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15th-19th October - Okehampton Residential

Suggested Activity kit list


Here is a copy of the list sent home in July, with a few additions shown in red.


Packed lunch for first day in a disposable bag please.




Water Activities

  • Old trainers or wet shoes (No Wellies!)
  • 2 pairs of footwear needed one for water and one for afterwards. (please note that wetsuit boots or beach shoes are not acceptable for Gorge Scrambling)
  • Full Change of clothes
  • Tracksuit bottoms or similar (No Jeans)
  • Warm jumper or fleece
  • Swimwear


Please note Wetsuits will be used for water sports if the weather is inclement otherwise old clothes can be worn with a spare pair of dry clothes to change into after the activity.


Land Activities

  • Waterproof Jacket (& trousers although not essential)
  • Tracksuit bottoms or similar (No Jeans)
  • Warm jumper or fleece
  • Walking boots, stout footwear



  • Plenty of old clothes
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • Drinks bottle
  • Small rucksack
  • Towel
  • Wash things
  • Torch
  • Black bag (for dirty or wet kit to be taken home)
  • Comfy shoes/slippers (for inside the hostel)
  • Sun cream
  • Pyjamas (no short nightdresses please)
  • Book to read
  • Activity book/ game for the coach (optional)


  • A small teddy


Money, there is a small shop on site, which sells sweets and small souvenirs pens etc. so you may want to bring a small amount of money. The maximum money allowed is £5


The children are not to take mobile phones or any form of electrical game.