Items to put in a care package for you child at summer camp

A nice treat for your child could be a care package that you send to his or her summer camp. There are many different items that you can put into such a package, and what you put in will depend on his or her age and likes. The following are some great things to put into a care package:

A letter telling him or her how much you love them

You may be so focused on the “things” to include in the care package that you forget to include a nice letter. Especially if your child is feeling homesick, you should include a letter to let him or her know how much you love and miss him or her. You can write down exciting things that are upcoming when they get back or surprises that you have for them.

A food treat

A nice gift for your child might be some sort of food treat. You might want to send some fresh baked cookies for instance. If there is another treat that he or she likes, then that can be something nice to send as well. 


Your child might like a photograph. You can send one of the two of you to let him or her know that you are thinking of him or her.


You may want to send your child some sunscreen if you are not sure if he or she is using it. This is very important to protect your child.


Your child might like some more clothes from home. It can be something that he or she likes to wear at home. It could be something new that you bought for him or her. You can also get him or her an accessory such as a sun hat. That can be useful as well.


There are many toiletries that your child might like. Perhaps he or she likes a specific type of shampoo or conditioner. You can get him or her what he or she likes.

A journal

A nice gift for your child might be a journal. It might be nice for your child to be able to write about his or her experiences in the journal. It could be something that he or she could keep forever to remember the fun summer.

There are many great things to put in a care package for your child at summer camp. Consider the above items when putting together your package.