Bed and Bath

  • A fitted (twin size) bed sheet
  • A flat (twin size) bed sheet
  • Pillow and pillowcase
  • Two or three warm blankets or a sleeping bag
  • A comfort item such as a stuffed animal if your camper is used to sleeping with one
  • Towels — beach, bath, hand
  • Washcloth
  • Breathable bag for dirty laundry
  • Plastic garbage bag to take bedding home in so you can throw it right in the laundry.

Bathroom Kit

  • Soap
  • Toothbrush & toothpaste
  • Comb/brush
  • Deodorant
  • Sunscreen
  • Shampoo
  • Flip-flops for shower
  • Lip balm
  • Insect repellent- a combination mosquito/tick repellent is recommended.


  • Books and magazines – VBYC supports summer reading!
  • Pencils and pens
  • Writing paper, envelopes, stamps
  • Water bottle
  • Flashlight
  • Hobbies to share
  • Disposable Camera


  • Pajamas
  • Underwear
  • Bathing suits – Please choose a swimsuit that your camper can independently change into and out of when it is wet.
  • Long pants
  • Jeans
  • Shorts
  • T-shirts/tank tops
  • Jacket or sweatshirt
  • Rain jacket


  • Baseball cap
  • Sun hat (opt.)
  • Bandanas
  • Sunglasses
  • Swim goggles (opt.)


  • Socks (lots of socks)
  • Tennis shoes (required) or another type of closed toe running shoe
  • Sandals (with a back strap)
  • Flip flops or other shoes for the shower / beach

Camp Store Money

  • Suggestion: $30-$40 for a full week session. Deposit the money into your camper’s store account online or at registration.