China Packing List

February 7, 2013

Here is the suggested packing list for the trip….

China Packing List 2013

9th grade Four-Point


•One medium size suitcase or duffel bag (to be checked through to Beijing)

•One carry-on (backpack for daily trips)

Carry-on Bag Restrictions

•No sharp objects

•No lighters or matches (you shouldn’t have them anyway!)

•No aerosol cans

•Small amounts (3 oz.) of liquid/gel-based products may be carried in a plastic bag (0ne quart zip lock!).


•All clothing should be in GOOD CONDITION! No holes, tears, patches….

•Classroom dress is expected. Boys’ shirts should be collared. “Modesty” is the rule for Girls.

Suggested clothing:

-3 pairs of pants (dark in color is best) (leggings are not pants)

-5 shirts

-1 light-weight fleece/sweater (please, no sweatshirts!)

-1 heavier fleece for layering while in Beijing.

-1 waterproof/windbreaker jacket.

-1 nice outfit, skirt/dress/or nice pants for girls, tie and sweater for boys.

-Undergarments and socks for 10 days


-One pair of comfortable shoes (you will be walking everywhere in China!)

Toilet Articles:

-Toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, brush, 6 small packets of tissues etc.


Journal (to be distributed in Boston)

Digital Camera, extra memory cards. Extra batteries!

Books and magazines

A small bottle of hand sanitizer (pack in suitcase)

Small head lamp for reading at night

Personal music system—may be used when traveling, but NOT on tours or group activities.

Host gift—Please see one of the chaperone’s if you are having trouble finding a gift!

No Computers

No Cell phones

Comfort food—granola bars, crackers, trail mix…



****Remember that you will need to carry all of your luggage during our two long traveling days. Pack efficiently and as lightly as possible, you will want space to bring things home!



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