Camping

Camping

Camping Checklist

camping

Want to sleep under the stars? Here are some of the gear and other items you will need for a fun night or more of camping and enjoying the night sky.

  • Tent including stakes, poles, guylines
  • Tent footprint
  • Repair kits / pole repair sleeve
  • Tarp or any cover that will provide shade from the sun
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleep pad
  • Pillows
  • Lightweight, portable, and fordable chairs and table
  • Flashlights and/or headlamps
  • Lantern including fuels or batteries
  • Pocket knife or multi-tool
  • Map
  • GPS receivers
  • Compass
  • Daypack
  • Water bottles
  • Outdoor activities gear (i.e. fishing gear, inflatable kayaking or canoeing boats, paddles, etc)
  • Suitable clothing (i.e. moisture-wicking or quick dry shirts and underwear, insulating clothing, rainwear, and more)
  • Footwear (hiking boots or walking shoes, water shoes, slippers)
  • Sunscreens and other sun protection like hat and sunglasses
  • Insect repellent
  • Biodegradable soap
  • First aid kit
  • Food and snacks
  • Camping stove and fuel
  • Charcoal
  • Matches or any fire starter
  • Grill rack
  • Camping cookware (i.e. cook sets, utensils, cups or mugs, mess set, kettle, etc)
  • Can opener
  • Roasting sticks
  • Containers for food storage and foil
  • Eco-friendly soap and dishcloth
  • Lightweight and quick dry rags
  • Trash bags
  • Entertainment (i.e. board games, playing cards, etc.)