Camper Packing List
Suggested minimum amounts for two-week session
(Adjust accordingly for a one-week session)
We recommend packing in large duffle bags that can
*Items available in Camp Store
fold and store easily under the campers’ bunks. There
is only a 9 inch clearance under the bunks where all
luggage needs to be stored.
_____8-12 t-shirts* (a sun-shirt is recommended)
Please carefully label ALL of your camper’s items.
_____1 White T-shirt (Tye Dying/All Camp Day Event)
_____1-2 long sleeved shirts
Camp Hazen YMCA is NOT responsible for any
_____6-8 pairs of shorts
items that are lost or stolen.
_____2-3 pairs of long pants/jeans
No laundry is done during the session.
Pack together with your camper. This allows your
_____2-3 swim suits
camper to know where everything is and to
_____1-2 pairs of pajamas
develop a sense of responsibility. This is also a
_____13-15 pairs of underwear
good time to talk about the experiences ahead
_____13-15 pairs of socks
and about your expectations, including setting
_____ Raincoat or poncho*
realistic goals about how often they can expect to
_____1- 2 pairs of sneakers (required for some activities)
_____1- 2 pairs of flip flops, crocs or sandals
hear from you and you from them.
All Camp Days
_____1twin size fitted and flat sheet
Shirts can be brought from home, or you can buy a white Hazen
_____1 blanket or comforter
shirt for around $12 in the store
_____1 sleeping bag
Session A - Hazen Series - white shirt required
_____1 pillow and pillow case
Session B - Hazen Bowl - white shirt required
_____2 bath towels
Session C - Olympics - red, blue, yellow, green
(depends on team)
_____2 beach towels*
Session D - World Cup - white shirt required
_____1 laundry bag*
_____1-2 water bottles*
What Not to Bring
_____1 flashlight* with extra batteries*
2014 - The year we go totally unplugged.
_____Insect repellent (non-aerosol)
No electronics. Period.
Campers should NOT bring any of the following items:
(soap, shampoo, hairbrush, toothpaste, toothbrush, etc…)
cash, any electronic device: iPods, electronic games,
_____Container to store & carry toiletries to shower
e-readers, electric fans, computers, DVD players, cell
phones of any type (even if combined with an Ipod,
camera or other device), food, pets, fireworks, water
_____Reading material - paper books only
guns, vehicles, tobacco products, drugs, drug
_____Deck of cards*
paraphernalia, alcohol, or weapons of any type.
_____Stationery & pre-addressed stamped envelopes
If a camper brings any of the above items to camp, the
_____Skateboard/in-line skates/protective pads & helmet
item will be confiscated and either sent home or held
_____Other program equipment:
tennis racket, softball glove, etc..
until the end of the session. Campers found in
possession of weapons, drugs, alcohol or drug
(In-Line skaters must bring their own skates -
paraphernalia will immediately be dismissed from
all other program equipment is available at camp)