Coleman Backyard Checklist

Checklists are a good habit to get into when you prepare for an outing. Print this one out, make your own additions, and maybe you can avoid that, "Oh, no, I forgot..." scenario.

  • Grill or cook stove
  • Grilling Utensils
  • Metal or Bamboo Skewers
  • Coolers with ice for beverages and food
  • Cooking Station
  • Butane Lighter
  • Tables for serving food, beverages, etc.
  • Tablecloth and Tablecloth Clamps
  • Lighting (table lamps, candles, lanterns, torches that stake into the ground)
  • Picnic or Dining Table
  • Chairs
  • Canopy or Screened House
  • Food Covers for protecting serving dishes
  • Dishes and Utensils or paper products
  • Lots of Napkins and Paper Towels
  • Covered Trash Cans
  • Portable Outdoor Fireplace
  • Fire Starters
  • Outdoor Games
  • Firewood
  • Citronella Candles or Insect Repellent