Don’t Forget Your Tent!

For the first time in years, I decided to go camping!  I think everyone could agree that the difficult part about camping isn’t finding the perfect spot to camp. Quite honestly, it is remembering all the things you have to pack. Preparing for a camping trip can be a lot of work – trying to remember every little detail is often overwhelming. There is nothing worse than staring at a packed car and saying, “I feel like we’re forgetting something.”

No worries I am here to help! It took much thinking but I helped comply this awesome master camping list outlining every possible thing you would need. So today, I’m sharing that list with you!

~ Rachel

The Checklist

Essentials

  • Tent – Poles – Stakes
  • Tarp for underneath tent
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Mattress Pads or Blow-Up Bed + Blower
  • Pillows
  • Camp Stove + Gas
  • Charcoal
  • Matches
  • Lantern
  • Flashlight/Headlamp
  • Bug Spray
  • Saw
  • Garbage bags
  • Folding Lawn Chairs
  • Firewood/Kindling
  • Backpack/Daypack

Kitchen

  • Cooler with ice
  • Vinyl tablecloth for picnic table
  • Plates/bowls/cups
  • Silverware (knives/forks/spoons)
  • Large knife
  • Pots & pans
  • Water bottles
  • Water jugs
  • Cutting board
  • (2) buckets or bins or washing dishes
  • Hand towels
  • Dishrag or sponge
  • Dish soap
  • Potholders
  • Tongs
  • Tupperware (various sizes)
  • Can opener
  • Spatula
  • Tin foil
  • Paper towel
  • Coffee pot
  • Strainer
  • Twist ties

Toiletries

  • Baby wipes
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hand Soap
  • Shampoo/conditioner
  • Body wash/bar soap
  • Hand lotion
  • Chapstick
  • Toothbrush/toothpaste/floss
  • Contact case/solution/contacts
  • Eyeglasses
  • Razor
  • Makeup
  • Comb/brush
  • Asprin/ibuprofen/Aleve
  • Sunscreen
  • Fingernail clippers/tweezers
  • Deodorant

Clothing

  • Rain gear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals/Flip flops
  • Hiking boots + hiking socks
  • Running shoes + socks
  • Swimsuit
  • Sundress
  • Underwear/bras
  • T-shirts/tank tops
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Jacket/warm top
  • Jeans
  • Lounge pants
  • Shorts
  • Pajamas

Personal Items + Fun

  • Permits – Park Stickers – Reservation Notes
  • Wallet – Purse – IDs
  • Cell phones + chargers
  • Camera
  • Binoculars
  • Sunglasses
  • Frisbee/baseball gloves + ball/football
  • Beach bag
  • Beach chairs

Additional Items

  • Rope or Clothesline + clothespins (tie between two trees for hanging wet towels/clothes/etc.)
  • Little rug for outside tent door
  • Wisk broom
  • Screened tent for picnic area
  • Extra batteries
  • Duct tape
  • Swiss army knife
  • Toilet paper/kleenex
  • First-aid kit
  • Beach towels
  • Books/crossword puzzles
  • Journal
  • Pen/pencil
  • Playing cards

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