rainbow turtle guide (what to bring to a gathering)
(Or What Should I Bring To aGathering?)
Bring every goodthing. If it aint on this list, consider leaving it home. If indoubt, leave it out. Cuz if you bring it in, you gotta bring itout. And well, dang! You just might be suprised how little youreally need. Bring love and hugs and good vibes, and mostimportantly, bring you.
If you are still wonderingwhat to bring, well, that depends on how much you wish toparticipate. So, we have broken this list into personal stuff, anessential list and a good ideas list, as well as stuff for thewhole family -- things that will be of help to the greatergood.
Of course, we all live atdifferent comfort levels but these are things most folks will useor at least wish that they had thought of before they left. Thislist has no luxury about it -- just the basics.
|tent / shelter materials||bowl||insect repellant|
|ground pad||tooth brush & paste||hair ties|
|plastic bags||floss||long pants|
|daypack / purse||Toilet paper in plastic||shorts|
|flashlight & batteries||birth control||shirts|
|lighter||moisturizer||coat / sweaters|
|first aid kit||bio-soap||socks|
|water container||personal meds||rain gear|
|sun block||tampons / pads||thermals|
Personal Stuff (GoodIdeas)
Perhaps, youre not a just thebasics kind of hippy; you know that sometimes the little bits ofgoodness that take an extra effort to pack or those that are oftenforgotten are the ones really make the difference.
|water filter||journal||playing cards|
|solar shower||reading material||Frisbee|
|hammock / sky chair||work gloves||nail clippers|
|acoustic instruments||incense holder||shaving kit|
|folding camp chair||candles||hair brush|
|pillow||travel clock||pen & paper|
camera (ask first)
|clothes for leaving||hackysack|
I Really Want to Donate to Help theGathering
|see Food||large knives||cooking grate|
|see Sanitation||large tongs||bungee cords|
|see Tools||large spoons||cutting boards|
|large pots / wok||large ladles||large tarps|
|large bowls||supply tent||rope|
|large spatulas||labeled water containers||lanterns|
Biodegradable soap for handsand dishes. Plastic Jugs with nozzles or spray bottles for handwash.
|toilet paper for shitters||vinegar||tubs for dishwash|
|coffee cans with lids||bleach|
Bring green energy to donateif possible. Donations pay for food, shuttles, clean-up, scoutingand other needs. The Magic Hat is found at Main Circle duringevening meals and travels with beautiful minstrels throughout theday.
Food (buy inbulk)
If you bring perishable foodsbe sure that they get used.
For a complete list visithttp://rainbowcalm.info.
|wound care||calamine lotion||massage tables|
|gauze and tape||sunscreen||blankets|
|tweezers||tampons & pads||stretchers|
Think kids and fun! Feel freeto bring materials that lead to playfulness and creativity. Do youjuggle, act, clown around, sing, or play music? Come on around.Please, dont leave your children with folks you dont know andtrust!
|see Sanitation||Art and craft supplies|
|see Kitchen||cloth diapers|
Mark tools for easy identification. Pleasedont bring chainsaws.
Bring garbage bags, pick uptrash, and haul it far away from the gathering site. Leave onlyfootprints, take only memories, and trash!