A weekend-long open bar, s'mores, and adult slip 'n slides

Even if you didn't go to camp growing up, you're still probably down with eating s'mores, having massive water fights, and awkwardly Frenching someone in the corner at a dance. Especially if you could do all of those things while drinking booze.

Enter: Camp No Counselors, which is doing all of those things (and a zillion other things) on Labor Day Weekend. There are only a few spots left, so check out what's happening below, then apply for a spot ASAP.

How to get there

You don't have to worry about renting a car or having your stupid parents drop you off -- everyone meets at 6pm on Friday to board chartered buses in the city and watch old-school movies.


As soon as you get there, you'll start feeling some serious camp vibes -- they assign you a bunk, give you a T-shirt for color wars, and round everyone up for s'mores by the fire. We mentioned it was open bar all weekend already, right?


The food is in a big, communal dining hall, where they may or may not play "freeze" to see who clears the dishes. For breakfast, they'll do stuff like eggs, waffles, and Bloody Marys. Lunch is burgers, dogs, tacos, and margs, and dinner features everything from filet mignon to ribs.


The day is broken up into different activity periods, where you can get down with slip 'n slides, water trampolines, wakeboarding, dodge ball, archery, hiking, and all of the other things you're probably expecting from adult Summer camp. The schedule is loosely adhered to, so if you'd rather go to another event or go hang out with someone awesome that you just met, go do it. At the end of the day, there's a big all-camp event.


Instead of being forced to go to bed at 10pm and then less-forced to sneak out of your bunk, everyone congregates around the campfire again for talent shows, whiskey, and singing, followed by international DJs, themed parties, and hopefully less-awkward Frenching in the corner at the dance. 

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Andrew Zimmer is Thrillist's NYC Editor, and went to Summer camp from the ages of 11-13, and loved it. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram.