The following is a list of suggested items to pack for your stay at Camp Young Judaea for the 2019 Retreat. Be sure to check weather conditions prior to your weekend getaway!


  • Casual clothing ** please be mindful of clothing choice as there will be the presence of the Monastic Sangha
  • Athletic shoes, tennis shoes or sneakers
  • Flip-flops to wear inside the cabins
  • Bathing suit/trunks, no bikinis please
  • Hat **
  • Rain Jacket / Light jacket for outdoor activities at night

Sleeping Necessities &Toiletries

  • Bed linens, blanket & pillow [Sangha rooms, for our monks and nuns, will be provided with these items]
  • Body Soap
  • Comb or Brush
  • Towel [Sangha rooms, for our monks and nuns, will be provided with towels]
  • Shampoo/Conditioner and Toothbrush & paste [will be provided at camp]

Miscellaneous Items

  • Sunscreen and lip balm
  • Water bottles **
  • Flashlight
  • Personal medications
  • Money to buy camp souvenirs
  • Yoga mat [if you plan to participate in the yoga session]
  • Tennis racket, bicycle [optional, as there is limited quantity available at retreat site]

** To lighten your luggage, please kindly make a donation for our promotional items (water bottles, caps, and shirts) to help us raise the needed funds to host the Retreat.

Please contact us at before May 20, if you would like to rent linens from CYJ. Their $10 rental package includes: bed sheets, blanket, pillow, pillow case, bath towel, and face towel.