Checklist

 1. appropriate clothing for 4 days (layers for hot and cold weather, swimsuit, etc.)
 2. 4 lunches, 3 dinners, 3 breakfasts  (click here for more detail)
 3. tent + stakes + rain fly
 4. sleeping bag
 5. air mattress
 6. tarp
 7. stove
 8. cooking fuel
 9. water bottle + water
 10. ice chest
 11. money
 12. notebook
 13. camera
 14. sturdy hiking shoes
 15. day pack
 16. bathroom kit - toothpaste, toothbrush, brush or comb, floss, etc., etc.
 17. any medications you might need
 18. duffle bag or backpack to fit everything into
 19. sunscreen
 20. walking stick
 21. a learning log (to be turned in for credit)
 22. chapstick
 23. bug repellent
 24. other