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What to Bring

Summer Camp Packing List (initialing items with permanent marker is recommended):
  • Sleeping bag and/or bedding/sleeping pad & pillow
  • Full Class A uniform (including neckerchief w/ slide) with hanger
  • Several Class B T-shirts
  • Bathing suit(s)
  • Sneakers/hiking books and water shoes/flip-flops 
  • Sweatshirt/jacket
  • Poncho/rain gear
  • Several changes of clothes, including Scout shorts and long pants, and some warm clothes for sleeping
  • Bath towel(s)
  • Toiletries
  • Insect repellent
  • Sun screen
  • Scout Handbook (photocopy signed pages before leaving home)
  • Flashlight, lantern and/or headlamp (w/ extra batteries)
  • Pocket knife (optional and only with Totin' Chip)
  • 2 Canteens/Nalgene water bottles
  • Pens and small spiral notebook
  • Merit badge schedule and any completed pre-requisites
  • Camp map
  • Orienteering compass
  • Small knapsack/day pack/drawstring bag for daily use
  • Medication/EpiPen if necessary (advise camp nurse ahead of time)
  • 1/4 inch rope/clothesline (10-feet)
  • Mosquito netting for over bed
  • Timepiece (wristwatch or otherwise)
  • Hand sanitizer and several masks 
  • Labeled footlocker to hold the above items (link is a suggested style of footlocker).
  • Four 1/2 inch diameter by 36-inch long dowels and duct tape to create corner posts on cot for netting
  • Camping chair
  • Soccer ball, basketball, football, frisbee or the like, and/or reading material, for down time
  • Fishing rod & reel/tackle (for Fishing Merit Badge; otherwise optional)
  • SCOUT SPIRIT
  • PLEASE: Parents NO packing for your son; NO excessive amounts of food/snacks; NO massive footlockers
PARENTS must also wear Class A uniform shirt, Troop neckerchief and slide at breakfast and dinner in the dining hall.