Venturer Camp Kit Lists

Summer Camp:

  • Sleeping Bag
  • Sleeping Pad
  • Tarp
  • Flash Light (with spare batteries)
  • Camping Backpack
  • Day Pack or Fanny Pack

Eating Utensils

  • Mug with lid
  • Fork, Knife, Spoon
  • Bowl

Clothing

  • Warm Jacket
  • Rain Gear (top & bottom)
  • 2 Sweaters
  • 3 T-Shirts
  • 3 pairs of Pants (No Jeans)
  • 3 pair Socks
  • 3 pair Underwear
  • Touque / Gloves
  • Hiking Boots / Running Shoes
  • Extra Footwear (No Rubber Boots)

Toiletries

  • Soap
  • Tooth Brush
  • Tooth Paste
  • Towel
  • Comb or Brush
  • ½ roll of Toilet Paper (Ziploc Bag)

Optional

  • Pocket Knife
  • Pyjamas
  • Compass
  • Canteen or Water Bottle
  • Sunglasses
  • Personal First Aid Kit
  • Survival Kit

Winter Camp:

Travel Clothing:

  • Dry Footwear
  • Socks
  • Shirt & Pants (Yes, cotton is ok)
  • Warm Jacket
  • Personal Kit (Deodourant, etc.)

Essentials

  • Sun Glasses
  • Sun Screen (SPF 30)
  • Lip Balm (SPF 15)
  • Extra Clothing
  • Flash Light (Head Light Recommended)
  • Fire Starter (Matches or Lighter)
  • Pocket Knife (Locking blade recommended)

Personal First Aid Kit

  • Blister Kit (Moleskin, Second Skin, Wide Tape)
  • Disinfectant swabs or towellettes
  • Adhesive Bandages
  • Butterfly closures or Steristrips
  • 10cm x 10cm sterile dressings
  • Gauze
  • Scissors
  • Tweezers
  • Sewing Needle
  • Acetaminophen / Ibuprofen
  • Imodium
  • Personal Medications
  • Notebook and pencil for making notes
  • Thermometer

Pack

  • Back Pack – 60 – 80 Litre (Winter clothes are bulky!!)
  • Dry Bags – Plastic Bags to keep clothes dry
  • Pack Cover
  • Day Pack (optional) (Can be a fanny pack)

Sleeping Gear

  • Sleeping Bag
  • Stuff Sack (for sleeping bag)
  • Sleeping Bag Liner
  • Balaclava or Touque (for sleeping in)
  • Sleeping Pad
  • Full length Thermarest (with Stuff Sack) or Insulite pad
  • Insulated Sitting Pad (optional)

Personal Kitchen

  • Insulated Mug (with lid for hot drinks)
  • Insulated Bowl (with lid if possible)
  • Spoon and Fork – Lexan if possible (not metal)
  • Wide-Mouth Water Bottle

Personal Hygiene

  • Toilet Paper (in Ziploc bag)
  • Trowel (for cat holes)
  • Ziploc Bags (for waste)
  • Personal Kit (Towelletes, Deodourant, Tooth Brush, Tooth Paste)

Personal Clothing – Wicking Layer – NO COTTON!!!

  • Vapour Barrier Socks
  • Synthetic Long-John pants (one pair to wear and one spare)
  • Synthetic Long-John shirt (one pair to wear and one spare)
  • Liner Gloves (thin gloves to do fine finger work)

Personal Clothing – Warmth Layer – NO COTTON!!!

  • Synthetic Socks (2 pairs minimum)
  • Fleece Vest
  • Fleece Pants
  • Fleece Sweater
  • Fleece or Wool Touque
  • Fleece Mittens or Gloves

Personal Clothing – Wind/Wet Layer – NO COTTON!!!

  • Pants (Gore-Tex or Rain Pants)
  • Jacket (Gore-Tex or Rain Coat)
  • Mitten Shells (Gore-Tex or Water Proof)
  • Sun/Wind Hat

Optional Items

  • Camera & Film
  • Journal
  • Gaiters
  • Candle Lantern (heat & light)
  • Duct Tape (for repairs etc)

Group Kitchen

  • 1 or 2 Burner Stoves (Naptha fuelled)
  • Naptha (150ml/person/day if melting snow for water)
  • Stove Base (so stoves do not sink)
  • Pots (2.0 & 1.5 Litre with lids)
  • Pot Lifter (for lifting hot pots)
  • Spatula
  • Big Spoon
  • Dish Soap (for washing pots)
  • Green Scrubby
  • Waterless Soap (for washing hands)

Group Equipment

  • Tarps & Ropes (for kitchen shelter)
  • Group First Aid Kit
  • Winter Tents

Venturer Camp Kit Lists