- Lighter and/or matches
- Extra food and water
- All weather clothes
- Map, compass, or cellphone GPS
- First Aid Kit
- Tarp for an emergency shelter
- Sunscreen, large brim hat.
Checklist of important items that you should have before you head out camping this year.
There's approximately 2000 camping rescues made each year in Canada. Campers either call 911 or someone needs to be rescued every summer in our parks and campgrounds. Don't make a mistake this year, be sure you make a plan.