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What To Bring To Camps & Overnight Camps

Preparing for our outdoor camps for children during spring, summer and Autumn requires planning to ensure your children have a safe and enjoyable experience.

From clothing gear to essentials, packing right leads to a happy adventure. Here's a guide to help you ensure your children are well-prepared for their outdoor adventures with us!

Clothing:

1.Layers: Pack lightweight, breathable clothing that can be layered for changing weather conditions. Include items like t-shirts, long-sleeve shirts, lightweight pants, shorts, jumpers or jackets.

2.Rain Gear: A waterproof jacket and pants are essential, especially for spring/Autumn weather when rain showers are common.

3.Swimwear: During the Summer months, don't forget swimsuits/shorts and towels as many water activities are part of our camp itinerary.

4.Hats and Sunglasses: Protect your child from the sun with hats and UV-protective sunglasses!

5.Shoes: Comfortable, shoes suitable for hiking and outdoor activities are a must! Don't forget extra socks!

6.Please provide a packed lunch, with plenty of water!

7.Emergency Contacts: Make sure all emergency contact information is updated on your account, including phone numbers and any relevant medical information about your child.

Over Night Camps

1.Backpack: Choose a lightweight, comfortable backpack that your child can easily carry to hold their belongings.

2. Sleeping Bag, roll matt & pillow. When camping overnight, ensure your child has a sleeping bag appropriate for the temperature and a sleeping matt for comfort.
3.Headlamp: Essential for navigating in the dark and for evening activities.

4.A Reusable Water Bottle: We always encourage hydration with a durable, refillable water bottle.

5. Sunscreen and Insect Spray: Protect against sunburn and Insect bites with sunscreen and insect repellent.

6. Any Medication necessary. (please make us aware Prior by filling out information on your account)

7.Snacks: Pack healthy snacks like granola bars and fruit to keep your child energised throughout the day. Please avoid nuts as we are a nut free camp.

Miscellaneous

1.Personal Hygiene Items: Toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, and any other personal hygiene items your child may need.

2.Comfort Items: If your child has a favorite stuffed animal, blanket, or other comfort item, consider allowing them to bring it for familiarity and comfort during their stay.

By packing these essentials, parents can ensure that their children are prepared for outdoor camps during spring and summer. Remember to email us if you have any questions or concerns and involve your child in the packing process to get them excited about their outdoor adventure!

Please refer to our FAQ's for more insight and email us if you have any further questions.

info@thewildoutdoors.org

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We accept childcare vouchers!

If you receive child vouchers, we can now convert them into credit to use on Wild Outdoors Camps.

Simply go to our contact page and select the childcare vouchers option in the subject, then send us an email with your contact details and who your provider is and how much you would like. We can then add credit to your wallet for you to book when you would like.

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