"Cadillac Camping" (Forestry Study) Checklist

____Sleeping bag and pad, pillow

____Overnight bag

____Plastic garbage bags (at least 2)

____Cup & bowl (plastic or metal)

____Knife, spoon, fork

____Flashlight with good batteries (extra set recommended)

____Matches in waterproof container

____Warm shirt, sweatshirt, or sweater

____Mittens or gloves, cap

____Light-weight long pants and long-sleeved shirt for sun and insect relief!

____Long pants / shorts / swimwear


____Socks (at least 2 pair)


____Bag for trash items

____Pocket knife

____Toothbrush & toothpaste


____Towel & washcloth

____Toilet paper

____Water bottle

____Fanny pack or small day pack

____Food (2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 suppers)

____Trail snacks

____Digital camera

____Hiking boots or sturdy shoes (NO FLIP-FLOPS!!!)



____Field Ecology Journal (not your binder!)

____Field Journal ("Rite-in-the-Rain" journal)

____Talent show items


____Any needed medications


____Insect repellant





Nice to have, but not absolutely essential:


____Bungee cords

____Camp shoes

____Field guides




Group Gear:

____Tent & groundcloth


____Pot and/or pan for cooking

____Sampling equipment and field bag



valuables, electronic devices (other than camera), excess food!


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