Basic Scout Equipment every scout needs:

 

Required:

Class A Scout Shirt

Class B Scout Shirt

Boy Scout Handbook

Scout short/pants or similar type of cargo shorts/pants

Durable Lace Up Hiking Type Shoes (Low or High Ankle)

Water Shoes (Closed toe and able to get wet)

Mess Kit

Canteen/Water Bottle/Nalgene etc

Sleeping Bag (or some kind of bedding) w/ waterproof stuff sack

Hat (possibly wide brim but baseball hat could work)

Flashlight

Small Duffle or Backpack

Camp Chair

 

Optional but Valuable:

Tent with tarp or footprint

Headlight

Ground pad (Thermarest etc) for under sleeping bag

Pocketknife

Compass

8-12 foot length of rope

Sleeping Cot (required at summer camp)

 

Summer Camping List:

Scout Shirts (Class A and B)

Boy Scout Handbook (in a plastic, ziplock bag)

Mess Kit
Water bottle or Canteen
Flashlight with extra batteries
Sleeping bag w/ waterproof stuff sack

Ground pad or Thermarest/foam pad
Pillow (optional)
Tent (2-3 boys share a tent so may not be necessary)

Clothes (shorts, extra change of socks, underwear, shorts, and shirt)

Pants (if necessary)

Hiking shoes and extra footwear

Hat

Bug Spray and Sunscreen

DEODORANT

Shower supplies (if showers available)

Toothbrush/Toothpaste

Camp Chair

Rain Jacket/Poncho (as needed)

Compass

Pocketknife

 

Winter Camping List:

Scout Shirts (Class A and B)

Boy Scout Handbook (in a plastic, ziplock bag)

Mess Kit
Water bottle or Canteen
Flashlight with extra batteries

Sleeping bag-- warm with waterproof stuff sack

Ground pad or Thermarest/foam pad

Old blanket - to put over sleeping bag for extra insulation (optional)

Pillow (optional)
Tent (2-3 boys share a tent so may not be necessary)

Hat and gloves (if needed)

Camp Chair

Rain Jacket/Poncho (as needed)

Compass

Pocketknife

Clothes: The key to cold weather camping is to stay warm and dry. Bring both light and heavy weight clothing in order to "layer" if the weather is cold. For underwear and socks, bring at least one change per day.

Socks - a pair of light weight socks next to your feet will pull the moisture away and keep your feet warmer
Socks - heavy (wool is best - they will be warmer, even if wet)
T-shirts
Long, thermal underwear - at least one pairHooded sweat shirt and sweat pants – (make the best pajamas in cold weather)
Long pants
Long sleeve shirt
Warm sweater
Warm coat or jacket - suitable for camping environment
Stocking cap
Gloves or mittens
Winter boots

Lip balm (Chapstick)
Sunscreen (as needed)

DEODORANT

Toothbrush/Toothpaste

 

Permission slips are required for each Troop activity. They are available at each Troop meeting and must be signed by a parent.