2018-19 Fifth Graders from Northern Heights will be attending Mountain School from Monday, September 10th to Wednesday, September 12th.
MOUNTAIN SCHOOL REQUIRED CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT CHECKLIST **Your child will also receive a packing list in his/her Mountain School Packet.**
Please carefully look over the following checklist and check each item as it is packed. If you have trouble coming up with any of these items, please let your teacher know well before your Mountain School visit, and we will be happy to provide them for you. Also, please label your belongings! When you arrive at Mountain School, come dressed ready to spend the day outside. You should arrive with your daypack ready to go and your overnight bag packed separately. Day pack--packed with the seven items listed below: _____ Rain gear (with rain pants if you have them) _____ Warm fleece or jacket _____ Warm knit hat, preferably wool _____ Warm gloves _____ Water bottle (watertight, so you can carry it in your bag without leaking) _____ Sack lunch for the first day _____ Quart-size zip lock bag for journal, with pencil In another bag, backpack, or suitcase, please pack the following: _____ Sturdy, water-resistant, comfortable hiking boots (if you are not wearing them) or two pairs of sneakers--no sandals or open-toed shoes _____ 3 pairs of wool or polypropylene socks _____ Long underwear or thick tights _____ Underwear (3 changes) _____ 2 pairs of long pants _____ Warm sweater or sweatshirt _____ Long sleeve shirt, 2 other shirts _____ Towel and washcloth _____ Warm sleeping bag, or bedroll with sheet plus blanket *** Each lodge room includes a fitted sheet, pillow, and pillowcase for every bed. In a zip lock or toiletry bag labeled with your NAME, please pack the following: _____ Toothbrush and toothpaste _____ Soap, sunscreen, personal toiletries Give to your teacher: _____ Approved medications and written directions (with your name on it--teacher will oversee all medications) Optional: _____ Camera and film ** If your phone is your primary camera, students can bring this if pre-approved by the teacher. They are NOT permitted to use phones for any other reason. There is no cell service on campus. _____ Binoculars *Do NOT bring any candy, gum, extra food, blow dryers, hair spray, hair gels, makeup, games, iPods, cell phones, computer games, knives, or money! *Please bring only what you will need and pack tightly. You are responsible for carrying your own belongings approximately 0.3 miles up hill from the bus to your lodge room.
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