Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Tybee Checklist

What-to-Bring Checklist - 2017
Your child will have a wonderful, fun, learning experience regardless of the weather as long as he or she is prepared!
  • Your Georgia Power blue backpack with your name on it – this is your “island bag”
  • Books or quiet games for the bus, and pencil or pen (no electronics)
  • Raincoat or rain gear (poncho)
  • Sweater, sweatshirt or jacket in case it gets cold
  • Clothing: Bring 2 change of clothes, including those which can get wet and dirty; Make sure to save 1 set of dry clothes and dry shoes to wear home on bus. (Bathing suit may be worn under clothes on Day 1 for “Surf Sleuth” class if desired.)  
  • Day 1: We will get wet & dirty. Wear our ORANGE t-shirt on Day 1 as we travel by bus to Tybee. Wear shoes for getting wet and dirty. We will change into dry clothes and shoes after these sessions.  
  • Day 2: Wear our GREEN t-shirt on Day 2 and dry shoes.
  • SHOES: (2 or 3 pairs) (No flip-flops except for use in the shower) - An old pair for getting wet and dirty – such as Chacos, Teva, Crocs with strap, or water sandals. Have a comfortable pair to keep dry
  • Hat or ball cap
  • Pajamas
  • Bedding & Pillow (sheets and blanket or sleeping bag)
  • Towels (bring at least 2)
  • Toiletries - soap, toothbrush, washcloth, etc.
  • Insect Repellent (Non-aerosol only)
  • Sunscreen (Non-aerosol only)
  • 2 large labeled plastic bags (for wet clothes)
  • WATER BOTTLE WITH YOUR NAME ON IT – They have refilling stations at Tybee
  • Disposable camera if desired
  • Baggies for shell collections
  • Money for Canteen ($1 bills and quarters. We don’t give change except during official Canteen times)
What-NOT-to-Bring Checklist
  • ANY electronic games or equipment                         
  • Candy, gum or snacks
  • Knives
  • Fishing equipment
  • Fireworks
  • Flat irons or curling irons
  • Expensive jewelry
  • Only bring 1 (one) suitcase, backpack or duffel bag
  • Bring 1 sleeping bag or bed roll 
  • Only bring old clothes suitable for outdoor use.  New clothes may be ruined!
  • Label all your belongings 
  • Remember: Multiple layers will keep you warmer than a single heavy layer. 
  • Do not send valuables! Burton 4-H Center is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

We hold classes in rain or shine (only lightning brings us in) 
so pack accordingly and be prepared.

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