What to Bring

The Essentials!

  • Identification (original passport or Chinese ID, photocopies or pictures are NOT fine)this is due to new Chinese regulations
  • Tent and Sleeping Bag
  • Food for 4 days
  • Water – at least 2L per day
  • Cup- this is vital. Maybe dress it up a bit too
  • Reusable bowl, plate, and chopsticks/spork
  • Costumes/Outfits – prepare for warm daytime, cold nighttime, with potential for rain
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug-repellent
  • Toilet paper
  • Shelter
  • Toiletries
  • Good shoes
  • Rain gear
  • Trash bags
  • Towel
  • Headlamp/portable light source
  • Earplugs (if you like to sleep at night)
  • Gloves (for building)

What Not To Bring

  • Explosives, aerial flares, rockets and fireworks
  • Firearms of any kind including BB guns, air rifles and paintball guns
  • Hand-held lasers (all other lasers must be registered)
  • Glow Sticks (they contain chemicals that may damage the environment)
  • Items that leave a trace. For example:
    • Wood chips
    • Feathers (including on outfits)
    • Tubs of confetti
    • Glitter
  • Plants, living or dead (unless you intend to eat them of course)
  • Anything that will break up and/or blow away in the wind
  • Pot Noodles/Ramen Noodles, or any other food with low nutrition and excessive packaging
  • Pets that aren’t service animals (if you have a service animal you wish to bring please email us).

Other Things You Should Know

Fortunately, there are showers, so bring your own soap, Smell good. Don’t forget that towel.

There is no ice delivery on site this time. But keep your ears open and we will try to work out some solutions. Or you are welcome to bring your own ice to keep your food fresh.