What to Bring

Register

General

  • Water Bottle
  • Lunch: Non-microwavable sack lunch (or purchase a lunch through the camp Canteen)
  • Bug spray
  • Sunscreen
  • Swim suit, towel, goggles (optional), any needed water wings/life jackets. Girls: one-piece swimsuit. Boys: swimming trunks
  • Full change of clothes: Include socks, underwear, and shoes
  • Medication if needed, along with written prescriptions
  • Bible: We encourage each camper to bring their own Bible for Cool Group. This is not required

Camp-specific additions

Canoe Paddlers Camp (CPC)

  • Extra change of clothes
  • Water shoes

Hook, Line & Sinker (HLS)

  • A fishing pole
  • Reel
  • Tackle box with basic tackle

Horseback Camp (HBC)

  • Long pants
  • Closed toed shoes

Mountain Bike Camp (MBC)

  • Mountain bike equipped with front and rear brakes and a gear system
  • Helmet

Photography Camp (PHC)

  • Digital camera
  • Flash drive

Additions for overnight adventures

Outdoor Adventure Camp (OAC)

  • 3 changes of clothes: Thurs+Friday clothes plus a suggested extra pair of clothes
  • 2 lunches: Thursday and Friday (or pre-purchase lunch from the Canteen)
  • Sleeping bag and pillow
  • Toothpaste, toothbrush, other desired toiletries
  • (Optional) Sweatshirt and sweatpants
  • (Optional) Flashlight
  • 10-12 Age Group: Pair of jeans and closed-toe shoes for horseback riding

Additions for EPIC trips


EPIC Canoeing Trip

  • Clothing
  • Swimsuit, hat, t-shirt, jacket, shorts, watershoes, rain poncho, sunglasses
  • Other
  • Large trash bags, baby wipes, 1 gal ziplock bags
  • Utensils: cup, spoon, fork, bowl, 2-3 1-liter water bottles
  • Hand sanitizer, toothbrush/paste
  • Whistle, lighter, flashlight/headlamp, pocketknife
  • Sunscreen and bugspray
  • Bible and journal/pen
  • Sleeping bag
  • Hammock, insulated pad (optional)

EPIC Caving Trip

  • Clothing
  • Campers will spend two days in caves. Each day will need a different set of clean clothes and cave clothes. Cave clothes should be able to get muddy (i.e. Goodwill clothes), and consist of warm layers. Long pants and long jackets to protect your skin.
  • Tennis shoes/hiking boots
  • Waterproof gloves
  • Other
  • Hard helmet (i.e. bicycle helmet)
  • Headlamp & flashlight
  • Knee pads
  • Sleeping bag
  • Hammock, sleeping pad (optional)

EPIC Backpacking Trip

  • Clothing
  • T-shirt, jacket, shorts, undergarments
  • Hiking boots/shoes
  • Other
  • Large trash bags, baby wipes, 1 gal ziplock bags
  • Utensils: cup, spoon, fork, durable bowl, 2-3 1-liter water bottles
  • Hand sanitizer, toothbrush/paste
  • Whistle, lighter, flashlight/headlamp, pocketknife
  • Sunscreen and bugspray
  • Bible and journal/pen
  • Sleeping bag
  • Hammock, insulated pad (optional)
  • If you have it: (if you don’t, camp can provide)
  • 35L+ framed backpack
  • Hammock with a bugnet, rainfly or tarp
  • Insulated pad

EPIC Climbing Trip

  • Clothing
  • Flexible athletic clothes
  • Climbing shoes (if you have them) – otherwise, closed-toed shoes are a must
  • Other
  • Personal climbing harness (optional)
  • General overnight gear (hammock, sleeping bag, etc)