Odyssey Trip Packing List

Odyssey Trip Packing List

Please note that it can be very cool in the evenings, and students should be sure to bring clothing that they can layer, as well as a polar fleece or other appropriate outerwear.  We’ll make recommendations closer to the trip when the forecast is more clear.


Please bring a healthy snack and a drink for the van ride.

Please also pack a lunch in your daypack with a filled water bottle.  We will eat lunch on Bald Mountain (a.k.a. Rondack Mountain) near Old Forge midday, following a hike to the summit—you will want the water!

Appropriate Clothing:  (Three-day, two-night trip)

Long-sleeved shirts

Short-sleeved shirts


Long pants



Polar fleece

Waterproof rain coat

Rain pants (suggested)

Hat for sun

Hiking Shoes or sturdy sneakers

Sport sandals or older sneakers

Bathing Suit


Other items:

Sleeping Bag

Pillow case

Towel / washcloth

Toiletries/personal items


Sunglasses (optional)


A small daypack

Water bottle

A book van ride (optional)

Please do not pack any of the following items:  Cellphones, iPods, pocketknives, matches, chewing gum, candy, or other items that may not be brought to school.

Please pack all clothes and shoes, etc. in a single duffel or soft-sided luggage.  Keep sleeping bag separate.