A Canoe Trip Kit List

Jane Maddin
1st Orleans Pathfinders
Orleans, Ontario, Canada


  • 2 T-shirts
  • long-sleeved white cotton shirt to wear over t-shirt
  • long-sleeved jersey
  • wool or fleece sweater/jacket
  • sweat pants
  • sweat shirt
  • shorts
  • underwear
  • long underwear (opt)
  • socks (heave wool and regular)
  • runners or hiking boots.
  • pyjamas
  • bathing suit
  • light jacket or windbreaker
  • rain jacket and rain pants(yes, we'll be on the water even if it's raining)
  • full-brimmed hat
  • sunglasses with cord attached
  • sunscreen
  • lip balm with sunscreen
  • water bottle
  • water shoes (MUST be close-toed - no sandals please)
  • gloves (for paddling) - (opt)
  • whistle (Fox 40 preferred)
  • compass
  • notepad and pens
  • Song books and/or instruments (opt)
  • Kneeling pad (the garden kind - available from Canadian Tire, White Rose, Zellers,etc)
  • personal kit
You are also welcome to bring your own paddle and PFD.



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