How to pack for a mission trip

I’m sure you’ve packed for a trip many times. Even so, you may have questions on how to pack for a mission trip to Nicaragua.

Todd’s Nicaragua Packing List

Updated February 2018

 

Miscellaneous:

Passport – plus two copies

Drivers license

Medical insurance card

CPAP machine

Bible

Journal/notebook

Pens/pencils

Water bottle

Backpack

Money belt

Flashlight and batteries

Cell phone and charger

Laptop and power cord

Spending money – $100 in small bills

Credit card

Starbucks cards

Dirty clothes bag

Reading glasses – two pairs

Sunglasses

Ziplock bags

Airborne

Headphones

Documents for Pastora

Documents for Christopher

 

Clothing:

Pants (lightweight) – one pair for every four days

Belt

Short-sleeve button or polo shirts – one for every two days

Dress shirt for church

Tee shirt (not for wearing in public)

Shorts (not for wearing in public)

Swimsuit

Socks – one pair per day

Underwear – one pair per day

Comfortable, sturdy shoes

Flip-flops for shower and pool

Hat

 

Toiletries:

Soap

Shampoo

Toothbrush and toothpaste

Razor and shaving cream

Deodorant  

Sunscreen

Neosporin

Bandaids

Blistex

Prescription meds in original bottles

Kleenex

Baby powder

Scissors – only in a checked bag

Swiss army knife – only in a checked bag

Q tips

Dental floss

Nivea

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Toiletries:

 

Body wash, sponge

Shampoo

Toothbrush/toothpaste

Deodorant

Razor, shaving cream

Bug repellent with DEET

Anti-itch for bug bites

Neosporin

Fingernail clipper

Scissors – small can go on plane

 

Suitcase:

 

Photocopy of passport

Toiletry bag:  Q-tips, Bandaids, toothbrush

Prescription meds in original bottles

Vitamins/Fish oil

Facial wipes

Airborne

Pants

Shirts

Skirts

Tennis shoes – wear onto plane

Flip flops

Pajamas

Church outfit(s)

Socks, underwear, bras

Swimsuit

Ziplock bags

Card/photo for teacher/student?

Sharpies

Towel for face

Bible, notebook/journal

Flashlight and extra batteries

Cards/games

Hangers – if room

 

 

 

Backpack or computer bag:

 

Money belt/shoulder purse

Passport

Team cash (leader only)

Credit card (leader only)

Cell phone, charger, battery backup

Spending money – $100 small/clean bills

Team notebook (leader only)

Calculator

Nicaragua money – left over from other trip

Reading material

Reading glasses

Reading light

Pens/pencils

Family photos

Camera, memory cards, batteries, charger

Hand sanitizer

Bathroom wipes

First Aid kit

Blistex

Kleenex

Snacks for plane

Computer/charger

Spanish book/Word sheets?

Pillow for plane