Junior, Kids, and Teen Camp

Normal temperatures can very drastically, with daytime temps in the 90’s and nighttime lows in the 40’s. It is best to plan and pack clothing for easy layering.

  • 2 pairs STURDY shoes (tennis or walking—not flip flops or slippers)
  • Water shoes (Only closed-toed shoes are allowed, even for the water. ie. Keens, water booties, old tennis shoes)
  • Brush/comb
  • Towel & washcloth (2)
  • Deodorant
  • Soap & shampoo
  • Toothbrush & toothpaste
  • Feminine hygiene products as needed
  • Underwear
  • A pair of socks
  • Long pants
  • Shorts
  • T-shirts
  • Pajamas
  • Sweatshirts
  • Swimsuit
  • Coat
  • Bug repellent (non-aerosol)
  • Rain jacket
  • Day pack (lightweight backpack)
  • Sunscreen (with SPF of at least 15)
  • Lip balm
  • Flashlight/fresh batteries
  • A copy of your immunization records
  • Test record
  • Bring (or know your) last A1c result
  • Dirty clothes bag
  • Sleeping bag & pillow
  • Please pack plenty of your own diabetes supplies
  • For Teens: Prom clothes if you wish!

Diabetes Supplies:

  • Meter
  • Test Strips
  • Lancet device
  • Insulin
  • Syringes or pen needles
  • Alcohol swabs
  • Extra batteries
  • If on a pump, plenty of pump supplies, enough for a few extra site changes and extra batteries/charger
  • If on a CGM, plenty of CGM supplies including enough for an extra site change and your receiver.

Please note that the only approved cell phone use at Camp Hodia is for taking pictures and gathering CGM readings. Many campers have lost their cell phones at camp, so a receiver is preferred if possible.

  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Talent show items
  • If you bring electronic devices label them carefully. These items are easily lost.
  • Please keep makeup to a minimum
  • Book for bedtime
  • Letter writing paper/post cards (don’t forget stamps and addresses)
  • Picture from home and/or lovey
  • Boots for horseback riding

Winter Camp

  • 1 pair STURDY shoes (snow boots or winter shoes)
  • 4 pair socks
  • Pajamas
  • T-shirts
  • Long pants (at least two pairs)
  • Sunscreen
  • Underwear
  • Soap & shampoo
  • Lip salve
  • Toothbrush & paste
  • Brush/comb
  • Bathing suit
  • Dirty clothes bag
  • Helmet for skiing (if you own one, if not we have one you can borrow for the weekend)
  • Skis or Snowboard (unless you’re renting equipment)
  • Heavy coat for skiing
  • Ski pants
  • Long johns
  • Gloves for skiing
  • Knit Hat for skiing
  • Please pack plenty of your own diabetes supplies

Diabetes Supplies:

  • Meter
  • Test Strips
  • Lancet device
  • Insulin
  • Syringes or pen needles
  • Alcohol swabs
  • Extra batteries
  • If on a pump, plenty of pump supplies, enough for a few extra site changes and extra batteries/charger
  • If on a CGM, plenty of CGM supplies including enough for an extra site change and your receiver.

Please note that the only approved cell phone use at Camp Hodia is for taking pictures and gathering CGM readings. Many campers have lost their cell phones at camp, so a receiver is preferred if possible.

    • Camera
    • If you bring electronic devices label them carefully. These items are easily lost.
    • Please keep makeup to a minimum

    Wilderness Camp

    • 1 Pair of STURDY hiking boots (NOT brand new, you will want them broken in)
    • 4 Pairs of hiking socks, long enough to fit under your boots
    • 1 Pair of water shoes (Tevas, water booties, Keens, old tennis shoes, etc)
    • Long pants (no more than 2 pairs)
    • Shorts (no more than 2 pairs)
    • Warm pajamas
    • Coat
    • T-shirts (no more than 4)
    • Swimsuit
    • Long johns
    • Underwear
    • Hat
    • Flashlight/batteries
    • Bug repellent (non-aerosol)
    • Water bottle
    • Brush/comb
    • Lip salve
    • Sunscreen
    • Toothbrush
    • Extra batteries for meter/pump
    • Sleeping bag (no more than 4 lbs)
    • Backpacking Pillow
    • Rain jacket
    • Backpacking towel/washcloth
    • Day pack (school backpack)
    • Sun glasses
    • GPS

    Diabetes Supplies:

    • Meter
    • Test Strips
    • Lancet device
    • Insulin
    • Syringes
    • Extra batteries
    • If on a pump, plenty of pump supplies, enough for a few extra site changes and extra batteries/charger
    • If on a CGM, plenty of CGM supplies including enough for an extra site change and your receiver.

    If on a CGM, plenty of CGM supplies including enough for an extra site change and your receiver. Please note that the only approved cell phone use at Camp Hodia is for taking pictures and gathering CGM readings. Many campers have lost their cell phones at camp, so a receiver is preferred if possible.

    Shooting Stars Day Camp

    • Insulin (will only need short acting unless take basal insulin mid-day)
    • Syringes or pen needles
    • Alcohol swabs
    • Meter
    • Lancet
    • Test strips
    • Extra batteries (or make sure you put new batteries in pump or meter)
    • Blood sugar log for several days prior to camp (1-2 weeks)
    • Sun hat
    • Sunscreen (parents please apply in the morning before coming and we’ll reapply at lunch and mid-afternoon)
    • Sunglasses (if your child will wear them)
    • Jacket (if needed for the mornings as w will be outside much of the day)
    • Water bottle
    • We ask that children wear the camp shirts that you will receive at registration everyday for easy identification
    • Please be sure all your child’s gear is labeled with their name

    Additional Items for Water Activity Days:

    • Towel
    • Swim suit
    • Change of clothes
    • Water shoes (no flip flops)

    Buddy Camps

    • Sack dinner labeled with camper’s name AND a carbohydrate count
    • CGM receiver or blood sugar test kit
    • Insulin pump or syringes/pens and insulin

    Items NOT Allowed at Any Camp

    The following items are absolutely NOT allowed at camp by any camper or volunteers. Your participation at Camp Hodia means you agree to this. Possession of ANY of these is an immediate “send home” violation:

    • Matches
    • Lighters
    • Fireworks/firecrackers
    • Guns
    • Knives
    • Weapons
    • Dangerous toys
    • Weapon-like toys
    • Pornographic material
    • Tobacco in any form
    • Alcohol/drugs
    • Clothing that has offensive pictures or words

    NOTE: All food and snacks are provided at camp. Please do not bring extra goodies.

    Camp Hodia is not responsible for lost or stolen items.