Equipment Available to Troops

Send an email to gsmplslakes@gmail.com to check out equipment.

Camping Equipment

  • 4 four-person Eureka A-Frame Tents

  • 3 four-person dome tents

  • 1 ten-person 2 room cabin tent

  • 6 0.5" foam sleeping pads

  • 4 Coleman classic stoves

  • 4 portable fire pits (can use with charcoal in Mpls parks)

  • Pie irons

  • Roasting Sticks

  • Hand washing stations

  • 4 dutch ovens with lid lifters and lid stands

  • 4 charcoal chimneys

  • Cast iron skillet with lid

  • Camp cooking equipment bin

  • 20 qt Camp Chef Hot Pot for heating water for hot chocolate, tea, or coffee

  • 5 Esbit Stoves (pocket size)

Archery Equipment

  • 3 RH Genesis Youth Bows (not mini)

  • 1 LH Genesis Youth Bow (not mini)

  • 1 RH Genesis Mini Bow

  • 3 dozen 30 inch arrows

  • cut up socks as arm guards

  • cones to use as ground quivers

Other Outdoor Equipment

  • 9 wooden practice pocket knives

  • 10 pocket knives (locking) with sharpening stones

  • 30 Silva compasses

  • 6 Orienteering Flags

  • 4 Letterboxes

  • 12 Star Wheels (Planispheres)

  • 6 pair binoculars

  • 2 large construction size water coolers

  • 6 Knot Boards with instructional knot cards

  • 10 Fire Pans for teaching fire building skills

  • 30 hammocks with straps

Outdoor Movie Equipment

  • Epson projector

  • DVD player

  • Large speaker

  • "Screen" (white sheet, silver tarp, clamps and ropes - it does work!)

Indoor Stuff

  • Epson projector (work well indoors even with some of the lights on)

  • Tabletop projector screen

  • Large speaker with microphone

  • Toaster oven for craft projects

  • Polymer clay kits (rollers, cutters, tiles, etc)

  • Kumihimo (Japanese braiding) foam boards

  • Jewelry pliers (for chainmaille jewelry)