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Packing List

The following list offers clothing suggestions for the 5-day residential session. Remember to pack for Connecticut's changing weather. Pack clothing appropriate for sitting or kneeling on the ground.

Clearly mark all clothing items with your name. Many clothing items look alike. View the packing list in the back of the registration form--detach or print for your records.

WHAT TO BRING:
Bring old clothes not worn for the school day
(We are outside a good part of every day)

BASIC STARTER LIST:
Backpack
Water Bottle
6-8 pairs of underwear
Shower Shoes/Water Shoes
1 raincoat or poncho (A Must!)
Rain boots if you have them
Sleeping bag (or sheets and blanket)
Pillow
Towel
Toiletries (shampoo, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, etc) in a Ziploc bag
Hair brush or comb
Vaseline or Chapstick

WARM WEATHER:
3-5 short sleeve shirts
2-3 long sleeved shirts
3 pairs of long pants
6-8 pairs of socks
1 sweater or sweatshirt
Sleep wear
3 pairs of shorts

COLD WEATHER:
1-2 short sleeve shirts
3-5 long sleeve shirts
3-4 pairs of long pants
6-8 pairs of warm socks
2-3 sweaters or sweatshirts
Warm Sleepwear
Warm Jacket
Warm Hat and Gloves/Mittens

OPTIONAL:
Books, Cards, Camera and Film

DO NOT BRING:
Electronics (games, radios, cell phones, etc)
Spray deodorants or perfumes (due to allergies)
Food or candy
New clothes
Money
**All Medications (including Tylenol, etc) must be given to your child's teacher in a Ziploc bag labeled with your child's name... not packed!

Please be reminded that The Discovery Center is NOT responsible for lost items.
Please do not bring valuable items.
Happy Packing!