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  •  A combination of short & long sleeve shirts and pants

  •  1 sweatshirt & sweatpants

  •  1 warm coat (e.g., fleece jacket)

  •  Raincoat

  •  Shabbat/modest clothing

  •  Underwear & socks

  •  Pajamas

  •  1 bathing suit

  •  1 towel

  •  1 hat for hikes

  •  Adventure water shoes

  •  Comfortable walking shoes

  •  Toiletries

  •  Sunscreen

  •  Flashlight

  •  Alarm clock

  •  Camera

  •  Power adapters/converters for electronics

  • $70 for tips for bus driver/tour guide

  • Spending money for one meal a day & gifts

Optional Items

  •  Journal

  •  Frisbee, hacky sack, etc.

  •  Guitar

  •  Hand sanitizer

  •  Over the counter meds (Tylenol, Dayquill, band-aids, etc.)

  •  Snacks (granola bars, trail mix, etc. – especially if you are a picky eater!)

A few tips:

  • Bring clothes you can layer. It gets cold in the winter!

  • It is essential to leave a photocopy of your passport at home

  • If you can’t lift it yourself, then you’ve got too much stuff in your bag. Remember, it will only get heavier once you buy gifts and souvenirs! Try to use luggage with wheels.

  • You might get caught in the rain during the winter. It might be a good idea to keep some spare dry clothes on  the bus.

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