Packing for residential events and Nights Away
Whether you’re a first time camper or an experienced camper, putting together a kit list is one of the best ways you can ensure a smooth and enjoyable camping trip.
While Nights Away evens are all about having fun and trying new things, it's important to have the right kits to do it with.
Making sure you have everything you need for your residential event, as well as the journey, is a great way to help settle any nerves too, making sure you can focus on making memories and trying out new activities.
Your Scout group will provide you with a kit list, so it’s always best to follow that as the volunteers running the trip will know where you’re staying and what you need.
Planning a Nights Away event, such as a camp, means having the right tools to keep everyone happy and comfortable.
Not everyone will have camping or overnight equipment and that’s OK. Find out how you can make sure everyone has everything they need.
If you need to manage medication for young people on your trips, here's what you need to consider. Remember, all medical conditions and medications must be treated confidentially. Take a look at our guidance on medication, first aid kits, periods, and incidents and illnesses.
Whether you're a seasoned camper or it’s your first trip, these top 10 tips are here to make sure you're ready for any adventure.