• One outfit for Friday night banquet
  • Two pairs of comfortable shoes (one should be tennis shoes!)
  • Flip flops or sandals
  • Undergarments
  • Sleeping clothes/pajamas
  • One long sleeve shirt
  • Three to four nice short sleeve tops or t-shirts
  • One pair of pants/nice jeans
  • Three pair of shorts/skirts
  • Socks
  • Modest swimsuit and beach towel
  • Work-out clothes


Keep in mind that you have the option to request linens in your Summer Scholars application.

  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Washcloths
  • Extra long twin sheets
  • Pillow
  • Pillow case

Other items

  • Sunscreen and lip gloss/lip balm
  • Personal Toiletries
  • Notebook and pens/pencils for class
  • Wallet/spending money
  • Glasses/contact lenses
  • Contact solution
  • Sunglasses
  • Watch
  • Cell phone and charger (Keep in mind cell phones must be off during class.)
  • Prescription medicine
  • Over-the-counter pills & supplies
  • Water Bottle
  • Alarm clock
  • Ethernet cord if bringing a laptop
  • Camera
  • Earplugs
  • Books
  • Playing cards
  • Personal fan for your room
  • Laundry detergent and dryer sheets (If you want to use our laundry facilities.)

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