What to bring


(to print and checkoff)

Needed upon arrival

  • Your driver's license or state issued photo identification
  • Your medical insurance card (copy of front and back)
  • Completed financial sponsor paperwork
  • Tuition payment
  • Medication packaged by GroupRX for reSTART
  • Advanced directives (if you have them)


All medications should arrived packed by Group RX in individualized packets with labels attached. All prescriptions must be prescribed by a physician. Unlabeled medication, and medication not prescribed by a doctor will be sent home. Please have enough for medication for the first 6-7 weeks.

Basic clothing to pack

  • Jeans
  • Tennis shoes, slippers, sandals, casual shoes
  • Socks (6 pair)
  • Hat or cap (if desired)
  • Robe
  • Bathing suit

Clothing to bring for our Pacific Northwest Weather

The following items need to be made of polyester, moisture wicking or dry release materials:

  • Polyester cargo hiking pants
  • Sweats/workout clothes (2)
  • Shorts (3)
  • Sweatshirts (2)
  • T-shirts, polo-shirts (6)
  • Long sleeve shirts (2)

What to pack for our adventure activities

  • Lightweight down jacket (fall/winter/spring participants)
  • Waterproof rain jacket
  • Waterproof hiking boots
  • Fleece jacket (we layer in the Pacific Northwest)
  • Gloves and hat (for winter/spring arrivals)
  • 2 pair of hiking socks
  • 2 pair of hiking sock liners
  • Small personal first aid kit
  • Sunscreen, Insect repellent (non-aerosol please)
  • Travel size hand soap and hand sanitizer
  • Lightweight backpacking mess kit
  • Headlamp flashlight with batteries
  • Small camp pillow (if desired)
  • 1 person lightweight backpacking tent
  • Lightweight sleeping bag (0-degree (winter, spring or fall arrival) or 15-degree (summer)
  • Backpacking pack (Recommend REI brand backpack 65-70 L gear capacity)

Personal items

  • Water bottle
  • Toothpaste/toothbrush
  • Brush/comb
  • Electric razors (battery operated)
  • Daily vitamins (D-3, B12 if desired)

Optional items

  • Your own pillow
  • Musical instruments (encouraged)
  • Pictures of loved ones
  • Journal or notebook
  • Postcards. stationary and stamps
  • List of phone numbers/addresses from your phone

Items provided by reSTART

  • Bedding
  • Laundry supplies

What NOT to bring

  • Outside reading materials (e.g., magazines, novels, papers, books, kindles). All outside reading materials will be mailed back home. 
  • Digital devices (i.e., MP3 players, headphones, vr headsets, cameras, televisions, game boys, pagers, kindles, netbooks, tablets, computers, or other digital devices. This is a "de-tech" experience, so please leave these items at home. 
  • Candy. 
  • Cash greater than $100
  • Guns, firearms, knives, ammunition or weapons of any kind
  • Clothing with gaming related content or suggestive materials (e.g., drugs, alcohol, sex)
  • Cigars, chewing tobacco, or snuff
  • Cigarettes are not allowed for minors. Adults may smoke (or vape) in designated area only. 

What will be stored upon arrival

  • Cell phones and digital devices used while traveling will be stored by the staff for the duration of your stay and returned upon departure
NOTE: All items are subject to search upon admission to ensure the safety of all those in our center. 

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