Cub Scout Camping Essentials

The following items should be available for each Cub Scout on an outdoor trip. Consider small fanny or day pack or similar bag to organize the items and make them easy to carry without interfering with normal activities.
First Aid Kit Sunscreen
Water bottle Whistle
Flashlight Insect repellent
Trail food Individual medication as required




Sleeping / Tent Gear:
Clothing + Uniforms:
Tent. poles, stakes, entrance mat, extra stakes
Cub Scout Uniform - Class A
Ground cloth
Pack T-Shirt - Class B
Small whiskbroom/dustpan for tent cleanup
Neckerchief + Slide
Sleeping bag
Rank Handbook (Tiger, Wolf, Bear, Webelos)
Pillow
Hat or cap
Air mattress or pad
Sunglasses
Flashlight or lantern - Battery operated for inside tent.
Shoes/boots
Chairs, small table
Extra shoes
Hammer for stakes
Socks (and extras)


Rain Gear / Poncho
Personal Hygiene:
Jacket
Toothbrush + toothpaste
Gloves
Soap + shampoo
Pants / Shorts
Washcloth
Underwear
Towel
Shirts (short and long sleeves)
Comb/Brush
Sweatshirt
Toilet Paper (in a zip lock bag)
Sleepwear (pajamas, etc.)
Paper Towels (in a zip lock bag)
Backpack
Deodorant

Razor + Shaving cream


Tweezers
Campfire Gear:
Tissues
Newspapers or Firestarter


Firewood
Cooking Gear + Food:
Charcoal
Cooler + Ice


Food to cook / prepare
Optional Items:
Cup, bowl, knife, fork, spoon, mesh bag
Camera Deck of Cards
Stove with fuel & lighter
Binoculars Pocket Tool - Knife and/or leatherman tool
Frying Pan, Cooking skewers, Large pot, Tongs
Sunglasses Travel Clock
Coffee pot + Pot lifter
Notebook and pencil Rope or String
Cooking gloves/mitts
Nature books Nails (16 penny)
Dutch Oven
Fishing gear Walking Stick
Can opener
Prayer book Duct Tape
Thermos
Small shovel Safety Pins
Tablecloth
Compass
Trash bags


Hot Cocoa


Smores (graham crackers, chocolate and marshmallows)