What to Bring




2018 Iowa Girls State

2018 Iowa Girls State will be held on the Campus of Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa June 17-22, 2018

sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary of Iowa
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Suggested Packing for Girls Stateluggage-clipart-LcKgB9pca

  1. Umbrella
  2. Jacket
  3. Sunglasses
  4. Camera
  5. Alarm clock
  6. Water Bottle
  7. Cell phone (but NEVER use it during meetings)
  8. Comfortable shoes
  9. Towels/wash cloth/pillow, sheets, blanket.
  10. Over the door hooks for towels
  11. Make up mirror, there are no mirrors in dorm room
  12. At least 4 dresses/skirts, plus 3 pairs dress pants (or more dresses/skirts)
  13. You must wear a skirt/dress when guest speakers are present, and you’ll want to look professional when running for office
  14. Dress down for meetings /organized activities means no athletic shorts or jeans/jean shorts – bring khaki shorts, capris or something similar
  15. Evenings after meetings and free time in the dorms you can wear casual clothes (athletic shorts, sweats, etc)
  16. Running clothes/shoes – supervised running is offered early morning when leaders are available
  17. Prom dress for Inauguration
  18. Money for snacks, or items at the Girls State store (the Girls State store is open Sunday during registration for parent shopping, too)

DO NOT bring pre-printed campaign material! Campaign supplies are provided


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