Camp Blue Packing & Prohibited List

ESSENTIAL ITEMS (CAMP ERNST):

Positive Attitude
Reusable water bottle
Bedding (sleeping bag or bed linens, pillow, blanket, etc.)
Bath Linens (towel, washcloth, etc.)
Shower Shoes
Tennis Shoes (Required for High and Low Ropes)
Casual Clothes (Shorts, T-Shirt, etc. enough for 2 changes a day)
Bathing Suit
Daily Medications
Insect Repellant
Sunscreen
Sweatshirt and/or Jacket (very cool mornings and late nights) 

OPTIONAL ITEMS (CAMP ERNST):

Mini Fan
Snacks
Phone Charger
Change for Vending Machines

PROHIBITED ITEMS (CAMP ERNST):

Valuable Items (Electronics, Jewelry, Cash, Etc...)
Alcoholic Beverages, Illegal Drugs, Etc...
Tobacco
Inappropriate Music, Videos or Other Materials
Pets
Bicycles, Skateboards, Motorbikes or Carts, etc...
Weapons, Ammunition, etc...
Fireworks and Explosives
Matches, Lighters, Open Flames in Cabins, etc...

***Please pack all of the following camp necessities in separate luggage than rest of your move-in items being brought with you.  There will be very limited time on camp move-in day to settle, unpack and then repack.  Campers will have free time throughout the week to unpack and settle in.

***New Student Programs and Camp Ernst are not responsible for lost or stolen personal items. There is little or no need for cash at camp. Please do not bring valuable items such as jewelry and/or expensive electronics.  

Fall Assignment Move-In Packing and Prohibited List

ESSENTIAL ITEMS (RESIDENCE HALL FOR THE WEEK):

Bedding (bed linens, pillow, blanket, etc.)
Bath Linens (towel, washcloth, etc.)
Shower Shoes
Casual Clothes (Shorts, T-Shirt, etc. enough for the week)
Daily Medications
Microwaveable Meals (if not purchasing supplemental meal plan)
Snacks
Change for Vending Machines, spending money, etc.
Technology (laptop, tablet, etc.)

***For a full list of what to bring for fall assignment move-in visit the move-in page on our website.  If you have any questions about resident hall facilities, room dimensions, what's included, and prohibited items, visit Housing and Residence Life's website by clicking here Housing and Residence Life or call at (937) 229-3317. 

Contact Us

New Student Programs

Gosiger Hall 131 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0911

937-229-2229