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Packing list for camps

Personal Packing List

(2 night camp summer)

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Clothes

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1 or 2 pair shorts and/or 1 or 2 pairs jeans or similar.  At least one pair of pants and/or shorts should be old clothes, as some of the activities may well modify those clothes beyond recognition!

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2 pairs of shoes/runners.  One pair should be an old/expendable pair for activities (such as swimming/water activities).  Hiking boots are optional, but do provide the most protection for the feet.

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1 Long-sleeved shirt and preferably 1 or 2 T-shirts (as above).  Again, at least one shirt and/or T-shirt should be old/expendable

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Apart from what they will be wearing, at least 2 pairs underwear and preferably 2 pairs socks, as well as undershirts or singlets as desired

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Pyjamas (but see also comments relating to sleeping bags below)

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1 Jumper/sloppy-joe or fleecy jacket

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Hat (preferably a Scout hat) and beanie (if you think you are going to be cold)

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Parka and/or Poncho (Parka provides more heat, but a poncho may do if enough other warm clothes are brought).

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Swimmers

Uniform

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Uniform pants (long or zip-off bottoms, which they will be wearing)

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Uniform shirt (which they will be wearing)

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Scout scarf and woggle

Dining

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Water/Drink bottle (maybe 2)

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Dili bag, including: 

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  • Bowl (strong plastic or steel)

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  • Plate (strong plastic or steel)

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  • Cup  (strong plastic or steel)

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  • Artificial sweetener and any other dietary supplements if required

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  • 1 Scourer/sponge/brush for washing up

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  • 2 Tea towels

Equipment

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55 Litre Rucksack

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Sleeping Bag – preferably a summer-weight sleeping bag.  Remember that socks, soft pants (such as track-suit pants), jumpers (or sloppy joes), T-shirts, singlets, and even beanies can be worn in a sleeping bag

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Sleeping mat, stretcher or airbed

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Torch (and spare batteries)

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Pens/pencils

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Notebook

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5 or more plastic bags (for wet and/or dirty clothes and for rubbish)

Personal

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1 Towel

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1 roll toilet paper

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Toothpaste and toothbrush (and dental floss?)

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Soap, shampoo

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First aid kit (if you have one) or some band-aids

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Sunscreen

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Sunglasses

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Any painkillers or medication desired or required

Remember – pack as light as possible without compromising on necessities and, if in doubt, leave it out.

Jamborette Packing List

3 Nights - Start of winter

Clothes
  • 2 Pairs jeans and Uniform pants and preferably 1 pair shorts (it may be warm enough on one or more days to wear shorts and short-sleeved shirts).  At least one pair of pants and/or shorts should be old clothes, as some of the activities may well modify those clothes beyond recognition!

·         At least 2 pairs of shoes/runners.  One pair should be an old/expendable pair for activities.

·         2 spare shirts and uniform shirt, and preferably 1 T-shirt (as above).  Again, at least one shirt and/or T-shirt should be old/expendable.

·         At least 3 pairs underwear and preferably 4 pairs socks, as well as undershirts or singlets as desired.

·         Pyjamas (but see also comments relating to sleeping bags below)

·         1 or 2 Jumpers or sloppy joes or fleecy jacket

·         Parka and/or Poncho (Parka provides more heat, but a poncho may do if enough other warm clothes are brought).

·         Hat (preferably a Scout hat)

·         Scout scarf

 Dining

  • Dili bag, including:
  • Plate (strong plastic or steel)
  • Bowl (strong plastic or steel)
  • Cup  (strong plastic or steel
  • Fork, knife, dessert spoon and teaspoon
  • Artificial sweetener and any other dietary supplements if required
  • 2 Tea towels
  • 1 Scourer/sponge/brush for washing up

 Equipment

  • Sleeping Bag – preferably a winter-weight sleeping bag.  If not, bring blankets.  Remember also that socks, soft pants (such as track-suit pants), jumpers (or sloppy joes), T-shirts, singlets, and even beanies can be worn in a sleeping bag if greater warmth is desired.

·         Sleeping mat, stretcher or air bed.

·         Pillow if desired.

·         Torch (and spare batteries)

·         Note Book

·         1 or 2 Pens/pencils

 Personal

  • 1 or 2 Towels (we expect difficult drying conditions and lots of water!)

·         Soap, shampoo (if desired)

·         Toothpaste and toothbrush

·         First aid kit (if you have one) or some band-aids

·         Sunscreen

·         Sunglasses

·         Any painkillers or medication desired or required

·         LOTS OF 20c COINS FOR HOT WATER AT SHOWERS

 Sundry

·         Some clothes pegs and some coat hangers

·         Cord/string

·         Cards (if desired)

·         Reading material (if desired)

·         Good manners sense of humour!


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