What To Bring (and not)

  • Camping gear with excellent rain and wind proof strategy
  • Bedding for warm and very cold temps
  • Dishes, mug, and utensils
  • Headlamp/flashlight (red or blue night vision option is helpful) 
  • Comfortable walking shoes and mud boots
  • A cart for hauling gear/water to your camp
  • Bring a chair if you are uncomfortable sitting on the ground
  • Clothing for a wide range of temperatures– think 20s to 70s.
  • Rain gear
  • Day pack with water, snacks/lunch, extra layers, notebook and pen/pencil.
  • Sun hat and sun protection.
  • Food: Lunch will be on your own. Bring your own alternatives and back up provisions.
  • Drinking Water if you prefer not to drink natural well water.
  • Bucket with snug fitting lid for packing out all trash.
  • Cold showers will be available this year, but please plan to bring what you need for personal hygiene.
  • Review the class descriptions for those you are interested in and bring the tools or materials needed for the class such as sharp non-serrated fixed blade knife, drums, pruning shears, sharp scissors, buckskin
  • Seeds for the seed swap
  • Drums (to be played before 11 pm, unless scheduled drum circle is permitted to run later)
  • Swim suit for the public access springs nearby
  • Items for the trade blanket and bizarre similar to those (and with the same exclusions) as you would find in The Guild (camp store) 
  • Pocket money for The Guild and possible class materials fees
  • Please keep in mind that in Suwannee County, events of this size may be required to have police officers present.  If you are traveling from other states, please make yourself aware of Florida laws, especially around illegal substances. 
  • Alcohol, illegal substances, and firearms are prohibited at the event.
  • Dogs/ Pets are prohibited at the event. 
  • Electronic devices of all kinds are discouraged
  • Generators are prohibited unless cleared in advance by the site manager for special circumstances
  • Please be mindful about headlamp use at night and limit artificial lighting in and around your camp
  • Please do not bring firewood to the gathering from more than 50 miles away as it may harbor organisms harmful to the local ecology.