What to Bring




2017 Iowa Girls State

2017 Iowa Girls State will be held on the Campus of Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa June 18-23, 2017

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. Samsung Scholarship documents (if you qualify to apply – remember ALL documents!)
  8. Cell phone (but NEVER use it during meetings)
  9. Comfortable shoes
  10. Towels/wash cloth/pillow, sheets, blanket.
  11. At least 4 dresses/skirts, plus 3 pairs dress pants (or more dresses/skirts)
  12. You must wear a skirt/dress when guest speakers are present, and you’ll want to look professional when running for office
  13. Dress down for meetings /organized activties means no athletic shorts or jeans/jean shorts – bring khaki shorts, capris or something similar
  14. Evenings after meetings and free time in the dorms you can wear casual clothes (athletic shorts, sweats, etc)
  15. Running clothes/shoes – supervised running is offered early morning when leaders are available
  16. Prom dress for Inauguration
  17. Money for one outside lunch
  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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