Check Lists for Hikes/Sleepovers/Camping



  • Clothing:
    Base layer-not cotton tops i.e. under armour
    Mid-layer  -Football top or polyester tops not cotton
    Outer-Layer – Waterproof jacket (not just showerproof), Waterproof trousers and Gaiters can be useful to protect lower leg from rain, brambles, nettles)
  • Hiking boots
  • Hat, gloves, scarf
  • Drink
  • Packed lunch and small treat
  • Small rucksack to carry some of the above



  • Sleeping bag, roll mat/self -inflated mat
  • Pillow
  • Torch
  • Wash gear and towel
  • Pyjamas/slippers
  • Cuddly toy
  • Change of clothes
  • Cutlery, plate, bowl, mug in draw string bag to keep all together
  • Small treat



  • Small rucksack for day hike
  • T-shirts or similar (under-armour, football tops-no cotton tops-plus 1 full change)
  • Warm sweater/Fleece
  • Trousers/Track bottoms (NO jeans as they are unsuitable)
  • Warm/Waterproof jacket, Waterproof trousers, Gaiters (to protect lower leg from brambles & nettles)
  • Warm socks – thermal/wellie socks (lots)
  • Underwear (plus spare)
  • Pyjamas (fleece/warm)
  • Runners
  • Hike boots
  • Shorts
  • 1 large towel and 1 hand towel
  • Swimwear if required
  • Baseball cap or similar
  • Small personal first aid kit (e.g. plasters, vaseline/lip balm)
  • Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, soap)
  • Fleece hat (for day use as well as sleeping in), scarf & gloves
  • Insect repellent
  • Sun cream
  • Plastic bags to separate clean/dirty items
  • Water bottle
  • Tissues
  • Sleeping bag (3 season/higher the GSM the warmer it is)
  • Pillow
  • Roll mat/self-inflated mat
  • Torch/head torch plus spare batteries
  • Cutlery, plastic plate, bowl and mug (in drawstring bag to keep together)
  • Book/cards/cuddly friend if needed
  • Some drinks and treats (not too many)

Neckerchief should be worn at all times

Large Rucksack/holder should be packed by the child so they know what they have in it.

Please ensure that all items are marked with your child’s name

Ensure that scouters are made aware of medication that your child is on and you provide consent for them to administer medication and details of how to administer.


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