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 **
  • Light jacket for outdoor activities at night

Sleeping Necessities &Toiletries

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

Miscellaneous Items

  • Sunscreen and lip balm
  • Water bottles **
  • Headsets/ear buds [if you would like Vietnamese translations in the general sessions]
  • Flashlight
  • Personal medications
  • Money to buy camp souvenirs
  • Yoga mat [if you plan to participate in the yoga session]

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.