A successful camping trip requires preparation. I am including my Tent Camping Checklist to help you get prepared.
The Tent Camping Checklist is a guide of supplies to bring on your next camping excursion. Camping trips are unique. Each camping trip may differ depending on the season, type of camping (tent, RV, cabin,etc…) and your personal preferences. Therefore, use the Tent Camping Checklist as a template. Adapt the checklist based on your families’ needs.
___storage container or bag
___liquid dish soap
___small fold up table
___solo cups (for scrambling eggs and for drink cups)
___cans of propane
___ziploc bags (gal. size)
___campfire grill/BBQ grill
___containers for food storage
___can opener/bottle opener
___flip flops for shower
___camping shower/shower pump
___shower bag or 5 gallon bucket
___children’s Meds (tylenol,benedryl)
___light weight jacket
___good, secured shoes for fishing
___lantern pole or hanger
___plastic grocery bags
___radio with Weatherband
___first aid kit
___small sewing kit
___2-way radios or walkie talkies
___5 gallon bucket
___shovel (for ashes)
___screwdrivers(Phillips head and flat head)
___tent repair kit
___rubber tent peg mallet
___health insurance card
___notepad and pen
___bread box (small plastic container with lid)
___large plastic storage container for food with lid
___war chest or very large container with lid. Holds the bulk of your camping supplies. Serves as storage for your camping supplies when you are not camping as well.
Detailed Meal Plan and Food for the Meal Plan
Give your itinerary to a family member or friend. Share details of where you are going and when you plan to return. Also, give them your cell phone numbers, vehicle description and license plate numbers.
I know the checklist is very detailed and quite long. I tried to include anything you might need on your camping trip. Cross out the items you don’t intend to bring.
So, what do you think? Did I leave out anything? Do you have other suggestions, we can add to the list?