Florida College Indiana Camp
What To Bring To Camp: Put Your Name on EVERYTHING
- Clothes – please read the camp rules, plus the following:
- Tennis shoes for all sports activities (no flip-flops)
- Personal hygiene and bath toiletries, including bath towel(s)
- Bedding: sleeping bag or sheets for a twin bed & blanket and your pillow
- Personal medications – given to nurses at check-in
- Spending money (optional—for canteen items or candy grams)
- If you signed up for other special activities, please bring the items needed.
- Swimming attire, which includes shorts and a light-colored T-shirt (you will be swimming in a lake)
*NOTE: You will be spending 5 days in air-conditioned cabins with less personal space than you have at home. Pack as lightly as possible.
If you question whether or not to bring an item, leave it home.
What Not To Bring To Camp:
- All camper cell phones, radios, two-way radios, stereos, MP3 players, DVD players, computers and electronic games are not to be brought to camp. (The only exception is: cell phones for those who drive themselves to camp—these will be taken up and held until the end of camp.)
- Food—all food will be kept in the kitchen
(NO FOOD IS ALLOWED IN THE CABINS OR DORMS)
- Water guns, balloons, etc. are not allowed
- Fireworks, lighters of any kind are prohibited
- Jewelry, expensive watches, rings or other valuables should not be brought.
The cabins or dorms will not be locked
- Each camper is expected to show respect while at camp; this includes respecting the Staff, other campers and FFA personnel.
- We are a no-prank camp.
- No water, rubber band, or shaving cream fights. Any equipment brought for such purposes is to be taken up and held until the end of camp. (If we have a water fight, it will be organized and supervised.)
- Only the nurse is to dispense medicine.
- No one is to leave the campgrounds without permission.
- These places are off limits:
- Opposite sex cabins or dorms
- Same sex cabins or dorms – except when invited and accompanied by one who lives there
- Proper conduct must be observed at all times; no touching of a sexual nature is permitted. All are expected to maintain purity in their attitude and behavior while at camp.
- No horseplay or rough housing that has the potential to be dangerous or harmful is permitted. Everyone should think of how an “innocent” starting action can escalate to a tragic end. Some guidelines to follow:
- No picking someone up as is done in wrestling. This could easily result in injury.
- If anyone gets angry, stop immediately.
- Consider the differences in body strengths and sizes.
- No horseplay on top of bunks.
- A “stop” or “no” response by anyone must be respected and obeyed.
- All shorts or skirts must TOUCH THE KNEECAP. All shirts or tops must have modest necklines and armholes and cover the midriff while raising the arms over your head. Tank tops and midriffs are NOT permitted. Clothing should not have logos or messages that are indecent. Female clothing should include proper undergarments and SHOULD NOT BE TIGHT-FITTING or revealing (for example: spandex clothing). Your dorm counselor is the final authority.
Additional clothing guidance for specific camp activities is given below:
- Swimming attire includes: light shorts, a light T-shirt (you will be swimming in a LAKE)
- Tennis shoes must be worn at all running activities – sports, Big Event, etc.(no flip-flops).
- Body piercing is not acceptable. The only exception is women’s earrings. Men may not wear earrings or similar jewelry.
- No food in the cabins or dorms. All food purchased is to be eaten outside of cabins or dorms.
- Do not open closed doors during Devo sessions
- All must obey the rules of the campground.
- All camper cell phones, radios, two-way radios, stereos, recorders, MP3/4 players, electronic games or are not to be brought to camp. If necessary, they will be taken up and held until the end of camp.
- Campers’ cars are to be left parked and locked at all times with keys turned in at registration.
- Shoes must be worn at all times outside of the cabins or dorms.
- Nametags must be visibly worn around the neck when outside the dorm.
- Remain on schedule at all times. You are to attend and be on time to all activities.
- All campers are expected to fully participate in the scheduled activities, and no camper is to be in the cabins or cabins or dorms during activity/Bible class times – without Nurse or Camp Director permission.
- Improper behavior, including failure to comply with the above rules, may result in a camper being sent home before the end of camp.