West Point Camporee Packing List

  • Boots (waterproof)
  • Hiking socks (Merino wool – 2 pair)
  • Class A shirt (wear on airplane w/ green long pants/jeans)
  • Class B shirt  (troop 278)
  • Long or short sleeve tek dry shirt (2 pair)
  • Long pants w/ belt (will be crawling!)
  • Rain coat (expect rain)
  • Hat
  • Heavy fleece for layering
  • Work out gear shirt and pants/shorts
  • Athletic socks (2 pair)
  • Tennis shoes (no crocs or sandals for the event)
  • Rain coat
  • Flash light
  • Backpack
  • Sleeping bag (30 degree)
  • Waterproof stuff sacks
  • Underwear
  • Sleep shirt/shorts
  • Tent (2 man maximum – Lightweight)
  • Tarp/Ground cloth (great for a seat)
  • Light day bag/Backpack (to carry water, sunscreen etc.)
  • Sunscreen
  • Toiletry kit
  • Water bottle (Must have – 2 ea liter bottles recommended)
  • Spork (or eating utensils)
  • Lightweight cup
  • Swiss army style pocket knife (packed in backpack – Cannot go on plane)
  • Snack bars (compact)
  • MREs (to be shipped – Coordinated by Mr. Phil Hatch and Mr. Liles)
    • 2 dinners
    • 1 lunch
    • 2 breakfast
  • Two adults to bring jet boil or similar camp stove for coffee
    • Fuel to be shipped

*NOTE:  Backpacks are checked luggage (no exceptions).  If you need an over-duffle bag due to the frame format, please get one in advance.

Avoid cotton clothing when camping.  Wet equals cold and miserable. Do not wear military uniforms.

Please review TSA packing guidelines.