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Swim Camp Packing List and Themes

  • Sheets and one light sleeping bag or blanket
  • Three or four towels, two washcloths
  • Four or five shorts
  • Seven or eight t-shirts Tank tops must appropriately cover undergarments
  • Eight-ten pairs of underwear
  • Laundry bag with camper's name in BIG letters
  • Two modest swimsuits One-piece only for gals
  • Eight-ten pairs of underwear
  • Two pair of pajamas
  • Eight-ten pair of socks
  • Pool footwear Sandals, flip flops, etc.
  • Theme costumes (optional)
  • One pair indoor/outdoor athletic shoes (non-marking type)
  • Toiletries
  • Bible
  • Self addressed stamped envelopes (to send mail at camp)
  • One pillow and one pillow case
  • Water bottle
  • Footwear River (not flip flops)
  • Multiple paris of goggles
  • Swim caps
  • Sunscreen
  • Several swimsuits

Please Note: This is only a suggested list - you are the final authority. One suitcase, duffel, or trunk (no taller than 16" to fit under bunk)

2017 Theme Nights

We encourage campers to dress up for each theme, however, it is not necessary for them to enjoy the experience. Below are recommendations of what to wear for each theme. 

T Barnum and Bailey's Traveling Circus (Monday)

Come one, come all, and join the greatest show on earth. It's the T Barnum and Bailey's Traveling Circus, and they're stopping here on Monday night! Learn to tight rope with high flying acrobats, tame lions and tigers (and bears... oh my!), and witness the world's strongest man wrestling a giant squirrel.

Costume Ideas: dress like a clown, lion tamer (with those sweet tall boots and a whip), acrobats, strong men, and of course a top hat and red coat (we may even make you the ring-leader)!

T Bar Mazing Race (Tuesday)

For all you world traveler's out there, this is your Theme Night! Cabin's will be traveling the Camp globe from end to end, passing through road blocks, detours, and checkpoint challenges, all with the hopes of being the first Cabin to win the T Bar Mazing Race. Get your passport ready!

Costume Ideas: dress in gear for your country of choice (Brazil, Japan, Australia, and many more!). It's a race, so come ready to run!

Catch the Wave - pool party (Wednesday)

Wednesday afternoon: It's all sun and games this Wednesday afternoon as we beat the heat with a party in the pool. Come Catch the Wave with the rest of Camp as we do our best west coast California surfer bro impressions.

Costume Ideas: your swim suit of course! Sunglasses, flat bill hats, bucket hats, board shorts, surf shirts, tank tops

Mission Impossible: Code Red (Thursday)

Calling all Cabins. There is a LARGE threat on the horizon, and a briefing has been scheduled this Thursday night at headquarters. Agents have never seen a breach like this before, so come ready to defend your Camp.

Costume Ideas:  you're an agent, so dark clothes and even camo. Don't forget your tactical gear.

Alpha/Omega: It All Comes Down to Friday Night (Friday)

A tradition like no other, we'll be competing all week long as Alpha's and Omega's for the pride of our teams, but It All Comes Down to Friday Night! It's Red vs. Blue.

Costume Ideas: Wear red if you're an Alpha or blue if you're an Omega!