Packing List

This packing list from www.dragonbear.com is reprinted with the kind permission of Caryl de Trecesson (Carol Hanson), and has been slightly modified. It is offered here as an aid for Pennsic travellers, and is not an official pronouncement from the Pennsic War staff.

Tent

  • tent & ropes, poles, stakes
  • sledgehammer or mallet
  • shovel
  • extra rope
  • extra stakes
  • extra grommets
  • floor cloth and plastic tarp
  • dining/sun shade & poles, ropes, stakes
  • light colored flags for ropes
  • rugs
  • broom & dustpan
  • sleeping bag or sheets & blankets
  • cot or mattress
  • air mattress & pump
  • pillow

Campsite

  • duct tape
  • trunk
  • transport/storage boxes
  • camp chairs
  • folding table
  • cloths to hide modern boxes
  • tent porta-potty & sanitizer
  • trash containers and bags
  • poles for lanterns/banners
  • banner

 

Light/Heat/Cooking

  • fire extinguisher
  • fire buckets
  • lantern & fuel/batteries
  • torches & fuel & funnel
  • tongs for fire
  • fuel for fire: wood or briquets
  • large matches
  • firestarter
  • camp stove & fuel
  • flashlights

 

 

 

Feast Gear

  • basket
  • tablecloth
  • napkins
  • plates, bowls, goblets
  • utensils

 

Kitchen

  • food cooler(s)
  • waterbottle/waterjug
  • paper towels
  • utility towels—for dishes, wiping up
  • cutting board
  • cutting knives
  • dish soap
  • bleach
  • washbasin
  • scrubber sponge/steel wool
  • Dutch oven
  • pots, pans, skillet, griddle
  • measuring spoons/cups
  • bowls for mixing, serving
  • plates for serving
  • covers for food
  • tripod, grill, spit, oven
  • camp stove & fuel
  • corkscrew
  • bottle opener
  • can opener
  • spices, herbs, salt & pepper
  • sugar, honey
  • tea, coffee
  • oil
  • aluminum foil
  • potholders
  • large spoons, forks, tongs
  • skewers
  • quart and gallon ziplock bags

 

Grooming

  • packaged wipes
  • biodegradable soap
  • shampoo, conditioner
  • toothbrush and paste
  • mouthwash
  • solar shower bag
  • towels & washcloths
  • tissues
  • hairbrush, comb
  • makeup
  • shaving gear
  • mirror
  • feminine hygiene products
  • nailbrush & clippers
  • contacts and solution
  • glasses
  • hair ties
  • emergency sewing kit
  • scissors
  • safety pins
  • lip balm
  • deodorant
  • bug spray
  • sunblock, sunburn lotion
  • hand lotion
  • hand sanitizer

 

Clothing

  • shoes (several pairs)
  • boots
  • SCA garb
  • belts, extra laces or ties
  • underwear, chemises
  • bed clothes
  • modern shirts, shorts, pants
  • laundry bag
  • rain poncho or tunic
  • extra socks
  • extra clothes in waterproof container
  • swimsuit
  • jewelry
  • cloak
  • headpieces, hats, veils

 

Fighting Gear

  • armor bag
  • extra cup & supporter
  • armor
  • boots
  • shield
  • gambeson
  • weapons
  • armor repair kit
  • more duct tape
  • authorization card
  • archery equipment
  • extra bowstring

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal Use

  • Pennsic pre-registration confirmation
  • proof of SCA membership
  • maps/directions
  • hotel reservations
  • plane tickets
  • earplugs
  • pouch, belt knife
  • wallet with photo ID
  • phone card
  • cash, ATM/debit card
  • spare keys
  • pen and paper
  • flashlight
  • belt favor
  • staff/walking stick
  • fan
  • sunglasses
  • broad-brimmed hat
  • umbrella / parasol
  • first aid kit
  • allergy/hayfever medications
  • intestinal medications
  • pain relievers
  • prescription medication
  • copies of prescriptions (including glasses/contacts)

 

Extras

  • address book
  • clock
  • radio
  • cell phone
  • electronics
  • walkie-talkies
  • spare batteries & electronics chargers
  • books
  • games, toys
  • calligraphy supplies
  • heraldry supplies
  • instrument and music
  • needlework, craft supplies
  • camera and lots of film/digital memory cards

Bullying Policy

THE SCA PROHIBITS HARRASSMENT AND BULLYING OF ALL INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS. Participants engaging in this behavior are subject to appropriate sanctions. If you are subjected to harassment, bullying or retaliation, or if you become aware of anyone being harassed or bullied, contact a seneschal, President of the SCA, or your Kingdom’s Board Ombudsman.

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