What you’ll need to bring to Brad’s Fall Foray

Bedding – pillow, sleeping bag, or sheets and blankets for a twin bed or double bed. Cabins will have electrical outlets, tent cabins will not.

Food:  The dining lodge will have plates, cups, and silverware.  We will have a kitchen for meal assembly if needed, as well as a walk-in fridge for storage.

  • Potluck Items:
    • 2 potluck dishes to share, one for each night. Examples include appetizers, sides, entrees, desserts, etc.
  • Optional Appetizer Competition on Saturday night – bring an appetizer for around 30 people if you wish to enter the appetizer competition.
  • Lunches and Snacks – you’ll need to provide your own lunch, snacks, and water for Friday forays.


Hiking Essentials to consider: 

  • Appropriate clothing: pants, long sleeves, hiking shoes.
  • Water bottle
  • Rain gear (hat, poncho, jacket, rain boots)
  • Bug spray and sunscreen
  • Mushroom collecting items – baskets, knives, paper or mesh bags, magnifying glass.
  • Compass, walking stick.
  • Mushroom identification field guides


Nighttime Needs

  • Head lamps
  • Camp chairs
  • UV flashlights (if you have one) for the UV light night walk.

What not to bring

Although we all love our animals, dogs are not welcome at the camp.

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