For Registration

  • You need to know your Family/Group name

For the Community

  • Your church/society’s banner
  • Peek Prizes in a reusable bag (http://www.cersiuu.org/blog/heres-a-peek-at-a-game-we-play/)
  • Books for the book project (2019) During the week of SI, SIPC will be running a book drive and collecting donations. Kids Book Bank is looking for new or gently-used children’s books. Early childhood, easy readers, and books reflecting diversity are most needed.  Want to know more? Visit their website at http://www.kidsbookbank.org or send questions about the book drive to Becky Mitchell ([email protected]).

For Your Room

  • Sheets: Extra-long sized twin size (dorm) or double bed (apartment)
    • pillow cases and towels
    • mattress pad (optional)
    • Some campers prefer to bring their own pillow.
    • Note: pillow and blanket provided.
  • Hangers
  • Bath mat
  • Hand towels: Oberlin is a green campus, and no paper towels are provided in the dorm restrooms
  • Toiletries/medications/sunscreen/band aids, etc.
    • Bug spray if you plan to be outdoors in the evenings (youth vespers is always outdoors at night if it’s not raining)
  • Alarm clock
  • Reading light/nightlight/clip-on light, etc.
  • Drying rack or line
  • Bag or caddy to carry toiletries to the bathroom
  • Extension cord/power strip/charging cables
  • Flashlight
  • Travel coffee mug with name
  • Refillable water bottle with name
  • Snacks or drinks for evenings or between meals (dorms have fridges and kitchenettes but no utensils/pots/pans/etc)
  • Radio/boom box/iPod/phone, etc. and chargers
  • Trash can or a bag to use for trash
  • Laundry detergent (and quarters for washer/dryer)
  • Window and/or table top/clip-on fans. Sorry, no Air Conditioners allowed.
    • Note:  Box fans can be rented from Oberlin Conference Services for $10 down with a $5 rebate when the fan is returned ($5/week).”

If you are in a townhouse

  • There is one set of keys per bed in a townhouse. (one exterior door key and one key to the bedroom.)   If you have 2 adults sharing a bed, there is still only one set of keys.   You may want to bring a lock box to attach to the door to hold the shared exterior door key.
  • Bring sheets for one double size bed per bedroom.
  • The kitchens are not equipped. If you plan to cook bring: pots and pans, kitchen supplies, plates, utensils, soap for the kitchen, etc.
  • Microwave – your townhouse may or may not have a microwave.

Clothing

  • Casual, comfortable clothing
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Robe and slippers for bathroom down the hall
  • Flip flops for shower
  • Costume for community dance (optional)
  • Swimming apparel, including extra towels
  • Pre-washed 100% cotton items for tie-dyeing (limit 2 items)
  • Rain gear/umbrella

Money and/or Credit Cards for

  • Pub (NO BYOB AT PUB!)
  • CERSI bookstore
  • Oberlin bookstore
  • Oberlin restaurants/shops/stamps
  • Note: there are 2 ATMs available in the Wilder Building.
  • Workshops requiring donations (it would be mentioned in the description)
  • Scholarship activities/donations

Equipment

  • Note-taking supplies/stationery/envelopes/stamps
  • Lawn chairs
  • Bikes/bike locks/helmets (mandatory for everyone!)
    • Note:  Bike thieves are aware of our presence on campus.  Plan to lock your bike, or risk losing it.
  • Softball & glove/tennis balls and racquets/frisbees/other sports equipment
  • Sewing/knitting/crafts,  games/puzzles/kids’ toys
  • Musical instruments/music stands/music for small ensembles
  • Reading material
  • Lightweight bag or backpack to carry water bottle, book, etc.
  • Your drum for the evening drumming circle or the open afternoon workshop

For Families with Children

  • Extra clothes/snacks
  • Outdoor toys, bikes with locks and helmets
  • Baby tub (only showers available)
  • Highchair or booster seat
  • Nightlight with extension cord
  • Room monitor
  • Cots or air mattresses for children sleeping on the floor
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