Please send your child to camp each day with the following items

Clothing and Supplies

  • Backpack
  • Refillable water bottle
  • Hat (if desired for sun protection)
  • Sunscreen – Please apply sunscreen at home each morning and send extra so we can reapply it.
  • Please dress your child in soft-sole shoes. Closed-toe shoes are recommended.  You may also want to pack water shoes as we sometimes go on creek hikes!
  • Kindergarten, first grade, and second grade bike riders only: Bring your bike AND HELMET to camp for bike riding lessons! Bike riding is a choice activity so please encourage your camper to choose it if you want him/her to practice riding. Bus riders may bring bikes on the bus!
  • Swimsuit and swim gear (swim shirt, goggles, towel, plastic bag for wet clothes, etc.) ***If your camper is not an independent swimmer, please pack a flotation device (puddle jumper, life vest, etc.) to use at the pool.
    • Kid Campers (rising K-3rd grade) swim on Tuesdays and Thursdays (and on some Wed. field trips – we will let you know!). Please dress ALL rising K-3rd graders who want to swim in their swimsuits and wearing sunscreen on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.
    • Kid Campers (rising 4th and 5th grade) swim on Tuesday mornings (and on some Wednesday and Thursday field trips – we will let you know!) Please dress ALL rising 4th and 5th graders who want to swim in their swimsuits and wearing sunscreen on Tuesday mornings.
    • Tween Campers in the Traditional Tween Camp program swim on Mondays and Tuesdays and should always pack a bathing suit for overnight trips. Tweens and tween parents will receive a detailed overnight pack list each Monday. Tweens in the Business Entrepreneurship program do not swim.
    • NO campers swim on Fridays.

Lunch and Snacks

  • Kosher lunch – Please pack a lunch or send cash to purchase lunch. See below for details at each location. Cash only, please. All for-sale lunch items are kosher.
    • Intown:
      • Daily: Uncrustables peanut butter & jelly sandwiches ($2), bagels with cream cheese ($2), crunchy snack, drinks, treats, etc. ($1).
    • Sandy Springs: 
      • Monday: Pizza slice, grape tomatoes and cucumbers, pretzels: $6 (Just pizza slice: $3)
      • Tuesday: Turkey sandwich, edamame, potato chips: $6 (Just turkey sandwich: $4)
      • Thursday: Hotdog with bun, apple, potato chips: $6 (Just hotdog with bun: $4)
      • Friday: Pizza slice, grape tomatoes and cucumbers, pretzels: $6 (Just pizza slice: $3)
      • Daily: Uncrustables peanut butter & jelly sandwiches ($2), bagels with cream cheese ($2), crunchy snack, drinks, treats, etc. ($1).
  • Kosher snacks – Please pack at least 2 per day. Campers get very hungry! Kids who attend before and after care should bring additional snacks.
  • Money for our camp canteen! Cash only, please. We sell kosher snacks and drinks for $1 at designated times each day. Please send your child with a dollar or two each day if you want him or her to be able to purchase drinks or snacks. We are also selling In the City Camp bags, pennants, head wraps, coffee mugs, and more!
 Food Notes
  • When packing lunch and snacks for your child, we ask that you follow kosher guidelines. Please avoid packing dairy and meat in the same meal. Please also refrain from sending your camper with pork or shellfish.
  • Parents who send their child with money for lunch should still send their camper with snacks and a water bottle.
  • All of the food we make at camp will be of the highest kosher quality.
  • In the City Camp is NOT a nut-free environment.  Please contact carly@inthecitycamp.org with any questions.
  • We will provide campers with water at lunch and throughout the day.

Other Important Notes

  • If your child carries an EpiPen, please send him/her with two. One will stay with the camper and one will stay in the camp office. You will receive a form link via email to provide usage instructions.
  • If your child needs to take medication while at camp, please send the medication on the first day in a ziplock bag along with usage instructions. You will receive a form link via email to provide usage instructions.
  • Please dress your child in the camp t-shirt on field trip day – Wednesdays for Kid Camp and Tween Camp unless otherwise noted.
  • Please label all of your camper’s gear!
  • Camp can be a messy place! We cook, tie dye, and play outside. Please dress your child appropriately.
  • Campers’ cell phones and other personal electronic devices are not allowed to be in sight or in use at camp during the hours of 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.  Please leave these items at home.

The Friday before each week your child attends camp, you will receive a comprehensive email outlining everything you need to know about the week ahead.