Preparing for Camp

Getting ready for camp is all part of the fun! Below is our list of must-have items and our list of do-not-bring items. Depending on the camp, it may be necessary to supplement additional items depending on weather forecast and planned activities. For more information on your camp’s specific packing recommendations, refer to your camp schedule. See specific schedule for clothing for evening activities.
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Twin fitted sheet
  • Pillow
  • (4)Shorts
  • (4)Long pants-jeans or sweat pants
  • (4)Short sleeve shirts
  • (4)Long sleeve shirts
  • (2)Pajamas
  • (8-10)Undergarments
  • (8)Socks
  • Tennis shoes (a must to go horseback riding)
  • Water shoes/beach shoes/flip flops/crocs
  • (3)Sweatshirt/light jacket/fleece wear
  • Rain Jacket/No ponchos
  • Swimsuit – no bikinis
  • Toothpaste/Toothbrush
  • Comb/brush
  • Washcloth/towel
  • Feminine products
  • Sunscreen spray x2
  • Bug Spray x1
  • Laundry bag labeled


  • Candy, gum or pop
  • CD/Tape players
  • Handheld games
  • Money
  • Jewelry/valuables
  • Cell phones 
  • Electronic devices 
  • Cologne or perfume

Please LABEL EVERYTHING (clothes, shoes, bath items, bedding, medications, personal items). Your camper may know their cloths at home but not when intermixed with other campers.  If no place to put a label, please place white tape with camper’s name. If you have questions or concerns regarding specific items, please email