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What to Pack for Troop Camping Trips

Leaders will receive a listing of what is provided at each facility with their confirmation packet. This list serves as a great guideline for parents.

Girls Should Bring:
  • Warm Sleeping bag                  
  • Pillow
  • Extra blanket
  • Air mattress or pad (if site does not provide mattresses)
  • Pajamas
  • Change of clothes
  • Toiletries                   
  • Wash cloth
  • Towel
  • Extra shoes
  • Extra socks                  
  • Flashlight
  • Extra batteries
  • Camera
  • Any other personal items
  • Glass case (if needed)
  • Sit-upon
Be sure the girl’s name is on everything!

Leaders should bring:
  • Food, beverages, including coffee  
  • Canned soup (enough for the troop in case supper doesn’t work out)      
  • Roll of large garbage bags (for rain or wet clothes)                         
  • Sanitary pads (you never know who might need them)                     
  • Extra flashlight and batteries                 
  • Extra tarps (tent camping)               
  • Safety pins (various sizes)              
  • Extra hat, mittens, scarf                
  • Very warm socks                    
  • Matches/lighter in water proof container
  • Dish clothes/towels                      
  • Red balloons (over flashlights on a night hike)                        
  • First aid kit                            
  • Playing cards/UNO/board games      
  • Markers                                  
  • Dish soap
  • Rubberbands
  • Ziplock storage bags
  • Paper towels
  • Kleenex
  • Wisk broom (tent camping)
  • Bug spray
  • Sunscreen
  • Jumper cables
  • Bungie cords
  • Fire starters
  • Newspaper
  • Aluminium foil
  • Small notebook with pen/pencil
  • Wool blankets to cover a cold person
  • Hair ties/clips
  • Radio
  • Leader Girl Scout books
  • Song books
  • Paper