• Bed linens – XL twin sheets and pillowcase
  • Blanket or sleeping bag
  • Pillow
  • Bath towel
  • Toiletries – shampoo, deodorant, toothbrush, toothpaste, personal care products
  • Hair dryer
  • Clothing (Please wear comfortable and appropriate clothing)
    • Thursday-Saturday HOBY Tee-shirt (Provided), shorts/pants
    • Sunday: Sunday best – dress up and wear something you feel comfortable in!
  • Jacket, sweatshirt, or other long sleeve shirts
  • Comfortable shoes (we will be walking around campus!)
  • Umbrella and/or raincoat
  • Water bottle
  • Prescription Medication (if applicable)
  • A small amount of spending money (optional – for HOBY merchandise and other items available during the weekend)
  • Any completed pre-seminar forms or room key deposit checks that were not previously returned to us by mail (applies only to late registrants)
  • Small fan (optional)

Prescription Medication:

If applicable, be sure to bring any prescription. Please bring only as much medication as will reasonably be needed during the HOBY event (4 days). Prescription medication must be in its original container as labeled by the pharmacy. Please refer to the Policy for Use of Medication During a HOBY Event included in the Health and Safety section.


We suggest you pack lightly! We will not spend a lot of time in the dorms.

Please contact at Justine Keller at LSC@hobywa.org with any questions.