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How to Pack for Special Events at CBR

One of the greatest part of overnight camp is the special events and wacky relays that take place weekly! The weeks at camp are action packed with activities, and the weekends are full of mud races, relay races, olympic days, decathlons, and more! Recreational summer camps are known for special events like these, particularly Color War! When you go to sleep away camp, it is important to pack for these special events. You don't want to be the only one without a colorful tutu, or face paint! Here is a list of what a typical Camp Blue Ridge camper will pack for special events. -colorful socks -colorful tutus -face paint -lipstick -colorful hair spray -crazy hats -you get the point.... Campers at sleep away summer camp go all out when it comes to special events, so get ready to dress head to toe in your color war color, crawl through a mud pit, beat a high jump record, and whatever else the summer will throw at you!