MountainCamp Packing List


Encourage your camper to use this sheet to list everything brought to camp and to check again when departing from camp. Campers DO NOT have access to laundry facilities (except for long term programs).
PLEASE NOTE: The Mountain is not responsible for lost items. Lost & Found items that are not claimed within a week of the end of a session will be donated to a needy cause. We will return items found only upon request and at your cost.

We recommend that you print this list

Essential Items

Please label EVERYTHING with camper’s first and last name!!

  • Raincoat or poncho
  • Sturdy walking shoes
  • Water shoes (shoes to wear in stream and rivers must be secure on feet – NO flip flops!)
  • Twin sheets and pillowcase
  • Sleeping bag (preferred) or 2 blankets
  • Pillow
  • Towels (3)
  • Washcloths (2)
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Day pack (light backpack with shoulder strap)
  • Sleep wear
  • Windbreaker or light jacket
  • Bathing suit (1-2; bikinis aren’t recommended)
  • Sweater or sweatshirt (3)
  • Long sleeved shirt (4)
  • Short sleeved shirt (10-12)
  • Shorts (7-8)
  • Pants (2-3)
  • Plastic 1-2 quart water bottle (very important)
  • Personal items (toothbrush, toothpaste, comb, soap, etc.)

Optional Items

Please label EVERYTHING with camper’s first and last name!!

  • Laundry bag
  • Musical instrument(s)
  • Games, cards, etc. (Non-electronic games ONLY)
  • Special clothes/costumes for dress up, dances, etc.
  • Camera and batteries for camera
  • Books (including inspirational readings, etc.)
  • Props for talent night
  • Personal music player with headphones
  • Spending money ($20 maximum)
  • Envelopes and stamps (pre-addressed)

Medications (Prescription and Over-the-Counter)

  • All medication MUST be given to Mountain staff at check-in
  • All prescription medications must be in original packaging with doctor’s prescription label attached
  • A Medication Form must be completed, signed an provided to Mountain staff at check-in

Do NOT Bring the Following

The Mountain will search a camper’s bags and luggage if there is reasonable suspicion that the camper may possess  items.  Possession of prohibited items is contrary to the signed personal agreement and will result in immediate dismissal without refunds of any program fees.

  • Non-prescription medicine or first aid supplies
  • Handheld Electronic Games
  • Cell phones
  • Insect repellant
  • Tobacco products of any nature (including eCigarettes)
  • Illegal Drugs
  • Alcohol products
  • Weapons of any kind (slingshots, pocket knives, etc.)