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Away Camp Notes

posted Jul 27, 2012, 4:35 AM by Donna Czarnik   [ updated Aug 2, 2012, 1:49 PM ]

MB Away Camp - What To Bring

Here’s a reminder list of what to bring to camp. Remember to label all of your belongings. This includes clothing and music players, headphones & CDs.

  • Instrument
  • Music Lyre
  • Pillow if you prefer your own
  • Reeds, valve oil, etc.
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect Repellant
  • Shoes (2 pair, suitable for marching)
  • Hat
  • Alarm Clock
  • Flashlight
  • Pencil
  • Camp Rules Packet
  • Other personal items

Optional Equipment

  • Sports Equipment
  • Books
  • Cameras
  • Cards
  • Games
  • Stationery & Stamps
  • Music Players (Only iPod-like with headphones are permitted)


  • Mini Fridges
  • Any liquids with screw top lids. See below.
  • Duct Tape unless you are a tuba player.
  • Game Systems (Xbox, Playstation, etc.)
  • Toilet articles
  • Required Black MB Shirt
  • Required Tan Shorts
  • Laundry or Duffle Bag
  • Slacks, jeans, shorts
  • T-Shirts
  • Socks & Underwear
  • Swimsuit
  • Swim Towel
  • Kleenex
  • Flip-flops for use at shower & pool
  • Sweater, Jacket, or Sweatshirt
  • Raincoat

Please contact Mary Kotnik or Sue Ruetter with any questions regarding Away Camp.

Arrival Schedule

Arrival at Colombiere Center is Monday afternoon, August 6th. If you have more than one student, please arrive at the scheduled time for your oldest student. 

2:00 p.m. Seniors
2:30 p.m. Juniors
3:00 p.m. Sophomores
3:30 p.m. Freshmen

Directions to Colombiere Center
This link will take you to the Colombiere Center's site for directions and a map.


If your student requires medication while away, they will be turned over to the medical officer on duty during registration. They must be in their original packaging in a Ziploc bag with the student's name written upon it. Medications include both prescription and over-the-counter varieties.

Liquid Restrictions

Students are prohibited from bringing any bottles with resealable lids to camp, other than their EMPTY water bottles. Personal sized mouthwash is acceptable. For refreshments, cans, juice boxes, or pouches are okay. All other containers are prohibited. Luggage will be inspected upon check-in for restricted items.


Overnight Chaperones

If you have graciously volunteered to be an overnight chaperone, please note that you must bring your own twin-sized linens or a sleeping bag for your bed.

Key & Lanyards

At the completion of Away Camp, freshmen, sophomore, and junior students will be required to turn in their room keys and their lanyards. Seniors may keep their lanyards, but must turn in their keys. If either key or lanyard (or both) are not returned, a $10 fee will be assessed.