What To Bring

Camping Checklist

In order to make your stay at Brookvale Campground as enjoyable as possible, here are a few items that many people sometimes forget when Osoyoos camping…


    • Backpack
    • Bandana
    • Day pack for shorter afternoon hikes
    • Pack cover
    • Hiking Boots
    • Sunglasses
    • Waterproof gloves
    • Wide-brimmed sun hat
    • Bicycle(s)
    • Volleyballs, Badminton Rackets and Birdies, Frisbees, and Footballs


    • Quick-drying pants and/or shorts
    • Quick-drying swimsuit
    • Short-sleeved shirts
    • Long-sleeved shirts
    • Hiking Socks
    • Beach Sandals and/or Flip-Flops


Equipment and Gear

    • Alarm clock
    • Axe
    • Flashlight(s) for safety at night
    • Batteries for small electronics and cameras
    • Camera (and film, if needed)
    • Cell phone (to use in case of emergency)
    • Collapsible water container
    • Compression sack (for stuffing bulky sleeping bags into backpacks)
    • Extra nylon stuff sacks
    • Lantern
    • Rope
    • Extra Tarps; even though it never rains in the South Okanagan…
    • Sit pads or sleeping pads to place underneath sleeping bags
    • Stove and fuel
    • Tent & Tent Stakes

Food & Cooking Tools

    • Aluminum foil
    • Cooking/eating utensils
    • Cookset and dishes
    • Drinking cups
    • Funnel
    • Paper towels
    • Plastic garbage bags
    • Pot grabber
    • Pot scrubber and dish towel
    • Resealable plastic bags
    • Reusable water bottles
    • Water filter/purifier
    • Water-purification tablets

Health & Beauty Items

    • Antibacterial wipes
    • Biodegradable soap
    • Body lotion
    • Comb and brush
    • Contact lens solution (if needed)
    • Deodorant
    • Face cleanser
    • First aid kit, including gas relief tablets, antacid, antidiarhheal medicine, antihistamine for allergies, bandages, candied ginger for motion sickness, mild laxative, nonaspirin pain reliever, thermometer in a hard case
    • Toothbrush, toothpaste & floss
    • Insect repellent
    • Lip balm (choose one with SPF 15)
    • Personal-hygiene items
    • Prescriptions

RV Camping

    • Extra extension cords for your RV or tenting to power accessories or reach power pedestals (just in case…)
    • RV 30 amp adapters (for regular plug style outlets)
    • RV water system pressure regulator for RV Potable Water hoses
    • RV sewer hose (check for leaks and cracks, etc.) and make sure it is at least 10-feet long
    • Propane
    • Ground Carpet for outside the entrance to your RV or Tent
    • 30 ft. Coaxial cable for hooking up to cable TV if staying in a full-service site
    • Battery Charger (if you have one…) for RV and or tow vehicle.