Gear List

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Camp Kokoda Gear List

The following is a recommended list of clothing and gear to bring with you. You will need to bring all your belongings in a GARBAGE BAG, backpacks will be issued on arrival. You will be carrying the majority of your gear with you and you will also be issued with food, which you will need to have space in your bag for. Do not bring more than the listed items, for your safety and comfort your packs need to be as light as possible. A reminder that we provide a Wilderness Experience – do not bring your best clothes/shoes.

SUGGESTED CLOTHING

  • Sun smart hat and warm beanie in winter
  • Raincoat – must be Waterproof. No ponchos
  • Thick Socks – a pair for each day/extra if wet
  • Walking shoes with good grip comfortable & sturdy that don’t promote blisters (not new, prefer hiking boots
  • Underwear
  • Shorts – medium to long/knee length
  • T-Shirts – NO crop tops or singlets
  • Jumper – lightweight but warm (wool or fleece is recommended)
  • Long pants – tracksuit pants / loose cotton Not Jeans because of chaffing and inappropriate when wet.

CANOEING GEAR

  • Swim shirt / rash/ vest that are Sun safe
  • Swimmers
  • Spare pair of enclosed wet shoes- No crocs
  • Small Towel

TOILETRY GEAR

  • Toothpaste & Toothbrush
  • Brush or Comb
  • Wet wipes
  • Deodorant – roll on preferred
  • Sunscreen SPF 30+ (small size)
  • Insect Repellent
  • Chap Stick OR Lip Balm
  • Any medication you may require

BEDDING

  • Sleeping Bag (Winter can be very cold so try and borrow the warmest sleeping bag available) however please note that this must fit into pack to keep dry)
  • Light insulated foam mat or yoga mat – ESSENTIAL

OTHER

  • Plate / bowl / cup and utensils
  • Lunch box (to fit 2 sandwiches & fruit)
  • Sturdy 2 litre water bottle or multiple water bottles (please note flimsy water bottles with handle break easily which can be inconvenient for participant)
  • 2 tea towel
  • 8 Strong garbage bags with child’s name (Must be durable for waterproofing and to prevent tears
  • Head torch or small torch (+ spare batteries)

PLEASE DO NOT BRING

  • Electronics to camp i.e. Mobile phones, IPods etc. They are not allowed at camp and do tend to get wet and muddy and may get lost or broken.
  • Lollies, sweets, biscuits etc
  • Pocket, flick or steak knives
  • Suitcases, sports bags etc.

Please note: We do request that all items are labelled with your name. Lost property will only be kept for one week, we are happy to post it back to you at your own expense or you can collect it from Camp Kokoda.