Packing List

To ensure your packing list is up-to-date, please work with your sponsor and pay attention to any email communication from your Rector or Rectora of your weekend. Please note that the list is not exhaustive but it is has been suggested year after year.


  • Checkbook, Cash: for the St. Clare's gift shop

  • Medical Insurance Card, Medical Form, Dietary Form, Liability Waiver

  • Clothes: casual and comfortable

    • Layered Clothing: including a warm jacket, sweatshirt, or sweater

    • Pajamas, Robe, Slippers

    • Shoes: including closed-toed shoes

  • Bathroom

    • Toiletries: body soap, hand soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste

    • Body & Face Towel

    • Shower Mat or Bath Rug

  • Reusable Water Bottle

  • Flashlight

  • Prescriptions & Over the Counter Medications

  • Medical or ADA Equipment with Two Prong Extension Cord: examples include those with CPAP or diabetes (meters, pumps, etc.)


  • Credit or Debit Card

  • Personal Bible

  • Personal Book

  • Journal & Pen

  • Personal Pillow

  • Small Fan

  • Extra Batteries: for hearing aids, flashlight, or medical equipment

  • Umbrella & Raincoat

  • Plastic Cup

  • Ear Plugs

  • Eye Mask

Please Do Not Bring*

  • Cell phone

  • Laptop

  • Watch

  • Non-Medical Electronics

  • ... and anything else that will distract you from being in the moment of this lovely weekend

* Please note that you can hand these items over on Thursday evening once your sponsor drops you off for the retreat weekend