A hiking backpack. This is actually a freebie; all characters have one.
Standard tent for recreational camping. Provides shelter from the elements. Stakes, ground tarps, and other applicable things come bundled with this item. If you don't pick this, then you are using one of the camps Adirondack shelters.Sleeping bag:
Something to keep you warm and comfortable when sleeping. Remember, it's spring, but the nights get chilly. Flashlight:
Standard hand-held flashlight with batteries. Fire-maker:
This can be a lighter, magnesium stick and striker, flint and steel, waterproof matches; pretty much, whatever you want. Make a note of what it is.Emergency Glowsticks:
A pack of five emergency glowsticks. These are larger than normal, being about 10 inches in length, are nearly twice as bright as usual glowsticks, and they last for eight hours. Variety of colors possible. Each one has 12 inches of string attached to it, so they can be suspended from fixtures.Camp tools:
Small handsaw, small hammer, scissors, and Swiss army knife, all in a little kit that can be carried by hand or stowed in a backpack.Camp Cooking Gear:
A small, single burner, fueled by butane. Comes with a full, small canister of butane. Plus, a small pot and pan, aluminum field bowl, plate, and cutlery; all the tools needed to make and enjoy a meal.Food:
A mixture of canned goods, dried goods (such as jerky and trail mix, dehydrated vegetables, flour, etc), powdered drink mixes, coffee and/or tea, cooking oil, etc. Basically it's your choice of raw ingredients that would complement the Camp Cooking Gear, or pre-packaged and ready to eat food (MREs could be counted, too), or some mixture of the two. No matter what it is, it's enough food for a single person for three days. Toiletries:
Deodorant, natural soap, shampoo, conditioner, toilet paper, brush and comb, tooth paste, tooth brush. Small, travel sized. The camp does have showers and restrooms, for those that don't want to give up that creature comfort of the civilized world. Laundry:
Sets of clean clothing, and towels. Water Filtration System:
Some people will bring along bottled water; others may wish to find some clean water sources (but boil it first). But, for those who don't have the time to boil water, and don't have bottled, they will need to rely on something such as a Lifestraw
, or other system for purifying water. Drinking water straight, even from natural springs, is a good way to get sick.Entertainment:
Walkman, iPod, portable gaming system; or maybe something more traditional, like books. whatever fits your tastes. The camp does have a place for recharging.Survival Books:
Books specifically detailing flora and fauna. If you want to forage but aren't skilled at it, this may be a handy item. Consulting will take time, but helps reduce the danger. First Aid Kit:
A 45 piece first aid kit.