Packing for Camp America, when you haven’t been before, can be pretty difficult. I know my first summer, I went with a bunch of stuff that I definitely didn’t need or wear. Which ultimately got thrown out when I wanted to bring new things I had bought out there, on the road with me!

Your camp should give you a packing list of what to bring for the summer, if not ask them for one! But there may be things that aren’t on there, or you haven’t thought of, which after 5 summers we’ve finally figured out some of these! Here’s our top tips and advice on things to pack for Camp America, as a counsellor.