• Scarf, cap, gloves
  • Waterproof jacket/raincoat or light jacket
  • Clothing you can layer (layers are recommended as it is hard to predict what the weather will be)
  • Exercise clothes
  • Work clothes (for 3 work days)
  • Work gloves, safety glasses
  • Hat / baseball cap (for mission projects)
  • Comfortable walking shoes with good traction, hiking & get-dirty work shoes
  • Modest bathing suit (see Dress Code below)
  • Formal wear (see Dress Code below)

Personal Items

  • Sunscreen & insect repellent
  • Personal medications
  • Handy-wipes/hand sanitizer
  • Seasickness remedies

Other Items

  • Passport
  • Express Docs (Ticket) – Holland America
  • You may review Holland America FAQs for further items
  • Backpack (you will be provided a complimentary CWM backpack onboard)
  • Mesh or plastic bag for dirty clothes (laundry service is available onboard for a fee)
  • Bible
  • Camera
  • Thank-you cards (for the ship crew)
  • Power strips/power adapter
  • Wet bag/dry bag

On-Board Dress Code (Required by Cruise Line)

For regular meals, Holland America requires shirt and shoes. Jeans or shorts are not allowed in the formal dining room at any time.  There are two “formal nights” in the formal dining room.  Gentleman must wear a jacket and tie to be admitted; ladies generally wear formal dresses or pants suits.  Please note, walking through the carpeted hallways or dining areas in only a bathing suit is strongly discouraged (bring covering). For additional information contact us.