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There's An Overpriced Adult Sleepaway Camp For Cool Kids Only
Let's say you're a millennial with a hefty income and want to relive all your childhood memories at sleepaway camp...but with booze! That's where Camp No Counselors steps in: they're hosting an all-inclusive weekend summer camp full of nostalgic activities plus an open bar in Los Angeles this month.
In the same vein as films like Wet Hot American Summer and Meatballs that glorified the camping experience, Camp No Counselors tries to do this at the price tag of $475 to $575. They will be hosting the camp from Sept. 19 to 22 in the Angeles National Forest.
It's pretty steep for a camping trip, but know they don't just let anyone in: you have to pass their application process that requires your Instagram handle and asks you to explain what you did for your most recent birthday. (Basically, we imagine a "You can't sit with us" situation.) They promise that you'll be spending time with other like-minded folks on their website: "You will find a mix of fashion and food bloggers, actors, startup founders, media execs, music moguls, financiers and more."
On the event's website, there are snapshots of campers wearing American flag-themed pants and shirts and sweatbands galore. There are photogenic dudes with beards and women in bikinis all sliding down a giant water slide.
On top of activities like dodgeball, water skiing, ultimate frisbee, archery and talent shows, they're also throwing themed dance parties (some even with glowsticks) every night. And as for food, expect burger and hot dogs like you would at any other camp but with some vegetarian options. Oh, and the bunks are coed, which makes things a bit more interesting since that sure as hell didn't happen when we were kids.
For more information on Camp No Counselors, visit their website here.