Gear and Activities

So you are joining us for camp and want to know what to bring and what activities you’ll expect during your week.

Rainbow Camp® Schedule

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Morning Circle
Camp Activities & Outdoor Games Wrap up
Exploring Identity: Gender & Sexuality
Queer Health, Sexual Health, Consent, Self-Respect, & Peer-Support Closing circle and lower rainbow flag
Camp Activities & Arts and Crafts Campers Depart
Know Your Rights: Human Rights, Social Justice, & Solidarity
Arrival SNACK
Orientation & cabin contracts Swimming and Beach Games
Intros & Icebreakers Documentary Film Movie Night Rainbow Dance Coffee house/Talent night
Campfire Final Campfire
Lights Out

Rainbow Camp® Packing List

Please put your name on all items you bring to camp!


  • Pillows & pillow case
  • Sheets
  • Sleeping Bag


  • Socks (5-6 pairs)
  • Underwear (7-8 pair)
  • Pyjamas
  • Pants
  • Shorts
  • T-shirts
  • Bras / Binders
  • Rain Jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Clothes that can get dirty!
  • Bathing Suit (top and bottom)**
  • Hat (required for sun protection)
  • Running Shoes
  • Sandals


  • Tooth Brush & Paste
  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Deodorant
  • Pads/Tampons/Menstrual Cup
  • Towels & face cloth
  • Sunscreen (SPF 30 or greater)
  • Bug Repellant (no aerosol cans)
  • Prescription Medication* (Must be in original pharmacy container, include specific instructions and be given to the Camp Director on arrival at camp.)


  • Flashlight
  • Sunglasses
  • Book
  • Bags (for dirty clothes)
  • Water Bottle  (labeled with your name)
  • Something fun to wear to the Rainbow Dance!


All medications are kept locked in the medical cabinet or in the refrigerator.  Medication will be administrated by camp staff and all medications will be kept with strict confidence.  Campers will turn in all medication to the Director upon arrival.

**Swimming tops and bottoms

All campers are required to wear swim tops and bottoms, regardless of one’s sex or gender identity.  Please bring swimwear that covers your middle parts (crotch) and your nipples.

Please do NOT bring:

  • Non-prescription medication
  • Knives
  • Weapons
  • Matches/lighters
  • Junk food
    (snacks attract unwanted critters into the cabin)
  • Alcohol, Illegal drugs
  • Money
  • Valuables

These items will be confiscated immediately and will be returned at the end of the week

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