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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]] ==
 
* Garb - at least one set of both hot and cold. Be ready when the weather does the most annoying thing you can think of.
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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.
**[[Boots]] or other footwear (x 2 pairs) walking, dancing, fighting
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*[[Boots]] or other footwear (x 2 pairs) walking, [[dancing]], [[fighting]]
**[[T-Tunic]]s or [[dress]] if you're a girlie
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*[[T-Tunic]]s and [[Pants]]
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*Dresses, [[bodice]]s, [[chemise]]s, skirt
**[[Pants]]
 
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*Fancy Garb
**[[pouch]] to put your money and other stuff in
 
**[[socks]] or [[hose]]
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*[[pouch]] to put your [[money]] and other stuff in
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*accessories/decorations
**[[Belt]]
 
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*[[Socks]] or [[hose]] and [[underwear]] or [[braies]]
**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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*[[Belt]]
**A *warm* [[Cloak]] (it gan get real cold at night)
 
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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.
 
* Mundane Clothing - a dry outfit in the car can make a world of difference if everything else gets wet
 
* 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
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== Cooking ==
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*Pots and pans
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*Measuring cups, spatula, mixing spoons
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*Cooking fire iron ware like spits, tripods, coal shovels
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*Clean up stuff
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**Pot to heat clean-up water
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**Dish soap and dishtowel
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*[[Basket]](s) to hold/carry stuff
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== Camp Gear ==
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*[[Chair]]
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*[[Table]]
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*[[Stove]]
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*Cooler
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*[[Tent]] ([[period]] or modern) including [[rope]]s, stakes and poles (failing this, find someone else's tent)
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*[[Sleeping bag]]/[[blanket]] (bring extra) (failing this, find someone else's)
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*Pillow - optional, but much more comfortable
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*[[Lilo]]/sleeping mat/air mattress/cot
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*[[Duct tape]]
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*[[Cable ties]] and safety pins
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*[[Plastic bag]]s for garbage, dirty clothes, keeping stuff (like your new [[drum]] dry)
   
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== Bath kit ==
*Food and utensils
 
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*Towel and wash cloths
**snack food since you cannot rely on merchants being available and communal snacks never last long, if they even exist
 
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*Soap
**[[Bowl]]
 
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*Shampoo/conditioner
**[[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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*Hair brush or comb
**[[knife]]
 
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*Shaving razor, cream, mirror
**dishtowels
 
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*Toothbrush, toothpaste and floss
**[[Tankard]] or [[goblet]]
 
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*Hot water plan: solar shower bag, propane heat, shower house
**[[Alcohol]] And a bottle opener for wine or flip tops.
 
**[[cordial]] if you get sick of drinking plain tank water during the day.
 
**[[Food]] or membership of a [[food fund]]
 
**Water most other beverages do not keep you hydrated
 
**Basket(s) to hold/carry stuff
 
   
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== Entertainments ==
*Camp Gear
 
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*[[Armour]] and armour repair kit (straps break, rivets pull out)
**[[Chair]]
 
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*[[Musical instrument]]s
**table
 
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*Craft [[tool]]s and material
**stove
 
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*Class materials or notebook
**cooler
 
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*[[Money]] to buy cool stuff from the [[merchants]]
**[[Tent]] ([[period]] or modern) (failing this, find someone else's tent)
 
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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.
**[[Sleeping bag]]/[[blanket]] (failing this, find someone else's)
 
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*A Good Supply of [[No Shit, There I Was]] stories. (Note- these are generally available on-site).
**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
 
   
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== [[Medicine]]s ==
*Bath kit
 
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*Pain killer
**towel and wash cloths
 
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*Allergy meds
**soap
 
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*Sunscreen
**shampoo/conditioner
 
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*Personal meds
**hair brush or comb
 
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*Insect repellent
**shaving razor, cream, mirror
 
**solar shower bag
 
   
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[[category:camping]]
*Entertainments
 
**[[Armour]] and armour repair kit
 
**Musical instruments
 
**Craft tools and material
 
**Class materials or notebook
 
**[[Money]] to buy cool stuff from the [[merchants]]
 
**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.
 
**A Good Supply of [[No Shit, There I Was]] stories. (Note- these are generally available onsite).
 

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