What to Bring

Work clothes:
• Long-sleeved and short-sleeved shirts WITHOUT FASHION OR OTHER LOGOS (light material for hot weather is best)
• Jeans or work pants
• Waterproof work boots
• About a week’s worth of socks and underwear
• Laundry detergent:  We have coin-op laundry facilities.  Each wash is $1 and the dryer is $1 for a length of time.  It takes $1-2 to dry.  We have clotheslines outside, but it sometimes rains.

Church clothes:
• Long-sleeved collared shirts only
• Dress slacks
• Dress shoes

• A light jacket or sweatshirt, as weather can be unpredictable

• Sun hat, preferably wide-brimmed (no baseball caps with logos)
• Sunblock
• Mosquito repellent
• Flashlight
• Toothbrush and toothpaste
• Soap and shampoo
• Towels

Optional:
• Fishing pole and gear
• Swimming trunks

What to leave home:
• iPods, mp3 players, and any video entertainment devices (games, video players, etc.)
• Laptops
• Knives
• Anything inappropriate for a monastery environment:  Part of the mission of the Summer Youth Program is to take a vacation from modern worldly distractions.