From Our 2010 Archives

Health Tip: Packing for a Camping Trip

(HealthDay News) -- As you're jotting down what to bring on that upcoming camping trip, don't forget to bring the essentials.

The Nemours Foundation suggests this checklist:

  • A map of the camping site and a compass.
  • A flashlight and additional batteries.
  • Plenty of food.
  • An additional set of clothing, and protective rain gear.
  • Sunscreen and a pair of sunglasses.
  • A pocket knife and folding saw.
  • Matches in a waterproof case, and a candle or fire starter.
  • Plenty of clean water to drink.
  • Insect repellent.

-- Diana Kohnle

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