, not cotton. *
_______  Rain Gear - Breathable, no ponchos. Works well to block rain, wind, and serves as an extra layer.
_______  Shirt (Heavy) *
_______  Shirt (Long Sleeve) - 2-3, can be used to layer when cold.
_______  Shirt (Short Sleeve, Wicking ) - 2-3 *
_______  Shoes (lightweight)
_______  Sleeping Clothes - Consider temperature and quality of sleeping bag when deciding what to wear. Clothing should only be worn in sleeping bag, not outside. A sleeping bag liner can also help.
_______  Socks (Heavy) - 2-3 pair, more if wet or snowy.
_______  Socks (Liner) - Needed if using wool heavy socks. *
_______  Swim Suit - Trunks for boys, one piece for girls. Requirement depends on planned activities. *
_______  Underwear

Gear

_______  Backpack - To hold gear. A duffel bag will work if you are parked near camp.
_______  Binoculars *
_______  Books *
_______  Camera *
_______  Camera Tripod - Small (6") one for digital camera works great. *
_______  Compass
_______  Compression Sacks - Good for sleeping bags and clothing. *
_______  Cup
_______  Day Pack - Depending on planned activities. *
_______  Eating Utensils
_______  Fishing Equipment & License - Depending on planned activities. *
_______  Flashlight - With extra bulb & batteries.
_______  Gators *
_______  GPS *
_______  Hand Sanitizer *
_______  Head Lamp *
_______  Hiking Poles *
_______  Insect Repellent
_______  Jacket/Fleece
_______  Knife - Small pocket knife if you have the "totin chip" *
_______  Lighter / Water Proof Matches *
_______  Maps *
_______  Mess Kit / Plastic plate & Bowl
_______  Notebook & Pen/Pencil - May be required depending on planned activities. *
_______  Scout Book
_______  Sleeping Bag - Need will depend on the type of bedding in the cabin. *
_______  Sleeping Pad - May not be needed depending on bed situation. *
_______  Soap - Biodegradable. A scout is clean. Patrol box should also have this. *
_______  Stuff Sacks - Keep your gear organized. *
_______  Sun Glasses
_______  Water Bottle - 1 or 2 Nalgene™
_______  Whistle - For emergency use only.

Personal Items

_______  First Aid Kit (Small)
_______  Lip Balm
_______  Money - Depending on location, there may be a trading post. *
_______  Prescription Medications *
_______  Sunscreen
_______  Toilet Kit
_______  Towel (Small) - A scout is clean.
_______  Watch - Waterproof *

* Optional Item

Do NOT Bring: Electronic devices, Battery Operated games, CD players, etc. Sandals, Unnecessary Jewelry, pets.


Please Note:  This is only a recommended minimum set of equipment based on the past experiences of many individuals. We do not guarantee that it is all inclusive or appropriate for the activities you are planning. The trip leader, and common sense should always dictate the equipment you actually pack.
List generated on 12/20/2014 12:27:23 PM


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