Camping Gear

What You Need for Every Trip

Also check chapters 8-10 in the Scout Handbook.


  The 10 Scout Outdoor Essentials
Pocket knife
First Aid Kit
Extra clothing
Rain gear
Water bottle
Trail food
Matches or other fire-starter
Sun protection
Map & compass

Day Pack




Layered clothing (long underwear, top shirt, jacket)

Mess kit


Toothbrush & toothpaste

Sleeping bag

Sleeping pad

Knit hat (for sleeping in)



Stove and fuel

Tent, fly, and stakes