2018 Recommended Equipment/Gear List

  • Comfortable Clothes including a Hat (sun), Heavy Socks, Hiking/Work Shoes – you will be on campus all day. If we have inclement weather, you might consider bringing a change of clothes with you from the hotel.
  • Head Lamp – including spare batteries
  • Leather Work Gloves * – we have some but, we suggest you bring a pair that fit you.  Some fixtures can get hot.
  • Garden Knee Pads or Kneeling Pad *
  • Thermos or Travel Mug *
  • Laptop or Tablet * - It isn’t necessary for everyone in each group to have a computer, so, if you don’t have one, don’t worry!
  • Digital Camera or Cell Phone * – with low-light capability to take photos of your work.  A professional photographer will take official course photos that you will be able to access after the course.

Equipment supplied by illi:

  • Sketch Paper
  • Drawing Pencils, Colored Pencils, and Markers
  • ‘Sharpie’ Waterproof Pens
  • Engineering and Architectural Scales
  • Phillips and Flathead Screwdrivers
  • Set of Allen Head Screw Drivers
  • Cordless Drill
  • Wire Strippers
  • Digital Volt Meter
  • Tool Box