BLUE RIDGE OUTDOOR EDUCATION CENTER Here is a copy of the packing list we sent out to students, so you are aware of what they should have with them and what they should not have: PACKING CHECKLIST: _ 1 sleeping bag or bed roll (sheets and 2 blankets), pillow _ 1 pair of old jeans per day _ 1 pair of shorts per day _ 2 tee-shirts per day _ 1 heavy shirt (1 per day in cold weather) _ 1 sweater or sweatshirt _ 1 warm jacket (cold weather) _ 2 pairs of sneakers (one that can get wet). All footwear MUST have a toe box and a secure heel strap _ 1 change of underwear per day _ 2 pairs of socks per day _ 1 raincoat or poncho _ 1 hat or cap _ 1 pair of pajamas _ toilet articles (soap, shampoo, toothbrush and toothpaste, towel etc.) _ sunscreen _ water bottle (a refillable, reusable bottle— not the throw-away kind) _ plastic bag for dirty clothes _ pen and writing paper OPTIONAL ITEMS: · small day pack · camera · flashlight · stamped, addressed envelopes PLEASE DO NOT SEND: · candy, gum, or food of any kind · knives, hatchets, or any other weapon · fireworks · radio, CD player, electronic games, cell phones, or any other electronics. · MONEY (except for Blue Ridge merchandise, if desired) The Camp Mikell Store will be open during their final recreation period to accommodate the purchase of souvenirs. Merchandise may be viewed on our website: www.blueridgeoec.com/merchandise. Make sure all items are marked with your child's name. Only old clothes are needed. New clothes may be ruined by heavy outdoor use. The Blue Ridge Outdoor Education Center is not responsible for articles left behind.