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, including long pants, for a service project
  • One set of clothing for outside water activities. Swim trunks or shorts for males, swimsuit and short for females.
  • One set of clothing/shoes that is appropriate business casual (Nice clothes you would typically wear to church or a graduation party)
  • One set of clothing for going into a river – Swim trunks or shorts for males, swimsuit and short for females. (Everyone must closed toe or water shoes in the river)
  • 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
  • Non -prescription medication that may be needed throughout the week – pain and/or allergy medication.
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Small Portable Fan and extension cord

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 worn in cabins)
  • Cell phones – cell phones will be checked in when campers arrive. They will be returned to campers to make calls to parents on the last evening of camp and for photos the last day of camp.

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

  • Tobacco Products
  • Alcohol
  • Vaping Supplies
  • Illegal drugs
  • 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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