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Packing List

To ensure that campers have the best experience possible at our Diocesan Camp, below is a packing list of the most important items they will need to bring.



  • Refer to the packing list when choosing attire for camp
  • Church attire for boys prohibits jeans, t-shirts, gym shoes
  • Church attire for girls prohibits bare shoulders, skirts/dresses above the knee, gym shoes
  • Girls may not wear halter tops or those that expose the midriff
  • Girls may not wear shorts that are above mid-thigh
  • There is to be no writing on the backside of shorts or pants
  • Any clothing displaying vulgar or explicit language is not allowed
  • Campers in attire deemed inappropriate by a staff member will be required to change.  If they do not have an alternate choice, appropriate clothing will be provided.
  • No outside food is allowed for health and safety reasons (please do not pack treats).


Church Attire – Modest and Appropriate

Boys church attire

  • Khaki pants or dress slacks
  • Collared dress shirt or polo
  • Dress shoes or loafers
  • NO t-shirts, jeans or gym shoes

Girls church attire

  • Dresses or skirts at the knee or longer
  • Sweater to cover shoulders
  • Sensible shoes; no gym shoes
  • NO pants or shorts
  • NO spaghetti straps, tops that reveal navel/midriff area


Daily Clothing (modest and appropriate for a monastery camp)

  • T-shirts or tops
    • No halter tops
    • No tops that reveal navel/midriff area
  • Shorts (appropriate length)
    • No shorts above mid-thigh
    • No short shorts or daisy dukes, etc.
    • No writing on the backside of shorts or pants
    • No vulgarity or profanity on any article of clothing
  • Jeans or sweatpants
  • Sweatshirt or light jacket
  • Undergarments
  • Pajamas
  • Socks
  • Gym shoes / running shoes
  • Sandals, slippers or flip-flops
  • Church shoes
  • Candlelight dinner outfit
  • Swim apparel (girls: modest one piece swimsuit; boys: swim trunks)
  • Beach towel


Bed & Bath

  • Sheets: fitted and flat (twin size)
  • Pillow and pillow case
  • Blanket
  • Towels: bath, hand, washcloth


  • Brush & comb
  • Shampoo / conditioner
  • Soap / bodywash
  • Toothbrush / toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Razor / shaving gear (if shaving)
  • Kleenex


  • Sunscreen
  • Bug spray
  • Flashlight