Boy Scout Troop 262

Over 100 years of Scouting in America, and over 50 of Scouting in Gonzales, TX

Here is a packing list that is a great guide for all of our summer camps..

WHAT TO BRING FOR A GREAT CAMPOUT

 CLOTHING ITEMS

Scout Uniform
Sweater or Jacket
Poncho or wet gear
Hat or visor
Rugged pants
Under shorts – (one for each day)
T-shirts – (2 min)
Hiking boots, tennis shoes or proper shoes
Towel

CAMP GEAR

Sleeping bag or blankets
Pack or Duffle bag
Cot or air mattress (optional)

CAMP NECESSITIES

Flashlight
Personal First Aid Kit (optional)
Drinking cup
Knife, fork spoon, plate and cup**
Camel Pack (optional but recommended for summertime campouts)

MERIT BADGE ITEMS

Writing items: paper, pencil and pen

TOILET KIT
Handkerchiefs
Toothbrush and toothpaste
Bath towel and wash cloth
Soap for body (less scent better)
Deodorant
Comb

SUGGESTED EXTRA ITEMS:

Sunglasses
Camera and film (or inexpensive digital camera)
Musical instrument
Compass
Ziplock bags (store cloths in)

ITEMS TO LEAVE AT HOME

Hunting and sheath knives
Fireworks
Any lighting device with a flame
Firearms and ammunition
Radios, stereos, tape player, ipods, cell phones, electric games, etc.
Candy

SUGGESTIONS:

Pack your kids cloths in a gallon Ziploc bag.  Put a washcloth and his t-shirt, underwear and socks in the bag.  It will keep it water proof and he can carry one thing to the shower.

Please don’t bring an expensive digital camera.  A cheap disposable or digital is best for these conditions.