Camp Naru

Camper Packing List

These are recommended quantities, suitable for a one-week stay at camp. 

  • Sleeping bag or sheets and blankets and pillow
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Bath soap
  • Shampoo/conditioner
  • Personal items as needed, i.e. deodorant, lip balm, contact lens solution, feminine products
  • Lightweight bath towel, washcloth, hand towel
  • Hairbrush/comb
  • Bag or bucket to carry toiletries to the showerhouse
  • Prescription medications (Keep in original container, clearly labeled with dosage instructions. Pack medications separately, as medications must be given to a staff member at check-in, and will be dispensed by the camp health officer as instructed.)
  • Insect repellent – non-aerosol
  • SPF 30, broad-spectrum, waterproof sunscreen
  • 6 pair shorts
  • 6 shirts/t-shirts
  • 3 pair long pants/jeans
  • 1 sweatshirt or long sleeved fleece shirt
  • 7 sets underwear
  • 7 pair socks
  • Sleepwear
  • 1-2 swim suits (Girls: one piece or tankini; no bikinis or ties, even under a shirt)
  • Beach towel
  • Flashlight with fresh batteries – a small one if you are taking a canoe or hiking trip
  • 1 pair athletic shoes or other closed-toe shoes for sports activities
  • 1 pair sandals with straps that will stay on in water (no flip-flops)
  • Rain jacket or poncho with hood
  • Laundry bag
  • Water bottle

 Optional items: 

  • Warm jacket or lined windbreaker
  • Hat with brim such as baseball cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Journal
  • Camera (digital or disposable; no cell phone cameras) 

Please note the following: 

  • No candy or food should be sent with campers. (We like campers living in our cabins, not furry four-legged creatures!)
  • No cell phones, mp3 players, DVD players, iPads, video games, or other electronic devices are allowed at camp.
  • No valuable jewelry or expensive clothing. 

Camp is a great place for old clothes. We spend time outdoors – climbing, crafting, having fun getting wet and dirty!


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