This way to starting the school year off right!

Image of bag of chips, sour candy and a bottle of pop being purchased as a cash register

The back-to-school season is an important annual milestone – especially if it involves sending one of your loved ones off to college or university!

It’s a busy time and often one that entails moving out for the first time – which can mean your post-secondary student is in need of all the basics. That’s where the ultimate college care package comes in! We’ve taken the guess work out of it for you – pick up everything on our checklist below to help start the school year off right.

First up, make sure to get those Everyday Essentials that they just can’t do without:

  • Earplugs

  • Long phone charger cord

  • Reusable hot & cold beverage bottle

  • Laundry detergent

  • Shower caddy

  • Instant coffee/hot chocolate packs

  • Gift card

Then be sure to help fill up their medicine cabinet with a must-have Stay Healthy/First Aid Kit:

  • Disinfecting wipes

  • Antiseptic cream

  • Bandages

  • Over the counter pain reliever

  • Cold & fever medication

  • Facial tissues

And last but not least, finish it off with a Waypoint Snack Pack to help put a smile on their face:

  • Fave sweet & salty snacks

  • Electrolyte drinks

  • Protein bars

  • Gum/mints

  • Local treats

Hit up our newly updated Local Products page to see what’s available at a Waypoint location near you – and don’t forget to take advantage of all our in-store promotions and every day deals while you’re there!

About this Blog


Every great adventure needs convenience.
This blog is for those who believe the journey is just as fun as the destination! Whether to visit family, adventures with friends, or classic family fun, no road trip is complete without the perfect snacks to fuel the good times! Like this blog is the stop at the start of the adventure, a Waypoint convenience store is a stop along the way to a lifetime of memories.