Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Equipment List for our Fall Trip (We are LEAVING on August 29! Monday!)


Do not pack for your child, because they do not know what they have!  Use this checklist to be sure that they are well prepared for this trip.  If you need help locating items on this list, please call us.  It is important for kids to have all items and we may be able to lend something to you.  PLEASE LABEL EVERYTHING!!!

BIG SACK LUNCH FOR THE FIRST DAY- labeled and stored in the backpack. Please make sure your child has a healthy and filling start for our grand adventure!

o   Backpack with well-padded shoulder straps for hikes and activities
o   Soft pack or duffel for clothing and gear
o   Warm sleeping bag in a stuff sack/bag (NOT the cute cartoon character bags)
o   Sleeping pad (inexpensive high density foam pads are fine)
o   Flashlight with extra batteries
o   Mess kit (unbreakable bowl, plate, spoon, fork, and a cub in a bag of some sort)
o   2 Water bottles (labeled and at least 24 oz)
o   Plastic bag for wet/dirty clothes

o   Wool or fleece jacket
o   Warm winter coat
o   Warm hat and gloves/mittens
o   Rain gear (poncho or raincoat)
o   Sun hat/cap/visor/sunglasses
o   2 pairs of sturdy shoes (sneakers/boots, no flip flops)
o   4-5 pairs of socks (wool or polypropylene)
o   Long underwear (some pajamas can serve as long underwear)
o   Something warm and comfy to sleep in (some long underwear can serve as pajamas)
o   2 pairs of long pants
o   2 long sleeve shirts
o   2 pairs of shorts
o   3 t-shirts
o   3 pairs of underwear

o   Sunscreen and lip balm with sunscreen
o   Tooth brush and toothpaste
o   Hairbrush
o   Hand towel
o   Deodorant
o   Hand sanitizer

o   Camera (not a cell phone)
o   Binoculars
o   Book
o   One small comfort item
o   Pillow

o   Electronics (cell phones, mp3 players, game devices…)
o   Make-up/perfume/cologne
o   Candy or snacks
o   Matches, knives
o   Bad attitudes


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