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Take your skills to the NEXT level.
Come prepared to make the most of your time at camp. You can check out (or print out) our complete packing guide here!
All dress expectations apply to campers, parents, coaches, and sponsors attending camp.
Note: No pants, jeans, capri pants, or
short shorts. Wind/athletic pants permitted for ice skating and required to
rock climb (facilities provided to change prior to these activities).
Participants need loose-fitting walking or athletic-style or tactical shorts that come to the top of
the kneecap, 3–4 white crew
neck T-shirts, gym shoes, extra pairs of socks, and a ball cap. You may also bring tactical boots.
Participants need black flats and either a black knee-length dress or a white
blouse and black knee-length skirt for the Showcase. Clothes for painting and building
scenery need to be in good condition.
Participants need closed-toe shoes.
Participants need black dress shoes and either a concert dress (longer than
knee-length; not sleeveless) or a black blouse and skirt (longer than knee-length) for the Gala
Concert. Recital dress is Sunday/formal dress with dress shoes. Cellists should bring full skirts.
Participants need closed-toed shoes.
Participants need athletic-style or tactical pants (not jeans) or shorts that come to the top of kneecap, 3–4 white crew neck
T-shirts, gym shoes, extra pairs of socks, and a ball cap. You may also bring tactical boots.
Participants need a white dress shirt, black pants, dress shoes, and socks for the
Clothes for painting and building scenery need to be in good condition.
Participants need a white long-sleeved dress shirt, a conservative tie, and black
slacks, dress shoes, and socks for performances. Black suit jackets will be provided
participants may bring their own.
Participants need shin guards, shoes for indoor soccer, and cleats.
Note: All dress expectations apply to campers, parents, coaches, and sponsors attending camp. NEXT Summer Camps/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 expectations.
Note: Campers are permitted to bring cell phones; however, we encourage these to be used for communication purposes only.
Participants may bring digital images (phone, tablet, USB drive) of their work for
evaluation by camp instructional staff. Please do not bring original artwork to
Participants should bring a 1–2 minute memorized reading from literature (poem,
Participants should bring a basic calculator, ruler, watch, and safety goggles.
Participants may visit the National Naval Aviation Museum and need to bring a photo ID to camp for admittance. Those wanting to view the Giant Screen Theater at the museum should keep cash available for the desired shows.
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 contact us at least two weeks before camp to make arrangements to rent ($30 rental fee). Campers receive free piano use.
Participants may bring their own stethoscope or order one for $15 by contacting us at least two weeks before camp.
Participants should bring a water bottle, sunscreen, and bug spray.
Participants should bring a pencil, notebook paper, pocket folder, and USB drive for document storage.