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Cub Scout Packing List

Each person should have access to:  

  • Day Pack, containing 
    • Individual First Aid Kit (age appropriate) 
      • Small Bandages and antibiotic ointment 
      • Wound cleaning pads and sting relief ointment or pads 
    • Sun screen spray or lotion (high SPF) 
    • Bug spray/lotion 
    • Hand sanitizer 
    • Water bottle (reusable) 
    • Whistle 
    • Trail snacks 
    • Pocket knife (optional, only if Whittling Chip is earned and with the scout) 
    • Flashlight 
    • Light rain gear – rain jacket/pants (better in wind, like “frog toggs”) or poncho 
    • Notebook and pencil (optional) 
  • A duffle bag or other large bag, containing 
    • Personal items and toiletries and toilet paper 
    • Mess Kit (kits run $10-20, or bringing equivalent items from home is ok) 
      • Plate, bowl, and cup (reusable, plastic or metal)  
      • Spoon and Fork (or spork) (reusable, plastic or metal) 
      • Mesh dunk bag 
    • Clothing (appropriate for season and weather) 
    • Uniform (for dinner and scout’s own service) 
    • Towel 
    • Scout book 
  • Closed-toe shoes good for walking (broken in to reduce blisters, tall socks preferred) 
  • Sleeping bag/blankets and pad 
  • Pillow/sweatshirt in a pillowcase 
  • Camp chair 
  • Medicine (as needed, held by parent/guardian) 

For each group tenting together: 

  • Tent with rainfly and poles 
  • Ground cloth or tarp 
  • Adequate number of tent stakes 
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