what to prepare

Below are details to help you prepare for the gathering!

Unofficial Checklist
Before you leave
  • Directions to Poconos Valley Resort
  • Full tank of gas

Cabin

  • Sheets (small twin sized mattress)
  • Pillow
  • Blanket (a light one & heavy one
  • Small fan
  • Power Strip (if you have multiple things to plug in)
  • Lantern/Flashlight (extra batteries)
  • Papertowels

Tent

  • Tent
  • Tent Stakes
  • Tarp
  • Sleeping bag/pad/mattress/cot, etc (don’t forge the pump for an air mattress)
  • Folding Chairs

Clothing and Footwear

  • Sleepwear
  • Underwear/bras
  • Pants/shorts
  • Shirts (long and short-sleeved)
  • Skirts/dresses (comfy, not fancy)
  • Sun-shielding hat
  • Swimsuits
  • Socks (bring extra)
  • Rainwear (jacket and boots)
  • Sneakers
  • Flip-flops/shower shoes
  • Hoodie/Jacket/Sweatshirt
  • Laundry bag (black garbage back works)

Survival

  • Water bottles/reusable bottle
  • Snacks
  • Bottle opener/corkscrew
  • ‘Drinks’

Personal Items

  • Sunscreen
  • Hair Ties
  • Sanitary Supplies
  • Prescription & OTC medications (allergy meds)
  • Toothbrush, toothpaste
  • Insect Repellent
  • Cosmetics
  • Brush/Comb
  • Hairdryer/straightener
  • Sunglasses
  • Towel(s)
  • Shower bag – Shampoo, conditioner, soap, razor, shaving cream, etc

Other Items

  • Notebook & Pen/pencil
  • Cell phone charger
  • Games (Tafl, Kubb, Frisbee, Football, etc)
  • Crafts/Wears/Goods – if you will be vending (make sure to indicate this on your registration)
  • Class notes/handouts – if you will be teaching a workshop (make sure to indicate this on your registration)
  • Items to donate to the raffle or auction
  • Cash for vendors/raffle/auction
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