This is a kit list suitable for residential activities at Birch Hall.


  • Nightwear – warm pyjamas
  • Underwear and socks; bring plenty of pairs long/welly socks & ankle socks
  • Tops – T shirts, long sleeve tops and fleeces to allow for ‘layering’
  • Long trousers – leggings, tracksuit bottoms as well as a pair of jeans.
  • Sturdy trainers or walking shoe/boot
  • Spare old trainers (in case others become wet)
  • Cap or sun hat
  • Woolly hat and gloves.
  • Waterproof jacket/coat
  • Waterproof trousers


  • Sleeping Bag – and a liner if you wish
  • Roll mat
  • Towel and wash bag containing toiletries (NO AEROSOLS) – named and with a loop attached as will be hung on a peg in shower block for duration of camp
  • Sun block
  • Pocket torch or head torch
  • Bin bag for laundry/wet clothes
  • Water bottle
  • Reading book/diary/pencil for quiet moments.
  • Camping (plastic) plate or bowl
  • Camping mug
  • Tea towel

Not required

  • Electronic devices/phones
  • Money
  • Sweets
  • Jewellery/valuables


  • Long wellies
  • Teddy bear