Personal Kit List

Mark everything with name and Scout Group so camp warden will know who to contact if it gets left behind

  • Uniform Wear when travelling
  • Rucksack/Holdall no suitcases
Containing ...
  • Coat hanger for uniform
  • Strong plastic bag for clean clothes
  • Bag for dirty clothes preferably tie up
  • Underwear
  • Socks
  • Shirts/tee shirts
  • Night wear Tee shirt and shorts are best in summer
  • Shorts/trousers NO Jeans
  • Swimming wear
  • Jumper/jacket/fleece Even summer evenings can be cool
Eating Kit
  • Plate and bowl Unbreakable, high sided is best to keep food hot
  • Cup/mug Unbreakable, preferable insulated
  • Cutlery Knife, fork, spoon, teaspoon
  • Tea towel One for each 4 days of camp
Wash Kit
  • Large towel For washing and swimming
  • Flannel, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, comb
  • Personal hygiene products as required
  • Hankies/tissues
  • Medication (must be included on camp information form and kept in medical chest)

    Use a toothbrush holder to keep soap off it

    • Sleeping bag
    • Roll mat to stay warm
    Sleeping bags should always be wrapped in a thick polythene bag

Activity Gear
  • Waterproof jacket and trousers
  • Boots or strong shoes walking and chopping wood
  • Hiking socks Gortex if you can afford them, wear over normal socks
  • Training shoes
  • Sunscreen SPF 15 or higher
  • Hat, appropriate for season
  • Sunglasses
  • Gloves
  • Water bottle, hikes and hot days

Odds and Ends
  • Torch & batteries- Head Torch
  • Lighter
  • Whistle
  • Compass
  • Sewing Kit
  • First Aid Kit
  • Duct tape
  • PenKnife
  • Note book/paper & pencil
  • Money In purse or wallet
  • Camera & film
  • Camp blanket or jacket if you have one

Do NOT Bring
    • Shell suits or nylon clothes Extreme fire injury risk
    • Anything valuable or electronic No Walkmans, computers, mobile phones, Portable TVs, Camcorders etc. They are too easily stolen or damaged
    • Engraving
  • Don't mark metal things with nail varnish, paint or sticking plaster, they all come off, engrave them like this. Draw your initials on the metal object with a soft pencil or felt tip pen. Support the object firmly and make a series of small dents 1/2mm apart along the pencil line by hitting the point of a masonary nail into it with a hammer and you will have your name engraved for ever.
    Not suitable for enameled items
    Don't do this in an enclosed space, it will damage your hearing

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