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Scouting equipment

  •  Neckerchief
  • Official outfit
  • Membership card (printed or downloaded)
  • Kajo Lux app, downloaded and with the account for the wristband created
  • ActionTrack app, downloaded (for mid-camp ceremony and Peace Valley)
  • Seppo.io app, downloaded (for Life Valley)

Clothes and accessories

Be prepared for cold, rain, and heat. There is no possibility to wash clothes at the camp

  •  Headwear and a beanie
  • Gloves and work gloves
  • Wind-proof jacket
  • Two long trousers
  • Sweater or another warm long-sleeved shirt.
  • Underwear
  • Layer set
  • Socks
  • Woolen stockings
  • Pairs of shorts
  • T-shirts
  • Trekking shoes or sneakers
  • Wellies
  • Raincoat and rain pants
  • Swimwear
  • Sandals or something similar for showering

Sleeping equipment

  • Sleeping bag (and sheets if wanted)
  • Sleeping pad
  • Pyjamas
  • Pillow (if needed)

Tableware 

  • Tableware is stored in a bag which can be hung up. The tableware should be durable and not disposable.
  • 2 deep plates
  • 2 cups
  • Spoon, fork and a knife
  • Water bottle (at least 0,5 litres)
  • Dish cloth

Camping equipment

  • Backpacking bag and straps
  • Small and lightweight backpack for carrying the items for programs a tableware
  • Rain covers for the bags
  • Knife
  • Headlamp or hand torch
  • Backup batteries
  • ower Bank and charging cable (USB + adapter) for charging
  • the mobile phone
  • Compass

Hygiene

  • One large and one small towel
  • A durable cloth (not disposable) for sauna’s benches
  • A toiletry bag (made of fabric), including: 
    • Toothbrush
    • toothpaste
    • Shower lotion (biodegradable)
    • Shampoo (biodegradable)
    • Other products you need for washing up
  • Comb or a hairbrush
  • Deodorant
  • Hand sanitizer for yourself
  • Masks for yourself, if needed
  • Sunblock with sufficient protection factor
  • Tissues
  • Lip balm
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Eyeglasses, if needed (contact lenses are not suitable for camping environment)
  • Personal medication (asthma, allergy and migraine medication, insulin)
    • Painkillers which you are familiar with (i.e., ibuprofen,  paracetamol)
  • Basic body lotion
  • Plasters
  • Blister plasters
  • Elastic / casting binde
  • Menstrual hygiene products
  • Kela card
  • Toilet paper, 2 rolls (keep in backpack just in case)
  • Wet wipes to clean, i.e., dust from feet 

Personal medications

Mark down your personal medication well and take the dosage instruc-tions with you. Cold-storaged medication should be first brought to the nearest first-aid station when arriving to the campsite. Pack the medica-tion in a closable plastic bag (as an example) and mark the bag with your name and your camp unit’s name. Include the dosage instructions

Generic items 

  •  Wristwatch
  • Pocket money charged to the wristband or a payment card
  • Small notebook, a marker pen and a pencil inside a waterproof pouch
  • Seat pad
  • Bags for dirty clothes
  • CD for the opening ceremony (note that you might not get it back)

Equipment to program valleys (Trackers and explorers) 

  • 20 cm x 20 cm piece of cloth (Future Valley)
  • Work gloves (Action Valley)

Equipment per group  (Future Valley)

  • scissors
  • 2 Permanent marker
  • Sewing needles and thread
  • Safety pin

If needed 

  • Something to read
  • Songbook
  • Musical instrument (guitar, harmonica, and so on)
  • Playing cards
  • Plushie for sleeping
  • Ear plugs
  • Sleep mask
  • A lock for the power bank charging station
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses
  • Badges for swapping
  • Small radio
  • Cycle helmet (Välähdysprogram adults and Rovers)
  • Training/jogging shoes (Välähdysprogram adults and Rovers)

On the day of arrival, there are hundreds of buses on the campsite. The arriving campers and their equipment are unpacked in a minute detailed timetable. Therefore, pack your equipment firmly and avoid any dangling bundles on the bag. Take only the necessary items on the bus in order to step out quickly and to move the bags out of the bus.

Please mark down your equipment with your name, your scout group’s abbreviation and your camp unit’s number, such as Scotty Scouter SGA (Scout Group Abbreviation) 987. Waterproof packing is recommended, such as dry bags or plastic bags.

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