A good sleeping bag is essential. The scouting adventure will take your scout through many diverse environments. While they will learn tricks to keep warm and stay dry, having a good bag that can pack easy, dry easy, and keep them warm even when the unexpected happens is essential.
We have many scouts who enjoy the following bags:
You’ll also want to ensure your scout has a good sleeping pad that is large enough to keep their body off of the ground. A scout who lays their bag directly on the ground will have their warmth sucked out of them by the earth, burrrr!