Tech-free Camp Offers Summer Fun to Adults, No Phones Allowed (Video)
Summer fun doesn’t have to end when you grow up.
At Camp Bonfire, adults of every gender, age, religion, nationality, culture, and sexual orientation are invited to come and experience summer just like they used to when they were kids. The weekend-long camp is technology-free (campers must leave their phones at the door with their counselor) and gives everyone an opportunity to reconnect with nature and their former kid-selves.
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Even though you can’t take amazing Instagram photos, the camp offers a huge range of fun camp activities that will keep you busy. There’s a massive game of capture the flag, canoeing, cabin living, archery, arts and crafts, a dining hall, dance parties, bonfires, a talent show, and a strong sense of community, acceptance, and enthusiasm.
“Summer camp is a place to have fun, relax, connect with people, enjoy nature, and try new things. We’re not here to change you, fix you, cleanse you or transform you. We think you’re fantastic just the way you are,” co-founder Jacob Winterstein said in a statement.
And the best part: Camp Bonfire’s 2018 sessions are officially open for registration. The weekends are June 16-18 and Sept. 8-10.
At the moment, Camp Bonfire’s “Up for Breakfast” tickets are limited, but still available, at a discounted price of $399. Standard camp registration is $449. Registration fees include all meals and alcohol (all campers must be over 21) for the weekend as well as all activities. A portion of your registration fee will also be donated to Camp Sojourner, a leadership camp for girls in the Philadelphia region.
For those who are driving to the camp, parking will be available at a small fee for the weekend. Or, you can take bus transportation arranged by the camp from Philadelphia or New York City. The camp is located two and a half hours from both cities, right next to Lake Oswego in the Poconos.