Packing List

What to bring:


  • It is suggested that personal items be kept to a minimum. 
  • One checked and one carry-on bag per person.  

Clothing:  Men and Women

  • Work clothes for project site
  • Always t-shirts on work site – “cami-shirt” or “spaghetti strap shirt” for women or sleeveless shirts for men are not allowed.
  • If a volunteer has heat sensitive skin, long sleeve shirts are recommended for work.
  • A hat
  • Construction Boots or close-toed shoes (Be conscious of the danger of nails in the floor).
  • Appropriate outfit for church attendance: men - slacks, women -dress or long pants.
  • Consider local weather temperature based on season
  • Comfortable clothes for evenings
  • Little or no jewelry
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Flip-flops for shower, beach
  • Bathing suit (one piece suggested for women)

Personal items:

  • Linens: Twin Bed sheet set or sleeping bag (bunk bed)
  • Pillow
  • Towel
  • Water bottle
  • Hygiene items/toiletries
  • Insect repellent
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Sun block
  • Work gloves