Each troop, patrol, and Scout should “Be Prepared” to bring certain items to camp in order to have a successful camping experience. The troop will be cooking three lunch meals in their campsite (hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken patties). The following is a suggested list of what to bring.  The use of ATV’s are not permitted at Camp Chawanakee. There are several bike trails that you can take outside of camp property.

Troop/Patrol Equipment

  • Patrol Flag
  • Troop Flag
  • US Flag
  • Patrol Cook Kit
    • Pot/Kettle
    • Spatula
    • Tongs
    • Frying Pan (optional)
    • Ice Chest (optional)
  • Charcoal Chimney Starter
  • Small Shovel

Personal Overnight Camping Gear

  • Scout outdoor essentials
  • Clothing for the Season (Weather changes daily at Chawanakee most of the time it is warm and sunny but, “Be Prepared” for all kinds of weather, including rain and cold weather
  • Extra Shoes/Boots
  • Pack
  • Sleeping bag or 2-3 blankets
  • Foam sleeping pad or air mattress (we do provide mattresses)
  • Ground Cloth
  • Eating Kit (Spoon, Fork, Knife, Plate, Bowl, Cup)
  • Toilet Articles (Soap, Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Dental Floss, Comb/Brush, Washcloth, and Towel)
  • Scout Uniform (to be worn to camp)

Personal Extras you may want to take:

  • Watch
  • Camera and Film
  • Insect Repellent
  • Sunglasses
  • Binoculars
  • Fishing Pole, camp has a limited number of poles to loan out be we do not have enough for each scout to borrow one. We do sell fishing poles and supplies in the Trading Post. Fishing Pole Rental