Packing List for a High School Ensemble Tour

Taking the Show on Tour

After four weeks of rehearsal, we take the show on the road.  For hiking swimming etc etc etc

Big Framed Backpack

NOTE: This should be big enough to hold your sleeping bag, pad, clothing, and gear, but small enough for you to carry easily and fit inside your tent.

LINE BACKPACK WITH TRASH BAGS: Wet gear is unhappy gear! We recommend one for your sleeping bag at the bottom and another for your clothes and other items on top.
  • Hiking shoes or your sturdiest walking shoes
    • These should be well broken in
  • Cup/Bowl and Spoon/Fork
  • Small towel
  • Bathing suit
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping bag pad
  • Pillow (or pillowcase to stuff a sweatshirt in)
  • Rain gear
    • It WILL rain while you are up there.  We promise.   You need this.
  • Shirts (3) – wicking and fast drying are great
  • Shorts
  • Socks
  • Underwear
  • Long pants
  • Sweatshirt
    • It will be much cooler on Skyline Drive, so be prepared!
  • Extra plastic bags
    • Great to separate used/smelly/wet gear
  • Costume Supplies (Enough for all three performances!):
    • Costume Shoes
    • Socks
    • Whatever you wear under your costume: shirt, camisole, etc.

Small Daypack

NOTE: This should be big enough to hold a water bottle, your lunch, your rain gear, an extra shirt, and a book.  It should be easy to carry on your back while you hike.

  • Water Bottle
    • Please don’t bring a Deer Park Bottle.  This should be a sturdy, reusable bottle.
  • Lunch and dinner for Wednesday
  • $20 for food
  • Optional $20 for a souvenir
  • In an easily removable ziplock or stuff sack: Everything with a fragrance!
    • Anything with any scent whatsoever should go into this bag and will never go into your tent, where scents might attract animals to the campsites.
    • Tick Repellant
    • Sunscreen
    • Toiletries
      • Comb
      • Brush
      • Contact solution
      • Facial soap
    • Medication- enough for the full trip
    • Deodorant
    • Toothbrush & Toothpaste
    • Shaving Cream & Razor
    • Tampons, etc.
    • Shampoo, etc.
    • Stage Makeup
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