The Essentials

For creek use ONLY

• Clothes for the week

• Two or more pairs of Closed Toe Tennis Shoes

• Water Shoes 

• Toiletries

• Personal Bath Towel/Wash Cloth (New This Year)

• Bible

• Pen or Pencil

• Money for Meal Stop in Springfield

• Swimsuit

• Beach Towel

• Suntan Lotion or Sunscreen

• Reusable Water Bottle

• Rain Gear

$25-$50 Recommended, Stops to and from SOTO

Two piece suits not allowed unless a shirt is worn over swimsuit

For creek and water related activities

Bed linens are provided

Items To Consider

Consider buying a snack shop punch card with your registration! 

• Recreation Equipment

• Spending Money

• Flashlight

• Snacks

• Hammock

• Bug Spray

• Hairdryer

• Dark or Camo clothing for Paintball

• Jeans for Hiking & Horses

• Games or Puzzles for the house

• Small Backpack

Frisbee, Baseball Gear, etc.

What NOT to Pack

• Anything you would use to prank someone else

• An attitude of picking on other people - Bullying will not be tolerated 

• Any electronics 

What SOTO Has Banned

• Balloons

• Silly String


• Fireworks

• Alcoholic beverages

• Illegal drugs