10/09/2017

Camping 101 – What will I need?

Camping 101

So we are off on camp … what should we pack?

Packing for camp

General discussion about what to take on camp.

  • Rucksack or a bag? … it doesn’t really matter – this is not a hikeMore importantly – everything should fit into ONE bag.
  • Clothes – Oldish clothes are better. – with names please
    – One set of clothes per day – Shirt, shorts, socks & undies
    – Warm clothes for winter – beanie, fleece, Jacket.
    – Swimming costume & hat for summer
  • Weather proofing – raincoat/windsheeter, space blanket.
    Sunscreen & hat.
  • Shoes – plain takkies (& some crocks/flip-flops) – they WILL get dirty & wet!
  • Mess Kit – Plate, bowl, mug, Knife/fork/spoon, Dish towel,(in a drawstring bag)
  • Toiletries kit – Toothpaste & brush, soap, shampoo, towel & face-cloth (in drawstring bag)
  • Sleeping bag & groundsheet – in black plastic bag.
  • Backwoods/survival kit – Pocket knife & axe/ panga, matches/lighter, emergency numbers, whistle, mirror, emergency blanket
  • Personal first aid kit – antihistamine, Antiseptic ointment (Zambuc), anti-diarrhea, plasters, bandage, latex gloves, emergency blanket.
  • Random stuff – Black plastic bag
    • Costume
    • Torch
    • Camping matress

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