Dayspring Bible Camp


How to Prepare

What should I pack?

Note: Please clearly label anything that you send to camp with your child’s name.

Required/Highly Recommended:

  • Seasonal clothing, including undergarments, pajamas, one piece swimming attire including a swimming shirt or rash guard (both genders), an extra outfit or two (including undergarments and socks), athletic shoes, slip on shoes for walking to the pool, plus an additional pair of shoes in case of wet conditions.
  • Toiletries (shampoo, conditioner, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, comb/brush, any necessary toiletries you would use at home).
  • Two towels (one for bathing, one for swimming), and either a face cloth or shower sponge.
  • Fitted twin sheet & twin top sheet, sleeping bag or bedding, pillow.
  • Refillable water bottle – clearly labeled! No glass permitted.
  • Flashlight with fresh batteries.
  • Bug spray, sunscreen, and any required medications – all in original packaging, labeled with camper’s name. Any bug spray should be labeled with campers’ names, and ingredients, and should be stored in a non-glass container.
  • Hat, and or sunglasses for sun protection.
  • Bible, notebook, and an ink pen for taking notes in chapel.
  • Paper, envelopes, or postcards with postage to mail home.



  • Musical instrument
  • Fishing tackle
  • Money for the camp store, “the canteen.” The canteen is typically open twice a day. Items usually range from $0.50 to $1.50. All proceeds go toward the scholarship fund. **NOTE: Money for the canteen should be turned in at the time of camper check in. Campers should not have money or other valuables on their person or in their cabin. We suggest $4-8 for a weekend.
Be sure to check your session’s event page at to see if any other items are suggested for your session.
Do NOT pack the following:
  • Tops with spaghetti straps. Tank tops with straps less than 1.5″ wide.
  • Shorts shorter than mid-thigh (Measure between your waistband and the top of your knee. Divide that length in half. If the shorts are shorter than that figure, they are too short.
  • Two-piece bathing suits, or bathing suits with peek-a-boo cut outs.
  • Any clothing that is see-through, transparent, opaque, or tight.
  • Clothing with offensive logos, images, or text. Offensive would include any verbiage or imagery that would dishonor God or His people.
  • Any electronic device (other than a camera) – Do NOT pack cell phones, mp3 players, mobile devices (tablets, iPads, etc.), radios, TVs, laptops.
  • Fireworks
  • Tobacco or alcohol products, or any other controlled substance
  • Weapons of any kind.
  • Valuable possessions. Camp is not responsible for the theft, loss, or damage of anything you bring.

Camp Rules & Regulations

  • By registering as a camper at Dayspring Bible Camp, campers (of all ages), and their parents, agree to cooperate with the staff and obey the rules and polices at Dayspring Bible Camp.
  • By entering the campgrounds, all parties agree to be respectful, responsible and reasonable.
  • Unacceptable behavior can result in dismissal, including forfeiting any fees paid. Dismissal will also require the parent’s immediate pick up of the camper (day or night).

Anything else?

If you cannot find an answer to your question or if you have any concerns, do not hesitate to contact us.