Crossroads Student Ministry
Summer Camp Packing List

What you’ll need to wear

  • Dress is casual. Leave your fancy stuff at home.
  • Clothes for four or five days
  • Shorts. Not too short...think school dress code. Guys, no saggy pants—if we can see your boxers, your pants are too low!
  • T-shirts. Girls, no low-cut tops, spaghetti straps or bare midriffs.
  • PJ's, underclothes and socks
  • Shoes. At least two pairs, with one pair being closed-toe shoes...like gym shoes.
  • Light sweat shirt for evening activities
  • Bathing suit/swim trunks. Guys, board shorts or swimming trunks. Girls, one-piece bathing suit or two-piece (this includes tankini) with dark shirt worn over it.
  • Clothes and shoes for messy activities

Other stuff you’ll need

  • Bag for dirty clothes. Trash bag works great.
  • Bible and pen. If you don’t have a Bible, let your MSM or HS leader know. We gotcha covered.
  • Flashlight. Or just learn to embrace the darkness.
  • Bedding/sleeping bag to fit a single bed. And a pillow.
  • Towels (for showers and swimming)
  • Toiletries. Soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.
  • Medication. All medicine must be brought in original containers and labeling. Send only enough meds for duration of Camp. Ask your site about early medication check-in.
    • Our Camp nurse will have these over-the-counter medications to be administered to students as needed: Ibuprofen, Tylenol, Pepto Bismol, Claritin and Benadryl.
    • You can update medical information when you login to your crossroads.net/mycamps page.
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray (optional)
  • Raincoat (optional)
  • Spending money for snacks. Snacks will be available for purchase each night. (optional)
  • s or any other food items not in a sealed container will be confiscated and thrown away...if little critters don’t eat them first.</li>
  • Disposable camera (optional)

What NOT to bring to Camp

  • Alcohol, drugs/tobacco, weapons
  • TV’s, video games or other technology
  • Refrigerators or large items (Yes, that happens.)
  • Cell phones. We’re serious. Students will have access to a phone if needed. We’ll give all parents instructions on how to contact their student.

Expectations

Don’t make us send you home

  • Crossroads Camp Team is the final authority on everything at Camp including behavior, dress code, etc.
  • Campers are expected to treat others with respect. No practical jokes of any kind. Something you think is funny may be hurtful to others. Any type of prank or unacceptable behavior will result in that student being sent home immediately.
  • Campers who destroy property, buildings, equipment, grounds, etc. will be responsible for the cost of repair or replacement and will be sent home.
  • Campers caught stealing or pilfering through others belongings will be sent home immediately.
  • There will be zero tolerance for anyone possessing weapons, alcohol, tobacco, or who ingest or inhale any substance intended to induce a high. These actions will result in immediate dismissal.