Take First-Aid Kit to Ensure a Safe Camping Trip

Are you going out for camping? Don’t forget to take first-aid kit along with your camping gear. While going on an outdoor trip, the chances of getting injured are much higher. For instance, exposing to insect bites or reptiles cause scratches and scrapes and hiking causes blisters.

camping first aid kitSo, a well prepared first-aid kit helps you to overcome from the pain of an injured ankle or it could even be a lifesaver.

The items you include in the first-aid kit will depend upon camping activities, but there are some common things that you should include in all the kits.

First aid kit for family camping should include:

  • Scissors
  • Tweezers
  • Cotton swabs
  • First aid tape
  • Antiseptic wipes
  • Bandages
  • Liquid pain relief sprays
  • Antiseptic ointments
  • One small bottle of aspirin
  • One small hydrocortisone tube
  • Breathing barrier kit
  • Gloves free of latex
  • Oral thermometer
  • Blanket for emergency

Outdoor recreation also requires the following items to be included in the first aid kit:

  • Bug and insect repellent
  • Eye drops
  • Sunscreen lotion or aloe vera lotion
  • Pain relief medications
  • Calamine lotion
  • Smelling salts
  • Eye patches
  • Water purifying pills
  • Medications to deal with common illnesses like cold, cough, headache, stomach upset, etc.