Creating the right First Aid kit for your Camp

We have created a comprehensive chart on the ideal first aid kit components based on the use of your first aid kits for summer camps, trippers, and guides. 

This list is created with the scope of practice of the user in mind, as well updated First Aid curriculums and expeierienced users in the camp fields consolation.

 

On Site First Aid Kit

Nursing Station

Tripper First Aid Kit

EMERGENCY

 

 

 

Pocket Mask/Barrier Device

Pocket Mask (1)

Pocket Mask or Bag Valve Mask

Barrier Device with Rigid One Way Valve + (1 on each guide)

Nitrile Gloves (Latex Free)

3 pairs

Box of 200 (Medium, Large)+

8 pairs in kit + (1-2 pair on guide)

Trauma Shears

1

2+

1 +(1 on each guide)

Compress (Pressure bandage)

1

10+

1 +(1 on each guide)

Emergency Blanket (Mylar)

1

10+

1

Oral Glucose Gel

3

10

3

Oral Pharyngeal Airway Set

 

1 optional

 

Oxygen Setup with Masks

 

1 optional

 

*Epi-Pen

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy (ideal 3+)

*Based on camp policy (ideal 3+)

*Benadryl

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

*Salbutamol MDI Inhaler

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

 

 

On Site First Aid Kit

Nursing Station

Tripper First Aid Kit

MUSKULOSKELETAL

 

 

 

Moldable Aluminum Padded Splint (SAM Splint)

1

4+

1

Triangular Bandage

3

12

4

Elastic Wrap 3”

1

12

2

Cloth Tape 1”

1

12

1

Tongue Depressor

2

100

2

Cold Pack Instant

2

10

 

 

 

On Site First Aid Kit

Nursing Station

Tripper First Aid Kit

Dressings

 

 

 

Fabric Bandage ¾”x 3”

20

100

10

Knuckle Bandage Fabric

10

100

10

Finger Tip Bandage Fabric

10

100

10

Large Island Bandage 2”x3”

 

50

10

Butterly Strips (Steri strips)

 

100

10

Gauze Pads 4” Sterile

5

100

5

Gauze Pads 2” Sterile

 

100

 

Non Adherent Pads 3”x4”

5

100

5

Abdominal (Combine) Pads

1

20

1

Roller Gauze 4”

1

20

 

Cohesive (Vet) Wrap 2”

1

10

1

Cohesive (Vet) Wrap 4”

 

10

 

Clear Medical tape 1”

1

10

1

 

 

 

On Site First Aid Kit

Nursing Station

Tripper First Aid Kit

Wound Care

 

 

 

BZK Swabs

10

100

10

Alcohol Swabs

10

200

10

Irrigation syringe 35 ml with tip

 

10

1

Kelly Clamp (Hemostat)

 

 

 

Scalpel and handle #10

 

10 *based on camp policy

1 *based on camp policy

Toothbrush

 

10

1

Tweezers metal fine tip (forceps)

1

10

1

Irrigation Bag

 

20

1

Green soap (camp suds)

 

4

1

Hand Sanitizer

1

4

1

Garbage Bag

1

100

1

Epsom Salts

 

1 Bag

 

 

 

On Site First Aid Kit

Nursing Station

Tripper First Aid Kit

Personal Protective Equipment/ Cleaning/Hygiene

 

 

 

Nitrile Gloves (Non Latex)

3 Pairs

Box of 200 (Medium, Large)

8 Pairs

N95 Face Mask

 

Box of 20

 

Isolation Gown

 

10

 

Safety Glasses

 

2

 

Cavi Wipes (Disinfecting)

 

1 Package

 

Sun Screen

1

5

1

Bug Repellent

1

5

1

Emesis Bags

 

100

 

Wash Basin

 

3

 

Foot Basin

 

1

 

Tooth brush

 

10

 

Tooth Paste

 

10

 

Green Soap (camp suds)

 

4

 

Dental Floss

 

10

 

Dental Wax

 

10

 

Shop Towel

 

4

 

Garbage Can with lid

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

On Site First Aid Kit

Nursing Station

Tripper First Aid Kit

Survival/Hydration

 

 

 

Electrolyte Packet

 

20

1

Lighter

 

2

1

Water Purification Tabs

 

100

10

Duct Tape

 

4

1

Snack bars

1

20

2

Zip ties

 

20

10

Paracord

 

1

1

Candle

 

20

1

Headlamp

1

1

1

Batteries

As needed

Spares for equipment/lighting

Spares for equipment/lighting

 

 

On Site First Aid Kit

Nursing Station

Tripper First Aid Kit

Patient Transportation/ Communication

 

 

 

Portable Stretcher

 

1

1 (if feasible, could be improvised)

Spine Board, straps, head blocks

 

1

 

Basket Litter, straps

 

1

 

Blankets

 

3

Sleeping bags can be used

Tarp

 

1

1-2 (can be ground sheet, tent fly, or guide tarp)

Short range Radio

1

1

 

SPOT/ In-Reach Device

 

1 (depending on remoteness of camp/ to communicate with trippers)

1

Cell Phone

*based on camp policy

1

1 (waterproof casing ideal, perhaps battery pack as well)

 

 

On Site First Aid Kit

Nursing Station

Tripper First Aid Kit

ASSESSMENT

 

 

 

Watch

1

1

1

Thermometer

 

1

 

Thermometer Probe Covers

 

100

 

Stethoscope

 

1

 

Blood Pressure Cuff

 

1

 

Penlight

 

1

 

Pulse Oximeter (Sp02)

 

1 (If using Oxygen)

 

Glucometer

Maybe (If trained and diabetic campers)

1

Maybe (If trained and diabetic campers)

 

 

On Site First Aid Kit

Nursing Station

Tripper First Aid Kit

DOCUMENTATION/REFERENCE

 

 

 

First Aid manual

1

1

1

First Aid Injury Form

2

100

2+

Pencil (Writes in all weather)

1

10

1

Permanent Marker

(Writes in all weather)

1

10

1

Pen

 

10

 

Policy Manual/ Protocols

Maybe

1

1

 

 

 

PRESCRIPTION STOCK MEDICATIONS

 

 

 

Narcotic Pain Medication *Severe pain

 

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

Antibiotics *Infection

 

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

  

 

On Site First Aid Kit

Nursing Station

Tripper First Aid Kit

MEDICATION

 

 

 

EMERGENCY MEDICATIONS

 

 

 

Epi-Pen (Adult/Junior) *Anaphylaxis

*Based on camp policy

3+ *Based on camp policy

3+ *Based on camp policy

Epinephrine 1:1000 1 ml/amp

1 ml syringe 5/8” 25g Needle (for Epinephrine IM injection)*Anaphylaxis

 

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

Ventolin (Salbutamol) Inhaler *Asthma

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

OVER THE COUNTER (OTC) MEDICATIONS

 

 

 

Benadryl (Diphenhydramine) *Allergic Reaction

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

Aspirin (ASA) *Heart Attack

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

Tylenol (Acetaminophen) *Headache/minor pain

 

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

Ibuprofen (Advil) *Muscle Pain/Aches

 

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

Pepto-Bismol *heartburn, indigestion, diarrhea, nausea, upset stomach

 

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

Tums *Antaciid, heartburn

 

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

Diarrhea Relief (Loperimide) *Antidiarrheal

 

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

Gravol (Dimenhydrinate) *Nausea

 

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

Afterbite/sting swabs *Itch Relief

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

Lozenges *Sore throat

 

3+ packets

1 packet

Colace (Docusate Sodium) *constipation/stool softener

 

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

Senokot *Constipation, laxative

 

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

Polysporin Eye/Ear Drops *External eye/ear infection

 

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

Polysporin (Antibiotic cream) *Infection prevention cuts/scrapes

 

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

Hydrocortisone Cream *Anti itch cream

 

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

Canestan cream (Clotrimazole) *Anti fungal cream

 

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

Orajel (Benzocaine 20%) *Toothache

 

*Based on camp policy

*Based on camp policy

 

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