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, Sweatshirt, Shorts, Pants
    • Underclothing
    • Pajamas
    • Jacket/Raincoat
    • Modest Swimsuit (Tankini or one-piece suit for females)
    • Beach towel
    • Socks and Tennis Shoes
    • Sandals/Water Shoes
  • Bathroom/shower accessoriesS

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

    • Pillow
    • Sleeping Bag or Fitted Twin Sheet and Blankets
    • Favorite Comfort Item (ex: stuffed animal)
  • Etc.

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

Please leave at home...

  • Cell Phones, iPods, and all electronics
  • Hair Dryers & Curling Irons
  • Personal Sports Equipment
  • Candy, Gum, and Other Snacks
  • Alcohol
  • Weapons (including jackknives) 
  • Lighters
  • Pets