Packing checklist for boys
on a summer car camping trip

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In addition to patrol gear, each person on the camping trip in his personal gear...
MUST have: SHOULD have: MIGHT want:
__ sleeping bag
__ Boy Scout shirt
__ Troop 72 "Class B" shirt
__ rain coat
__ sweatshirt or light jacket
__ shorts
__ extra socks
__ extra underwear
__ plate, bowl, cup
__ knife, fork, spoon
__ insect repellent
__ sun screen
__ water bottles
__ toothbrush, toothpaste
__ first aid kit
__ flashlight
__ backpack or duffel bag
__ pack cover (garbarge bag okay)
__ toilet paper
__ garbage bags/ziploc bags
__ swimsuit, towel (in summer)
__ Scout Handbook (in ziploc)
__ matches, firestarters
__ sleeping pad
__ leather gloves
__ hat
__ long pants (bugs)
__ sunglasses
__ compass
__ jackknife
__ rope
__ hand sanitizer
__ Scout pants (nylon zip-offs)
__ notebook and pen
__ sandals
__ pillow
__ day pack
__ camp stool
__ watch
__ camera
__ book
__ magazine
__ deck of cards
__ woodcarving
__ harmonica
__ frisbee
__ football
__ hacky sack
__ juggling stuff
__ fishing gear

NOTE: For "car camping," we don't have to worry as much about weight and bulk as we do on backpacking or canoe trips. However, you should still try to "pack light" so we can get gear for 20 people in the troop trailer. (While at the same time remembering to "Be Prepared," of course.)


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