D. WHAT TO BRING TO CAMP

Camp Packing List

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WHAT SHOULD MY CAMPER PACK?

We have provided a printable packing list. Everything on the list has a function. We suggest checking off or counting the exact number of items on this list. Please keep this form at home to ensure that all the items are accounted for upon your camper’s return from camp. PLEASE MAKE SURE EVERYTHING IS WELL LABELED WITH YOUR CAMPERS NAME.

HOW SHOULD MY CAMPER PACK THEIR GEAR?

Please limit luggage to 1 bag (or 2 for campers attending multiple sessions) and a backpack. Please make sure all luggage has a visible tag with the camper’s name and address written in ink.

ESSENTIAL ITEMS PACKING LISTS

Please review the required packing list items on the following page:

PACKING LIST

IS THERE A DRESS CODE?

Yes. We ask that our campers dress appropriately and, of course, comfortably for their various activities at camp.

  • We do not allow campers to wear clothing with alcohol, tobacco, drug, religious, political, sexual or obscene printing.
  • Please keep the bathing suits modest – “modest” meaning: no thong, string or cheeky bikinis for female campers and no Speedo-style bathing suits for male campers.
  • Please send your campers with shorts of an appropriate length. The length of skirts, skorts, and shorts must extend below the camper’s thumb tips when the camper’s arms are extended at his/her sides.
  • We do reserve the right to request campers to change clothing if deemed inappropriate.

CAN MY CAMPER BRING A CELL PHONE OR OTHER ELECTRONICS TO CAMP?

Cell phones, smart phones, smart watches, iPods, handheld video games and other electronic devices are NOT ALLOWED. If brought, they will be confiscated and put in the camp safe until the end of camp. Camp is a place to make new friends, try new things and gain independence, which can be pretty tough if campers are texting friends from home or calling parents. PLEASE leave cell phones at home. We ask for the parents’ support of this policy, as it is especially difficult to enforce policies without your support. Exceptions are made for campers that are flying in. Their phones and wallets will be collected upon arrival and kept safe until departure day.

WHAT ITEMS SHOULD MY CAMPER NOT PACK?

To ensure the safety of the campers, we insist that the following items not be brought to camp:

MP3 player/iPod/tabletsAny smoking material (inc. Vaping/e-Cig)
e-Readers/KindleCash
Cellular phones/Smart PhonesFood
Wearable Technology (smart watch)Hair Dye
Drones (of any size)Expensive Jewelry
Video GamesHair Clippers
TobaccoLighters
Two-way radios (Walkie Talkies)Alcohol
Illegal drugsStereos
Televisions/portable DVD playersKnives of any kind
ComputersFireworks
SkateboardsInappropriate Games (i.e. Cards Against Humanity)

 

AstroCamp & Camp CHOP does not accept any responsibility for the loss, damage, or theft of such devices. Any abuse of this policy will result confiscation and storage until the end of the session.