Recommended equipment.. use your judgement whether it is necessary to bring.
The cabins have wood heat and no running water. We must bring our own water.
Please bring 1 gallon of water per family. Just take a gallon milk jug, clean it out and bring that. The sinks are functional and the toilets are outside. Cabins do have electricity.
No electronic games are allowed.
____ BACKPACK (or large Sports Equipment Bag, or Duffel Bag). Line it with Lawn Bag first, to keep contents dry
____ SLEEPING BAG (see information regarding sleeping bag selection)
____ WARM JACKET & SCARF
____ SNOW PANTS
____ 2 EXTRA PAIRS OF PANTS (Try to find non-cotton pants if possible)
____ WOOL SWEATER, and/or POLAR FLEECE SWEATSHIRT
____ LONG SLEEVE SHIRT (Wool or synthetic fiber for good insulating quality & quick drying)
____ LONG UNDERWEAR (if buying new, buy 100% Polypropylene, NOT "waffle pattern" cotton blend)
____ 2 extra sets of UNDERWEAR
____ STURDY BOOTS (Rubber is better for winter than leather. Leather will get wet & freeze)
____ 2-3 pairs of HEAVY SOCKS (best if non-cotton)
____ PLASTIC BAGS (newspaper or plastic grocery bags to go under socks in case of wet leather boots)
____ WINTER GLOVES or MITTENS (As many as you own and can borrow!)
____ 2 WARM HATS (One for Sleeping ONLY-Sleeping hat should be designed to stay on at night)
____ ADDITIONAL SWEAT PANTS & SWEAT SHIRT (for sleeping only!).
____ MESS-KIT (bring a mug for Hot Chocolate and soup)
____ FLASHLIGHT, EXTRA BULB & BATTERIES.
____ TOILET PAPER (Half a roll in a Zip-Lock bag).
____ SNEAKERS, SLIPPERS or MOCCASINS (To only wear inside cabin)
____ PEN, PENCIL, SMALL NOTEPAD (No, you can't borrow ours).
____ Cub Scout HANDBOOK
____ ONE-QUART WATER BOTTLE, filled
____ CLEAN-UP KIT (Small Hand Soap, Small Toothpaste, Toothbrush, Comb, Floss, Fast-Drying Camp Towel).
____ SMALL FIRST AID KIT
____ CLOSED-CELL FOAM “CAMPING”/SLEEPING PAD (not sure if the cabin has pads… they could not confirm)
Our craft will be to make be to make den TOTEM POLEs. Bring supplies to help decorate them. Some supplies will be supplied (colored foam, glue guns, paint)