Each participant (students, teachers, and chaperones) MUST bring:

  • Completed and signed Medical/Liability/Media Release Form (If not submitted digitally)
  • Additional Release Forms as needed (If not submitted digitally)– links can be found on “For Parents” pages
  • Boots or closed-toed shoes – you will be walking in the woods
  • Warm jacket and rain gear – rainy weather is possible – see weather links on event “Info” webpages
  • Sleeping Bag and Pillow – participants will be in bunks, cabin style camping. Linens are not provided
  • Your prescription medications, including inhalers and Epi-pens

Each team should bring:

  • One laptop computer – see details on top of “For Students” webpages
  • Adapter cables, etc. if using a Mac computer
  • One power strip and one extension cord
  • Any written or electronic information on the focus topic as a result of independent research, including learning resource items found on the website
  • One clipboard
  • Paper for note taking
  • One calculator
  • Umbrella – don’t laugh, this helps when writing in the rain

Each participant (students, teachers, and chaperones) should bring:

  • Sleeping bag
  • Pillow
  • Towel and washcloth
  • Toiletries
  • Hat – ball cap for sun and/or stocking cap for cold
  • Gloves if cold weather is forecasted
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Flashlight
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen

Optional items:

  • Forestry Tools (Biltmore Stick, Diameter Tape)
  • Nice clothes for Saturday’s presentation (or wear event t-shirts)
  • Travel mug for hot beverages
  • Foods for special diets – arrangements must be made in advance
  • Snacks for presentation work time
  • Card/Board Games for free time (something that can be played in 2-3 hours)
  • Guitar, Harmonica, other small musical instuments
  • A nice Book or something else to read