Like cartoons and cupcakes, summer camp is becoming one of those things adults just won’t leave to the kids anymore.
So go write your name on the inside of your undies and grab some granola bars: Your camp is waiting.
Check out Grown Up for a fairly comprehensive roundup. Jazz Vermont Billing itself as Band Camp for Grownups, Jazz Vermont is a camp where intermediate-to-advanced amateur saxophonists, trumpeters, trombonists, guitarists and other musicians are divided into bands and get their groove on.
“Live the life of a musician and nothing else for 5 1/2 days,” the group’s site promises.
Visits by guest musicians, improv workshops, and rehearsals culminate in a concert starring the campers.
(If your style tilts more towards Jimi Hendrix than Count Basie, there’s Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Camp).
Dates: August 11 to 16 Cost: ,699, or ,374 for a shared room; ,089 for campers who live locally and commute.You should know: Campers have to bring their own instruments, although a drum set and a double bass are available for rent.Self Discovery Adventures Never mind the kids — why should the young adults have all the fun?Self Discovery Adventures runs an annual six-day camp for women age 55 and up each August.Set in Minnesota’s North Country on Lake Superior, the campsite has access to plenty of classic outdoor and water activities.Campers can hike, bike and kayak, then unwind around an evening bonfire.