What to Bring to Camp

Necessary items:

  • Bed sheets, sleeping bag, and/or blankets (twin bed)
  • Pillow
  • Bath towels and wash cloth
  • Deodorant, shampoo, and other toiletries
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Appropriate clothing for six days, five nights (shorts, t-shirts, etc.) (No short-shorts, tank tops, muscle shirts, or half t-shirts are permitted except at bedtime)
  • A set of grubby clothing for a service project
  • One set of clothing/shoes that is appropriate business casual (Nice clothes you would typically wear to church or other nice function)
  • One set of clothing for going into a river (Everyone must shoes in the river and they must be closed-toed or water shoes.)
  • Rain poncho or rain gear (a trash bag works in a pinch)
  • Light jacket for the evening
  • Closed-Toed Shoes (Tennis Shoes) (at least two pair is recommended; one pair should be able to get wet/dirty in the river/service project). One pair should be good walking shoes (make sure new shoes are broken in before coming to camp)
  • Sunscreen and bug spray (no aerosol cans, please)
  • Prescription medication and directions for dispensing
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Small Portable Fan and extension cord – highly recommended

Optional items:

  • Watch (Smart watches are NOT allowed)
  • Musical instrument or other items for talent show
  • Camera
  • Power strip (only 3-4 outlets for each cabin of 10-20 people)
  • Spending money (bring quarters for pop machine)
  • Alarm clock (cell phones or other similar devices will not be allowed to be on students or in cabins; counselors will wake students without alarm clock)
  • Open-toed shoes (flip-flops/sandals) (Only in cabins)
  • Cell phones – Little cell reception is available. Anyone bringing a cell phone will be asked to check them in when you arrive and they will be provided to students to make calls to parents at designated times and for photos one evening.

 Items you must NOT bring (these are non-negotiable):

  • Tobacco Products/Alcohol
  • Vaping Supplies
  • DVD/CD Players/iPods/Laptops/iPads/MP3 Player/Other Similar Electronic Devices
  • Fireworks
  • Matches, lighters, or other fire producing devices
  • Knives, firearms, archery or other shooting equipment


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