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What Do I Bring?

Bedding

Cabins are heated or air conditioned just enough to take the edge off of the outside temperatures. They do not stay at average home comfort levels.

  • 1 pillow and pillowcase
  • 1 set of twin sheets
  • 1 heavy blanket or 1 sleeping bag

Clothing

Be prepared for any weather, and to be outside in it. Layering is the key and always bring more than you need. Group leaders or participants will not be allowed to wear offensive or inappropriate clothing. Midriff shirts, tank tops and short shorts are not appropriate for the active programs you will be participating in.

  • socks
  • underwear
  • long pants or jeans
  • t-shirts
  • long sleeve shirts
  • sweatshirt or sweater
  • pajamas
  • light jacket or wind breaker
  • raincoat or poncho
  • cap or hat
  • water shoes, sandals with a heel strap, or old pair tennis shoes (for all river activities - no Crocs)
  • comfortable tennis or hiking shoes
  • shower thongs
  • bathing suit and swimming towel

If wintertime

  • wool cap
  • gloves or mittens
  • extra socks
  • heavy coat
  • scarf

Toiletries

  • bath towel and washcloth
  • soap and soap dish
  • oothbrush and toothpaste
  • shampoo and conditioner
  • brush/comb
  • deodorant

Other important supplies

  • water bottle
  • flashlight and extra batteries
  • sunscreen
  • insect repellent
  • bandana
  • sunglasses
  • prescriptions or over-the-counter medications taken on a regular basis

What do I leave at home?

Please do not bring any of the following to camp. If found, these items will be confiscated and camp will assume no responsibility for loss.

  • electronic equipment (schools may choose to allow these on the bus and ELP will store them at camp for the school)
  • jewelry
  • illegal drugs, alcohol, tobacco
  • fireworks
  • guns, ammunition, knives
  • pornography
  • practical joke devices
  • glass containers, bottles, jars, spray cans
  • snack foods, candy, drinks