Packing Checklist 2016-12-02T22:08:22+00:00

Camper Packing List

This list is specific to camping in a camper. For more rustic camping in a tent, please see our Tent camp packing list (coming soon!).
This list will not fit everyone. There are items we may find important that you may not. Please feel free to use it as a guide, print it, mess it up, and make it your own.
Happy packing campers!

Items left in camper
Items with an * are restocked as needed and at the beginning of each season in the spring.

  • OUTDOOR CUBBY AREAS
    Tarp
    Tiki Torches/Fuel
    Camp chairs
    Hammock/Hooks
    Poker sticks/Pizza maker for fire
    Coleman outdoor stove
    Coleman lantern/Propane for lantern (1-2 canisters)
    Tub with outdoor toys (Balls, swim toys, etc.)
    Ax/Tools
    Fire pit grill
    Umbrella

  • BATHROOM AREA
    First Aid Kit
    Bathroom towels (2)
    Beach towels (2)
    RV Toilet Paper
    *Shampoo/Conditioner/Body Wash
    *Razors/Loufa
    *Toothbrushes/Toothpaste
    *Soap/Hand Sanitizer

  • BEDROOMS
    Pillow/Sheets for each bed (washed at the end of each trip and put back)
    Comforter or Sleeping bag for each bed
    Laundry basket for dirty clothes while traveling

  • KITCHEN
    Tablecloth
    *Dish detergent/Scrubber
    Towels/Pot holders
    Measuring cups
    Pots/Pans
    Cups/Coffee mugs
    Dishes set (Plates and bowls)
    Coffee Percolator
    Toaster
    *Large/Small Ziplock bags
    *Foil
    *Trash Bags
    *Paper Towel/napkins/plates/cups/coffee cups

  • OTHER INSIDE
    Broom/Dustpan
    Flashlights
    *Bug spray/Sunscreen
    Hanging Line
    Cards/Games
    Water bottles
    Picnic Basket
    Newspaper/Fire Starters

Items packed each trip

  • CAMPER

    Firewood
    Magazines/Books
    Bikes
    Indoor toys (Legos, Army guys, etc.) *I give the boys a small bin or back pack and let them each pack a few things.
    Camera
    Clothing including undergarments and extra socks
    Sweatshirts
    Bathing suits
    Coats/Gloves/Hats/Rain gear (Seasonal)
    Shoes/Sandals/Boots
    Bathroom bag with essentials (Make-up, deodorant, hair ties/brush, etc.

  • CAR
    I pack a car bag so that we don’t have to stop to retrieve items from the camper.

    Water Bottles
    Snack or sandwich for longer trips
    Ipads
    Car toys/books
    Blanket/Pillow/Stuffed animal for each child
    Pillow for Mom

  • FOOD
    This is a list of food that is common for camping. We don’t take all of this each time, but these are items we may take often.

    BREAKFAST
    Bisquick Mix/Syrup
    Sausage/Bacon
    Eggs
    English Muffins
    Cereal

    LUNCH/SNACKS
    Whole wheat bread
    Lunch meat
    Peanut Butter/Jelly
    cheese slices
    Fruit
    Hard cheeses/crackers
    Chips/Dip

    DINNER
    Chili
    White chicken chili
    Chicken noodle soup
    Pasties
    Baked beans
    Potatoes
    Hamburger or Venison
    Chicken Breasts
    Hot Dogs
    Macaroni and cheese
    Pizza Sauce
    Shredded Mozzarella cheese
    Pepperoni
    Whole wheat Buns (Hamburger and Hot dog)

    DRINKS
    Milk
    2 Gallons of water
    Coffee
    Soda/Beer

    CONDIMENTS/OTHER
    Mustard/Catsup
    Salt/Pepper
    Lawrey’s seasoning/Tabasco
    Butter
    Olive oil spray or coconut oil for cooking