What to Bring

Here's what you should plan to bring to UofL's Cards Camp...

A large portion of Cards Camp will take place at Camp Piomingo, a YMCA camp located in Brandenburg, KY, about 1 hour outside of Louisville.  Cabins are equipped with twin bunk-beds and electricity, but are not air-conditioned.

What to bring to Camp Piomingo


  • Athletic shoes
  • Shorts
  • Long pants (for evenings)
  • Sleepwear
  • Undergarments and socks
  • Shoes - outdoor shoes/tennis shoes
  • Raincoat
  • Sweatshirt/Light jacket
  • Bedding - sleeping bag, sheet(s), blanket, pillow
  • Water bottle
  • Shower items - bath towel, wash cloth, soap, shampoo/conditioner, toothbrush & toothpaste, shower shoes
  • Swimwear (optional)
  • Sunscreen
  • Prescription and/or over-the-counter medication
  • Insect repellent


  • Snacks
  • Laundry bag
  • Flashlight
  • Battery operated fan
  • Backpack

What NOT to Bring:

  • Electronic devices (phones will be allowed, but not permitted to be used during camp exercises)
  • Alcohol/Illegal drugs
  • Firearms/Weapons
  • Personal valuables


Want to know what to bring to move-in to your residence hall for the year?  Click here for Campus Housing's recommended packing list.