Camping check list

If any of you are thinking of venturing into the great outdoors for a camping trip this summer, especially those with older twins, then this camping checklist may be helpful…

Do let us know if you find a great campsite for families or if you have any other tips, we’d love to hear from you!

East Surrey Twins Club Camping Checklist:

Tent essentials

☐ Tent (extension), carpet

☐ Pegs, mallet

☐ Portable loo

Sleeping

☐ Inflatable mattresses/airbeds – pump

☐ Sleeping bags, duvets

☐ Pillows and extra blankets

☐ Very warm PJs

Eating / drinking

☐ Picnic table

☐ Fold up camping chairs

☐ Cooker and gas

☐ BBQ – fire starters / charcoal

☐ Coolbox / freezer blocks

☐ Storage units

☐ Kettle and pans

☐ Cutlery, crockery, plastic bowls, mugs

☐ Tongs / scewers

☐ Sharp knives / chopping board

☐ Can opener / bottle-opener / peeler

☐ Tea towels / foil / paper towels

☐ Tupperware

☐ Flask (for tea or keeping milk cold/fresh)

☐ Washing-up bowl

☐ Washing-up liquid & sponge

☐ Water bottles/water carriers

Useful extras

☐ Torches and lantern / head torch

☐ Citronella candles

☐ Clothes line and pegs

☐ Plastic bags

☐ Dustpan and brush / handheld vacuum

☐ Toys, paper, pens and some emergency treats

☐ First-aid kit (including insect-bite cream, antihistamine, pain killers, plasters)

☐ Electricity hook-up / adapters for abroad

☐ Speakers /phone chargers

☐ Extra batteries and matches / lighter

☐ Toilet roll

☐ Wet wipes

☐ Towels

☐ Sun lotion and sun hats

☐ Windbreak

☐ Buckets and spades

☐ Scooters / bikes

Clothing

☐ Wellies and waterproofs

☐ Towelling ponchos / sarong

☐ Clothes and hats for cold evenings

☐ Flip-flops / crocs (for shower/toilet block)

☐ Night time nappies

Food basics

☐ Tea, coffee, hot chocolate, sugar

☐ Longlife milk or dried milk powder

☐ Bread / Cereal

☐ Spreads – jam, peanut butter etc

☐ Black pepper grinder, dried mixed herbs, stock cubes

☐ Small bottle of vegetable or olive oil

☐ Tomato ketchup or BBQ sauce

☐ Tins: Baked beans, tomatoes, tuna

☐ Egg noodles, fresh pasta or cous cous

☐ Fruit juice (freeze and use as ice packs)

☐ Bottled still water (freeze for ice pack)

☐ Fresh fruit

☐ Salad

☐ Box of wine / beers

☐Kids snacks / biscuits / popcorn / marshmellows

Happy Campers!! x

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