Traveler's Shoes

13 CAMP MUST-HAVES

(Camp Packing List)

Bolded items are required.

ESSENTIALS FOR: ALL SEASONS

 

  1. Pens or pencils, bring multiple

  2. Chapstick

  3. Water bottle, 16oz size or larger

  4. Backpack (standard size or drawstring)

  5. Bedding (pillow, warm sleeping bag or blankets)

  6. Toiletries (toothbrush & paste, hairbrush, soap, washcloth, etc.)

  7. Towel

  8. Outdoor clothing or old clothing that can be layered

  9. Jacket or sweater(s)

  10. Long pants (jeans, sweatpants, etc.)

  11. Pajamas

  12. 2 pairs of socks/day

  13. 2 pairs of closed-toed, sturdy shoes/boots (No sandals or dress shoes.)

SUGGESTIONS FOR: MAY, SEPT-OCT

 

  • Clothes that can be layered for chilly mornings & cool evenings

  • Short-sleeved shirts

  • Shorts

  • Sunglasses

  • Hat

  • Bug spray

SUGGESTIONS FOR: NOV-APR

  • Heavy coat

  • Beanie

  • Mittens or gloves

  • Waterproof clothing

  • Snow boots

  • Warm clothing (long sleeves, pants, etc.)

DON'T FORGET

 
  • All student luggage (suitcases, bags) should be marked with a FIRST and LAST name.

  • Phones ARE NOT allowed at camp, pack a camera for photos.

  • Check the weather in Big Bear to prepare for the MHP location.

  • Check the weather in Lake Arrowhead to prepare for the Blue Jay location. Please do not call our offices to ask about the weather.

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