Summer Camp Packing List for Kids
Featured on Home - May 17, 2023

The kids are out of school and ready to roll! If you have enrolled them into summer camps, whether it’s sleepaway camps or just day camp, you will need a summer camp packing list.

child holding snow cone

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Summer camp is coming up and we are all excited!  This means some alone time for mommy and the kids get to really enjoy outdoor activities.  How do we know if we are prepared to send them off to camp?  We are entrusting them in someone else’s hands, sending them out in the summer heat to play so hard they might forget to drink water. 

Make Your Own Summer Camp Packing List

Most of the time, the camp gives us a check list but sometimes we are not always prepared to buy the right things and end up overspending or buying stuff we don’t need.

kid in bathing suit playing at park
kid in bathing suit playing at park

Here are Summer Camp Packing List for Day Camp or Overnight Camp

You can also send a care package with their favorite snacks or gum.

These are the absolute Essentials for Summer Camp

Summer Camp Essentials

Summer Camp Packing List

Whether or not they do water play, it’s always good to have a change of clothes handy.  I like to use very lightweight clothing because the kids get so hot and I don’t want to weigh down their back pack with heavy clothing.

I’m so excited for the kids to start summer camp.  There are so many great activities our camp has planned.  But I want to make sure we are prepared. There’s always something we forget to pack!

I’m sure we will be thinking of sleepaway camp soon too! Then they will need an alarm clock.

Most of these items can be also used for a summer camp counselor packing list.

How do you prepare for summer camp?

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