What to Bring to Crossings
- Pillow and sheets or sleeping bag.
- Towels: Beach towel and bath towels.
- Toiletries (toothbrush, soap, shampoo, etc)
- A complete Bible, notepad, and pen for Bible Study and Worship.
- Appropriate clothing (see Dress Code).
- Some “grubby” clothes and tennis shoes for outdoor recreation. Bring one set of clothes that could be thrown away if desiring to participate in the mud pit activities.
- Shorts that are made out of fairly sturdy material (ex. Khaki shorts). Thin shorts such as mesh shorts and cheerleading shorts will not be appropriate for activities that require a harness (ex. Ziplines etc.)
- Modest one-piece swimsuits. Females MUST wear shorts over their swimsuits.
- You must wear your shirt to and from Lake activities. Bring appropriate shirts (not white) to wear over your swimsuit.
- Crossings strongly recommends that you bring a pair of Tevas or athletic sandals and/or water shoes if participating in kayaking (Jonathan Creek only).
- Sunscreen and insect repellent.
- Spending Money. Students and adults will have opportunities to make purchases throughout the week (concessions, T-shirts, etc.) and a missions offering will be collected one night during worship.
- Wristwatch: we don’t want you to miss any part of your exciting week of camp!
- $20.00 for The Beyond Effect Offering – all money will go to support mission work in Haiti.
What NOT to Bring
- Alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drugs.
- Any student or adult caught with these will be sent home at the church’s expense.
- Fireworks or weapons of any kind.
- Radios, portable CD players, or MP3 players. Exceptions may be made for church group devotions and fellowships. Please understand that we are not liable for lost or stolen items.
- No cell phones will be allowed during any organized camp activities. Instruct students to leave them in their rooms or with an adult.
- Skateboards, roller skates, or shoes with built in skates.
- Clothing iron.
Optional Items to Bring
- Camera and video equipment
Campers and adults are expected to reflect a Christian example by their dress. Parents, adult leaders, and church leaders are responsible for the clothing/appearance of their campers and adults attending camp. The manner of dress expected should be set and clearly communicated prior to leaving home. A Crossings Program Director has the final say in all matters regarding attire.
- Modest shorts and tank tops are acceptable for daytime activities.
- Females should not roll up the waistband on their shorts.
- Tank tops should adequately cover undergarments.
- Females must wear shorts over modest one-piece bathing suits for pool and lake activities.
- Shirts and shoes must be worn to and from pool and lake activities and at all other times.
- Closed-toe and closed-heel shoes must be worn when participating in climbing & zipline activities.
- Jeans and shorts may be worn to worship. Shorts must be longer than the fingertip.
- Modest skirts and dresses are acceptable in worship.
- Tank tops are NOT acceptable for worship.
- Shorts shorter than fingertip length.
- Spaghetti strap tops.
- Shirts that show midriff.
- Distasteful designs or messages on clothing.
- Bikinis, tankinis, or one-piece resembling two-piece swimsuits.