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Kit List

Kit List
The following is a list of personal item Scouts will usually need to bring to camp.
Each section will let you know if you need any more or less on an event by event basis:

Warm coat
Waterproof and wind proof coat
Warm Sweaters
Jumpers & Sweatshirts
Shorts or cut-offs –  short enough to keep dry under waterproof
Sleeping bag, insulated sleeping mat and/or spare blanket to sleep on
Blanket (for campfire)
Shoes – several pairs of Teva’s/canvas daps/sandles/crocks. (NO trainers/socks)Coat hanger (for your uniform)  – summer camp only (not required for weekend camps)
Walking boots/shoes and 2 pairs walking socks – not required for weekend camps
Wash kit
Towels (1 big, 1 small)
Swimming costume
Eating kit: 2 plates, bowl, knife, fork, spoon, cup
Water bottle

Sun cream
Several old tea towels
Torch & spare battery
Small penknife with a lanyard attached (it’s easier to see if you drop it…)

For summer camp Scouts who are 13 years+ will be hiking and also need:
1.       1 pair of light trousers to protect against ticks, nettles, brambles, etc.
2.       Waterproof trousers
3.       Gaiters are optional
4.       One litre water bottle
5.       Warm hat & gloves
a.      for those on the Light Hike a small day sized rucksack
b.      for those on PLs, Gold or YLs hikes a large full hike rucksack (less than than 65 litres)
c.       Waterproof liner/bag for the day-sack/rucksack

Additional items the Patrol Leader might wish to take
Alarm clock
Extra eating kit
Newspaper (to light the fire)
Pens and paper
PL’s note book
26th Camping guide