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Camping Checklist

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Tell someone of your plans – give details of where you are going and when you expect to return, give directions and possible alternative roads that you may take, provide cell phone numbers, vehicle description and license plate numbers, hand-held radio channel and codes that you will use, and provide local authority phone numbers (State Police, Game & Fish Commission, Sheriff Dept, etc.) for the county or area that you will be in.

Shelter

  • __Tent
  • __Ground cloth/tarp
  •  __Extra stakes
  • __Shade tarp/poles/rope/stakes
  • __Axe or hammer
  • __Mat for tent entrance
  • __Dust pan/brush

Bedding

  • __Sleeping bag
  •  __Sheets/blankets
  •  __Pillow
  •  __Air mattress/sleeping pad/cot/tarp
  •  __Air pump
  •  __Repair kit for air mattress
  •  __Utility bags for storage

Cooking

  • __Large water jug & water bucket
  •  __Coolers/ice
  •  __Thermos
  •  __Stove with fuel/propane
  • __Matches/lighter
  •  __Charcoal/firewood/buddy burner
  •  __Dutch oven/tin can stove/box oven/etc
  • __Campfire grill/BBQ grill
  • __Fire starters/newspaper
  •  __Tablecloth/thumb tacks/clips
  •  __Plates & bowls/paper plates & bowls
  •  __Silverware/plastic silverware
  •  __Measuring cups
  •  __Heavy-duty aluminum foil
  •  __Paper towels
  •  __Trash bags
  • __Dish soap
  •  __Clothes pins
  • __Cooking oil/Pam spray
  • __Containers for food storage
  • __Potholders/oven mitts
  • __Pots and frying pans with lids
  •  __Soap for outside of pots and pans
  •  __Cook utensils-spatula, knife, spoon
  •  __Tongs
  •  __Skewers/grill forks
  •  __Can opener/bottle opener
  •  __Folding table
  • __Dutch oven
  •  __Pie irons
  • __Mugs/paper cups
  •  __Mixing bowl
  • __Cutting board
  •  __Ziplock bags
  •  __Napkins
  • __Dish pan
  •  __Dish rags/towels
  •  __Scrub pad/brillo
  •  __Seasonings/sugar/condiments
  •  __Potato peeler

Clothes

  • __Shoes/boots
  •  __Jeans/pant/belt
  •  __Shorts
  •  __T-shirts
  •  __Socks/extra socks
  •  __Hat
  • __Bandana
  •  __Sweatshirt/jacket
  •  __Underwear
  •  __Sleep clothes
  •  __Rain gear
  •  __Swim suit/towel
  •  __Laundry bag

Personal

  • __Shower shoes/flip flops
  •  __Towels/washcloth
  •  __Soap in plastic case/shampoo
  • __Tooth brush/tooth paste
  • __Deodorant
  •  __Comb/brush
  •  __Razor
  • __Feminine products
  •  __Toilet paper
  •  __Shower bag or 5 gallon bucket
  • __Camping shower/shower pump
  • __Other personal items
  •  __Personal medications
  •  – take extra

Miscellaneous

  • __Sunscreen/chapstick
  •  __Lantern with fuel/mantles
  •  __Extra batteries/bulbs
  •  __Compass/GPS
  •  __Bug repellant/candles
  •  __Whistle
  •  __Water filters/purification/treatment
  •  __Camera/battery/film
  •  __Books/magazines (a Kindle would be better)
  •  __Candles
  •  __Maps/directions
  •  __Misc. tools
  •  __Backpack/fanny pack
  •  __Fishing gear/license/bait
  •  __Radio
  •  __Musical instruments/song books
  •  __Camp chairs
  •  __Sunglasses
  •  __Hammock
  •  __First aid kit
  •  __Tissues
  •  __Saw/axe
  •  __Park map/guidebooks/trail maps
  •  __Lantern pole or hanger
  •  __Collapsible drying rack
  •  __Popcorn
  •  __Marshmallows, Graham crackers, Hershey bars (Smores)
  •  __Flashlight/batteries
  •  __Pocket knife
  •  __Plastic grocery bags
  •  __Binoculars
  •  __Rope/clothes line
  •  __Canteen/water bottle/coffee pot
  •  __Bungi cords/straps
  •  __Cards/games/toys/golf
  •  __Duct tape/electrical tape
  •  __Notepad/pen
  •  __Reservations info./confirmation
  •  __Cell phone/charger & 2-way radios/walkie talkies
  •  __Small shovel
  •  __Safety pins
  •  __Money/ID/credit card/quarters
  •  __Bikes/helmets
  •  __Travel alarm clock
  •  __Work gloves
  •  __Umbrella
  •  __Hand wipes
  •  __Drinks/snacks
  •  __Small sewing kit
  •  __Fire extinguisher
  •  __Hot chocolate/tea bags/coffee
  •  __Scissors
  •  __Watch

Basic First Aid Kit

  • __Personal medications
  •  __Roll bandages
  •  __Adhesive tape
  •  __Antiseptic wipes
  •  __Sterile gauze pads
  •  __Cotton swabs
  •  __Tweezers
  •  __Safety pins
  •  __Scissors
  •  __Bee sting kit
  •  __Sinus medications
  •  __Tissues
  •  __Bug repellant
  •  __Sunscreen
  •  __Notepad/pen
  •  __Sterile compresses
  •  __Splinting materials
  •  __Personal information/contact person
  •  __Feminine products
  •  __Ipecac
  •  __Razor blades
  •  __Plastic bags
  •  __Small bottle of water
  •  __Blanket
  •  __Other personal needs
  •  __Small mirror
  • __Triangular bandages
  •  __Misc. Band Aides/bandages
  •  __Anti-acids (Tums, Rolaides)
  •  __Antibiotic cream
  •  __Aspirin/Ibuprofen/Tylenol/Naproxin
  •  __Hydrogen Peroxide
  •  __Ace bandages
  •  __Sunburn lotion
  • __Burn ointment
  •  __Snake bit kit
  •  __Eye drops
  •  __Poison ivy cream/cleansers
  •  __Heat/cold packs
  •  __Small flashlight
  •  __Latex gloves
  •  __Antibacterial soap
  •  __Thermometer
  •   __Antibiotic soap
  •  __Butterfly bandages
  •  __Twine
  •  __Mole skin for blisters
  •  __Road flares
  •  __First aid manual
  •  __Nail clippers

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