Suggested List of What to Bring

*Every clothing item must be labeled with your child’s name. We are not responsible for lost items.

10 pairs of shorts
10 shirts or tops
3 pairs long pants (jeans, leggings)

3 Sweatshirts
2 pr. Pajamas
14 underpants
14 pairs of socks
2 pr. white ankle socks

1 pr. rainboots
1 pr. all white tennis shoes to wear with uniform
1 pr. sneakers or running shoes
1 pr. sturdy hiking shoes w/ good ankle and arch support (optional)

Sports Equipment Riding
AHSA or USPC approved riding helmet (required)
Riding boots or tie shoes w/ low heels (required)
2 pr. riding britches, jodphurs or jeans
Riding gloves (optional)
Riding outfit (optional–Hunt Jacket, show shirt)

Show Shirt–either a riding shirt or a solid color polo or other tailored shirt..
For horse shows, the outfit should be cool, clean, and well- tailored.

Tennis racket (optional)

(equipment supplied)

***Sturdy water bottle for daily use!
Drinking cup
Hiking shoes/boots (or sturdy sneakers)
Hiking socks

2 swim suits
2 swim caps–bright colors, please (required)
2 swim towels
Goggles (optional)
Flip flops

Bedding and Towels
2 single fitted sheets
2 single regular sheets
1 pillow
2 pillow cases
2 blankets
washcloth or scrubby
2 bath towels

Bath Items and Necessities
Hairbrush and comb
Toothbrush and toothpaste
Body Wash
Personal necessities
2 laundry bags–please, no hampers!
Medications (to be registered and administered at the infirmary)

Convenient Luxuries
Money for sodas, lemonade, bottled water–$.75 per drink–optional.                                                                                                                                                     Fancy costumes
Musical instruments
Pencils, pens, crayons
Stamps and stationary
Crocs or Flip-flops


Electrical Appliances

We would like to take this opportunity to remind campers and parents that items which use electricity are not encouraged at camp due to the low number of outlets and the limited power sources available to each cabin. Camp Strawderman is a rustic camp, a place away from urban and suburban life.

Parents, please note: Strawderman does provide a large fan for each cabin so campers should not bring their own individual fans.

The Camp Uniform

The camp uniform, worn on Sundays and for special occasions, which includes a pair of shorts, a polo shirt, and a sweatshirt will cost approximately $65.00. These items are to be purchased at camp during registration. In addition, campers will need to bring from home a pair of white ankle socks and a pair of ALL WHITE tennis shoes.

Cell Phones

Cell phones are permitted for the express uses of taking photographs and videos and listening to music. Cell phone calls are not allowed at Camp Strawderman. For further detail regarding our cell phone policy, click here.