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4-H Camp & Learning Centers at Tanglewood & Blueberry Cove

Blueberry Cove Overnight Camps FAQs

Blueberry Cove One Week Overnight Camps:

  • Weeks 1, 2, 5, & 6:
    • Check-in is from 2:30-3:30 PM on Sunday afternoon on the lawn in front of The Maine
    • The closing ceremony is at 1:00 PM on Friday — parents are invited! Check out immediately following the ceremony (1:30 PM)

Blueberry Cove Two-Week Overnight Camp:

  • Weeks 3 & 4 and 7 & 8 are 12-day sessions:
    • Check-in is from 2:30-3:30 PM on Sunday on the lawn in front of The Maine
    • The closing ceremony is at 1:00 PM on the second Thursday — parents are invited! Check-out immediately following the ceremony (1:30 PM)

Packing List

Notes:  Double the items with an asterisk (*) for 2-week sessions. Cabin storage is limited, so please pack efficiently. Please remember to label all clothing & belongings, you may also want to include a list of the items brought to camp.

  • Warm sleeping bag or sheets and blankets (cabins can get cold at night – even in summer)
  • Pillow
  • 2 pairs of long pants*
  • 2 pairs of shorts*
  • 1 long-sleeved shirt (at least)*
  • 5 short-sleeved shirts*
  • 5 pairs of underwear and socks*
  • 1 towel*
  • Old wool socks and clothes for “muddling” (playing in the mud flats)
  • Swimsuit
  • Hat with visor
  • 1 sweater or sweatshirt (fleece recommended)
  • Waterproof raincoat
  • Toiletries (soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.)
  • 2 pairs of comfortable and sturdy footwear (sneakers, etc.)
  • Sandals for getting wet (no flip-flops)
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Daypack
  • Flashlight/headlamp with extra batteries
  • Reusable water bottle

If your camper takes any medications, pack enough medication to last the entire camp session.  All items should be in their original packaging, bottle, or container that identifies the prescribing physician (if a prescription drug), the name of the medication, the dosage, and the frequency of administration.

For Dutch Soccer participants:

  • Cleats (if you have them already broken in; do not purchase new ones for this program!) or sneakers
  • Soccer ball
  • Shin Guards
  • Warm-up/exercise clothes
  • Warm clothes for cold/rain
  • Mouth Guard (optional)

For Sailing participants:

  • Coast Guard-approved PFD (personal flotation device)
  • Footwear that fully encloses the foot (no flip-flops or sandals)
  • Towel & spare clothing
  • There is a separate additional registration form and waiver to be completed by parents for the St. George Sailing Foundation.

Optional Items:

  • Small journal and pencil
  • Compass
  • Camera
  • Fishing gear (must be kept with camp staff)
  • Hiking boots
  • Rubber boots or old sneakers
  • Stationery, stamps, envelopes, pen and/or pencil
  • Pajamas
  • Bag for dirty clothes
  • A favorite stuffed animal for sleeping

Please avoid bringing:

  • Anything electrical/electronic (MP3 players, cell phones, etc)
  • Money or valuables
  • Food
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Drugs, alcohol, cigarettes
  • Live animals or pets
  • Vehicles (including bicycles)
  • Sports equipment (except for soccer camp)