This is the Kit List that we provided to parents for our weekend long trip to Lake St. George in February. I always remind parents to label everything and provide the list with the initial forms, on our unit website (which is private) and send to parents via email.
2 pairs mittens
plastic bag to separate wet items from dry items
3 pairs underwear
5 pairs socks (I’m assuming most of us will end up with wet socks at least once)
2-3 pairs pants (again, wet pant legs from outdoor play)
There are shower facilities at this location. You may send your child with shower shoes; towel; shampoo/conditioner if desired
medications (clearly labelled with child’s name and instructions for leaders)
reusable water bottle
warm sleeping bag
bedroll (if desired)
book (if desired)
personal mini first aid kit (made in unit meeting)
All of our food and mess items are provided at the location we are visiting so parents are not required to send these items with their daughters. Post in the comments if you notice anything that I have missed!
We booked an Outdoor Experiences Trip for February 2019, at Lake St. George. We arrive on Friday evening, and parents pickup around lunchtime on Sunday. I wrote broadly about the Outdoor Experiences program in a recent post, but this one is more about our actual trip.
This camp weekend is for Sparks, Brownies and Guides so there may be other units there as well, although the ages won’t be too drastically different since my girls are the middle age group 🙂
Dry Print Art
Assuming that all these activities go ahead, my girls will earn the following badges for attending:
Winter is Great
Which Way (possibly)
Be Aware (possibly)
Friday night snack
3 meals on Saturday + snacks
All equipment rental (example: tubes and art supplies)
Daytime facility staff who will lead activities
heated, dormitory-style sleeping quarters
What’s Not Included?
Transportation to and from
We prepared a Kit List to share with parents on this trip. I will upload this in a separate blog post this week since there is a lot of content.
In addition, as I mentioned in my previous blog post, the registration process provides you with the necessary SafeGuide forms, so I just needed to print out copies for each of my families and collect the completed forms and money!
The badges we expect our girls to earn from this trip are:0
I am a little nervous about this camp but also super excited. It should be lots of fun!!