Camp Pioneer provides a 2-man canvas wall tent on a wooden platform and an army-style cot for campers and leaders. Each campsite is equipped with a latrine, as well as a central pavilion for troop activities.
Below are suggestions on additional items you should consider bringing to Camp.
Troop Equipment To Bring To Camp
- Troop Flag and U.S. Flag
- Troop library books: Scout Song Book, Scout Handbooks,
- Merit Badge pamphlets
- Troop Record Book (for recording advancement and other Scout records)
- Clothing marker pen
- Props for favorite stunts and skits
- Assorted hand tools for camp projects
- Knot ropes
- Water cooler
- Your best troop spirit and enthusiasm
Patrol Equipment To Bring To Camp
- Patrol flags
- Progress records for each Scout
- Patrol and troop leadership handbook
- Patrol Log Book (keep the log going each year)
- Overnight hike equipment (individual mess gear, canteen, etc.)
- Props for stunts and skits
- First aid kit
- Your best patrol spirit and enthusiasm
Suggested Items for Unit Leader to Bring To Camp
- Camp Leader’s Guide
- Complete roster of all Scouts and leaders.
- Address and phone numbers of parents on vacation!
- Stapler and thumbtacks for bulletin board
- Magic markers (red, blue, black, green)
- Alarm clock
- Polyethylene sheets (for numerous uses)
- Cash box
- Folding chair and table
- The Scoutmaster Handbook
- Advancement objectives
- Troop program ideas and reference materials
- Skill training equipment
- COPIES OF MEDICAL RECORD AND EVALUATION FORMS FOR EACH SCOUT AND LEADER (THE FORMS MUST BE COMPLETED AND SIGNED BY A PHYSICIAN AND THE MEDICAL RECORD SIDE MUST BE COMPLETED AND SIGNED BY PARENT OR GUARDIAN). THE CAMP MUST ALSO HAVE A COPY OF ALL PERSONAL/FAMILY INSURANCE CARDS ATTACHED TO THE PHYSICAL FORM.
All equipment should be packed and clearly marked with the owner’s name and troop number.
Individual Equipment Checklist
The following is a suggested personal equipment list. It is not exhaustive.
- Scout Uniform
- Shoes, 2 pairs (all shoes must be closed-toe)
- Jeans and shorts, at least 2 pairs (One pair of jeans is needed for Swimming or Lifesaving Merit Badge.)
- Towels and washcloth
- T-shirts, at least 3 or purchase at camp
- Suitable knapsack or box for storage of clothing
- Socks, at least 6 pairs
- Carabiner or clip for camp mug
- Notebook and pencil
- Jacket or sweatshirt
- Raincoat or poncho
- Cup or water bottle
- Pocket knife (NOT a sheath knife) with blade not to exceed 3.5 inches
- Bedding, pillow, and ground cloth
- Flashlight and compass
- Scout Handbook
- Toilet articles (toothbrush, mirror, soap, deodorant, shampoo, comb, etc.)
- Additional items as desired: camera, fishing tackle, Bible, canteen, etc.
- Backpack for Rich Mountain hike
- Boots that lace above the ankles are required for the Rich Mountain Hike. Boots must be broken in. (High top sneakers are not acceptable!)