The Ultimate Parent's Guide to Summer Camp Packing: Rachel Riley Edition

Summer is just around the corner, and for many families, that means one thing: summer camp season! As parents, we want to ensure our children have the time of their lives while also being prepared for any adventure that comes their way.  At Rachel Riley we are known for our beautiful clothing, but we make our garments durable too and each piece is ready for wear and tear and lots of summer fun!  

Here is our ultimate packing checklist to send your kids off to summer camp in style.

1. Dresses and 2-Piece Sets for Girls 

Rachel Riley's summer camp collection for girls features adorable summer dresses and 2-piece short sets, in lightweight 100% cotton and exclusive whimsical prints designed by Rachel herself. From pretty florals to tropical vibes,  there's something for every little fashionista to feel fabulous in.

Shop the Looks: 

Aster Sleeveless Button-Front Dress

Floral Scalloped Top and Shorts Set 


2. Swimwear and Rash Guards Don’t forget to pack swimsuits for those sunny days by the pool or lake. Rachel Riley's swimwear collection includes colorful swimsuits and rash guards that are both stylish and practical, providing sun protection while still looking cute as can be.

Shop the Looks: 

Ice Lolly Swimsuit 

Ice Lolly Swim Shorts

Tropical Fish Swim Shorts

Tropical Fish Rash Guard Top 

3. Coverups and Accessories Protect your little one's delicate skin from the sun with Rachel Riley's swim coverups and sunhats, featuring fun and colorful designs that will have them turning heads at camp. Don't forget to accessorize with sunglasses and sunscreen for complete sun protection

Shop the Looks: 

Mermaid Two Piece Short Set 

Mermaid Coverup

Sunglasses Playsuit



 4. Chinos and Shorts for Boys  Boys can stay cool and comfortable at summer camp in Rachel Riley's collection of chinos and shorts, perfect for outdoor adventures and sports activities. Pair them with polo shirts or lightweight sweaters for a classic summer look that never goes out of style.

Shop the Looks: 

Ivory Polo Shirt

Oxford Stripe Shorts 

Navy Chinos 


5. Cardigans and Sweaters Evenings at summer camp can get chilly, so be sure to pack cardigans and sweaters to keep your little ones cozy by the campfire. Rachel Riley's collection includes lightweight cotton knitwear in soft hues, or nautical styles that are perfect for layering.

Shop the Looks: 

Sailboat Embroidered Hoodie 

Navy Chinos 

Two Tone Jacket

Eyelet Shorts

6. Packing Tips and Tricks  Now that you have your summer camp wardrobe sorted, here are a few packing tips to ensure everything goes smoothly:

  • Roll clothes instead of folding to save space in your suitcase.
  • Use packing cubes to keep items organized and easy to find.
  • Label everything with your child's name to prevent mix-ups.
  • Pack versatile pieces that can be mixed and matched for different outfits.
  • Don't forget essentials like toiletries, towels, and a first aid kit.

With Rachel Riley's summer collection, your kids will be the best-dressed campers around, ready for any adventure that comes their way. So pack your bags, lace up your hiking boots, and get ready for a summer of fun, laughter, and memories that will last a lifetime!


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