When someone mentions summer camps, the first thing you probably think is that it is the typical thing for kids. Before, parents drop off their children at a summer camp and go for their own holidays or simply return to work without worrying about keeping their children occupied during their long summer holidays. Now summer camps are the current trend for adults who do not want to do the traditional thing like lying on the shore. There are various kinds of summer camps for adults, ranging from all sorts of activities like kayaking, rock climbing, skiing, etc. to more mind stimulating activities like attending lectures by famous individuals, writing workshops, and meditating. These summer camps offer programs that are extremely flexible fulfilling the numerous needs of different adults. Some programs are for one to three weeks, while other programs can be achieved in a single moment. The purchase price is also variable: the longer you would like to be in a schedule, the higher the cost will be.
In the Aspen Institute, a summer camp for adults simply invites the participants to attend its ‘Aspen Ideas Festival’ consisting of lectures by famous people like Madeleine Albright, Alan Greenspan, Centurian, Sydney Pollack, etc.. Participants in this camp for adults are not merely sitting and listening to a lecture, but are encouraged to participate actively by asking questions and invite the speaker and other participants to exchange ideas. The Aspen Institute’s director of public programs, Kitty Boone, provides the following reason for this summer camp for adults: “We are at a nanobyte world. People need the opportunity to talk in-dept.”
Another example is the Warren Wilson College Archeology Field School, near Morganton, N.C., that offers a summer camp for adults that’s definitely unorthodox: excavating at a 12-acre site thought to be the site of a native American village. A more exciting fact of this website is that it is also the location of a Spanish fort built in 1567. This camp for adults requires Lots of physical activities unlike the one offered by the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference in Ripton, Vermont. When you love writing, attending this seminar will give you the chance to learn writing or speak to an agent about publishing your manuscript which might become the next Great American Novel. The conference is generally offered in August and lasts for 11 days. This camp for adults consists of workshops in fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Participants can attend workshops in groups of ten or separately discuss the workshop’s content with faculty members.
For those people who are searching for ‘enlightenment’, adults’ camp is also offered from the Miraval Resort, Catalina, Arizona. This adult’s camp is all about meditation, yoga, hot stone massage, and detoxifying seaweed body wrap. This summer camp for adults also gives it participants the decision to go hiking or horseback riding on the grounds. What is the principal aim of this camp for adults? The aims is to give its participants the chance to reconnect with themselves after spending the past 20 years bringing up children or on their professions or both.