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What To Bring With You

Discovery Houses suggest you pack one months’ worth of clothing. We have on-site laundry facilities, so there’s no need to over-pack. Keep in mind the time of year you’ll be here, and the fact that you will be venturing indoors and outdoors every day. The average temperature in coastal Orange County is typically between 65-75 degrees, but because we are close to the ocean, temperatures can fluctuate quickly, so make sure to pack clothes for both warm and cool weather, as well as items to layer and take off over the course of the day.

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Packing List (2 Bags Max):

  • 2 weeks worth of casual(washers and dryers available)
  • All personal hygiene products including, deodorant, bath soap, shampoo/conditioner, shaving supplies, toothpaste, toothbrush, and feminine hygiene products, contact solution, sunscreen, etc.
  • Casual clothes
  • Walking shoes/tennis shoes
  • Socks (several pairs)
  • Blow dryer, curling/flat iron etc.
  • Sweat shirt
  • Jacket, hoodie, or heavy sweater
  • Bathrobe, slippers, and pajamas
  • IPod/portable music player—with headphones
  • Gym clothes and bag (shorts, workout shirt, running shoes, etc.)
  • Swimsuit

Don’t Bring:

  • Any medications not pre-approved or without prescription
  • Over the counter (OTC) medications
  • Unnecessary jewelry
  • Alcohol based mouthwash, isopropyl alcohols, or any items that contain alcohol
  • Car or motorcycle

Remember, you are permitted to bring your cell phone, laptop computer, and other electronics! Pets and companion animals are also welcome to join you.