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Here's a suggested list of items you might like to think about taking to a [[camping event]] like [[Pennsic]].
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Here's a suggested list of items you might like to think about taking to an [[SCA]] [[camping event]] like [[Pennsic]].
  
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== [[Garb]] ==
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Pack at least one set of hot and one set of cold.  Be ready when the weather does the most annoying thing you can think of.
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*[[Boots]] or other footwear (x 2 pairs) walking, [[dancing]], [[fighting]]
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*[[T-Tunic]]s and [[Pants]]
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*Dresses, [[bodice]]s, [[chemise]]s, skirt
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*Fancy Garb
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*[[pouch]] to put your [[money]] and other stuff in
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*accessories/decorations
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*[[Socks]] or [[hose]] and [[underwear]] or [[braies]]
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*[[Belt]]
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*Stuff to wear to bed (depending upon shared state of sleeping arrangements). Undertunics/dresses make great [[period]] nightgowns for both sexes. Otherwise consider pyjamas/boxers unless you are close friends with your tent mate.
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*A *warm* [[Cloak]] (it can get real cold at night). Hint: [[Cotton]] [[cloak]]s aren't very warm.
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* Mundane Clothing - a dry outfit in the car can make a world of difference if everything else gets wet
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*A plan for handling rain: excellent cloak, modern rain gear, hanging out in a tent all day. [[Wool]] is a wonderful thing.
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* A [[hat]], [[hood]], [[cap]] or some kind of other head covering.
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== Food ==
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*[[Food]] or membership of a [[food fund]]
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*snack food since you cannot rely on [[merchant]]s being available and communal snacks never last long, if they even exist
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*Water, as most other beverages do not keep you hydrated
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*[[Alcohol]] and a bottle opener for wine or flip tops.
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*Non-alcholic [[Cordial]] if you get sick of drinking plain tank water during the day.
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== Dishes and utensils ==
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*[[Bowl]], trencher
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*[[Spoon]]s (2 are harder to loose than one, besides, I don't like eating sweet stuff with a spoon that's covered in vegetable gunk),
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*[[Knife]]
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*[[Tankard]], [[goblet]], [[drinking horn]], [[cup]] or similar
  
* Garb - at least one set of both hot and cold
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== Cooking ==
**[[Boots]] or other footwear x 2 pairs
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*Pots and pans
**[[T-Tunic]]s or [[dress]] if you're a girlie
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*Measuring cups, spatula, mixing spoons
**[[Pants]]
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*Cooking fire iron ware like spits, tripods, coal shovels
**[[pouch]] to put your money and other stuff in
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*Clean up stuff
**[[socks]] or [[hose]]
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**Pot to heat clean-up water
**[[Belt]]
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**Dish soap and dishtowel
**stuff to wear to bed (depending upon shared state of sleeping arrangements).  undertunics/dresses make great period nightgowns for both sexes. Otherwise consider pyamas/boxers unless you are close friends with your tent mate.
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*[[Basket]](s) to hold/carry stuff
**A *warm* [[Cloak]] (it gan get real cold at night)
 
* Mundane Clothing - a dry outfit in the car can make a world of difference if everything else gets wet
 
  
*Food and utensils
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== Camp Gear ==
**snack food since you cannot rely on merchants being available and communal snacks never last long, if they even exist
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*[[Chair]]
**[[Bowl]]
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*[[Table]]
**[[Spoon]]s (2 are harder to loose than one, besides, I don't like eating sweet stuff with a spoon that's covered in vegetable gunk),
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*[[Stove]]
**[[knife]]
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*Cooler
**teatowel - helps dry your dishes, wipe your hands on during meal, mop up spills, etc
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*[[Tent]] ([[period]] or modern) including [[rope]]s, stakes and poles (failing this, find someone else's tent)
**[[Tankard]] or [[goblet]]
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*[[Sleeping bag]]/[[blanket]] (bring extra) (failing this, find someone else's)
**[[Alcohol]] And a bottle opener for wine or flip tops.
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*Pillow - optional, but much more comfortable
**[[cordial]] if you get sick of drinking plain tank water during the day.
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*[[Lilo]]/sleeping mat/air mattress/cot
**[[Food]] or membership of a [[food fund]]
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*[[Duct tape]]
**Water most other beverages do not keep you hydrated
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*[[Cable ties]] and safety pins
**Basket(s) to hold/carry stuff
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*[[Plastic bag]]s for garbage, dirty clothes, keeping stuff (like your new [[drum]] dry)
  
*Camp Gear
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== Bath kit ==
**[[Chair]]
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*Towel and wash cloths
**table
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*Soap
**stove
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*Shampoo/conditioner
**cooler
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*Hair brush or comb
**[[Towel]] (so you can dry off after your shower)
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*Shaving razor, cream, mirror
**[[Tent]] ([[period]] or modern) (failing this, find someone else's tent)
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*Toothbrush, toothpaste and floss
**[[Sleeping bag]]/[[blanket]] (failing this, find someone else's)
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*Hot water plan: solar shower bag, propane heat, shower house
**pillow - optional, but much more comfortable
 
**[[Lilo]]/sleeping mat/air mattrell/cot
 
**[[Duct tape]]
 
**[[Cable ties]]
 
**[[Plastic bag]]s for garbage, dirty clothes, keeping stuff like your new drum dry
 
  
*Entertainments
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== Entertainments ==
**[[Armour]] and armour repair kit
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*[[Armour]] and armour repair kit (straps break, rivets pull out)
**Musical instruments
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*[[Musical instrument]]s
**Craft tools and material
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*Craft [[tool]]s and material
**[[Money]] to buy cool stuff from the [[merchants]]
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*Class materials or notebook
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*[[Money]] to buy cool stuff from the [[merchants]]
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*Craft projects - if you're not fighting, there'll be plenty of time to [[sewing|sew]]/[[knitting|knit]]/[[embroidery|braid]]/[[weaving|weave]], etc while you watch the [[fighting]] or socialise.
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*A Good Supply of [[No Shit, There I Was]] stories. (Note- these are generally available on-site).
  
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== [[Medicine]]s ==
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*Pain killer
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*Allergy meds
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*Sunscreen
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*Personal meds
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*Insect repellent
  
*craft projects - if you're not fighting, there'll be plenty of time to sew/knit/braid/weave, etc while you watch the fighting or socialise.
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*A Good Supply of [[No Shit, There I Was]] stories. (Note- these are sometimes available at the event).
 

Latest revision as of 05:14, 18 July 2007

Here's a suggested list of items you might like to think about taking to an SCA camping event like Pennsic.

Garb

Pack at least one set of hot and one set of cold. Be ready when the weather does the most annoying thing you can think of.

  • Boots or other footwear (x 2 pairs) walking, dancing, fighting
  • T-Tunics and Pants
  • Dresses, bodices, chemises, skirt
  • Fancy Garb
  • pouch to put your money and other stuff in
  • accessories/decorations
  • Socks or hose and underwear or braies
  • Belt
  • Stuff to wear to bed (depending upon shared state of sleeping arrangements). Undertunics/dresses make great period nightgowns for both sexes. Otherwise consider pyjamas/boxers unless you are close friends with your tent mate.
  • A *warm* Cloak (it can get real cold at night). Hint: Cotton cloaks aren't very warm.
  • Mundane Clothing - a dry outfit in the car can make a world of difference if everything else gets wet
  • A plan for handling rain: excellent cloak, modern rain gear, hanging out in a tent all day. Wool is a wonderful thing.
  • A hat, hood, cap or some kind of other head covering.

Food

  • Food or membership of a food fund
  • snack food since you cannot rely on merchants being available and communal snacks never last long, if they even exist
  • Water, as most other beverages do not keep you hydrated
  • Alcohol and a bottle opener for wine or flip tops.
  • Non-alcholic Cordial if you get sick of drinking plain tank water during the day.

Dishes and utensils

Cooking

  • Pots and pans
  • Measuring cups, spatula, mixing spoons
  • Cooking fire iron ware like spits, tripods, coal shovels
  • Clean up stuff
    • Pot to heat clean-up water
    • Dish soap and dishtowel
  • Basket(s) to hold/carry stuff

Camp Gear

Bath kit

  • Towel and wash cloths
  • Soap
  • Shampoo/conditioner
  • Hair brush or comb
  • Shaving razor, cream, mirror
  • Toothbrush, toothpaste and floss
  • Hot water plan: solar shower bag, propane heat, shower house

Entertainments

Medicines

  • Pain killer
  • Allergy meds
  • Sunscreen
  • Personal meds
  • Insect repellent