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Summer Camp Packing List
  • 1-2 pair of closed toed tennis shoes (one grubby that can get dirty)
  • 1 pair of sandals for swimming at the river
  • 3-4 pair socks
  • Underwear (4 nights)
  • 1 Swimsuit
  • 1-2 towels
  • 2 pair shorts + 1 pair that can get dirty
  • 1 pair long pants + 1 pair that can get dirty
  • 3-4 T-shirts + 1 shirt that can get dirty
  • 1 Collared shirt for celebration dinner night
  • 1 Waterproof jacket or poncho.  It can get cold and rainy!
  • Hooded sweatshirt
  • Warm hat & gloves
  • 1 sun visor/cap
  • Personal care items
  • Prescriptions
  • Lip protection
  • Sunscreen
  • 1 flashlight and extra batteries (head lamp recommended)
  • Sunglasses
  • Bug Repellent
  • Pen and notepad
  • Camera (optional)
  • Water bottle
  • Sleeping bag (
  • Pillow

**Please do not bring anything valuable to camp (electronics, money, etc). There is no guarantee that it will be not be lost.

**CELL PHONES ARE NOT ALLOWED DURING CAMP SESSIONS.  We ask all volunteers to lock their cell phones in our office at camp.  Unfortunately cell phones have been lost in years past.

Backpacking Trip Packing List
  • 1 pair of spare shoes, closed toe sandals or light weight tennis shoes
  • 3-4 pair socks and liners
  • Underwear (number personal choice)
  • 1 Swimsuit
  • 1-2 sports bras for women hikers (nylon or spandex dry faster than cotton)
  • 1 pair shorts, nylon dries faster than cotton
  • 1 pair long pants (NO jeans because they are cotton)
  • 2-3 T-shirts, nylon dries faster than cotton
  • 1 long-sleeve shirt
  • 1 light sweater or fleece
  • 1 pair Fleece Pants
  • 1 Fleece Jacket
  • 1 Fleece Vest
  • 1 Waterproof jacket or poncho
  • Thermal under layer top & bottom
  • Warm hat & gloves
  • 1 sun visor/cap
  • 1-2 Bandanas or buffs (2 bandanas recommended for women)
  • Personal care items (travel size is best)
  • Travel size packet of Wet Wipes
  • Prescriptions
  • Lip protection
  • Sunscreen
  • 1 very small flashlight and extra batteries/bulb (head lamp highly recommended)
  • Sunglasses
  • Bug Repellent
  • Small bible
  • Pen and small notepad

TYM will provide the following (unless you specify you have your own):

  • 1 Full size backpack
  • 1 sleeping bag
  • 1 sleeping pad
  • 1 cup, 1 spoon, 1 bowl
  • 1 water bottle
  • Stove, fuel and repair kit
  • Kitchen Kit including pots & cooking utensils
  • Repair kit
  • First aid kit
  • Water tablets
  • Mosquito head net
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