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What Do You Need to Bring to Camp?

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We spend the majority of our time at camp engaged in hands-on learning in the natural environment and being prepared/proper packing is the key to enjoying the camp experience. Below is a list of items which are useful at camp.


  • Tennis / Closed Toe Shoes
  • Pajamas
  • Underclothes / Socks
  • Old T-Shirts
  • Jeans (Required for Horses)
  • Light Jacket
  • Hat / Cap
  • Shorts
  • Rain Gear


  • Sunscreen
  • Towel
  • Shampoo / Soap
  • Toothbrush / Toothpaste
  • Comb / Brush


  • 1 Set of Twin Sheets
  • Blanket
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Pillow


  • Durable Water Bottle
  • Flashlight / Batteries
  • Sunglasses
  • Disposable Camera

What Do You NOT Need to Bring to Camp?

  • Food / Candy
  • Cell Phone
  • Video Games
  • Digital & Video Cameras
  • IPODS / MP3 Players
  • CD’s / Tapes / DVD’s
  • Jewelry / Valuables
  • ANYTHING you or the camper would be upset if it became stained, scratched or lost


  • The SAFETY of your child and everyone at camp is top priority.
  • Students are under constant adult supervision.
  • The camp staff are trained in first aid and CPR, plus, quick access to 911 services is available.
  • The school is responsible for distributing medications to students.
  • Students do not swim in the water. Life jackets are mandatory for the boat trip to the Island.
  • Classes/activities are curriculum based and specifically designed to include information covered on the STAAR test.
  • The cabins are heated, air conditioned, and restrooms and showers are inside each cabin.

Camper Mail

Please allow up to 7 days for mail to arrive at camp. Use the following address for mailing:
Child’s Name
Name of School
c/o YMCA Camp Grady Spruce
3000 Park Road 36
Graford, TX 76449

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