HFF Packing List

Bedding for the following bed sizes in St. James Field cabins & wooden Holy Family Park cabins:

  •  1 double/full
  •  4 twins
  •  air mattresses/foam sleeping pads and associated linens for those sleeping in cabin loft
  •  pillows

Bedding for the following bed sizes in Holy Family Park cinder block cabins:

  •  8 twins
  •  pillows

Kitchen Items (we recommend disposable dinnerware)

  •  dishes (plates and bowls)
  •  silverware
  •  cups (for hot and cold drinks)
  •  napkins & paper towels
  •  coffee maker
  •  can opener
  •  spatulas & other cooking utensils
  •  pots & pans
  •  aluminum foil
  •  plastic ziplock baggies
  •  tablecloth
  •  dish soap, sponge
  •  13 gallon garbage bags (2 courtesy bags provided)
  •  s'mores materials
  •  s'more roasting skewers
  •  Items for 6 breakfasts
  •  Items for 5-6 lunches (pizza available for order on Friday, snack bar opened everyday)
  •  Items for 6 dinners (catered meal plan available)
  •  Snack items as desired (snack bar opened everyday)
  •  Bottled water/bottled drinks (vending machines available for soda, bottled water for sale)

Camping Items

  •  fans (there is 1 box fan in each cabin)
  •  fly swatter
  •  tent and/or tarp (as desired)
  •  stakes
  •  hammer/mallet
  •  extension cords
  •  duct tape
  •  rain poncho and/or umbrellas

Clothing

  •  casual clothing (shorts should be mid-thigh or longer, skirts should be close to the knee)
  •  long pants/jeans and closed toed shoes (for horseback riding)
  •  rain jacket
  •  first communion dress or outfit if applicable (this year's first communicants are in the Sunday Mass procession)
  •  sweatshirt/jacket for cool evenings
  •  swim suits (ladies suits must fully cover abdomen, otherwise a t-shirt must be worn over the suit at all times)

Pool Items

  •  beach bag
  •  sunscreen
  •  aloe vera (if you forgot your sunscreen)
  •  pool towels
  •  sunglasses
  •  goggles
  •  nose plugs
  •  hat
  •  flip flops
  •  swim diapers (REQUIRED for all non-potty trained toddlers and babies)

Entertainment

  •  board games
  •  playing cards
  •  bicycles
  •  softball/baseball gloves
  •  sporting equipment (many items are available to borrow on-site)
  •  camera
  •  fishing gear (small private pond on the property)
  •  quarters and $1 bills for vending machines

(We have limited black topped areas, so we recommend not packing skateboards and inline skates.)

Toiletries

  •  towels
  •  shower caddy and shower shoes
  •  wash cloths
  •  shampoo & conditioner
  •  toothbrush
  •  tooth paste
  •  deodorant
  •  feminine hygiene products
  •  shaving razors
  •  nail clippers & nail file
  •  hair dryer
  •  comb/hair brush

First Aid Items

  •  antiseptic or alcohol pads
  •  bug bite remedies (Benadryl, anti-itch cream etc.)
  •  any prescription medications
  •  bandaids
  •  tweezers
  •  OTC pain tablets (child & adult)
  •  ace bandage
  •  gauze & tape
  •  cotton swabs
  •  thermometer
  •  any of your usual child & adult OTC medications-antihistamine, decongestant, antacid, etc.)

Other Items

  •  propane or charcoal grill
  •  charcoal/propane
  •  lighter fluid
  •  matches or lighter
  •  lawn chairs
  •  flashlight
  •  batteries
  •  bug spray (recommend type with tick protection)
  •  Bible & rosaries

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