Boy Scout's 10 Essentials

10 Outdoor Essentials

  1. Pocketknife

  2. First Aid Kit

  3. Extra Clothing

  4. Rain gear

  5. Water bottle (filled)

  6. Flashlight

  7. Trail food

  8. Matches and fire starters

  9. Sun protection

  10. Map and compass

On our campouts, each scout is expected to pack their 10 Essentials. On our hikes, each patrol is expected to bring at least one full set of their 10 Essentials.