What to Bring: Specialty Camp

Please label all items with your child's first and last name. The items listed below for Specialty Day Camps are in addition to the items listed on the What to Bring page for all day camp campers.


Farm Camp

  • Campers will bring a pair of baggy pants or coveralls and closed toe shoes to leave on site at Gale Woods Farm for the duration of the camp week
  • Standard Day Camp items


  • Campers may bring your own fishing pole and tackle box. (Some are available for campers to use however) Parents, please check tackle box and remove all fillet knives before sending to camp
  • Remove all hooks for the bus ride
  • Bait will be provided
  • Poles will stay at camp until Friday
  • All Fishing Campers will be required to wear an approved life jacket while fishing (Life jackets will be provided by camp)
  • Standard Day Camp items

Water Sports

Horse Camp

  • Loose fitting long pants with straight legs, no Capri pants (campers are not allowed to ride in shorts)
  • Hard soled boots or shoes with heels 1/4 " - 1/2" high (avoid canvas tennis shoes or loafers)
  • Jackets should not be loose or floppy
  • Long hair should be tied back
  • No bandanas will be worn on horse
  • HSA approved Safety helmets will be provided by the YMCA
  • Not all horse time will be spent on horses.
  • For safety reasons campers may not ride in extreme heat or wet conditions
  • Standard Day Camp items

Canoeing and Kayaking

Climbing Camp