MROP 2019: Travel Check List

Items to bring to the MROP

NOTE: check back in September as items to bring may be changing with weather conditions and venue changes to Buffalo Gap

  • Sleeping bag or sheets/blankets for a twin size mattress

  • Pillow

  • Towel

  • Usual toiletry items including soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.

  • Two plain old white t-shirts (no words or designs on them)

  • One plain black t-shirt (no words or designs on them)

  • A pair of shorts/pants that can get stained

  • Additional casual clothing as needed for the week

  • Jacket

  • Rain gear

  • Hat (important for sun protection)

  • Swimsuit

  • Durable shoes appropriate for hiking and walking

  • Journal/notebook with a pen or pencil

  • Water bottle

  • Flashlight

  • Day pack

  • Garbage bag or other water repellent bag to protect items within day pack

  • Sunscreen

  • Insect repellant

  • Tweezers (to remove ticks)

  • Wrist watch (You are asked not to use your cell phone to determine time)

  • Check book or cash to purchase books, shirts, etc. from bookstore

  • Any drum (or percussion instrument) you care to bring. No experience required. If you have an extra drum, label it and bring it for someone else to use. Other rhythm instruments are encouraged too.

  • Personal symbol(s) that represent any of the following:
    what you need to let go of
    what you might need to grieve over
    what you still want to become
    any personal faith symbol

Note: These symbols will not need to be exhibited/shared, but we have found that it is helpful to many men for their own initiation purposes.