Leader Packing List

Camp COLEY Leader Packing Suggestions
(click here to download the list)

For Your Tent:
  • Pillow
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Fitted Sheet (optional)
  • Extra Blanket
  • Lawn Chair
  • Old piece of rug for your tent
  • Battery operated lamp
  • Milk crate or something to be used as a nightstand
  • Radio
  • Alarm Clock (battery operated)
  • Backpack
  • Flashlight
  • Mosquito Netting (optional)
For Yourself: (2 outfits per day) 
  • Jeans
  • Sweatpants/Sweatshirts
  • Shorts
  • T-shirts
  • Underwear
  • Socks
  • PJs
  • One piece bathing suits or 2 piece suits that 
  • cover your midriff so stomachs are covered.
  • Windbreaker/Rain Jacket
  • Towels (shower, beach, wash clothes)
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Soap/Razor/Shaving Cream
  • Toothbrush/Toothpaste
  • Lotion/Sunblock
  • Deodorant
  • Tissues/Brush/Comb
  • Boots or Hiking Sneakers
  • Sturdy Sneakers (2)
  • Shower Shoes
  • Camera/Batteries
  • Sunglasses
  • Leader Binder
  • Indian Gown/Vest (if you have one)
  • Hat
For the Site: 
These items can be divided up among the site co-leaders.
Please touch base with your co-leaders to discuss who is
bringing which supplies.
  • First Aid Kit
  • American Flag
  • Wooden Matches
  • Propane Lantern with extra mantles
  • Clothesline & clothespins
  • Small games/crafts
  • Extra paper for drawing
  • Plastic bags for papers, etc.
  • Extra stamps (for kids to buy)
  • Extra tampons/pads
  • Tea/Coffee travel mug
  • Ziploc bags/trash bags
  • Citronella candles
  • Lysol
  • Pine Sol cleaner
  • Small mirror
  • Paper Towels
  • Felt or Gateway materials  
  • (can make a flag for your site as well)
  • Rope for gateway
  • Table covers
  • Crayons/Markers/Pencils
  • Scissors
  • Stapler
  • Construction Paper
  • Masking Tape/Duct Tape
Bulletin Board Items: 
  • Caper charts, map of camp, site schedule (These can be enlarged on cardboard and covered with plastic ahead of time.)
  • Thumbtacks
Extras: 
  • CIT gifts
  • Leader fairy gifts
  • Camp fairy gifts
  • Extras for forgetful campers: hair ties, sweatshirts, socks, bug spray
  • Your enthusiasm and spirit for camp