Car Equipment Checklist -         starting with the basics

Camping Equipment

The Car Equipment Checklist is one of the checklist that you will use for your next camping trip.  You can use the checklist below as a starting point for making your own list.  After reviewing the list you may want to add or remove items making the list yours.

Start with the very basics,  think about the space you have, this will help decide what is really necessary.  Review the Camping Equipment and Cooking Equipment pages to learn about each piece of equipment.

For your convenience here is a Printable version that you can print out and follow.

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Camping Equipment Checklist
Cooking Equipment
Cooking Equipment (cont'd)
Camping Tools
Aluminum Foil (Heavy Duty) Pot grabber Axe, Long handled
Ziploc bags Pot holders Bungi cords/straps
Bottle opener/corkscrew Plastic silverware
Duct tape/electrical tape
Bottled Water Skewers Glue/super glue
Mixing bowls Cooler and stove stands, folding Hatchet
Can Opener Camp stove Knife or Multi-Tool
Food-storage canister Tablecloth and clips Knife sharpener
Charcoal and Lighter Fluid Thermos Machete
Charcoal chimney tongs and spatula mallet or hammer
Coffee Pot Toothpicks Pliers, wrench
Collapsible water container(s) Trash bags; resealable bags Rake
Storage containers Rope
Cook Set (pots & pans) saw
Cooking Utensils (with knife)
Camp Lighting
Small shovel or Trowel
Cooler Extra batteries/bulbs Whistle
Plastic cups Flashlight Work gloves
Cutting board Headlamps
Dish pan / or collapsible sink Lantern Pole/Hanger
Dish rack / towels Lantern with fuel/mantles
Tent Equipment
Dish Soap & Dish Rags / Scouring Pad Door mat
Dutch oven Ground Sheet
Egg holder(s)
Sleeping Gear
Interior rug
Extension sticks/roasting items
Alarm clock
Fuel (propane, white gas, unleaded) Blankets Rain Fly/Tent Topper
Funnel Cot Seam sealant
Grill Fleece sleeping bag liner Sun shade, tarp or screen house
Grill rack Mat / Air Mattress Tent (with stakes and guy lines)
Jug, Water Pad/mattress repair kit Tent repair kit
Knives, Paring, cutting, etc. Pillows Utility bags for storage
Pump for air mattresses
Whisk Broom
Measuring cups & spoons Sleeping Bag Folding Table & Chairs
Mitts, Oven
Paper Plates, Bowls, Cups
Paper Towels

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