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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 a backpack/tote bag:
These items need 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/soap
  • Brush/comb/hair ties
  • Deodorant
  • 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 or/and showering)
  • Washcloth or shower puff
  • Water bottle
  • Returning girls: bear scare bracelet
  • Water shoes (old shoes, shoes that will stay on their feet)
  • Face masks for every day, if required

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:

  • Underwear for each day, plus extras
  • Socks for each day, plus extras
  • Shorts for each day, plus extras
  • Short sleeved shirts for each day, plus extras 
  • Sturdy pair of shoes (that have a back and are already broken in, 1 or 2 pairs, flip-flops are not allowed at camp except for use in the shower house)
  • Flashlight or headlamp with new batteries
  • 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, raincoat or rain gear
  • Sleeping bag or blanket
  • Sleepwear
  • Towel (bath & beach type)

 Nice to Have:

  • Bandannas
  • Items to do during Me-Time (rest hour): ex. 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
  • Shower shoes (can be flip flops)
  • Waterproof watch
  • Pre-addressed and stamped envelopes/postcards (supplies to write letters)
  • Stuffed animal
  • Sunglasses
  • Visor or baseball cap

Day Camp Packing List:

  • Backpack
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug Spray
  • Water shoes
  • Swimsuit and towel
  • Extra set of clothes
  • Water bottle
  • Lunch, if desired (hot lunch and snacks will be provided at camp)

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. If you realize something is missing, please contact the director of camp and program. You may make arrangements to pick the item up at camp. If you need the item to be shipped, you will be charged a shipping and handling fee. All unclaimed items will be donated to a charitable organization or disposed of after September 1.