The Ultimate Camping Checklist Guide!

Camping ChecklistBeing well-planned is one of the best ways to have a great camping experience.

Pack the things, which are necessary for your safety and comfort.

First prepare the camping checklist and then pack the things according to the list.

Here is a camping checklist which is divided into 7 useful categories.

  • Shelter and bedding
  • Cooking and dining
  • Camp maintenance
  • Clothing
  • Personal hygiene
  • First aid kit
  • Miscellaneous

Shelter and bedding in camping checklist:

  • Tent including fly sheet and poles
  • Tent hangers
  • Tent stakes
  • Tarp
  • Pillow
  • Sleeping pad
  • Sleeping mats
  • Air mattress
  • Air pump
  • Rope
  • Tarp
  • Blanket or comforter (Optional)
  • Zip lock bags

Cooking and dining in camping checklist:

  • Camp stove
  • Water or water purifying equipment
  • Cooler
  • Campfire permit
  • Empty food containers with juice and milk containers
  • Fry pans and pots
  • Fuel
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Can openers
  • Table cloth
  • Lighter
  • Tea or coffee maker
  • Mixing bowels
  • Screens to cover the food items
  • Dry goods
    • Bread
    • Sugar
    • Soup
    • Tuna
    • Canned fruit
    • Coffee and teas
    • Maple syrup
    • Peanut butter
    • Fizzy drinks
    • Pancake mix
    • Oatmeal
    • Cheese and macaroni
    • Hot chocolate
    • Mustard
  • Cooler – Don’t forget to include the following
    • Butter in tight container
    • Cheese
    • Eggs
    • Fruits and vegetables
    • Juices
    • Milk
    • Soy sauce
  • General kitchen items
  • Aluminum foil
  • Bucket
  • Can opener
  • Cooking oil
  • Coffee cups
  • Cutting board or knife
  • Camp stove/ovens
  • Cork screw
  • Flipper
  • Forks and spoons
  • Measuring cups
  • Napkins
  • Paper towels
  • Plastic silver ware
  • Plastic garbage bags
  • Paper plates and bowls
  • Pot holders
  • Sealable plastic bags
  • Spices to add in your foods
    • Garlic
    • Salt and pepper
    • Sugar and brown sugar
  • Soup ladle
  • Tongs
  • Water bottles

Camp maintenance in camping checklist:

  • Bio-degradable detergent
  • Candles
  • Duct tape
  • Dish pan
  • Dish rags
  • Flashlights
  • Fly swatter
  • Hammer
  • Hatchet or axe
  • Laundry bag
  • Lantern along with fuel
  • Matches
  • Mosquito coils
  • Nonskid mats
  • Pocketknife
  • Pot scrubber
  • Throw rugs
  • Whisk broom and dust pan

Clothing in camping checklist:

  • Shoes and boots
  • Socks
  • Gloves
  • Hiking boots
  • Umbrella
  • Sporting gear
  • Sweater
  • Waterproof jackets
  • Shoes especially for camping
  • Hat or cap
  • Swim suit (optional)
  • Clothespins and clothesline
  • Shirts and t-shirts
  • Rain poncho
  • Thick pants and jeans
  • Sleepwear

Personal hygiene in camping checklist:

  • Chapstick/lip balm
  • Breath mints
  • Cleaning wipes
  • Comb and brush
  • Mouth wash
  • Nail clippers
  • Razor
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Shaving kit
  • Towel
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Wash clothes

Don’t bring deodorants, cosmetics and hair sprays as they only attract the bugs.

First aid kit in camping checklist:

  • Aspirin
  • Antibiotic cream
  • Bandages
  • Burn ointment
  • Elastic wrap tension bands
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Insect repellant
  • Medical tape and gauze
  • Necessary medications for diseases like asthma, allergy, etc.
  • Scissors
  • Sunburn and suntan lotions
  • Tweezers

Miscellaneous:

  • Books
  • Binoculars
  • Bungee cords
  • Batteries
  • Compass
  • Chairs/stools
  • Camera
  • Folding tables and chairs
  • MP3 player
  • Pen and paper
  • Playing cards
  • Sewing kit
  • Travel alarm clock
  • Whistle
  • Wallet
  • Walkie talkies
 

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2 Comments

  • Annie

    This checklist is very useful for all camping lovers to have a wonderful camping trip. Great guide my friend!thanks for sharing…

  • I’ve been reading for some time your blog and thought I would to tell you I enjoy your style and the thoughts you share here. Cheers ;)

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