What to Bring

Ensure all items are clearly marked with your name.


  • Raincoat - a poncho is fine
  • Underwear, socks (6-8 pairs)
  • Jumper, shirts, tracksuits, shorts, jeans, pants, swimming togs
  • Pyjamas
  • Wide-brimmed hat
  • Garbage bags for dirty clothes
  • Sock protectors
  • Think Sun Smart!


  • Track shoes/sports shoes x 2 pairs
  • Slip-on boots with a heel or school shoes. NB Large lace-up boots or sneakers are not suitable for horse-riding. NO SUITABLE SHOES = NO HORSE RIDING!
  • Gumboots (optional)
  • Thongs (optional – for shower use only)


  • Pillow and pillow case
  • 1 sleeping bag – (needs to be small, warm, compact) – (sleeping bag liner optional)
  • 2 single sized sheets
  • Blankets/Doona OR second sleeping back for use at centre


  • Sunscreen
  • 2 towels – not white
  • Personal toiletries - toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, non-aerosol deodorant
  • Insect repellent – non aerosol
  • Washing powder - environmentally friendly brands please (look for Grey water approved)


  • Own enamel or plastic mug
  • Plate
  • Bowl
  • Cutlery (clearly named)
  • Pegs
  • Any medication that you may need – clearly labelled and in original packaging
  • Camera (optional)
  • Sunglasses
  • Day Pack


  • Torch and spare batteries and bulbs
  • 1 x 1 litre durable wide mouthed water bottle PLUS an extra 2 litre bottle (a recycled disposable juice bottle would be acceptable)
  • “Green” fabric grocery bag
  • Sleeping mat (foam is fine)
  • NOTE: Hike packs are supplied


  • Bible
  • Books, novels
  • Pens, coloured pencils and two exercise books
  • Stationery, stamps and envelopes for letter writing


  • Musical instruments (optional)
  • Playing Cards, board games

What not to bring

  • Mobile phones, laptops, iPods, MP3 players, computer games, radios, all electronic devices
  • Sweets/lollies, chewing gum, chocolates, soft drink, junk food etc
  • Any aerosol packs - only pump type or roll on deodorants are acceptable
  • Knives, multi-tools and other potentially dangerous implements
  • Makeup

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