2-night Sleepover

Tips:

  • Please pack kit into a hold-all style bag – these are much easier than rucksacks as they’re easy for beavers to get things in & out.
  • Please involve your beaver with the packing so they know where everything is.
  • Please make sure EVERYTHING is named.
  • Old clothes that will get muddy and may get damaged are best!
  • Feel free to bring more stuff than this list.

Food:

  • Eat before you arrive on Friday – although we will have a small snack in the evening
  • Packed lunch for Saturday
  • Optionally – cake to share

Essential clothing:

  • Beaver jumper & necker – please wear on arrival
  • 3 t-shirts
  • 3 jumpers
  • 3 pairs of trousers – not jeans as they’re useless when wet
  • 3 changes of underwear
  • Waterproof tops
  • Waterproof bottoms
  • Trainers
  • Welly-boots (and thick socks if needed)

Sleeping kit:

  • Sleeping bag – and please show your beaver how to use it
  • Blanket
  • Pillow – home one will be best
  • Pyjamas
  • Book or equivalent to keep them quiet at 5am if they wake up
  • Optional – 2-4 player games for if they wake up at 6am and really don’t stay in bed!

Camping kit:

  • 2 old tea-towels
  • Water bottle – at least 1 litre
  • Wash kit (predominantly toothbrush & toothpaste – having an actual shower is very unlikely!)
  • Towel
  • Torch – ideally LED head-torch with fresh batteries
  • Bin-bag for wet clothes
  • Medicines – in labeled bag with instructions, given to leader on arrival
  • Watch – let’s hope no 5am wake-ups!
  • Teddy – everyone brings one so those who need it don’t feel they’re the odd-one-out
  • (Roll mats are not needed – there are bunk beds)

Leave at home:

  • Anything electrical – including mobile phones
  • Anything valuable (other than your child!!)
  • Anything easily breakable
  • Food/sweets – but feel free to bring a cake to share with everyone – hand in to leaders at start – but this is totally optional!
  • Pen knife, matches, etc
  • Money

If you’re shopping in Go Outdoors – print this to get a further 10% discount