Camp Kit List

General Notes 

Printable Camp Kit List

Please ensure your Beavers, Cubs, Scout, Explorer arrives with a kit bag and a day bag.We would ask that your child travel to the Camp/Holiday in Full uniform.Kit bag or rucksack that s/he can carry themselves containing the following labelled items and day sack.



  • Black bin bags are not suitable for bedding rolls as they tear very easily, with the result that the contents get lost or soiled in transit.
  • Please place wash-proof name labels in all clothing.
    For everything else please label with either indelible ink and/or engraving as appropriate.
  • Penknives are allowed on for Scout/ Explorers on Skills camps only, but MUST be in a tin, labeled and handed in to the designated leader. Note they can only be used ONCE the owner is deemed competent and possession will still be dependent on behavior!
  • pack a couple of shopping bags on your hike. they come in useful to put on your feet to keep you dry and warm if very wet.

This is a guide not a definitive list, please feel free to add items you deem appropriate.


  • Underwear (1 per day)
  • Socks (1 per day plus)
  • T Shirts (1 per day)
  • Shorts or trousers (1 per day) (NOT Jeans)
  • Jumpers (1 per day)
  • Swim wear, Towel and water shoes  (1 set as needed)
  • Walking Boots (not wellies)
  • Trainers
  • Wash Kit & Towel
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Sleeping mat
  • Pyjamas 1 set
  • Head Torch & spare batteries 1 set
  • bag for dirty clothes.
  • Tea Towel
  • Warm winter coat ( Winter Camp )
  • 1 Cake for sharing
  • Plastic bags for your feet (carrier bags help to keep the water off your socks in wet weather)
  • Folding camp chair (Scouts/Explorers Only)
  • penknife (Scouts/Explorers Only,Skill camps only ( hand in to leaders on arrival


  • Day bag/rucksack (25L or less)
  • Water Bottle
  • Packed Lunch (If advised by leaders)
  • Hat, Scarf and gloves (Winter Camp)
  • Sun Cream/ Sun Hat (Summer Camp)
  • Waterproof Jacket
  • Waterproof Trousers
  • Personal first aid kit including blister plaster (Scouts/Explorers)
  • Pair of gaitors (optional)
  • Spare pair boot laces

Personal First-Aid Kit

A personal first-aid kit will help you treat scrapes, blisters, and other minor injuries.
Carry a personal first-aid kit on hikes and camp-outs. Fit everything in a resalable
plastic bag and take it with you whenever you set out on a Scout adventure.

 Personal First-Aid Kit

  • Plasters
  • 2 sterile, 3-by-3-inch gauze pads
  • A small roll of adhesive tape
  • 5 alcohol wipes
  • bandage
  • Disposable nonlatex gloves
  • CPR breathing barrier
  •  Pencil and paper