Camping Supplies: What do I need to bring on a camping trip? What should I pack? What can I not live without? Obviously when at home you have everything you want, but when your camping, you should only really bring the stuff you need. Don’t weigh yourself down with excess stuff, it will only make more work for you. Then again, make sure you pack what you need, otherwise things may be difficult for you. Basically, there is a fine line between what you should bring and what you shouldn’t. Here are some suggestions on camping supplies that will help you feel confident about what and how much you bring along with you camping.