Packing and anticipation is all part of an adventure! The best guides (and Junior Guides!) use checklists to ensure they've got every they'll need. River guides pack well-organized, appropriate "PG" (personal gear). (All group rafting and safety gear is included.)
Download a printable packing list here.
The weather in Coloma and on the river can vary. But it's generally mid-summer-hot! Daytime temperatures are generally in the 80's or 90's. On the river, though, it's about ten degrees cooler. And because kids love to be in the water, and because they tend to sunburn, here is the bottom line:
Kids have more fun when they wear wetsuits. We recommend them for every camper!
Evenings in camp sometimes cool down to the 50's.
On the River Gear List
Camp Gear Packing List