What Students Should Bring to Outdoor School - Randall, WA

The following is a minimum list of items that should be brought to the Outdoor School by all students.

Parents need to mark or tag items with the student's name and school

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  • Sleeping Bag, or 2 Blankets
  • 2 Changes of Outer Clothes & Warm Jacket
  • 2 (x3) Changes of Underclothes
  • Shoes: waterproof, hiking boots if comfortable, tennis shoes (if you have no hiking boots, bring one pair of grubby tennis shoes that can get wet and muddy)
  • Pocket Tissues
  • Socks - at least 3 pairs (x2)
  • Pajamas or Sleepwear
  • Rain Gear (complete as possible)
  • Toilet Articles (toothpaste, toothbrush, 2+ towels, 2+ wash clothes, soap, hairbrush or comb). Please put all items in a container or plastic bag.
  • 2 pencils and Camp Notebook
  • Backpack (for hikes)
  • Hat
  • Water bottle for hikes


Optional Items

  • Pillow
  • Camera
  • Chapstick & Insect Repellent
  • Reading Material
  • Stationary or postal cards with stamps (no stamps available at Cispus)


Do Not Bring

  • Knives
  • Radios
  • Money
  • Snacks
  • Electronic Games
  • Cell Phones
  • Fishing Gear
  • Expensive Items


Sending Mail to Your Child

When sending letters/packages to your child at Cispus, please use the following format for the address:

Student Name

Madison School, Mrs.__________'s Class

Cispus Learning Center

2142 Cispus Road
Randle, WA 98377

Cispus Song Book




Dining Hall

400 seating capacity; built-in sound system.

Seven Dorms and 6 Trailers

Each dorm sleeps 52 people (364 beds total).

Eighteen Meeting Rooms

These breakout rooms can be used for small group studies; seating capacity ranges from 10-150 people (depending on room configuration).

Two Auditoriums

Capacities: Auditorium—300, meeting hall—250, portable stage—8 ft. (W) x 30 ft. (L).

Three Campfire Areas

One outdoor campfire bowl, two covered pavilions with fire pits.
Cispus Trail Map

Two Large Grass Fields

One football size, other 1/2 size.

One Gym

Wood floor, four baskets, volleyball standards.

Outdoor Recreation

Cispus has equipment and facilities for outdoor volleyball (two courts), basketball (one hoop).


The five-bed medical station is utilized by groups visiting Cispus. Each group provides their own medical supplies and medical care.