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H4 Packing List


After registering for H4, you will receive a packing list in the mail that will help you prepare for the H4 Retreat.

Below is a sample packing list for H4



  • Four pairs of shorts
  • Four T-shirts or other casual, outdoor clothing
  • One pair of jeans for more rigorous activities
  • Comfortable shoes for a lot of walking
  • Hiking clothes and shoes
  • Sleepwear (cabins will be shared by the same gender)
  • Hat
  • Poncho or Rain Jacket
  • Swimwear
  • A white shirt to tie dye


  • Sleeping bag or sheets and blankets
  • Pillow


  • Towel and washcloth
  • Shower shoes (flip flops)
  • Shower caddy
  • Shampoo, soap, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrush, etc.
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug Spray


  • Flashlight
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses
  • Extra pair of glasses or contacts
  • Snacks

What to leave at home

  • Valuables
  • Residence Hall Accessories - posters, pictures, etc.
  • Computer


 Last Modified 7/22/13