Personal Equipment List

Required Personal Camping Equipment

  • 1 Day pack (Supplied by Troop)
  • 1 Duffel bag—for carrying and storage of bulky items (Supplied by Troop)
  • 2 Blankets or 1 sleeping bag, or combination of both
  • 1 Air mattress
  • 1 Ground cloth
  • 1 Poncho
  • Extra uniform parts (in addition to those parts of official uniform listed)
  • 3 Sets of underwear
  • Extra stockings
  • Laundry bag, recommended for use in duffel bag to hold soiled clothing
  • 2 Sleeping clothing
  • 1 Swimming suit
  • 1 Pair rubber-soled shoes
  • 1 Eating kit containing 1 knife, 1 fork, and 1 spoon
  • 1 Toilet kit containing soap in container, comb, toothbrush, metal mirror, washcloth, toothpaste, and deodorant
  • 1 Plastic washbasin
  • Laundry materials (detergent in small plastic bag)
  • 2 Hand towels
  • 2 Bath towels
  • 1 Sewing kit
  • 1 Flashlight (No flame-type lights will be permitted.)
  • 1 Scout knife
  • 1 Bible, Testament, or prayer book—according to faith
  • 1 Canteen or plastic water bottle
  • 1 Insect repellant (non-aerosol)

Personal Equipment (Optional)

  • Watch
  • Notebook, pen, pencil
  • Camera, film
  • Drinking cup, collapsible
  • Shaving gear (if needed)
  • Musical instrument
  • Shoelaces, extra pair
  • Air pillow (small)
  • Boy Scout Handbook
  • Fieldbook
  • Scout Songbook
  • Duffel-bag lock
  • Wallet
  • Sunglasses
  • Utility bag for carrying items needed on plane, train, or bus

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