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Camping Tips & Tricks: What to Pack in Your First Aid Kit

camping tips and tricks

Although we hope you never have to use it, a first aid kid is a must-have for all camping trips.

You don't need a big, pre-packaged first aid kit. Just put some basics in a Tupperware container and you're ready to go.

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First Aid Kit

____ Band aids, assorted sizes
____ Antiseptic wipes
____ Antibiotic ointment
____ Antihistamine
____ Antacid tablets
____ Tweezers
____ Hand sanitizer
____ Aspirin, ibuprofen or acetaminophen
____ Sunscreen

____ Safety pins
____ Medical tape
____ Gauze
____ Insect sting relief
____ ACE bandage
____ Aloe gel
____ Map of area
____ Signaling device or whistle




More Camping Tips & Tricks:

These fun videos walk you through some important camping skills
Weekend Itineraries
Wondering where to go and what to do? These sample itineraries figure it all out for you
Checklists & Instruction Sheets
What to pack, first aid kits, cooking tips, pets, rain and more!
Menus & Recipes
Seven camp-tested menus with recipes and shopping lists for any appetite
Fun Activities
Here we give you some ideas of fun things to do on your next camping trip
iPhone & Android Apps
Download one of our free smart phone apps to find parks for the activities you want to do
Park Events
All summer you can attend free concerts, nature and interpretive programs in the parks, see our schedule.

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