What to Bring

  • Pillow
  • Sleeping bag or twin sheets and blanket
  • Towels
  • Laundry bag
  • Toiletries (hand soap, shampoo and conditioner, toothpaste, body wash, etc.)
  • Umbrella or rain poncho
  • Notebook
  • Pen
  • Spending money (for Campus Store, Common Grounds Café, The Hub, The Hut, the Palms Grille, vending machines)
  • Bible, of course!

Art participants may bring digital images (phone, tablet, thumb drive) of their work for evaluation by camp instructional staff. Please do not bring original artwork to camp.

Drama participants should bring a 1- to 2-minute memorized reading from literature (poem, story, or essay).

Engineering participants should bring a basic calculator, ruler, watch, and safety goggles.

Nursing participants may bring their own stethoscope or purchase one for $15.

Pre-Medicine participants should bring enclosed shoes.

Music Academy participants should bring at least two fully-prepared solos (with accompanist’s music), as well as music they are currently working on. Music will be supplied for orchestra and ensembles. Orchestra members should bring their own instruments or call to make arrangements to rent. There are no fees for the use of pianos.

Soccer participants will need a water bottle, shin guards, shoes for indoor soccer, and cleats.

What not to Bring

  • Weapons of any kind such as guns, tasers, stun guns, or knives (3” or smaller pocketknives allowed)
  • Hazardous items such as combustible fluids, lighters, candles, candle warmers, incense, or fireworks
  • Entertainment items such as televisions, gaming consoles, DVDs, movies, headphones, ear buds, or playing cards
  • Items with divisive symbols

Youth Outreach Ministry will not be held responsible for the loss of personal property.

What to wear

Guys wear casual pants, wind pants, jeans, or shorts. Wind pants are required for the climbing wall. Shirts should not have writing or pictures that are contrary to biblical principles. Swimwear should be trunk-style only. Jewelry other than rings or a watch may not be worn.

Music Academy participants need a white long-sleeved dress shirt, a conservative tie, and black dress slacks, dress shoes, and socks for performances.

Drama Camp participants need a white dress shirt, black pants, dress shoes, and socks for the Showcase. Clothes for painting and building scenery need to be in good condition.

Girls wear loose-fitting or athletic-style, knee-length shorts. Shirts with writing or pictures that are contrary to biblical principles or with low necklines (front or back) should not be worn. Please no pants, jeans, capri pants, short shorts, or midriff tops. Exception: Wind pants are required for the climbing wall and permitted for ice skating. Swimsuits are to be modest. A T-shirt must be worn over the swimsuit when using the FlowRider surfing wave.

Music Academy participants need a concert black dress (not sleeveless) or black blouse/skirt that is longer than knee-length and black dress shoes for the Gala Concert. Recital dress is Sunday/formal dress with dress shoes. Cellists should bring full skirts.

Drama Camp participants need a black skirt (knee length or longer) and white blouse or black dress (knee length or longer) and black flats for the Showcase. Clothes for painting and building scenery need to be in good condition.

Youth Outreach Ministry reserves the right to ask anyone to change his or her clothing if, in the opinion of the staff, it does not comply with these standards.