Packing Lists

SEND-A-VET ® Foundation

ADVENTURE Packing Lists


RECOMMENDED – These lists are not all inclusive, and you may bring additional gear. Contact Send-A-Vet ® Foundation before purchasing items or if you have questions about the list

Bear Hunting Packing List

Personal Gear:

  • Photo ID / Driver’s License
  • Hunter Safety Card for ALL Participants. Click here if you need a Hunter Safety Card
  • Bring cash or debit card-preferred payment if visiting the town for:
    • Dinner; or
    • Supplies; and
    • At least $300 for taxidermy costs
  • Swimsuit-Required – Showering
  • Civilian clothes for photos
  • Sleeping Clothes
  • Laundry Bag
  • Sleeping Bag if desired but bedding is available

Personal Care Items:

  • All Medications
  • scent free shampoo;
  • Male / Female hygiene items;
  • Medications;
  • Epi-Pen if needed;
  • scent killer spray;
  • scent free bug spray;
  • sunglasses
  • suntan lotion;
  • travel toilet paper
  • toothbrush
  • razor
  • sunscreen

Please bring your Send-A-Vet ® Foundation T-Shirt

Hunting Gear:

  • Rifle 300 Win Mag or higher caliber with scope and ammo
  • Backup sidearm with ammo
  • Hunting clothes – forest camo, 2 Pants and 2 shirts
  • Hunting boots, socks, underwear if desired, Belt
  • Rain gear
  • Cold weather gear
  • Scent Free Bug repellent
  • Shooting gloves
  • Eye and Ear protection
  • Binoculars and Range Finder
  • Shooting support bipod or tripod
  • Headlamp and Flashlight with batteries or charger
  • Re-useable water devise
  • Urination bottle-Male or Female-Required
  • Anything else you need for your hunt

*Optional Items” – Lightweight, quiet waders worn under camo pants aid scent-protection and help keep you dry, Thermos

Fishing Trip Packing List

Personal Gear:

  • Fishing license with required endorsements (paid by Send-A-Vet ® Foundation;
  • Photo ID / Driver’s License.

Personal Care Items:

  • All Medications;
  • Sunglasses;
  • Civilian clothes;
  • Swimsuit-Required;
  • scent free shampoo;
  • Male / Female hygiene items;
  • Epi-Pen (if needed);
  • scent killer spray;
  • scent free bug spray;
  • suntan/sunscree lotion;
  • travel toilet paper;
  • toothbrush;
  • razor;
  • Sleeping bag and pad for all trips EXCEPT the Alaskan Adventures;
  • Jackets for higher elevation-nights in the 40s;
  • Change of clothes as needed;
  • Rain gear / Gortex;
  • Hat for the sun;
  • Sunglasses;
  • Camera;
  • Coffee and coffee making supplies;
  • All fishing tackle is supplied.


Washington Outfitters & Guides Association Gear Guide – You must sign the “WO&GA Release to Participate form” prior to your trip.


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