Packing List

Everything you should bring to camp, from cabin and bath supplies to daily camp essentials.

What To Bring

Numbers are approximations based on Three and Six Week attendance. Roots & Shoots numbers are in parentheses.

  • Polo style, white, collar shirts: 2 (0)*
  • White shorts: 2 pairs (0)*
  • Camp Khaki Shorts: 2 (1)*
  • Solid white shirts: 2 (2)*
  • Play shirts / t-shirts: 12 (6)
  • Shorts: 8 pairs (4)
  • Long pants / jeans: 4 pairs (1)
  • Underwear: 14 (8)
  • Bras: 5 (3)
  • Socks: 12 pairs (7)
  • Pajamas / night shirt: 4 (2)
  • Sweatshirts / pullovers: 2 (1)
  • Raincoat
  • Swimsuit: 2 (1-2)
  • Heavy blankets /sleeping bag: 2
  • Sheet sets (cot or twin size): 2 (1)
  • Pillow
  • Boots for hiking, tennis shoes, sports sandals, water shoes
  • Towels: 5 (2)
  • Washcloths: 3 (1)
  • Bathrobe
  • Shower tote for toiletries
  • Tennis racket & court shoes
  • Laundry bags: 2 (1)
  • Riding helmet and boots (if riding)
  • Flashlight
  • Small mirror
  • Soap dish
  • Bug spray
  • Sunscreen
  • Water Bottle
  • Biodegradable shampoo (preferably a lice repellent shampoo!)
  • Footlocker & Duffle Bag (R&S campers don’t need a duffle)
  • Stationery & Stamps (with envelopes pre-addressed for younger campers!)

* Refer to the Camp Uniform section of the handbook for details.

A Typical Day

Every day is an adventure at Camp Mont Shenandoah.

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