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WHAT TO BRING TO CAMP

ESSENTIALS

  • Completed “BSA Annual Health and Medical Record”  signed by parent or guardian and physician, (Parts A, B & C) with a copy of the participants medical insurance card
  • Two summer Scout uniforms which include shorts or pants and short-sleeve shirt
    • The field uniform (Class-A) is required for the evening meal
  • Several Scout t-shirts (or Scouting appropriate shirts)
    • The activity uniform (Class-B) is the preferred daytime attire
  • At least seven pairs of socks (some Scout socks for use with summer uniform)
  • Neckerchief (an option of troop uniform requirements)
  • Towels (2) and washcloth
  • At least six changes of underwear
  • Swimming trunks
  • Sleeping bag or sheets and blanket
  • Poncho or raincoat – A MUST
  • Extra pair of shoes (for wet weather) – A MUST
  • Duffel bag or foot locker
  • Soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, and comb
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
  • Scout Handbook
  • Notepaper, pencil or pen
  • Mosquito repellent (roll-on or cream only – no aerosol cans)
  • Canteen or water bottle

OPTIONAL ITEMS

  • Camera
  • Compass
  • Pocket knife with Totin’ Chip card
  • Fishing pole and tackle (Do not bring live bait – camp will have available for purchase)
  • Backpack and backpacking tent (if needed for specific merit badge requirements)
  • Personal cooking utensils (if needed for specific merit badge requirements)
  • Hiking boots (if needed for specific merit badge requirements)
  • Money for the trading post and merit badge supplies

PROHIBITED ITEMS

  • Butterfly knives (or other knives designed exclusively or primarily for defense/fighting)
  • Firearms, including archery equipment (unless approved for use by those with special needs)
  • Fireworks
  • Illegal Drugs, alcohol, or tobacco products