CanoeTripPackingList

Label EVERYTHING with your name at "Troop 14".

Equipment
  • Canoe - provided
  • Life Jacket - provided
  • Paddle - provided
  • Ropes
  • Painters - ropes attached to bow and stern - 3/8” and 15’ long - use if existing ropes are too short or missing.
  • Nylon cord to tie gear into canoe
  • Carabiners to clip items to ropes
  • Bailing bucket (cut up milk container) and sponge - to get water out of canoe
  • Knee pads - for rapids and other times we lower center of gravity is a good idea
  • Dry Bag - to store sleeping bag and other essentials to keep dry
  • Plastic Garbage Bags (several) - to line inside of other bags to keep contents dry, also to carry garbage out of camp.
  • Water Bottles (2L) (to transport water in)

Basic Essentials
  • Positive Attitude
  • Emergency contact info
  • Pocketknife
  • First aid kit
  • Extra clothing
  • Rain gear? (probably not needed)
  • Water bottles (to drink from)
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
  • Back up flashlight and batteries?
  • Snacks
  • Matches and fire starters
  • Sun Screen - lots
  • Brimmed Hat + backup
  • Map - provided
  • Compass

Personal Gear
  • Sunglasses with strap + backup
  • UV protection clothes
  • Canoeing/Kayaking/work gloves
  • Bathing suit (s)
  • Water/boat shoes - old running shoes work great.
  • Shoes to wear at camp
  • Towels - beach, hand, face
  • Insect repellent
  • Sleeping bag
  • Ground cloth
  • Underwear
  • Clothes to wear in camp
  • Personal toiletries (chap stick, toothbrush, toothpaste, comb, mirror, medication
  • Thin long-sleve shirt - to keep out of sun
  • Thin pants - to keep out of sun
  • Personal utensils Mess Kit (plates, plastic-ware)
  • Biodegradable bath soap
  • Trowel - to dig cat hole/toilet
  • Toilet paper

Patrol Gear
  • Tent and supplies (extra stakes)
  • Dining fly/tarp - to provide shade
  • Nylon cord
  • Stove and fuel + back ups
  • Fire starters
  • Cooking pots/pans/etc
  • meals
  • Optional
  • Waterproof camera
  • Finish pole and bait

Leave in Car
  • Clean pair of clothes for the ride home - put in bag with name on it

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