What and What Not to Bring

What to Bring

  • Enough comfortable clothing to last seven to ten days – laundry facilities are provided
  • Youth do their own laundry and staff members are available to help those who need assistance
  • A light jacket
  • Swim suits
  • Grooming supplies. While we provide all of the basics, experience has taught us that most program participants have a specific brand of soap, toothpaste, shampoo, etc. that they prefer to use.
  • A special pillow or blanket that helps with sleep. These items are welcome. We also provide towels, pillows and blankets
  • Those who wear makeup are welcome to bring it to wear while in treatment
  • Curling irons, razors, tweezers and similar grooming tools
  • Laptop computers for school use. Laptop computers remain locked in the staff office and can only be used during school hours under the direct supervision of a staff member.
  • Youth may bring photos, stuffed animals, books or other personal items that bring them comfort
  • Personal music players. It is important that the device NOT have Internet access. Headphones or ear buds must be worn in consideration for others.

What Not to Bring

  • Weapons
  • Cell phones
  • Cameras of any type (video, digital, disposable, etc. )
  • Audible music players. (As stated above, personal players with headphones or ear buds are acceptable),
  • Non-prescription drugs (excluding supplements)
  • Alcohol.
  • Clothing, music, images or other items that promote drug use, violence, or that offend others are not permitted.
  • Valuable, irreplaceables, or items that hold great sentimental value. Historically we have not had issues with theft or destruction of personal property, but we can not and do not accept responsibility for such items.
  • Any grooming tool that can cause injury will be secured in the staff office and must be checked out for use.
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