What to Bring to Camp
Please be sure to label ALL items and articles of clothing that are sent to camp!
Please know that campers leave things behind and/or lose items at camp frequently. The only way we can return items to your family is if they are clearly labeled.
Campers will need to bring the following items to camp each day:
We recommend a labeled, light weight drawstring backpack for each camper to carry his/her belongings. Backpacks should contain the following labeled items:
- Swimsuit & Plastic Bag
- Bug Spray
- Hat or Visor
- Lunch (unless enrolled in LINX Lunch Box)
That's it! Simple and light weight!
- We encourage younger campers (through 1st grade) to arrive wearing a labeled swimsuit with a change of clothes in their bags.
- All campers please pack a large zip lock bag or plastic grocery bag for wet items.
- If your camper will be attending extended day, please pack a second labeled swimsuit.
- Please pack only ONE labeled towel per camper.
- If your camper will be attending extended day, please pack a second labeled towel.
- Please remind your child not to share towels.
- Please apply sunscreen before arriving to camp each day.
- Please pack a labeled bottle of continuous spray sunblock.
- Please pack a labeled sunscreen stick for easy face application.
- Please pack a labeled bottle of bug repellent spray.
- We strongly recommend campers wear hats or visors.
- Please remind your child not to share hats or visors.
- We recommend a labeled, soft-shell, light weight lunch box.
- Please place lunch box in camper's backpack.
- Lunches are collected during opening ceremonies.
- Lunches are stored in a cool dry place, but not refrigerated.
- Please do not pack perishable items.
- All lunches MUST be completely nut-free! Click to see our Nut Free Policy.
- Water fountains are available throughout lunch, but we ask that you please pack a disposable beverage (i.e. juice box).
- Please DO NOT pack a refillable water bottle.
OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION
- Closed toe shoes (sneakers) are required.
- No need for water shoes - campers change at the pool area and go immediately into the pools.
- Keens or other closed toe sandals are okay (but not for sports camps).
- Any and all medicines must be passed through the Camp Nurse at the Camp Office.
- You may bring medicines to the Camp Nurse at Camp Orientation OR you may give medicines to your Bus Captain for delivery to the Camp Nurse OR you may give medicines to your Arrivals & Dismissals Captain upon arrival to camp.
- Prescription medicines, including Epi Pens, MUST be labeled with the original prescription label.
- As noted above, Extended Day campers should pack a second labeled swimsuit and a second labeled towel for their extended day swim period.
For Our 3 Year Old Campers
- If you are worried that your camper might have an accident, you may want to pack a spare set of labeled clothes.
- Pack a t-shirt, underwear and shorts in a zip lock baggie in your camper's backpack.
- LINX Camps does not supply back-up clothes.
Special Equipment for Sports Camps
- Sports campers are required to wear necessary protective gear and bring necessary equipment as noted on our website.
- Please visit our Sports Camps page (http://www.linxcamps.com/SportsCamps) and click on the camp you will be attending to see a list of "Equipment Requirements" for your camp.
PLEASE DO NOT BRING THE FOLLOWING ITEMS TO CAMP
Water Bottle/Refillable Water Bottle: LINX has drinking stations placed across campus. Counselors supervise and monitor campers' water consumption throughout the day.
Please do not bring any of these items to camp: Electronics, cell phones, money, weapons, valuables, trading cards, candy or gum.
As always, if you need any help or have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us:
By phone: (781) 235-3210
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