Group Camping Gear Checklist

  • Tents, ground cloths, and stakes
  • Dining fly and stakes
  • 50-foot nylon cord
  • Cook kit
    • Stove(s) and fuel
    • Matches and/or butane lighters (in resealable plastic bags or containers)
    • Pots and pans (matched to menu and dishwashing needs)
    • Spatula, large spoon, and/or ladle (matched to menu needs)
  • Cleanup kit
    • Biodegradable soap
    • Sanitizing rinse agent
    • Scouring pads (no-soap type)
    • Trash can liners (for use as bear bags and for packing out litter and garbage)
    • Toilet paper
    • Food strainer
  • Repair kit
    • Thread
    • Needles
    • Safety pins
  • Group extras (optional)
    • Hot pot tongs
    • Plastic, collapsible water container (1 or 2½ gallon)
    • Water-treatment filter or tablets
    • Two 4-by-4-foot plastic sheets for food preparation surfaces
    • Spade
    • Grill
    • Patrol flag
    • The Flag of the United States
    • Two 50-foot ropes and bear bags
    • Patrol first-aid kit