What to Bring to Summer Camp

Please have ALL items clearly labeled with your camper’s first and last name.

Every day, each camper should bring to camp:

  • Comfortable clothes labeled with each campers name
  • Closed toe shoes
  • Lunch in a lunchbox that fits inside backpack. We refrigerate camper lunches, so no bulky lunchboxes or ice packs please. 
  • Towel
  • Bathing Suit
  • Water Bottle
  • An application of bug spray put on before camp

Bring to leave in cubby:

  • River shoes
  • Bottle of spray sunscreen
  • Spare clothes (optional)

Optional items:

  • Hat
  • Extra snack for the morning or afternoon. Riverlea provides a small morning snack. Campers are welcome to bring something extra to eat in the morning or afternoon free choice.

Please do NOT bring:

  • Electronics, including toys, games and phones.
  • Jewelry or anything of value.
  • Candy, gum, etc.
  • Toys, trading cards, stuffed animals, books, etc. We provide books and quiet activities for rest hour.

A camp tradition for Durham area children

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