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4 summer camps for adults that are sure to bring out your inner child

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go to summer camp as an adult? The fun games, late night s'more, and lounging by the water all day without a worry in the world. Well, wonder no longer!

I have gathered four adult sleep away summer camps within driving distance from D.C. for the relaxers, the yogis, and even the winos -- there is literally a camp for everyone!

Soul Camp:

  • Where: Camp Echo Lake, Warrensburg, NY.
  • When: August 23 - 27
  • Cost: $1,299 or $129 for 12 months.
  • Transportation: 6 1/2 hour drive from D.C. or take a flight to NYC and hop on the Soul Camp Bus.

Soul Camp is a multi-day all-inclusive wellness sleepaway camp for adults. Between 200-300 campers leave their worries and technology behind to gather and participate in workshops, classes and seminars that are meant to nourish their bodies, minds, and spirits. From morning to night, you will participate in a range of activities including, yoga, bootcamps, paddleboarding, energy work and much more. Meals are included in your stay and consist of vegetarian, vegan, dairy-free, and gluten-free options. You will sleep in a traditional camp cabin with electricity with 10-15 other campers. You will be provided with linens, pillows, swag, earplugs, and melatonin.

Camp No Counselors:

  • Where: Paradox, NY
  • When: May 18 - 21, June 1 - 4, September 1 - 4, September 7 -10, September 14-17.
  • Cost: $525 - $1,000, Register as a group of four or more and save $25 a person.
  • Transportation: 7 1/2 hour drive from D.C.

Camp No Counselors is the all-inclusive, weekend-long sleepaway camp for grown-ups – as seen on ABC’s “Shark Tank”! Start each day with a healthy breakfast and coffee or a mimosa (your choice) and for lunch and dinner enjoy freshly prepared meals by the camp chef. During the day participate in activities like capture the flag, kayaking, hiking, wakeboarding, waterskiing and much more. Let loose at night with themed parties and an open bar! Camp No Counselors brings in a DJ and bands at night so you can dance your little heart out.

Club Getaway:

  • Where: Kent, CT
  • When: Multiple dates throughout the summer available.
  • Cost: Prices start at $445
  • Transportation: 5 1/2 hour drive from D.C.

Club Getaway calls themselves the original summer camp for adults where you can play all weekend long. Get out and play during the day with activities like ziplining, swimming, zumba and pilates...they even offer a pole dancing class. And at night choose from a variety of late night activities or just enjoy a frozen margarita while listening to live music by the lake. Club Getaway has a plethora of adult summer camp options! Make sure to book your getaway soon!

Wine Camp:

  • Where: Long Island, NY
  • When: May 4 - 7 or July 10 - 13.
  • Cost: $1,299
  • Transportation: 5 1/2 hour drive from D.C.

Wine lovers rejoice! Wine Camp is a 4-day adventure in wine country on the beautiful North Fork of Long Island. For $1,299 you will receive wine country accommodations for three nights, interactive learning sessions, tastings of many fine wines at over eight wineries, dinner the first evening, free breakfast each morning, al fresco lunches in the vineyards, and an elegant food and wine pairing even on the final evening. In addition, you will receive a case of wine (12 bottles) to bring home. The program includes many of the region's award winning wineries and provides some free time for you to enjoy other local wineries, stroll through the quaint villages or just spend some time relaxing.