Residential Camps: What should I bring? - Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Residential Camps: What should I bring?

We can’t wait for you to get here! Here’s a list of what you will need to bring:

  • Bedding, all beds are twin and standard length (sheets, mattress pad, blankets/comforter and pillows)
  • Bath Towel(s), washcloth(s)
  • Soap, shampoo and other necessary toiletries
  • Prescription medication (to be turned into IMSA Nurse on first day)
  • Electronic devices, camera, cell phone, I-pods, tablets (FOR RESIDENCE HALL USE ONLY)
  • Reading material for free time
  • Laundry basket or laundry bag (for dirty laundry)
  • Lock – can be used to lock the wardrobe. Please make sure to have an extra key or combination written down.
  • Bug spray and sun screen
  • Snacks (FOR RESIDENCE HALL USE ONLY)
  • Some spending money (vending machines)
  • Jeans and sweatshirt for inside the building and chilly days
  • Clothing: Shorts, t-shirts, athletic ware. Bring appropriate clothing!! If you can’t wear it to your school, you can’t wear it at IMSA.
  • Closed-toed, closed-heeled shoes (to be worn at all times in academic building)
  • Pictures of family and friends
  • A refillable water bottle
  • A desk lamp