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This packing list from www.dragonbear.com is reprinted with the kind permission of Caryl de Trecesson (Carol Hanson). It is offered here as an aid for Pennsic travellers, and is not an official pronouncement from the Pennsic War staff.
Tent
tent
ropes, poles, stakes
sledgehammer or mallet
shovel
extra rope
extra stakes
extra grommets
floor cloth and plastic tarp
dining/sun shade
poles, ropes, stakes for it
light colored flags for ropes
rugs
broom & dustpan
Campsite
duct tape
trunk
transport/storage boxes
plastic tub (becomes tub/shower)
camp chairs
folding table
sleeping bag, blankets
cot or mattress
air mattress & pump
pillow
cloths to cover boxes
porta-potty & sanitizer
trash containers and bags
poles for lanterns/banners
banner
Light/Heat/Cooking
fire extinguisher
fire buckets
lantern & fuel
torches & fuel & funnel
tongs for fire
fuel for fire: wood or briquets
large matches
firestarter
camp stove & fuel
flashlights
Feast Gear
basket
tablecloth
napkins
plates, bowls, goblets
utensils
corkscrew
candles, candlesticks
matches
extra trashbags
Kitchen
cooler
waterbottle/waterjug
paper towels
utility towels—for dishes, wiping up
bleach
cutting board
cutting knives
dish soap
washbasin
scrubber sponge/steel wool
Dutch oven
pots, pans, skillet, griddle
measuring spoons/cups
bowls for mixing, serving
plates for serving
covers for food
tripod, grill, spit, oven
camp stove & fuel
corkscrew
bottle opener
can opener
spices, herbs
salt and pepper
sugar, honey
tea, coffee
oil
aluminum foil
potholders
large spoons, forks, tongs
skewers
quart and gallon ziplock bags
Grooming
packaged wipes
biodegradable soap
shampoo, conditioner
toothbrush and paste
mouthwash
solar shower bag
towels & washcloths
toilet paper
hairbrush, comb
makeup
shaving gear
mirror
feminine hygiene products
nailbrush & clippers
contacts and solution
glasses
hair ties
emergency sewing kit
scissors
safety pins
lip balm
deodorant
bug spray
sunblock, sunburn lotion
hand lotion
Clothing
dirty clothes bag
rain poncho or tunic
shoes (several pairs)
boots
belts, extra laces or ties
tunics, gowns
over-tunics, robes
underwear, chemises
jewelry
cloak
headpieces, hats, veils
extra socks
extra clothes in waterproof container
swimsuit
Fighting Gear
armor bag
extra cup & supporter
armor
boots
shield
gambeson
weapons
armor repair kit
more duct tape
authorization card
archery equipment
extra bowstring
Personal Use
earplugs
pouch, belt knife
wallet with ID
phone card
money, bank card
spare keys
pen and paper
flashlight
favor
fan
staff/walking stick
sunglasses
prescription medication
copies of prescriptions (incl. eyeglass)
allergy/hay fever medications
intestinal medications
ibuprofen
first aid kit
site pre-registration
proof of membership
maps/directions
hotel reservations
plane tickets
Extras
address book
clock
radio
cell phone
walkie-talkies
spare batteries
books
games, toys
tape player, dance tapes
calligraphy supplies
heraldry supplies
instrument and music
needlework, craft supplies
camera and lots of film

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