Learn more about the Youth Packing List requirements.

Required at Admission:
  • Picture Identification.
  • Insurance/Medical card.
  • Payment.
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Sundown M Ranch does not have an ATM.

  • Prescription medications in their original packaging, with their original packaging with full label visible.
  • Bring enough prescription medication for your entire stay.
  • If possible, ask your pharmacy to provide bubble packs.
  • Over the counter medication must be in unopened sealed containers. Bring only enough for your stay.
  • Please DO NOT bring large bottles.
  • OTC medications are considered "medications" by the Department of Health and therefore must be stored and controlled in SMR medication room like a prescriptions medication. You cannot keep these in your room.
  • Any medical documentation requested.
Vitamins and/or Supplements:
  • Patients are allowed to bring 1 and only 1 unopened bottle of a multivitamin. Please bring the smallest bottle possible to last your stay.
  • Please DO NOT bring large count bottles.
  • Supplements are not allowed.
  • Nicotine patches, please bring patches in their original unopened packaging. (7 mg-14 mg only). The only exception for additional vitamins or any supplements is a written recent order from a Doctor or equivalent prescribing specific vitamins and/or supplements. Order must be within 90 days of admission. Medical Director or designee may discontinue vitamins and/or supplements.
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Do not combine medications or take out of original packaging.

Personal Care:
  • 7-10 days worth of clothing (please do not bring delicate clothing that will not hold up to standard washing and drying machines).
  • Workout clothing and gym/athletic shoes.
  • Hiking boots.
  • Sandals, flip flops or any opened toed shoes are to be worn with socks.
  • Toiletries (personal care items in labeled containers—toothbrush, shampoo, soap, deodorant, makeup removal cloths/wipes, lotions that you would normally pack. If you use mouth wash please bring alcohol-free.
  • Youth are allowed money to be placed in a spending account, for vending machines and the bookstore.
  • Small AM/FM clock radio that plugs into the wall. It cannot contain batteries.
  • Ear Buds to be used in the school environment only. (non-Bluetooth)
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Laundry service is complimentary and provided once per week

Please do not bring:
  • Tobacco products, including vapes of any kind, lighters, matches.
  • Chewing gum, candy or outside food.
  • Razors, scissors, hair clippers (disposable razors are provided by SMR).
  • Gang attire, bandanas, tank tops, leggings, or revealing clothing.
  • Cell phones.
  • Laptops, netbooks, iPads, or any type of computer.
  • DVD players.
  • Game Consoles or any type of video game.
  • iPods, CD players or any type of music player.
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Cell phones and wearable technology are secured during your stay.

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