Skip to main content

DofE Kit List

Individuals

  • 1 pair walking boots (broken in)
  • 2 pairs walking socks
  • 2-3 t-shirts
  • 2 fleece tops or similar
  • 2 walking trousers (warm, NOT jeans)
  • Underwear
  • Nightwear
  • Flipflops/trainers/sandals etc (for evenings)
  • Waterproof over-trousers
  • Cagoule/coat (waterproof & windproof)
  • Rucksack
  • Rucksack liner (or 2 strong plastic bags)
  • Sleeping mat
  • Sleeping bag
  • Bag for storing sleeping bag (maybe waterproof)
  • Small quantity of money (optional)
  • Notebook & pen/pencil
  • Watch
  • Torch (handheld or head torch)
  • Spare batteries & bulb for torch
  • Warm hat &/or sunhat (as appropriate)
  • 1 pair gloves (if appropriate)
  • 1 pair shorts (if appropriate)
  • Sunblock (if appropriate)
  • Water bottle (1-2 Litres)
  • Knife, fork, spoon
  • Plate/bowl
  • Mug
  • Wash kit/personal hygiene items (some items could be shared as a group)
  • Towel

Groups

  • Box of matches (in waterproof container)
  • Tent
  • Scourers
  • Washing up liquid
  • Tea towels
  • Food (lightweight & including snacks)
  • Plastic bags (for rubbish etc.)
  • Toilet paper
  • First aid kit
  • Small pocket knife/pocket tool