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There are ten essential items that a scout should have while hiking or camping outdoors.
□ First-aid kit
□ Extra clothing
□ Rain gear
□ Water bottle
□ Trail food
□ Matches and fire starters
□ Sun protection
□ Map and compass
All of these items should fit into a large Ziploc bag and should be carried by the scout whenever they go hiking or on a campout.
More information can be found in the Hiking section of the Boy Scout Handbook.
Outdoor Essentials Clothing
□ Short-sleeve shirts
□ Sleeping bag
Personal Cleanliness Kit
Partial list of items that may be checked-out from the Quartermaster
Saws, axes, tarps, shovels, picks, rakes, grass whips, Posthole diggers, Dutch ovens, patrol cook-kits, Utensils, latrine supplies, rope, twine, garbage bags, and wheelbarrows.
Even though the items you need may not be listed, there is a good chance that we will have what you desire – please ask! To speed your checkout on Saturday morning, we recommend that all equipment be returned to the Quartermaster by Friday afternoon, when possible. All equipment is limited, so please immediately return any equipment not in use. Patrols will be charged for missing or damaged equipment.