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Packing List

Please label all items with girl’s first and last name. Encourage your daughter to participate in packing her own items so she knows what she has, where it is located and how she is going to re-pack to go home.

Items to pack in suitcase or duffel bag
These items will be placed in a luggage trailer upon arrival at camp and will be driven by a camp staff member to the campsite:

  • Flashlight or headlamp with new batteries
  • Hiking/sturdy shoes that have a back and are already broken in (1 or 2 pair; tennis shoes, Tevas or Crocs etc.; flip-flops are not allowed at camp except for use in the shower house).
  • Light jacket, sweatshirt, fleece or sweater (1 or 2 for colder weather)
  • Long-sleeve shirts (1 or 2 for colder weather)
  • Pair of jeans or pants (1 or 2 for colder weather)
  • Pillow and pillowcase
  • Poncho, rain coat or rain gear
  • Short-sleeve shirts (1 for each day plus extra)
  • Shorts (1 for each day plus extra)
  • Sleeping bag or blanket
  • Sleepwear
  • Socks (pair for each day plus extra)
  • Towel (for showering)
  • Underwear (1 for each day plus extra)

Items to pack in a backpack/tote bag:
These items will be needed to be with your daughter at check-in, so please do not place in the luggage trailer with the luggage that will be kept in her cabin or tent.

  • Body wash or soap
  • Brush or comb and hair ties
  • Deodorant
  • Facial tissue
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Insect repellent
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Shaving cream & razors
  • Sunscreen and lip balm (waterproof)
  • Swimsuit (1 or 2)
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Towel (for swimming)
  • Washcloth or shower puff
  • Water bottle
  • Returning Families: Please pack your daughter's bear scare bracelet so she can receive her bead.

Optional Items:

  • Bandannas
  • Belt
  • Book, deck of cards, quiet games
  • Fan (battery operated)
  • Fitted twin sheet (to be used on cot)
  • Inexpensive or disposable camera
  • Items for tie-dying (white T-shirt, pillowcase, etc. Please note that some sessions may not offer this activity)
  • Laundry bag
  • Rain boots
  • Stationery
  • Waterproof watch
  • Writing utensils
  • Pre-addressed and stamped envelopes/postcards
  • Stuffed animal
  • Sunglasses
  • Visor or baseball cap
  • Water shoes

Lost and Found
The camp experience is an opportunity for a girl to learn responsibility for her own personal articles. Please discuss with your daughter the importance of caring for and keeping track of her gear. Girl Scouts of Manitou Council is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged personal items. Please mark everything with your daughter’s full name and check her luggage before leaving camp to ensure she is not leaving anything behind. All unclaimed items will be donated to a charitable organization or disposed of after September 1.