Sunday 18 June 2017

Camp Chew 2017 Kit List


Please note: This list is for guidance only and is not necessarily a complete list.

ALL clothes and kit to be clearly marked with young person’s name

Holdall or strong bag to carry kit to and from camp
(No large Suitcases or Very Large bags)
Please pack kit in rucksacks or strong holdalls that can be carried NO kit is to be brought in plastic bin liners

Camping equipment – if you have it, but advise if you do not
Sleeping Bag or duvet (or we can provide)
Small Pillow (optional as clothes can be used)
Airbed (motorised inflator will be available or we can provide)
Torch (or phone or one can be borrowed)

Meal times
Plastic Drinks Bottle (to carry a drink during activities)
Folding Chair (if you have one)
Extra blanket for sitting on (if you have one)
Snacks and sweets (halal or vegetarian marshmallows)

Clothing (including what they arrive in)
The quantity of clothes must be sufficient for 3 days / 2 nights with a spare days worth of clothes
1 Pyjamas/Nightwear
2 T-shirts / Shirts
2 Warm sweaters / jumpers / tracksuit-top / fleece / hoodie
2 Outdoor Trousers or tracksuit trousers (jeans are not ideal but acceptable) 
3 Multiple Spare underclothes.
3 Multiple Spare socks (include some thick socks). 
1 Walking Boots or Wellington Boots or old trainers (or let us know size and we can provide)
1 A Waterproof Coat
1 cap (so no hair styling needed)
1 Woolly Hat (if the weather is cool)

Other items
1 medium Personal Towel
Washing kit (minimum of soap, flannel, toothbrush and paste, deodorant & comb).
Strong Bin liner (for wet / dirty clothes)
Suncream and hay fever medication as pollen county higher on nature reserves
Medication – must be named and kept in a safe place
1 mobile phone may be brought
I pair binoculars (if you have them or can borrow them)

Do not take to camp:
§   Anything electronic, except a mobile phones, such as electronic games, walkman, MP3 players, CD players, I-pods, etc.  They are too easily stolen, damaged or lost
§   Shell suits / Nylon clothes. Extreme fire injury risk
§   Aerosols, matches, lighters, or any other flammable liquid or gas. These are dangerous and not necessary
§   Anything valuable

If you are not sure of anything on, or not on, this list, or do not have items then please ask Helena Craig, who can be contacted on 07798 818772 or

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