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Camping List – What to Bring when you go Camping

Camping List – What to Bring when you go Camping

You’ve bought, borrowed, or booked a tent, you’ve picked a destination, settled on a campsite and now you’re ready to pack. Here is your personal checklist (feel free to add or delete items) 

Essentials: 

Money 

Tickets 

Directions to campsite 

Camping: 

Tent(s) – Check for pegs and guy ropes 

Mallet 

Sleeping bags 

Pillow 

Tent repair kit 

Inflatable Mattress 

Chairs 

Ground cover tarp 

Portable crib for young children 

Clothes: 

Glasses/contact lenses 

Socks and Underwear 

Spare emergency warm socks (trust me) 

Raincoat 

Sunglasses 

Hat 

Hiking Shoes 

Clothes warm/lightweight 

Pajamas 

Onesie 

Towels 

Plastic bags to separate and store clothes 

Toiletries: 

Toilet Paper 

Shampoo and conditioner 

Toothbrush and toothpaste 

Soap 

Deodorant 

Lip balm 

Suntan lotion 

Feminine hygiene products 

She wee 

Insect repellent 

Biodegradable wet wipes 

Emergency toilet bucket 

Potty for kids 

Cooking: 

Large refillable water container 

Utensils 

Pots/pans 

Cutlery 

Plates and bowls 

Firelighters 

Cooler(s) 

Food 

Portable stove 

Firewood 

Aluminum foil 

Marshmallows (we love the giant marshmallows and seeing how many we can fit in our mouth) 

Lighter 

Tongs 

Can/wine bottle opener 

Chopping board 

Cooler with ice 

Snacks  

Pet bowls and food/water (Check out our other article about camping with dogs) 

Napkins 

Matches or lighter 

Dustpan and brush 

Rubbish bags 

Axe/Saw (check campsite guidelines) 

Electronics: 

Camera 

Portable charger 

Lantern 

Torches 

Spare batteries 

Recreational: 

Bicycles 

Glow sticks 

Favourite games 

Scavenger hunt 

Pack of cards 

Colouring books and crayons 

Binoculars 

There you have it, a comprehensive checklist for all your camping needs. Remember to pack lighter if you are going to be staying at more than one campsite or are going hiking.