Cooperstown Dreams Park Player Packing Checklist on a Budget

Guys!  If you are reading this, then you are going to Cooperstown Dreams Park!  You are going to LOVE it and have so much fun! I was seeing all kinds of packing checklists so I decided to keep track of what I bought and make a list for what we actually needed.  I thought some of the lists were crazy of all the things they tell you to bring.  Here’s my Cooperstown Dreams Park player packing checklist for the items my baseball player actually used!

Headed to Cooperstown this summer? You've already spend a fortune to get there so here the Cooperstown Dreams Park Player Packing Checklist on a Budget. You don't need to overpack!

This trip was the best and you will LOVE it!  Cooperstown is a great little town with fun restaurants and shops.

Headed to Cooperstown this summer? You've already spend a fortune to get there so here the Cooperstown Dreams Park Player Packing Checklist on a Budget. You don't need to overpack!

Cooperstown Dreams Park Player Packing Checklist on a Budget

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I’ll tell you what…they don’t need much.  The boys were in their uniform most the time and playing baseball.  My son only wore one outfit of regular clothes so make sure you don’t over pack.

I bought these items from Amazon.  Click on the link to see exactly what I bought.

  • Fan (small)
  • Locks for the bins that hold their stuff. You need two and this is a 2-pack.
  • Gold Bond Spray–  My son never had a problem with this and didn’t think I needed it.  Believe me when I say every single kid on the team needed this!

I bought these items from the Dollar Tree.  Most are toiletry items, but I don’t even think they took showers really.  Just got in to cool off.

  • Body and Hair Wash combo
  • toothpaste
  • toothbrush
  • deodorant
  • 2 pack of wash cloths
  • Mesh laundry bag
  • Glow sticks, water guns, and silly string for fun

Walmart

  • Water- Each player brought 2 cases.
  • Towels X 2 ($1.97 for 1)
  • Twin Sheets  (They have a set for $4.97)
  • Flip Flops for shower ($.98)
  • Wiffle ball set-  They played a lot.

Stuff we had that we took.

  • Box Fan
  • Extension cord
  • power strip
  • Drawstring bag with trading pins

Things I bought there.  My husband jumped out of the van while we were waiting in line and picked up these items.

  • towel for pin trading- $7.99
  • tournament t-shirt- $12.99

We happened to be there the hottest week in years.  It was over 95 almost every. single. day!   My son said the fans didn’t really help, but I’m leaving them on because any normal week it probably gets the air circulating and works much better.  The team only stayed in the bunks 4 nights it was so hot.

We were traveling through New England after the tournament so he threw away the towels, washcloths, and little fan.  We left the box fan.

This is my favorite picture from the entire trip, my son looking at his homerun ball!

Headed to Cooperstown this summer? You've already spend a fortune to get there so here the Cooperstown Dreams Park Player Packing Checklist on a Budget. You don't need to overpack!

Hope you have fun at Cooperstown Dreams Park!  You are going to love this tournament.  Please comment if you have any questions!

Oh- I almost forgot!  I LOVE these tanks for mom!!  Just click on the photo to order it!

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  1. Lois Crawford says:

    I loved this post!!! Thanks!

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