Camping Checklist


Sarah Rodgers


March 9, 2020

Prepare to have an amazing time as you enjoy a weekend getaway in the woods. A chilling yet fantastic experience. Camping is a great way to get into the outdoors and explore and celebrate the summer. It is also one of the best ways to relax and get out of town for a little while. It can be so much fun if you have everything you need and If you're new to the life of camping and have no idea what you're supposed to bring, we have you covered. The following checklist and tips are here to help you know what you need for camping and to help, so you don't forget anything on the way out. You can check off as required, you may not need everything on this camping checklist, but it is here to help you, feel free to change it up, add, and use whatever you need to make your list perfect.


This section is for all the items that are usually required or just items that will help you have a less stressful camping trip. 

  • Tent
  • Poles
  • Ground cover for the tent
  • Sleeping bags
  • Sleeping pads
  • Pillows
  • Extra blankets
  • Camping chairs
  • Flashlight
  • Lantern
  • Lantern fuel and batteries
  • Hammock
  • Broom 
  • Dust Pan (For cleaning out tent)

Eating/ Cooking Supplies 

These items contain a list of things you may need if you plan to make your own food, over a campfire or even using a grill. 

  • Knives
  • Cutting board 
  • Tin-Foil
  • Spatula 
  • Dutch oven
  • Matches
  • Lighter
  • Towels
  • Plastic Dishware(plates, cups, bowls, forks, spoons, knives) 
  • Table cloths
  • Roasting Sticks
  • Food Storage Containers
  • Bags
  • Cooler
  • Ice for cooler
  • Water Bottles
  • Corkscrew
  • Firewood
  • Frying pan
  • Pot


This list contains the tools you may need throughout your trip in case of an emergency or if something needs fixing. 

  • Duct Tape 
  • Extra Cord
  • Hammer, Mallet
  • Multi-Tool


This is a list of the different types of shoes and clothing that you might need throughout the trip. 

  • Clothes for Daily routines (new set each day)
  • Pajamas
  • Swimsuit
  • Raingear
  • Hiking shoes
  • Water Shoes
  • Coat
  • Jacket
  • Gloves
  • Hat


Here is a list of personal everyday used items. These items are the most commonly forgotton when going on a trip.

  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • First Aid Kit
  • Toothbrush
  • ToothPaste
  • Medicine

Other Items

These items are not necessary but are good to have on hand.  

  • Camera
  • Bikes
  • Toys
  • Maps

If you're new to camping or don’t have most of your supplies, Xtreme Pawn has you covered. At a lower better price you can find everything you need for camping right in our pawn shop, other than the food of course. If you would like to purchase a camping checklist  item or your interested in finding out what other types of products we sell, you can call us at (801) 876-1379, visit our store, or contact us online.