What to bring to skills camp:
Please check back before you leave home to see if we have thought of other stuff you should bring.
NB sunrise: 5:20AM; sunset 9:44PM with civil twilight until 10:30PM.
Normal temperatures for these dates: high 19C, low 5C
O kit, including compass, whistle, SI stick if you have your own.
gaiters strongly recommended (if you have some, because there are some rose bushes and possibly ticks),
water bottle (possibly two). Drivers, please bring a jug of water if you have room in your car – can be filled at the camp.
something to tell the time
insect repellent (some mosquitoes have been spotted on the map)
extra socks and shoes (some marshes are wet)
?rain gear (be prepared!)
small backpack to take out to the map to carry your lunch, water bottle, other essentials
If you are staying overnight:
potluck contribution for Friday evening supper/snack
sleeping bag (light weight for Lodge; warmer for bunkhouse cabin, or an extra blanket)
(bottom sheet – optional)
towel & toiletries
Flashlight (for finding the way to the bathroom in the night)
One lantern per bunkhouse
you will be sharing a room, so ear plugs?
extra clothes, especially socks!
If you have any fun orienteering puzzles, games, maps, please bring them.)