packing list

packing list

To ensure that campers have the best experience possible at our Midwest Diocese Camp at Gracanica, below is a packing list of the most important items they will need to bring.


  • Always refer to the packing list when choosing attire for camp

  • Church attire for boys prohibits jeans, t-shirts, gym shoes

  • Church attire for girls prohibits bare shoulders, skirts/dresses above the knee, gym shoes

  • Girls may not wear halter tops or those that expose the midriff

  • Girls may not wear shorts that are above mid-thigh

  • There is to be no writing on the backside of shorts or pants

  • Any clothing displaying vulgar or explicit language is not allowed

  • Campers in attire deemed inappropriate by a staff member will be required to change. If they do not have an alternate choice, appropriate clothing will be provided.

  • For health and safety reasons, outside food is not allowed (do not pack treats!)

  • PPE Face Mask


Church attire should be modest and appropriate; if you do not have suitable clothing we will call your parent/guardian to bring you appropriate clothing

Boys church attire:

  • Khaki pants or dress slacks

  • Collared dress shirt or polo

  • Dress shoes or loafers

  • NO t-shirts, jeans or gym shoes

Girls church attire:

      • Dresses or skirts at the knee or longer

      • Sweater to cover shoulders

      • Sensible shoes; no gym shoes

      • NO pants or shorts

      • NO spaghetti straps, tops that reveal navel/midriff area


Daily clothing is to be modest and appropriate for a monastery camp

  • T-shirts or tops

      • No halter tops

      • No tops that reveal navel/midriff area

      • No vulgarity or profanity on any article of clothing

  • Shorts (appropriate length)

      • No shorts above mid-thigh, short shorts, etc.

      • No writing on the backside of shorts or pants

  • Jeans or sweatpants

  • Sweatshirt or light jacket

  • Undergarments

  • Pajamas

  • Socks

  • Gym shoes / running shoes

  • Sandals, slippers or flip-flops

  • Church shoes

  • Candlelight dinner outfit

  • Swim apparel (girls: modest one piece swimsuit; boys: swim trunks)

  • Beach towel


      • Brush & comb

      • Shampoo / conditioner

      • Soap / bodywash

      • Toothbrush / toothpaste

      • Deodorant

      • Razor / shaving gear (if shaving)

      • Kleenex


  • Sheets: fitted and flat (twin size)

  • Pillow and pillow case

  • Blanket

  • Towels: bath, hand, washcloth


  • Sunscreen

  • Bug spray

  • Flashlight