Please note this kit list is a standard list and occasionally extra items will be added, depending on the plans for the camp.  Please feel free to print this page if you need to.

KIT LIST AND TIPS FOR WEEKEND CAMP

 

Please let your child help you pack, so that they know where everything is.  Also please make sure that everything is named, including their Kneckerchief and uniform top.  No Sweets please.

 

When packing kit it is a good idea to pack similar items in separate plastic bags, they can then find the items easier and hopefully keep their clothes tidier in their bags during the camp.  If you have several children attending the camp, please make sure that each child has their own kit in their own bags.  Please don’t let them bring high energy drinks, games consoles, mobile phones, pen knifes, etc.

 

No responsibility for personal equipment, clothing & effects can be accepted by the Leaders & the Scout Association does not provide automatic insurance cover in respect of such items.

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ITEM

TICK WHEN PACKED

Sleeping Bag (zipped up), pillow & Blanket (camping mat/self inflating mat if camping outdoors) (we recommend getting a sleeping bag that either says 4 or 5 season or will keep the person warm to minus figures, as it can get very cold camping at anytime of the year)

 

Waterproof Coat & Leggings

 

Wellies or Hiking boots for wet weather, trainers are not very good for wet weather

 

Plate, bowl & mug (not china please), Knife, fork & spoon (not plastic please) please place in a bag to keep them together (not needed for indoor camps at Cranham Scout Camp Site or at Trac)

 

Personal Wash Kit including towel, toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, shower gel, shampoo, talcum powder to ensure they dry properly after a shower (trial sizes are great for using for camping)

 

Torch & spare batteries (or wind up torch)

 

Pyjamas (teddy can come along as well)

 

Warm old sweatshirt or fleece top (other than uniform top)

 

Christmas Jumper/T-shirt if you wish for wearing during Christmas dinner on Saturday night  (this obviously only applies if the camp theme is Christmas, check with leaders if you are not sure)

 

Trousers & Shorts (a few old pairs only)

 

A few old t-shirts (some may have t-shirts that they have decorated on previous camps these are great to be worn during camp)

 

Underclothes to last time away, please include some spares

 

Socks to last time away, please include some spares

 

Hat eg. Cap for when its hot, woolly or fleece hat for when its cold and gloves

 

If you wear glasses please bring case to store glasses in at night

 

Bags for dirty washing