Equipment Lists

EQUIPMENT LIST

HERE IS A SUGGESTED LIST OF EQUIPMENT THAT A TROOP 306 SCOUT SHOULD BRING ON A REGULAR CAMPOUT (SPRING, SUMMER, FALL). WHAT YOU NEED WILL VARY DEPENDING ON THE SEASON AND WEATHER.

WEAR 
__ HIKING BOOTS OR STURDY SHOES 
__ FLEECE OR LIGHT JACKET 
__ RAIN GEAR (THIS MIGHT INCLUDE 
     RAINCOAT , RAIN HAT,
    RAIN HOOD, RAIN PANTS)
         *IF NOT WORN, CARRY IN PACK 

CARRY IN POCKETS 
__ POCKETKNIFE 
__ MATCHES IN WATERPROOF CASE 
__ HANDKERCHIEF OR BANDANNA 
__ WALLET WITH ID AND MONEY

CARRY ON YOUR BACK 
__ BACKPACK BIG ENOUGH TO HOLD  YOUR EQUIPMENT AND A SHARE OF YOUR PATROL’S EQUIPMENT AND FOOD 
TOP OF PACK OR IN OUTSIDE

POCKET 
__ REPAIR KIT CONTAINING: RUBBER 
     BANDS, SAFETY PINS, NEEDLES, 
     THREAD, BUTTONS, SHOELACES, 
     CORD, EXTRA PLASTIC BAGS 
__ TRASH BAGS (2)
__ PACK COVER (YOU CAN MAKE 
     FROM A TRASH BAG) OR PURCHASE FROM  CAMPMOR, HTO OR REI
__ 25 FEET OF PARACHUTE CORD 
__ SMALL AMOUNT OF PERSONAL TOILET 
     PAPER IN BAGGIE TO STAY DRY

 INSIDE PACK 
__ EXTRA PAIR OF SHOES, MOCCASINS, 
     OR SNEAKERS 
__ EXTRA CLOTHING IN PLASTIC BAGS: 
     __ EXTRA SHIRT 
     __ T-SHIRT(S) 
     __ LONG PANTS   
      __ SHORTS 
     __ EXTRA SOCKS 
     __ CHANGE OF UNDERWEAR 
     __ PAJAMAS OR POLYESTER LONG          UNDERWEAR (OPTIONAL) 
  INSIDE PACK OR FASTENED TO PACK OR FRAME 
__ SLEEPING BAG INSIDE PLASTIC 
     GARBAGE BAG AND STUFF SACK 
__ FOAM PAD OR SLEEPING PAD 

ADDITIONAL REQUIRED 
__ CANTEEN OR WATER BOTTLE 
__ SCOUT HANDBOOK 
__ FLASHLIGHT WITH NEW (OR EXTRA) 
     BATTERIES 
__ PLASTIC BOWL & CUP (DO NOT HAVE 
     TO BE A KIT) 
__ FORK & SPOON (DO NOT 
     HAVE TO BE A KIT) 
__ TOILET KIT INCLUDING: SOAP, TOOTHBRUSH,
    TOOTHPASTE, FLOSS, COMB, SMALL HAND  
    TOWEL. 
__ KNIT CAP TO SLEEP IN   
__ COMPASS, IF YOU HAVE ONE
__ INDIVIDUAL FIRST AID KIT 

OTHER OPTIONAL 
__ WATCH 
__ CAMERA 
__ FIELDBOOK, SONGBOOK 
__ NATURE BOOKS 
__ BRIMMED HAT 
__ SMALL NOTEBOOK, PENCILS 
__ BINOCULARS AND/OR MAGNIFYING 
     GLASS 
__ SUNGLASSES WITH POLARIZED 
     LENSES 
__ SUNSCREEN, LIP BALM (SEASONAL)
__ INSECT REPELLENT (SEASONAL)
__ SWIMSUIT (SEASONAL) 
__ GLOVES (SEASONAL)



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WINTER CAMPING EQUIPMENT LIST


Here is a suggested list for Cold-Weather Campouts. Remember, conditions vary and what might be appropriate for one set of conditions (e.g., 10° and snowing) can be wrong for another (e.g., 33° and freezing rain). The most important things are to stay dry, have a hat or hood on at all times, and have enough pairs of socks. The challenge here is to bring what you need without making your pack too heavy.


WEAR
__ Layers, pants and shirts
__ Comfortable, waterproof boots
__ 2 pairs of socks (one wool and one as liner)
__Wool Hat (or stocking cap) (Must be worn if you are to go on the trip)
__Long Underwear, bottoms or sweat pants.
__Sweater or Jacket
__Rain gear
__Mittens (or gloves) (wear one, carry the other)
__Some of these items, if not worn,should be carried in pack.  

CARRY IN POCKETS
__Pocketknife
__Matches in Waterproof Case
__Handkerchief or Bandanna
__Wallet with ID and Money  

CARRY ON YOUR BACK
__Backpack big enough to hold your equipment and a share
of your patrol’s
equipment and food

TOP OF PACK OR ITS OUTSIDE POCKET
__Trail Food (high-energy bar, candy bar,dried fruit, etc., for emergency energy)
__Repair Kit containing: rubber bands,safety pins, needles,thread, buttons, shoelaces.
__Trash Bags and Plastic Bags (various sizes)
__Pack cover (You can make from a trash bag)
__25 feet of Parachute Cord
__small amount of Personal Toilet Paper

INSIDE PACK
__ Extra pair of boots or camp shoes

__Gloves (or mittens) (wear one,carry the other)
__ Snow pants or ski pants(optional)
__Extra clothing (each piece tied or zipped into plastic bag)
__Extra Shirts, Sweat Shirts,or
Sweaters – NOT COTTON
__Extra Pants ( Wool is best)
__Extra Socks (3 extra pairs) WOOL
__Extra Bandannas
__Change of Underwear
__Change of Long Underwear or
Pajamas or Sweat suit(Optional)
__Extra Wool Hat (or Stocking Cap)  

INSIDE PACK OR FASTENED TO PACK OR FRAME
__ Sleeping bag (designed for cold weather) (inside plastic garbage bag and stuff sack)
__ Sleeping Bag Liner (a folded sheet or blanket with safety pins) (optional)
__ Foam Pad or Sleeping pad (to put under you and insulate you from the ground)  

ADDITIONAL REQUIRED
__  Water Bottle- Nalgene
__ Individual First Aid Kit (at least some Band-Aids) __ Scout Handbook
__ Flashlight with new (or extra batteries)
__ Plate, Cup, Bowl (plastic is better than metal, food gets cold on metal fast)
__ Fork, Spoon
__ Toilet kit including: soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, comb, washcloth, towel  

OTHER OPTIONAL
__ Watch,
__ Camera, Film
__ Dark Glasses with polarized lens es
__ Notebook, Pencils
__ BSA Field book
__ Compass, if you have one