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Camping Checklist

by Eloise Thompson

Our mission is to make camping as simple as possible for you. To aid in the process of getting to the camp site, we have put together the ultimate camping checklist. 

 
Save and print to check everything off as you go.

 

PJ's Ultimate Camping Checklist

THE ESSENTIALS

- The basic, must haves -

 

Tent

Tent Pegs

Peg Spares

Tent Poles / Beams

Pump

Footprint

Carpet

Tarp / Shelter

Awning / Extension

Mallet 

Peg Extractor

Repair Kit

 

THE CAMP SITE SET UP

- For an away-from-home home -

 

Camping Chairs

Camping Table

Portable Toilet

Lanterns

Lighting

Torch / Head Torch

Windbreak

Bin Bags

Dust Pan and Brush

Duct Tape

Electric Hook Up

 

 

 

 

THE CAMP BEDROOM

- For a good night sleep -

 

Sleeping Bag

Sleeping bag liner

Sleeping Mat/ Air Bed

Camp Bed

Pump

Lanterns

Lighting

Torch

Pillow

Blanket

Ear Plugs

Eye Mask

Night-time Layers

Hot Water Bottle

 

THE CAMP KITCHEN

- For delicious wilderness cooking -

 

Camping Stove

Gas / fuel / Charcoal / Fire Lighter

BBQ / Grill 

Pots and Pans

Utensils

Cutlery

Water Carrier/ Jerry Can

Water bottle

Clear Tubs 

Ziplock Bags 

Aluminium Foil

Flask 

Cleaning Equipment

Wet Wipes

Kettle

Tin Opener

Tongs

Bottle Opener

Cutlery

Matches / Lighter

Scissors

Pocket / Multi Use knife

Chopping Board

Wash Bowl / Basin

Washing Up Liquid

Sponge

Towels

Microfibre Towels

Storage Bags

Cool Box / Cool Bag

Seasonings

Condiments

 

CLOTHING

- Prepare for all conditions –

Thermal Base Layers

Pyjamas

Undies

Socks

Extra Socks

T-Shirts

Shorts

Trousers

Jumpers

Waterproofs

Jackets

Sun / Winter Hat

Sunglasses

Sandals

Walking Boots

Wellies

 

 

TOOLS & REPAIR

- Useful items for any and every camper -

 

Mallet

Duct Tape

Tent Repair Kit

Brush

Penknife

String / Cord.

 

HEALTH AND SAFETY

 

Personal medications (plus extras just in case)

First Aid Kit

Sun Cream

SPF lip balm

After Sun

Anti-Bacterial Handwash

Hand sanitizer 

Insect Repellent

Wet Wipes

Antihistamines 

Toilet Roll

Kitchen Roll

Soap

Shampoo and Conditioner

Towels

Toothbrush

Toothpaste

Deodorant

Brush

 

ENTERTAINMENT

 

Bikes

Helmets

Activity Gear (Canoes/ Fishing/ Hiking…)

Toys

Cards

Books

Games

Activity Sheets

Balls

Camera

Memory Card

Phone

Tablet / Kindle

Chargers

Battery Packs

Batteries

Radio

Map

Compass

Note Pad

Pens

 

 

OPTIONAL EXTRAS

- & Their purpose - 

 

Tent Footprint - Protects the underside of your tent by adding a layer between the tent and the ground. Also acts as a template when pitching your tent.

Tent carpet – Adds comfort and insulation to the inside of your temporary home.

Tent Porch - Many family tents have a purpose-built add-on porch. if yours does not, a gazebo or tarp can add extra space and comfort.

Camping Table - Ideal for mealtimes and late-night card games.

Camping Chairs – Ideal for family mealtime and relaxing.

Electric Hook-Up - A mobile mains kit helps you hook into the campsite electric on compatible campsites.

Camping Toilet - Ideal for when you really don't want to leave the tent during those the night.

Cupboards and Storage - Help keep your tent tidy and comfort at a max.

Windbreak  - Great for cooking and meal time.

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