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Packing List

  • Bed linens – XL twin size sheets and pillow case

  • Blanket or sleeping bag

  • Pillow

  • Bath towels

  • Toiletries – shampoo, deodorant, toothbrush, toothpaste, personal care products

  • Hair dryer, if needed

  • Small fan, if needed 

  • Service Project Donation

  • Clothing

    • Friday morning/afternoon - smart casual. Please note that some activities may require sitting on the ground outside. Be sure to dress in non-ripped, and presentable clothes for your arrival on Friday. Shoes should be comfortable and easy to walk around campus as needed. 

    • Friday evening - casual wear for evening social activities. Bring your favorite “team” gear to change into - this can be sports (professional, college, school, town, etc), your favorite school shirt or colors, or any other team attire you may have (favorite club, leadership group, etc).

    • Saturday day (service project) - A HOBY t-shirt will be provided for you to wear on Saturday. We may be doing outdoor and/or intensive work. Jeans and closed-toe shoes are required. 

    • Saturday evening - casual wear for evening activities. We will have a Talent show at night and a chance to change into different casual attire, if desired.

    • Sunday - “dress to impress”  attire. For our closing day and ceremonies, break out your dress attire! Feel free to come in Sunday best, something a little festive, or something else to celebrate everything you’ve accomplished this weekend. Whatever makes you feel your best! Remember you’ll still be needing to be in sessions for most of the day, so choose your clothing with that in mind.

  • Jacket, sweatshirt or other long sleeve shirts

  • Comfortable shoes

  • Umbrella and/or rain coat

  • Water bottle

  • Small backpack/personal bag

  • OTC medication as needed

  • Health Insurance Card

  • Small amount of spending money (optional – for HOBY merchandise and other items available during the weekend)

  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card or Proof of Negative COVID-19 PCR test (taken within 72 hours of arrival on campus)

Prescription and OTC Medication

If applicable, be sure to bring any prescription and/or OTC medication. Please bring only as much medication as will reasonably be needed during the HOBY event (3 days). Prescription medication must be in its original container as labeled by the pharmacy. Please refer to the Policy for Use of Medication During a HOBY Event included in the Health and Safety section.

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