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Georgia 4-H at Camp Jekyll: Environmental Education

What to Bring List

You will find a general packing list below. We recommend bringing a rolling luggage bag to make luggage transport easier. Please adjust clothing as needed based on the season you are visiting. For a more specific list of how to be prepared for individual classes on your schedule, visit our Class by Class Preparation page.

  • Raincoat and/or raingear
  • Sweater/sweatshirt
  • Jacket (including gloves, scarf, warm hat, etc. if cold)
  • Combination of long sleeve/short sleeve t-shirts (at least 1 per day)
  • Combination of long pants/shorts (at least 1 per day)
  • Socks (3-5 pairs)
  • Closed toe shoes (at least 2 pair of shoes – one to get wet, one to stay dry)
  • Sandals with a heel-strap (crocs worn with heal strap are allowed)
  • Hat/cap/visor
  • Pajamas
  • Sleeping bag (or twin size bedding)
  • blanket (during winter months)
  • Pillow
  • Plastic bag for dirty clothes
  • Bath and/or beach towels and washcloths
  • Toiletries (hand soap, toothbrush, shampoo, deodorant, etc.)
  • Roll-on or lotion insect repellent                                                       
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm/ChapStick                                                                                           
  • Water bottle                                                                            

Optional Items:


-Day pack or backpack


-Camera and/or film






-Rubber boots for marsh trip (a selection of old donated marsh boots are available to borrow but sizes and numbers of boots in various sizes vary greatly - adult sizes are especially limited)


-Money for canteen / gift shop (~$20 in small bills)


-Pencil and paper


-Large sealable bags for collecting sea shells



  • Camp Jekyll does not provide soap, linens, pillows, blankets, or towels. 
  • Please limit luggage to one suitcase or duffel bag plus sleeping bag or bed roll. 
  • No trunks! 
  • Avoid sending unnecessary items. 
  • Mark all items. 
  • Only old clothes are needed; new clothes may be ruined by heavy outdoor use.
  • No flip-flops are allowed outside of dorm rooms (showering purposes only).
  • Jekyll 4-H is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

heel strap

No flip-flops are allowed outside of cabins.
Sandals with a heel-strap are okay.