Salmen Scout Reservation (Camp V-bar)
Camp Equipment Listing Guidelines

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Individual Scout Equipment Checklist

Signed Medical Report Form
Scout Uniform and Belt
Socks and Scout Socks (8 pair)
Pants/Jeans and Scout Pants (short for summer and long for winter)
6 T-shirts or Scout T-shirts (no tank tops)
Jacket or Coat (winter)
Shoes (closed toe) or Hiking Boots
Cap or Hat
Pajamas or sleeping clothes
Sleeping Bag or 2 blankets & sheet
Cot (optional)
Personal First Aid Kit
Poncho or Rain jacket
Towels & washcloth
Soap and Shampoo
Toothbrush & Toothpaste
Comb, Brush, & Mirror
Flashlight & Extra Batteries
Pocket Knife & "Totin Chip"
Insect Repellent (non-aerosol)
Swim Suit (no cut-offs for summer)
Sun Screen
Boy Scout Handbook
Water Bottle or Canteen & Cup
Spiral Notebooks
Pen or Pencils
Completed Merit Badge Work
Spending Money (1’s, 5’s & quarters)
Prepaid Telephone Card


Writing Material
Fishing Rod & Tackle
Camera & Film
Bible or Prayer Book
Work Gloves
Dirty Clothes Bag
Combination Lock
Air Mattress
Mosquito Netting
Dark Glasses

Water survival clothing (for Scouts taking the Swimming or Lifesaving Merit Badges)

Swim suit
Long pants
Long-sleeved shirt
Water shoes (Aqua socks, etc.) for lake/swimming at the Waterfront

Survival Kit (for scouts taking Wilderness Survival Merit Badge)

Ground Cloth
Signal Mirror
Sewing Kit
Space Blanket
Water Purification Tablets
Waterproof Matches

Don’t Bring

Personal electronic (radios, CD players, iPod’s, TV’s, electronic games, cell phones, etc)
Laser Pointer
Sheath or hunting knives
Firearms & ammunition
Jewelry or other expensive items
Bows & arrows

Troop Equipment Checklist

Patrol Flags
Lanterns (propane is best)
Dining Fly(s), poles, & stakes
Tents, poles & stakes
Hammers & other hand tools
5 Gallon Water Jugs
Ice Chests
Trash Bags
Lockable Storage Container
Troop First Aid Kit
Shovels, Rakes, Hoes, Bow saws
Rolls of Surveyor’s marking tape
Lawn chairs
Extra Blankets (Winter Camping)
Dutch oven and other cooking and cleanup gear (gear as needed for Cobbler and chili Cook-off)
Camp Stove, pots and pans (gear as needed for patrol cooking on Wednesday)

Campsite entrance/gateway materials:
Troop Sign (should include Troop number)
Troop Flag
U.S. Flag

Twine & poles for lashing

Bulletin Board
Bulletin Board (Provided in campsite)
Camp Roster
Troop Duty Roster
Scout Schedules
Emergency Procedures

Push pins, etc. for bulletin board

Troop Advancement Records
Troop Merit Badge Library
Troop Leaders Guide Book
Medical Forms

Do not forget to bring items such as thumbtacks, duct tape, vice grips, sharpening stone & oil

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Serving Scouting in Southeast Louisiana Parishes of 
Assumption, Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemine,
St. John the Baptist, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James,
St. Tammany, and Terrebonne 

4200 S. I-10 Service Rd. West, Metairie, Louisiana 70001 
P.O. Box 1146, Metairie, Louisiana  70004
(504) 889-0388 Fax: (504) 889-1162 Toll Free: (800) 394-9410

 Council Service Center Hours of Operation
Administrative Offices (Suite 101) - 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday
Council Services (Suite 125) - 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday