Camp Packing List

This list serves as an aid for you and your camper to prepare for a week at Camp Tekakwitha. Take a look at our suggestions, start packing your bags, and get excited for a week at camp!


* Please label everything you want to come home with you! Items left at camp are kept for one week before being donated. 

  • Clothes

    • T-Shirts
    • Shorts
    • Long pants
    • Underclothing
    • Pajamas
    • Sweatshirt and/or jacket
    • Modest bathing suit (Tankini or one-piece suit for females)
    • Beach towel
    • Raincoat/Poncho
    • Socks and Tennis Shoes
    • Sandals/Water Shoes
  • Bathroom/shower accessoriesS

    • Toothpaste & Toothbrush
    • Hairbrush
    • Soap & Shampoo
    • Towel & Washcloth
    • Shower Flip Flops
  • Sleeping Gear

    • Pillow
    • Twin sheet set (optional)
    • Sleeping Bag and/or Blanket
    • Favorite sleep item
  • Etc.

    • Insect Repellent
    • Sunscreen
    • Optional 4-6 clothespins
    • Envelopes and stamps
    • Sharpie for t-shirt signing
    • Plastic bags to bring home wet/soiled clothes
    • Flashlight and batteries
    • Water bottle!!

Please leave at home...

  • Cell Phones and texting devices
  • Pets
  • Hair Dryers & Curling Irons
  • Handheld Electronic Games
  • Personal Sports Equipment
  • iPods
  • Candy, Gum, and Other Snacks
  • Alcohol
  • Weapons (including jackknives) 
  • Lighters