Tent & Sleeping
Tent, poles & anchors
Ground cover/Tarp (for under the tent)
Hammer/Mallet (for driving in anchors)
Big screwdriver (for loosening anchors)
Sleeping bags
Pillows
Pillowcase & sheets
Air Mattress or pad
Orange surveillance tape (to mark tent strings)

Cooking
Stove & fuel
Pots & pans
Oven mitts
Plates & cups
Good cutting knife
Forks, knifes & spoons
Basin for cleaning dishes
Can opener
Food
Cooler
Chuck Box

Miscellaneous
Trash bags
Ziploc bags
Activities for the kids
Card games
Books/magazines
Bird/Wildlife spotting guide
20-25ft of rope
Duct Tape
Firestarter
Waterproof matches
Camera
First Aid Kit
Chairs (usually there is one picnic table per campsite)
Wood for fire (some campgrounds don’t want you gathering wood)
Flashlight and extra batteries
Lantern and fuel or extra batteries
Power converter

Clothes
Shorts
Pants
Shirts
Socks
Boots/comfortable walking shoes
Flip Flops (good for trips to the restrooms/showers)
Towels (for swimming & showering)
Hat
Sunglasses
Poncho
Safety whistles

Toiletries
Toothbrush/Toothpaste
Shampoo & Soap
Deodorant
Prescription Drugs
Razor & shaving cream
Sunscreen
Bug Spray