Preparing for Camp

The following are general guidelines, please study and comply with specific instructions from the camp to be attended.

Keep the following in mind:

  • Sturdy, comfortable, old clothes are best for camp.
  • There are no laundry facilities, so pack enough for the whole session.
  • Prepare for cool weather and hot weather, you may have both.
  • Swimsuits should be quick-drying, and modest—trunks for boys and one-piece for girls; pack two if you can.
  • Mark all belongings with the camper’s name.

Do not bring:

  • Cell phones. They will be confiscated and returned at the end of the session.
  • Electronic games, radios, video games or computers
  • Knives of any size
  • Candy or food

Sample packing list (consult the list provided by your camp):

* Duffel bag
Single sheets
Pillow
* Sleeping bag
Laundry bag
Socks & underwear
Mosquito repellant
Optional: Sunglasses, Lip balm

Toiletries
Towels & wash cloths
Jeans
Shorts & tee shirts
Water shoes, flipflops
Bathing suits (see above)
Sunscreen

Comfortable sneakers
Warm sweater
Sweat shirt
Hat or bandana
Flash light
Water bottle
Rain poncho

* Let WCPA know if you don’t have this

Other Important Information:

  • Medicines – no exceptions:

All medication must be in a clear zipped plastic bag, and in the original pharmacy containers with labels that shows the camper’s name and how the medication should be given. This applies to prescription and non-prescription, including vitamins and natural remedies. Provide enough of each medication to last the entire camp session.

  • Food on the day of travel to camp:

Nut-free snacks may be brought along for the trip. Campers going to Al-Gon-Quian need to pack a lunch and a beverage. Campers going to Lookout and Hayo-Went-Ha need enough cash to buy a McDonald’s type lunch.

Questions? E-mail CampPlacement@sbcglobal.net or call 734.971.4537