Packing List-Tanglewood Day Camp

For all Tanglewood Day Campers:  Please remember to label all clothing & belongings!

If there are any special trips or activities planned during the week, a letter will be sent home with your camper or handed out at checkout with additional details.

  • Extra clothing! (There are spaces for campers to store a few items if you don’t want to bring them back and forth each day.)
  • Rain gear (We explore on rainy days.)
  • Swimsuit & towel
  • Hat with visor
  • Comfortable footgear for hiking
  • Sweater or light jacket
  • Rubber boots or old sneakers (for wetland/muddy wandering)
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Sunscreen

For Sprouts (ages 4-5) & Seedlings (ages 6-7):

  • Nutritious lunch & snack each day (Do not pack nuts or nut products.)

Saplings (ages 8-11) Optional Overnight: 

An optional overnight will be offered once a week for each of the first 8 weeks of camp. No overnights are offered during week 9.

  • Pajamas
  • Toiletries (toothbrush/paste, etc)
  • Flashlight
  • Sleeping bag & pillow
  • Clothing for the next day
  • Any medications (to be checked in with nurse & stored in their office)
  • Favorite stuffed animal (optional)

Optional items for all Tanglewood Day Campers:

  • Insect repellant
  • Camera
  • Swimming flotation

Please avoid bringing:

  • Anything electrical or electronic (MP3 players, cell phones, etc)
  • Money or other valuables
  • Live animals or pets