What to Bring

School Year Packing List


Room Supplies

  • Bedding for a twin-size bed—pillow, blanket, comforter, 2 sets of sheets and pillowcases

  • Towels and washcloths
  • Alarm clock
  • Soft, collapsible laundry basket
  • Shower basket/caddy
  • Food storage containers (small and medium-sized plastic tubs with a tight-fitting lid)
  •  Beige masking tape for hanging artwork on walls. Beige masking tape is the only adhesive permitted - no other tape, tabs, hooks, blue putty, command strips, etc. permitted. 
  • Sleeping bag (for use on camping trips)

  • Personal water bottle for refilling at our bottle refill stations

  • Duffle bag

Personal Supplies

  • Bathrobe and slippers

  • Shower shoes

  • Personal water bottle for refilling at our bottle refill stations
  • Soap, toothbrush, deodorant, laundry detergent, etc.
  • For students who regularly use natural preventative health products such as homeopathic tablets, Arnica rub, Calcium & Magnesium, Emergen-C and Electrolyte products, bring personal supply for self use, to be kept in the student's dorm room.

Perfumes, colognes and excessively scented lotions or sprays are discouraged.

There is a small campus store in the recreation room that stocks some basic supplies.

School Supplies

  • Backpack
  • Upper School Students - Laptop computer (click here for computer requirements)
  • Paper, pens, pencils, notebooks and a calculator

Plan to purchase a dictionary after arriving in order to get guidance from the teacher on an appropriate one.

Basic school supplies are available at the campus store.


  • School clothes for regular weekdays
  • Dressier clothes for Fridays - Students in Form 4 and above
  • Rugged and warm clothing for outdoor activities
  • For PE classes: comfortable exercise clothes and athletic sneakers (cross trainers/running shoes with good arch support). Jeans or long pants are not allowed for PE.
  • Specialized sports clothes, as necessary (skiing, tennis, etc.)
  • Raincoat and/or windbreaker
  • Hooded parka
  • Boots for rain
  • Hiking boots
  • Warm gloves

Debit or Credit Card

Please do not bring more than $50 cash. For the security of your money, please sign up for either the Greenlight card (U.S. students only) or a debit or credit card from the bank of your choice. We have an ATM on campus should your child need extra cash at any time.



  • Musical instruments
  • Laundry Marker
  • Helmet (if student will be riding a bicycle or using rollerblades)
  • Knee pads and wrist guards (for rollerbladers)
  • Wristwatch
  • Reading Lamp
  • Surge protector
  • Small iron and ironing board
  • Small fan
  • Rain Boots
  • Hiking shoes
  • Warm Gloves
  • Umbrella 
  • Specialized athletic equipment (soccer cleats, ski gear, tennis racket, etc.)
  • Small containers for organizing personal belongings on shelves

Items Not Allowed

  • Pets

  • Televisions/monitors/game stations

  • Motorcycles, electric scooters and bicycles

  • Firearms, knives or dangerous weapons

  • Air conditioning units (window or floor models)

  • High wattage or cooking appliances (hot plates, rice cookers, etc.)

  • Room heaters without an automatic shut-off feature in place if they tip or fall over

  • “Command” hooks or any type of mounting/attaching hooks for dorm rooms

  • LED light strips or any lights with sticky backs/strips to attach directly to walls/other surfaces

  • Hazardous explosives or flammables (candles, incense, propane, etc.)

  • Pornography

  • Laser pointers