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Fall Campout Agenda and Packing List

Hi everyone,

Below is the agenda for this weekend’s campout, followed by a packing list. Can’t wait to see everyone there!


4:30 PM to 6 PM    Camp set up and prep
6 PM to 7 PM    Scouts and families arrive
7 PM to 8 PM    Light meal and snacks around the fire

6 AM to 7 AM    Prep breakfast
7 AM to 8 AM    Breakfast
8 AM to 9 AM    Craft
9 AM to 10 AM    Spy treasure hunt
10 AM to 11 AM     Free time
11 AM to 12:30 PM    Lunch
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM    Hike
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM    Obstacle spy training course
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM    Free time
3:30 PM to 5:30 PM    Spy battle
5:30 PM to 7 PM    Dinner
7 PM to 8:30 PM    Free time and campfire
8:30 PM to 9 PM    Prep for bedtime
10:00 PM    lights out

6 AM to 7 AM    Prep for breakfast
7 AM to 8 AM    Breakfast
8 AM to 9 AM    Pack up and clean up
9 AM to 10 AM    Head Home

Packing List:

Backpack (a large sports equipment bag or duffel bag will also work)
Sleeping Bag
Tent (with ground cloth)    We are in cabins don’t need a tent
Closed-Cell Foam Sleeping Pad    Not needed we will have bunkbeds
2 One-Quart Water Bottles (filled)
Flashlight & Extra Batteries
Toothbrush & Toothpaste
Bath Towel
Toilet Paper (half a roll in a zip-lock bag)
Bug Spray
Small First Aid Kit (optional – the pack will have one)
Camp Chairs (optional – for sitting at campfire)
Bring your own drinking cups

Warm Jacket (it can get cold at night)
Wool Sweater, Fleece, or Sweatshirt
Warm Hat (to wear at night when you sleep)
Long Pants (bring an extra pair)
Tee Shirts (including one to sleep in)
Long Sleeve Shirt
Socks (bring extras)
Hiking Boots (nice to have but not required)

— No electrions allowed for scouts
— Reinforce the principle of the Buddy System with your scout
— Bring your own drinking cups, pack will only have limited supply of disposable cups – think Green
— Line your pack or duffle bag with a trash bag to keep your clothes dry
— Always pack for one season colder than it is. Layer your clothes.
— Scouts are not allowed to have axes at any time
— Pocketknives are permitted only for those scouts that have Whittling Chip Card
Nice to have:
Spare set of clothes for when everything is soaked/dirty (you and your kid)
Bringing a extra canopy or tarp is always welcome!