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What to Bring

Packing List

Overnight Camps and Retreats

 

Sleeping

Dorm Style – Group Camp, Summer Camp, and Retreats

  • You will be sleeping in air­ conditioned rooms. For some campers, rooms may not get as cold as your default home temperature. You may want to bring a small battery powered fan and extra batteries if you want to be sure you are cool enough at night.
  • You will need bedding, including:
    • Sleeping bags are preferred, (especially if camping out) or XL ­twin size sheets and blankets.
    • Pillow

Hotel Style – Retreats

  • Accommodations are air conditioned hotel style rooms with amenities and bedding similar to what you would find in a typical motor lodge or hotel chain.
  • Bedding is included and features 400 thread count sheets and premium pillows and bedding for maximum comfort.
  • Available on a limited basis by request.

Camp Facilities

Clothing

Summer

  • T­-Shirts – Bring several that you don’t mind getting dirty.   Please do not bring shirts with statements, logos, graphics, or pictures of companies, bands, or other entities that represent ideals that are in conflict to Christian values.
  • Shorts – Bring athletic/hiking shorts that you don’t mind getting dirty.  Do not bring short shorts. You will be wearing harnesses, which will rub your skin if your shorts aren’t long enough.
  • Shoes – Hiking/athletic shoes are necessary. Do not bring new shoes. Bring a back-up pair. If it rains, we’ll keep playing. Close­d-toed shoes are required. Do not bring flip­flops for your main shoe, but do bring them for around the dorm room and showers.
  • Socks and Underwear – Bring extras of both. It’s Adventure Camp!
  • Rainwear­ – A rain jacket/poncho will be the most important of these items.
  • Hat / Bandana
  • Swimsuit – We suggest bringing two swimsuits to rotate. You might get wet every day. You may also have to hike in your swimsuit at times. Ladies ­ One pieces or tankini (with full coverage). Shorts for swimming are also a good idea. No bikinis.
  • Jacket / Long Sleeves – It gets cold in the mornings and evenings in the mountains!
  • Jeans / Long Pants – For adventure and for staying warm in the mornings/evenings.
  • Nice Casual Clothes – Nothing too nice. It could get dirty. But you may want to dress decent once or twice while here.
  • Not So Nice Clothes – Please bring a few pairs of shoes and clothing that could get ruined. Each year, we have activities where you will get muddy, wet, painted, etc. Your shoes and clothes are likely to get wet and we want you to be as comfortable as possible.

 

Spring/Fall

  • T­-Shirts – Bring several that you don’t mind getting dirty.   Please do not bring shirts with statements, logos, graphics, or pictures of companies, bands, or other entities that represent ideals that are in conflict to Christian values.
  • Light Jacket / Long Sleeves – Bring clothes you can layer. Long sleeve t-shirts, sweatshirts and a weather-resistant shell keep out the elements and allow you to adjust with the temperature.
  • Jeans / Long Pants – Bring several pairs for adventure and for staying warm.
  • Shoes – Hiking/athletic shoes are necessary. Do not bring new shoes. Bring a back-up pair. If it rains, we’ll keep playing. Close­d-toed shoes are required. Do not bring flip ­flops for your main shoe, but do bring them for wearing in your room and in the dorm showers.
  • Socks and Underwear – Bring extras of both. It’s Adventure Camp! Warm wool socks with ample cushion are recommended for hiking.
  • Rainwear­ – A rain jacket or poncho will be the most important of these items.
  • Hat / Bandana – We recommend bringing a warmer hat for when temperatures drop.
  • Gloves – It can get chilly in the spring and fall. You may want a pair of light, water resistant gloves when it does.
  • Nice Casual Clothes – Nothing too nice. It could get dirty. But you may want to dress decent once or twice while here.
  • Not So Nice Clothes – Please bring a few pairs of shoes and clothing that could get ruined. Each year, we have activities where you will get muddy, wet, painted, etc. Your shoes and clothes are likely to get wet and we want you to be as comfortable as possible.

Winter

  • T­-Shirts – Bring several that you don’t mind getting dirty.   Please do not bring shirts with statements, logos, graphics, or pictures of companies, bands, or other entities that represent ideals that are in conflict to Christian values.
  • Light Jacket / Long Sleeves – Bring clothes you can layer. Long sleeve t-shirts, sweatshirts and a weather-resistant shell keep out the elements and allow you to adjust with the temperature.
  • Winter Coat – Bring a well-insulated, weather-resistant coat.
  • Jeans / Long Pants – Bring several pairs for adventure and for staying warm.
  • Shoes – Hiking/athletic shoes are necessary. Do not bring new shoes. Bring a back-up pair. Bring flip-flops for wearing in your room and in the dorm showers.
  • Socks and Underwear – Bring extras of both. It’s Adventure Camp! Warm wool socks with ample cushion are recommended for hiking. We also recommend bringing one or two pairs of long underwear.
  • Rainwear­ – A rain jacket or poncho will be the most important of these items.
  • Hat / Bandana – We recommend bringing a warm hat that covers your ears.
  • Gloves – Bring a pair or two of insulated, water resistant gloves for snow activities.
  • Nice Casual Clothes – Nothing too nice. It could get dirty. But you may want to dress decent once or twice while here.
  • Not So Nice Clothes – Please bring a few pairs of shoes and clothing that could get ruined. Your shoes and clothes are likely to get wet and we want you to be as comfortable as possible.

 

Bathroom
  • Toiletries – toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, deodorant, soap…the usual.
  • Tote or Toiletries Bag – To take your items to and from the shower.
  • Towels – One for the shower and one for the lake.

 

Other Items
  • Bible, Notepad, Pen
  • Water bottles –Two large (32 oz) water bottles (minimum). Due to the high elevation and degree of activity, hydration is an essential part of the Camp Eagle experience. We  have Nalgene Water Bottles for sale at our Camp Stores.
  • Hydration Backpack (optional) – These are nice along with, or instead of, water bottles.
  • Flashlight or Headlamp
  • Extra Batteries
  • Insect Repellant
  • Backpack
  • Spending Cash – You don’t have to have any for camp, but we do have a Camp Store and Coffee Shop if you’d like to buy something from those retail locations.
  • Camera
  • Medications – These all need to be turned in to your Group Leader who will turn them into our Medical Station. No prescription meds can be kept in your room. Please put these in a ziplock bag, in the original packaging, with your name on the outside.
  • Earplugs ­ If you’re a light sleeper.

 

Unique Items:
  • Themed Nights: TBD

Packing List

City Camp

  • Bible
  • Notepad and Pen
  • Water Bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat and/or Sunglasses
  • Day Pack (small bag/backpack)
  • Extra Clothes
  • Tennis Shoes
  • Sandals or flip-flops
  • Bathing Suit (modest)
  • Towel
  • Medication (to be given to medical personnel)
  • Lunch

Medication

  • All medication must be given to our medical staff upon arrival on opening day. The medication will be administered by the medical staff only. Any unauthorized medication is not permitted.

Lost and Found

  • Please label your child’s belongings. Camp Eagle is not responsible for any lost or broken items.