Packing Lists

PACK SLEEPOVERS

2020 at Franklin Institute

 

WHAT TO PACK​

Evening Gear

  • Pack 6 t-shirt shirt and sweatpants

  • Sleeping gear (sleeping bag, foam pad, pillow). Twin-size air mattress is okay (no larger). Bring your own battery-powered pump.  

  • Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.)

  • Reusable water bottle

  • Money for souvenirs at gift shop (optional)

  • Warm, comfortable clothes - There may not be an opportunity to change clothes, so participants should wear clothes comfortable enough to sleep in. Make sure to dress in layers as the aquarium’s temperature can vary greatly during the night.

  • Flashlight (Optional. Please refer to rules of conduct regarding flashlight policy)

 

WHAT NOT TO PACK:

  • Food & Drinks (Refillable water bottles okay. Please eat before you arrive)

  • Cots and lawn chairs

  • Air mattresses larger than twin size

  • Electronic games, Personal Music Players and other electronic equipment

  • Balloons

  • Heelys (sneakers with the wheel in the heel) are NOT permitted in the Aquarium. Guests with Heelys will be asked to remove their wheels and they may be picked up in the morning.

  • Electronics

  • Alcohol, etc.

 

HOW TO PACK YOUR GEAR:

  • Each individual’s / family’s gear should fit inside one large waterproof bag (such as a trash bag or duffel bag).

  • Remember that you are only packing for one night, and you will be carrying your own gear from the Aquarium entrance to the storage area, from the storage area to your sleeping area and to your cars in the morning.

  • Storage space for gear is limited…please be respectful of other guests attending the event and pack light.

  • Name and Group should be clearly marked on the outside of the bag. Your gear will be stored with 350 other people’s gear. Make it easy to find your stuff!

WINTER CABIN SLEEPOVER

at Durland Scout Reservation

 

WHAT TO PACK

Daytime Gear

  • Cub Scouts bring a daypack for hike with the “6 Essentials”…see scout handbook for items

  • Lunch, water bottle.

  • Cup for hot chocolate (hot chocolate to be provided by Pack 6).

  • Appropriately clothing and outerwear for snow and cold weather

  • Winter boots

  • Extra pair of DRY shoes and socks in case boots/socks get wet

  • Sled (in case there is snow at camp) OPTIONAL

 

Evening Gear

We will be sleeping on bunk beds with a thin mattress. Cabins are heated.

  • Sleeping bag, pillow, pajamas, toothbrush/paste.

  • Change of clothes for Sunday

  • Skits, songs to perform with den and other scouts

  • Board games, deck of cards, etc.

  • Flashlight

WHAT NOT TO PACK

  • Electronics

  • No alcohol, etc.

CUB FAMILY CAMPING

at Durland Scout Reservation

 

WHAT TO PACK

CAMPING GEAR

  • Tent

  • Ground cover

  • Sleeping pads

  • Sleeping bags

  • Pillows

  • Pajamas/Toiletries

  • Jacket/Sweater

 

DAYTIME

  • Cub Scouts bring a daypack for hike with the “6 Essentials”…see scout handbook for items

  • Lunch, water bottle.

  • Appropriately clothing and outerwear for day's weather

  • Rain poncho

  • Extra pair of DRY shoes and socks in case boots/socks get wet

 

Evening Gear for Tent camping

  • Sleeping bag, pillow, pajamas, toothbrush/paste.

  • Change of clothes for Sunday

  • Skits, songs to perform with den and other scouts

  • Flashlight

WHAT NOT TO PACK

  • Electronics

  • No alcohol, etc.