Packing List

Campers are responsible for all items brought to camp. Label everything – especially sleeping bags and luggage! Please do not attach loose items to luggage (ex. tying shoes to suitcase). We recommend that you leave any items you consider to be irreplaceable or valuable at home. Stephen J. Wampler Foundation Inc. is not responsible for lost, damaged or stolen items.


  • t-shirts – one per day
  • shorts – one per day
  • socks – one pair per day
  • underwear – one per day
  • shoes – tennis shoes or sport sandals (must have heel strap)
  • shower shoes, like flip-flops
  • rain coat or poncho
  • pajamas
  • long pants – 2-3 pair
  • hat or visor
  • sweater, sweatshirt, OR jacket
  • Swimsuit
  • 1 light colored item to tie-dye
  • sunglasses

Personal Care

  • 1 washcloth
  • 2 bath towels (one for swimming, one for bathing)
  • sunscreen AND lip balm – SPF 15 or higher
  • shampoo, conditioner
  • brush OR comb
  • soap and deodorant (no spray cans)
  • toothpaste, toothbrush
  • disposable diapers (ample supply if appropriate)
  • sanitary items (if appropriate)
  • plastic bucket to take items to showers
  • sleeping bag/pillow (50 degree rating at a minimum)
  • laundry bag with name on it
  • flashlight and extra batteries
  • water bottle
  • daypack/backpack
  • manual wheelchair (if appropriate)

Nice to Have

  • camera, film (phones not allowed)
  • stuffed animal
  • book
  • stationery
  • pen
  • stamps
  • address book
  • 1 light colored item to tie-dye
  • shoulder strap for water bottle


  • pets/animals
  • vehicles (bicycles, ATV’s, etc)
  • phones, radios, music players, or video games
  • nuts, gum, candy or other food items
  • laptops, portable DVD players, anything with wi-fi
  • personal sporting equipment
  • tobacco, non-prescription, illegal drugs, alcohol
  • expensive name-brand items, or cash
  • matches, candles, fireworks or weapons
  • irreplaceable items
  • inappropriate books, magazines, clothing

Lost & Found

All “lost & found” items will be held for two weeks at Camp Wamp after close of the camp session.
All items not claimed within two weeks of session closing will be donated to local charities.

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