The countdown is on. Camp is quickly approaching, and we want to help you prepare your camper for residential camp this summer! Use the list below to make sure she knows what to bring.

PS – Don’t forget to label all of your camper’s belongings!


  • Shirts or t-shirts (1 per day + 2 extra)
  • Shorts (1 per day + 2 extra)
  • Underwear (1 per day + 2 extra)
  • Socks (1 per day + 2 extra)
  • Swimsuit
  • Hiking boots and/or tennis shoes
  • Sandals with back straps
  • Shower shoes
  • Water shoes or old shoes that can get wet
  • Raincoat or poncho
  • Bandana
  • Hat
  • Pajamas


  • Hairbrush
  • Hair ties
  • Towels and an extra pool towel
  • Washcloths
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Shower caddy to carry items


  • Sleeping bag, blankets and/or sheets
  • Pillow and pillowcase
  • Drawstring bag for laundry

Daily Essentials

  • Water bottle
  • Small backpack to carry items
  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • Insect repellent (non-aerosol)
  • Sunscreen


  • Stuffed animal
  • Camera (consider a disposable!)
  • Stationery with stamped and address envelopes
  • Books or magazines

Items for Specialty Programs

  • Costumes for theatrical programs
  • Extra swimsuits and towels for aquatic programs
  • White t-shirt for tie-dying

Items for Equestrian Programs

  • Riding boots or closed toe leather shoes with a smooth sole and at least a one-half inch heel
    (campers may use boots from the horse barn, if desired)
  • Sleeved shirts during riding time
    (t-shirts are fine and should be long enough to be tucked in)
  • Long pants for riding time
    (jeans or cottons pants are appropriate)

Download our free Packing List