Packing Checklist

This is just a guide to help you not forget anything you might need at Hoosier Boys State.

Disclaimer: Hoosier Boys State, the staff, American Legion and Trine University are not responsible for lost items. We suggest leaving high-value items like laptops home. Trine offers everything delegates will need throughout the week, including computer facilities.

Should bring…

  • Hoosier Boys State packet – Early Release, Scholarships, Schedule, DVD Form etc.
  • Bed sheets – Beds are twin long, can also use twin flat sheets
  • Pillow(s)
  • Towel
  • Phone Charger
  • Electric shaver/Razor and shaving cream
  • Casual clothes
    • Socks / Underwear
    • Shirts / Shorts
    • Chilly weather clothes (just in case) – sweats, jacket, windbreaker, etc.
  • Shoes (casual, dress, sandals)
  • Pair of long black pants – for pictures and closing ceremony
  • Umbrella or poncho
  • Toothbrush, toothpaste, and floss
  • Deodorant
  • Soap and shampoo (recommend a bottle that is body/hair wash)

Encourage bringing…

  • Athletic clothes – There will be activity time including a softball tournament
  • Formal wear (suit, button down shirts, ties, etc.) – Especially if running for state office
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Alarm clock
  • Water bottle
  • Small fan
  • Money ($20/$30 dollars for any food orders or supply runs)
  • Stationary items – Please do not bring pre-made campaign material
    • Pencils / Pens / Markers
    • Poster board / White paper / Colored Paper
    • Folder / Notebook
    • Tape

Again, this is just a general list to give delegates an idea of what to bring. For a printable version, click Packing Checklist.