The hard­est thing about get­ting ready for camp isn’t nec­es­sar­i­ly say­ing bye to your par­ents or friends, but it’s got­ta be the pack­ing. Oh, the pack­ing! Well, we’ve had a lit­tle expe­ri­ence pack­ing for this thing so we thought a help­ful lit­tle light might be worthwhile.

Clothing For All Campers

We’re in Central Texas, so it stays pret­ty warm. Generally the tem­per­a­ture hov­ers between 85° and 100°.

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Cotton pants
  • Daily work out clothing

Evening Wear For Austin Outings

Be pre­pared for 1 or 2 planned out­ings for Senior Camp and 1 for Junior 2.

  • Pants/​slacks
  • Button up shirts
  • Skirts/​slacks
  • Blouses
  • Heavy soled shoes

Other Clothing/Accessories

  • Underpants
  • Socks
  • Pajamas
  • Bathrobe
  • 1 Raincoat /​hat or poncho
  • Slippers
  • Bathing suits
  • 1 Large bath tow­el for the pool

Musical Theatre Majors

  • Dance cloth­ing (5 days a week)
  • Jazz Sneakers, jazz Shoes, or Tennis Shoes
  • Ballet and tap Shoes (if you have them)
  • Girls: leotards/​tank tops & tights/​jazz pants; hair clips, pins, or ties
  • Boys: Shorts/​t‑shirts or ath­let­ic clothing

Filmmaking Majors

  • A hard­drive (500mb) for mac computers
  • A lap­top or tablet for screen­writ­ing (option­al)

Technical Theatre & Design Majors

  • Black shirt (NO logos or designs)
  • Black pants (NO logos or designs)
  • Black shoes (NO logos or designs)


Bathrooms are locat­ed at the end of each hall.

  • Soap /​con­tain­er
  • Comb /​brush
  • Shampoo /​con­di­tion­er
  • Ample tooth­paste and brush
  • Dental floss
  • Washcloth
  • Deodorant
  • Hair dryer/​curlers
  • Shaving cream/​razors
  • Carrying case
  • Shower Shoes


  • 1 Set twin sized sheets
  • 2 pil­lows and pil­low cases
  • 1 Blanket
  • 3 – 5 Towels
  • Mattress Topper (option­al)

For Performance Showcase

These are required for all Junior Campers and Senior (Musical Theatre and Acting Majors) Campers.

  • Black Dance pants/​jazz pants or pants you can move in (required). Cargo pants, jeans, capris, gau­chos or pants with extra col­or or embell­ish­ment are not acceptable.
  • Black socks and shoes (required). Bring what you have of the fol­low­ing: tap shoes, char­ac­ter shoes, jazz shoes, bal­let shoes
  • Girls — Bring an assort­ment of leo­tards, dance skirts, and tights
  • Boys — Bring black slacks and any of the fol­low­ing if you have them: sol­id col­ored but­ton ups in red, blue, black, and/​or white, tanks and t‑shirts in white and/​or black
  • Stage or reg­u­lar make-up

Items For Rehearsals And Classes

  • Pens/​Pencils
  • Highlighters
  • Audio record­ing Device
  • Notebooks/​Paper
  • A yoga mat or towel

Suggested Miscellaneous Items

  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Monologues/​scenes/​scripts
  • Sheet music
  • Phone cards
  • Flashlight & batteries
  • Insect repel­lant
  • Headshot/​resume
  • Laptop
  • Laundry deter­gent
  • Spending cash (min­i­mal)
  • Video cam­era
  • Camera
  • Film
  • Ipod
  • Ipad
  • Books
  • Stationery & postage stamps
  • Musical instrument(s)
  • Trash bags/​small trash can

The fol­low­ing items are pro­hib­it­ed: cig­a­rettes, lighters, can­dles, match­es, incense, alco­hol, pets, appli­ances, video game con­soles, weapons (includ­ing pock­et knives), ille­gal drugs.