Annual LGBT Event Attracts a Global Following ‘Camp’ Camp, America’s premier summer camp for LGBT adults is entering its third decade of operation in southwestern Maine this August 20 – 27th. As many as 75% of the Campers are return guests for several years, but many more are now coming not just from the U.S. but from other parts of the world. They recognize that ‘Camp’
Camp is a unique opportunity for the LGBTQ community to freely express their true selves surrounded by gorgeous surroundings and supported by a welcoming community.
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The all-inclusive price of $1675 includes a full schedule of fun and challenging summer camp activities ranging from hiking and canoeing to volleyball, kickball, pottery, cooking, and figure drawing as well as entertaining evening social events, along with three fresh, restaurantquality delicious meals prepared by our on-staff chef. Lodging is in rustic pine cabins adjacent to a lake and visitors are ferried from the Portland International Jetport or other Portland, Maine transportation stations by complimentary shuttle.
Owner/Director Kerry Riffle says, “The participants now signed up for this summer’s session of Camp are coming from 31 States, two Canadian provinces, and the U.K. It is one of the most diverse groups in our now 21-year history. And there is room for more.”
Owner/Associate Director Betsy Orr adds “Camp is truly a one-of-akind experience. And it comes with an unexpected bonus. Our Campers consistently tell us the biggest reason they return can be expressed in two words: The People.”
Owner/Associate Director Brett Auttonberry believes that those who might be initially skeptical about the idea of summer camp for adults will be surprised at just how fun and relaxing the week can be “spending time in the woods, smelling the fresh pine air, doing things you would never do at home and being free from all of your communications devices. This experience is PRICELESS.”
‘Camp’ Camp has a few registrations remaining for this summer, August 20 – 27th on a space available basis.