2012 Aucocisco Program Gear List

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The content that follows was originally published on the Rippleffect website at http://www.rippleffect.net/2012-aucocisco-program-gear-list/

We would like you to be prepared with gear that will keep you safe and comfortable on your adventure. All items on the list are important and should be brought to the program. Please let us know in advance if you cannot provide some of these items – we have a limited amount of equipment and clothing to loan out. Goodwill, Salvation Army and LL Bean are good places to purchase non-cotton clothing.

All Aucocisco Students Should Bring:

1 Warm Wool Sweater or Polar Fleece
1 Warm Hat, Wool or Fleece
1 Nylon or Synthetic Swim Trunks or Bathing Suit (Quick Drying)
Change of clothing
Rain Gear – jacket and pants
1 Water Bottle (any clean, recycled soda bottle would work)
Sunscreen (sunlight reflects off the water – use SPF 30 or higher!)
Sunglasses with strap
Baseball Hat or Sun Hat
Water Shoes – close toed shoes only, please (Crocs work fine)
1 pair of comfortable shoes for around the island – close toed shoes only, please
Any medications you will need for the duration of the program
If you wear glasses, please bring a strap
Packed lunch (day programs only)
Backpack, for carrying gear

Intrepid Students, On Thursday Please Also Bring:

1 long sleeve shirt (preferably non-cotton)
1 Pairs of Pants (at least 1 pair that is Nylon or Synthetic)
2 Pairs of Socks (Synthetic, Wool, or Smartwool)
1 Pair of Comfortable Shorts
1 Short sleeve shirt
Sleeping attire
Toothbrush and toothpaste
Extra underwear
Sleeping Bag & Sleeping Pad
Flashlight or headlamp

Optional Gear, but Helpful to Have:

Extra water bottle

The DO NOT Bring List:

Flip flops or open-toed shoes
Revealing clothing. If you bring a 2 piece bathing suit, please be prepared to wear a shirt to cover your stomach.
Any electronic equipment: video games, toys, cell phones, radios or iPods
Cigarettes, Alcohol or Drugs
Weapons: This includes knives or any sort of item that could be considered a weapon.

**PLEASE LIMIT YOUR COTTON CLOTHING! Cotton/jeans takes a very long time to dry and does not retain its warming properties when wet. Polyester, synthetics, nylon, fleece, and wool are all great options. Students can bring cotton clothing to change into at the end of the day.**

Click here to download a pdf version of the 2012 Aucocisco Program Gear List.