Being prepared is the scout motto! Having the right gear for camping in the wilderness is critical. These items represent the basic equipment that each scout should own and take responsibility for. The scout handbook discusses this is detail in Chapter 9 of the Scout Handbook
For each item, there are 3 suggested choices depending if you would like to get good quality at a good value, prefer to buy the best possible equipment to last for years to come, or just looking to get inexpensive entry level item.
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