District Camp Kit List

Please only bring old clothes, and remember that it still gets cold at night, and is likely to rain at some point knowing our luck!

Essential Clothing

  • Scout uniform (shirt + necker)
  • Set of clothes/sandals able to get wet for canoeing/kayaking
  • 3 Shirts
  • 3 Jumpers
  • 2 Pairs of Trousers (not jeans, which are useless in wet weather)
  • 3 Pairs of Socks
  • 3 Changes of Underwear
  • Waterproofs (both tops and trousers)
  • Hiking Boots or welly boots
  • Spare Trainers

Sleeping Kit

  • Sleeping Bag
  • Sleeping Mat
  • Pyjamas

Essential Kit

  • Plate, Bowl & Mug
  • Knife, Fork and Spoon
  • 2 Old Tea Towels
  • Sun cream
  • 500ml (or bigger) water bottle or equivalent
  • Wash Kit
  • Towel
  • Torch
  • Spare Torch Batteries
  • Poly Bag for wet Clothes etc.
  • Medicines – if necessary
  • Ruck-sack, big enough for spare clothes and a towel for canoeing/kayaking
  • Camp chair
  • Insect repellent (if needed)
  • Cake to share (hand it in at the start – food in tents is a recipe for mice/rats/squirrels/bears)
  • Watch (so no 5am wakeups!)


  • Pen Knife
  • Frisbee/similar games

Please leave at home

  • Phones
  • Electronic items
  • Anything easily breakable

Places with Scout discounts for buying stuff

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