Ultimate Camping Checklist | Go Prepared!

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Ultimate Camping Checklist | Go Prepared!

Getting ready to go on a camping trip in a pop up camper or tent (or better yet, are you camping for free?), but worried you might forget something?

Don’t worry! We made this ultimate camping checklist so you can be prepared and not forget anything! There’s nothing worse than realizing you didn’t bring enough blankets or forgot your toothbrush. Or not knowing all of the camping hacks out there!

We’ll be making a free printable PDF version of this checklist that you can bring with you to the store or whoever you need it, soon. Keep scrolling for the complete camping checklist.

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Campsite Essentials

  • Tent and stakes
  • Chairs
  • Picnic table
  • Sleeping pad
  • Sleeping bags
  • Sleeping pillows
  • Lights/Lanterns
  • Extra batteries
  • Air mattress/cots

Camp Kitchen Checklist

  • Propane grill
  • meal plan
  • Camp meals
  • Pots/pans
  • Cooking utensils
  • Eating utensils
  • Cutting board
  • Plates/Bowls
  • Trash bags
  • Mugs/Cups
  • Cooler with ice
  • Bottle/Can opener
  • Sponge/pan scraper

Clothing

  • T-shirts
  • Shorts
  • Under garments
  • Sleepwear
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Sweatshirts
  • Lightweight sweater
  • Boots or shoes
  • Socks
  • Rain jacket/gear
  • Insulated Jacket (during cold weather)
  • Gloves/mittens
  • Swimsuits (if camping near water or pools)

Health & Hygiene

  • Toilet paper
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Toiletry kit
  • Body wash
  • Deodorant
  • Quick-dry towel
  • Menstrual products
  • Prescription medications
  • First-aid kit
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Baby wipes
  • Cleaning wipes
  • Brush/comb
  • Earplugs
  • Portable camp shower

Personal Items

  • Phone
  • Wallet
  • I.D.
  • Cash/Debit cards/Credit Cards
  • Watch
  • Campsite Reservation (If required)

Tools & Repair Items

  • Multi-tool
  • Knife
  • Duct tape
  • Power cords
  • Mallet or hammer (for hammering tent stakes)
  • Saw or axe (for cutting firewood)
  • Small broom and dustpan
  • Wrench set

Camping Extras

  • Solar charger and portable power
  • GPS
  • Books
  • Radio
  • Games and toys
  • Deck of cards
  • Dog gear
  • Dry bags or clear plastic bins to store items
  • Generators

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