Gear List


Official BSA Uniform (worn during travel):

☐  BSA Uniform Shirt (khaki)

☐  BSA Shorts or Pants (green)

☐  BSA Belt

☐  Troop Neckerchief or BSA Bolo Tie (optional)

Clothing:

Base Layer (wicking material, preferably no cotton)

☐  Socks, non-cotton (3-4 pairs)

☐  Tee Shirt (1)

☐  Underwear (2)

☐  Sleepwear

Warmth Layer (wicking material, absolutely no cotton)

☐  Fleece jacket or wool sweater (seasonal)

☐  Long Pants (2)

☐  Shorts (1, seasonal)

☐  Warm Hat

Waterproof Layer

☐  Warm Jacket (seasonal)

☐  Hiking boots (broken-in)

☐  Raincoat (must-have)

☐  Rain Pants

Toiletries:

☐  Toothbrush & Toothpaste

☐  Tissues

☐  Sunscreen (seasonal)

☐  Bug Repellent (seasonal)


Camping Gear:

☐  Backpack (Kelty Yukon Youth) (check the Gear Exchange)  (How to fit a backpack video)

☐  Flashlight (fresh batteries)

☐  Water Bottle (32 oz.) with wide mouth for easy cleaning

☐  Bowl, Spoon & Cup

The troop supplies tents, you don't need one

Bedding:

☐  Sleeping bag (30-40° for non-winter, 0-15° for winter)

☐  Sleeping Pad (Thermarest Z-Lite )

☐  Small Camp Pillow (optional)

Other Items:

☐  Medications (in original container, clearly labeled)

☐  Personal First Aid Kit

☐  Extra Pair of Shoes or sneakers (No Open-Toe)

☐  Baseball cap (optional)

☐  Sunglasses (optional)

☐  Boy Scout Handbook (in zip-lock bag)

☐  Wristwatch (optional)

☐  Small Compass

☐  Pocket Knife (only one)

☐  Small Folding Camp Chair (optional)

☐  Card Games (optional)

☐  Camera (optional) with protective waterproof case

☐  Notebook and pencils (optional)

☐  Ziploc bags (good for storing both dry or wet clothes)