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Boy Scout Troop 2877
(Chester, Virginia)
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Are YOU or your Scout planning on going on a campout?

If so then PLEASE make sure that we have a medical form for YOU and your child dated within the past year!  You usually only need to complete medical forms part A & B.  
Part C is required for campouts 72 hours or longer and MUST be signed by a physician!!

If you are not sure we have your form on file then reach out to Teresa!

Packing Checklist List
  • BSA class A Uniform Shirt
  • Scout Handbook (in a plastic, ziplock bag)
  • Water bottle (AND coffee style mug in cool weather)
  • Tent, poles, and stakes
  • Waterproof ground cloth (tarp) or plastic sheet
  • Sleeping bag, pillow, & air mattress/pad
  • Mess kit (cup/ bowl/ plate/ knife/ fork/ spoon/ bag to keep it in)
  • Flashlight/headlamp with extra batteries
  • Collapsible/camping chair
  • 3 pair of clean clothing
  • Clean underwear
  • Clean socks
  • Dirty clothes bag
  • Jacket/Coat - even in warm weather the temperature can drop overnight.
  • Pajamas
  • Poncho/Rain Gear
  • Durable shoes/Hiking boots that fit appropriately. 
  • Hat/Cap
  • Hygiene items:  Toothpaste, toothbrush, comb, deodorant, Feminine hygiene products
  • Toilet paper - Not all campsites provide Toilet paper.
  • Individual first aid kit
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect Repellent
  • Extra plastic bag/trash bag
  • Camera
  • Binoculars
  • Sunglasses
  • Notebook & Pencil/Pen
  • Playing gards or other games (board games)
  • Body/Baby Wipes
  • Bathroom Spray
  • Cleaning Wipes
  • Individual Hand Sanitizer
  • Lip balm/chapstick
  • Heavy wool socks
  • Thermal underwear
  • Coat
  • Gloves/Mittens
  • Stocking Cap
  • Extra pair of shoes
Prohibited Items
  • Electronic games -cell phones are acceptable but MUST be put away when asked.  
  • Cigarettes/cigars/vapes
  • Alcohol
  • Anything considered 'adult rated'
  • Clothing with offensive language/symbols/connotation
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