- Your Confirmation Letter
- Extra-long sized twin sheets, pillow cases and towels (NO LINENS FROM OBERLIN) – pillow and blanket provided (though you’ll want to bring your own).
- The beds in the dorms are extra long twins. The beds in the townhouses are regular double beds.
- Bath mat
- Room monitor if you are bringing very young children
- Cots or air mattresses for children sleeping on the floor
- Medications/sunscreen/band aids, etc.
- Alarm clock
- Reading light/nightlight/clip-on light, etc.
- Drying rack or line
- Extension cord/power strip, charging devices for phones/laptops/tablets
- Travel coffee mug
- Refillable water bottle with name (SI WILL NOT BE PROVIDING DRINKING WATER OUTSIDE THIS YEAR, SO THESE ARE ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL, ESPECIALLY FOR THE KIDS TO FILL AT DRINKING FOUNTAINS)
- Radio/boom box/iPod, etc.
- Laundry detergent
- Window and/or table top/clip-on fans. Sorry, no Air Conditioners allowed.
Things that may affect your packing list
- No rooms have trash cans
- No bathrooms have paper towels, so bring a hand towel
- The townhouses have full kitchens but NO supplies with them. No silverware, no trashcans, no towels, etc.
- Casual, comfortable clothing (THERE IS NO DRESS CODE AT ANY TIME), including comfortable shoes
- Robe and slippers for bathroom down the hall
- Flip flops for shower
- Swimming apparel, including extra towels
- Rain gear/umbrella
- Pre-washed 100% cotton items for tie-dyeing (limit 2 items)
MONEY AND/OR CREDIT CARDS FOR
- Pub (NO BYOB AT PUB, BUT YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN SNACKS)
- SI bookstore
- Oberlin bookstore
- Workshops requiring donations
- Oberlin restaurants/shops/stamps
- Scholarship activities/donations
- Note-taking supplies/stationery/envelopes/stamps
- Lawn chairs, high chairs or booster seats for your children, if needed.
- Bikes/bike locks/helmets (HELMETS ARE MANDATORY FOR EVERYONE!)
- Softball & glove/tennis balls and racquets/frisbees/other sports equipment
- Sewing/knitting/crafts, games/puzzles/kids’ toys
- Musical instruments/music stands
- Reading material
- PEEK! Prize, reusable grocery bag
Church banner and pole