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Jul 3, 2010

What To Pack When Camping For A Week



Last night my daughter and I packed our cloths for our five day camping trip coming up next week. I washed everything is unscented soap and focused on packing old cloths. Adrienne who is five loves this activity. I like packing cloth several days before our trip so I have time to wash anything that needs to be washed and because I know the days leading up to such a big trip will be busy with cooking/freezing food, shopping, planning and pulling it all together.




Here are a few links to help you get started knowing what to pack for a week long trip:


SEE: Camping Cloths
SEE: Camping Checklist
SEE: Camping With Kids
SEE: What Food To Bring
Check out my April posts for other ideas.



Here are few note to consider:


Cloths: I like clean cloths so a long trip means packing more, washing a few things or I check to see if they have a laundry facility. BRING CHANGE if they do. Wash all your cloths in scent free detergent so your not attracting mosquito's.


ADULT 5 DAY TRIP CLOTHS:


3 Long Sleeve Shirts
3 Short Sleeve Shirts
3 Tank Tops (good for layering cool days/nights)
1 or 2 Sleeping Ware (can double as day cloths, up to you)
3 Long Pants Assorted Soft / Jeans (unless it's VERY hot weather then 2)
3 Shorts (unless it's very cool weather then 2)
1 Skirt or Dress Optional
1 Long Sleeve Fleece Hooded Jacket
1 Down Vest
1 Light Rain/Wind Jacket (just in case)

1 Water Sandals
1 Hiking/Walking Shoes
1 Flip Flops For Shower Etc...
1 Pair Of Fleece Boots Optional
5 Pair Of Under Ware
4 Pair Of Socks
1 Bandanna
1 Sun Hat
1 Swimsuit


FOR CHILDREN ADD EXTRA SOCKS/UNDER WARE AND A PAIR OF GLOVES FOR LITTLE ONES. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ENOUGH SHOES ESP. IF YOUR NEXT TO WATER. CROCS WILL ALWAYS GIVE YOUR CHILD A WAY TO HAVE DRY FEET.






                                 

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