Shelter and Bedding

Use this handy list as your guide for your shelter and bedding needs. Print out this page if you like and check off the things as you gather them and edit this list to suit you.

Packing by lists has worked well in our family and we seem to forget less when we do!

  • tent with extra stakes and guylines
  • tent footprint or tarp for underneath your tent
  • rain/sun shade tarp or tent (we use a screen/shade house over our picnic table)
  • sleeping bags
  • sleeping pads or air mattresses
  • pad/mattress repair kit
  • pump for air mattress
  • pillows
  • multi-function tool with knife
  • axe or hammer
  • mat or carpet for tent entrance
  • dust pan/broom headlamps/flashlights with extra batteries
  • other items for your family

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