Packing List

Personal gear for a weekend trip with troop. Assumes patrol gear is provided. Activities could include Day hiking or fishing


Clothing

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Bandana or Handkerchief *

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Gloves (Liner)

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Gloves/Mittens (Warm) *

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Hat (Brim)

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Hat (Knit) *

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Hiking Boots - Waterproof

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Hiking Pants (Long) - Zipper pants work well. No Jeans!

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Hiking Pants (Shorts) *

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Jacket (Down) - fiber ok in place of down. *

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Long Underwear (Mid Weight) - Polypro, not cotton

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Rain Gear - Breathable, no ponchos. Works well to block rain, wind, and serves as an extra layer.

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Shirt (Heavy) *

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Shirt (Long Sleeve) - 2-3, can be used to layer when cold

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Shirt (Short Sleeve, Wicking ) - 2-3 *

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Shoes (lightweight)

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Sleeping Clothes - Consider temperature and quality of sleeping bag when deciding what to wear. Clothing should only be worn in sleeping bag, not outside. A sleeping bag liner can also help.

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Snow Boots *

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Socks (Heavy) - 2-3 pair, more if wet or snowy.

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Socks (Liner) - Needed if using wool heavy socks. *

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Swim Suit - Trunks for boys, one piece for girls. Requirement depends on planned activities. *

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Underwear


Gear

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Backpack - To hold gear. A duffel bag will work if you are parked

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Binoculars *

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Scout Book

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Camera *

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Compass

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Compression Sacks - Good for sleeping bags and clothing. *

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Cup

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Day Pack - Depending on planned activities. *

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Eating Utensils

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Fishing Equipment & License - Depending on planned activities. *

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Flashlight - With extra bulb & batteries.

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Garbage Bags - 1 or 2, Good for storing wet gear.

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Hand Sanitizer *

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Head Lamp *

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Hiking Poles *

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Insect Repellent

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Jacket/Fleece

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Knife - Small pocket knife if you have the "totin chip" *

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Lighter / Water Proof Matches *

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Mess Kit / Plastic plate & Bowl

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Notebook & Pen/Pencil - May be required depending on planned activities. *

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Scout Book

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Sleeping Bag - Make sure bag is rated below expected temperature.

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Sleeping Pad

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Soap - Biodegradable. A scout is clean. Patrol box should also have this. *

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Stuff Sacks - Keep your gear organized. *

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Sun Glasses *

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Tick Kit - Includes tweezers, small magnifying glass, small container to store tick in (to take to doctor), and also some medical alcohol wipes. *

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Water Bottle - 1 or 2 Nalgene™

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Whistle - For emergency use only.

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Zip Lock™ Bags - Good for keeping things organized and dry. *


Personal Item

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First Aid Kit (Small)

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Hand warmer (chemical) - 2-4 packets handy. *

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Lip Balm

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Money - Depending on location, there may be a trading post. *

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Pee Bottle (a.k.a. Thunder Jar)  (males only)  *

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Prescription Medications *

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Sunscreen

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Toilet Kit

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Towel (Small) - A scout is clean.

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Watch - Waterproof *


* Optional Item


Do NOT Bring: Electronic devices, Battery Operated games, CD players, etc. Sandals, Unnecessary Jewelry, pets.


Please Note:  This is only a recommended minimum set of equipment based on the past experiences of many individuals. We do not guarantee that it is all inclusive or appropriate for the activities you are planning. The trip leader, and common sense should always dictate the equipment you actually pack.


 

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Charlie Licata,
Oct 9, 2011, 6:51 AM