A Girl Scout is expected to pack her own bag so she knows what she has and where to find it. Each girl should carry 1 bag with all personal equipment and 1 bag with sleeping bag. Everything is to be labeled.
□ Parent Permission Form
□ Necessary Medicines (in pharmacy/manufacturer's bottles with dosages clearly indicated)
□ Warm Sleeping bag - no indoor (character type) sleeping bags
□ Sheet if hot or blanket if cool (optional) (Tents have mattresses, and putting a fitted twin sheet over the mattress adds a layer of cleanliness, and will help keep sleeping bags from sliding off the mattresses. In hot weather sheets provide some protection from mosquitoes without the warmth of a sleeping bag.)
□ Air mattress or foam sleeping pad (optional)
□ Long pants
□ Shorts if hot weather is forecast
□ t-shirts and/or long sleeved shirts
□ sleeping clothes (no nightgowns)
□ bathing suit & towel
□ sweatshirt and/or jacket (check weather forecast
□ sturdy tie shoes (no sandals, flats, etc. allowed) plus extra pair of sneakers
□ boots if there is ANY chance of rain
□ hat & gloves (it can get very cold at night)
□ poncho or raincoat
□ hat and gloves
□ Toiletries (travel size in small Ziploc bag works great). AVOID perfume, hairspray or makeup – the smell can attract small animals & insects.
o Hairbrush /comb /hair elastics, etc.
o washcloth/small towel
□ Sun screen
□ Insect repellent
□ Flashlight w/ extra bulb and batteries
□ Water bottle
□ Mess Kit (Plate/bowl/cup/utensils and dunk bag)
□ Plastic bags for dirty clothes
□ Small stuffed "friend" to sleep with (optional)
□ Books, cards, small games
□ Do not bring jewelry to camp. If you have pierced earrings, you may not wear dangles or hoops. Only small post earrings are allowed so they donŐt catch on anything.
□ No radios, hairdryers, curling irons or any electronic devices (ie. Mp3s, ipods)