Parents often say they want their son to become more organized and to take better care of his belongings. But how can he be expected to take responsibility for his things at camp if he doesn’t know what he’s brought? It might take longer, but help your son be centrally involved in packing for camp. It teaches your son responsibility and the importance of preparation, and he’ll be less likely to misplace his belongings at camp. Even the youngest of campers can help pack—just pull out a stack of t-shirts, shorts, pants and allow him to choose the suggested number of each.
Here is your official: Pemi Packing List (PDF).
Our “uniform” requires ONLY four logo’d t-shirts: (2) Pemi Blues, (1) Pemi White, and (1) Pemi Grey logo’d t-shirts in your choice of fabric/style for athletic competitions and some special occasions. These are available through CampSpot, our logo-wear supplier.
Although CampSpot offers bountiful Pemi logo-wear and non-clothing items, there is no need to buy all new for camp. “Old faithfuls” from home will do just fine, and we encourage everyday clothing from home. The goal is to have your son arrive well-prepared but not overloaded. Stick to the numbers offered on the packing list or, if you just can’t resist … throw in extra socks.
View the 2021 Camp Spot Pemi Catalog (PDF) and shop online for other logo-wear and non-clothing items. CampSpot order fulfillment and shipping can take 5–6 weeks, with additional time needed for personalized or name-taped items. By the way, the Camp Spot catalog “models” are Pemi campers, with photos updated annually. Maybe one day you’ll see someone you recognize!