Packing Checklist

These items are recommended to bring along for a better retreat experience.

  • Writing materials (pen, pencil, notepad, paper, digital word processor)
  • Sketchpad
  • Audio recording devices (phone applications, etc.)
  • Camera(s), misc. technology
  • Drawing supplies/utensils (this includes any other materials needed for visual arts practices)
  • Misc. artistic materials/supplies (consistent with your practice)
  • Water―at least one gallon per person per day
  • Food―more than you think you will need
  • Ice and ice chest
  • Sunscreen, sun hat, sunglasses
  • Sturdy footwear (hiking boots, etc.)
  • Daypack (backpack for carrying supplies)
  • First aid materials (first aid kit, etc.)
  • Layered clothing (for adjusting to heat and cooler temperatures throughout the day)
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Pocketknife
  • Smartphone or tablet (loaded with Just Ahead or other useful apps, of course)
  • Cords and recharging necessities (for charging in car)
  • Binoculars
  • Flashlights or headlamps
  • Blankets