Ahhh, summer camp. The best days of your childhood. But wait...Texas boasts a tempting list of “adult summer camps” that offer everything from detoxing to archery. Here are six awesome options for the getaway you really need.

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If You Want The Best of Both Worlds: Travaasa-Austin

With a pool this dreamy, it’s hard to imagine wanting to do anything else. And that’s OK. But for those of you who want a true summer camp experience, sign up for various activities. Hatchet throwing? Bull riding? Guided hikes? Sign us up.


For Some Serious R&R: Deer Lake Lodge Spa & Resort

Feeling like you need to reset your mind, body and spirit? Check in to the three-day semi-fasting cleansing program. Get your om on in yoga classes, meditation and more. If you need a little more time to get back to your best self, an extended stay of up to eight days can be arranged.

Georgia Pellegrini

If You Like to Hunt Your Dinner: The Women's VIP Big Game Adventure Getaway

Nothing can quite explain this adventure-packed weekend better than experiencing it for yourself. This traveling “camp” is coming to the Texas Hill Country (October 13 to 16), and while few details have been revealed, we’re willing to bet it’s going to involve hunting, cooking and drinking beers by a cozy fire.


For Foodie Females: The Culinary Institute of America Boot Camp

Ready to take your cooking skills to the next level? Head to one of these San Antonio boot camps that range from 2 to -5 days and feature a wide variety of culinary topics. Among some of the most interesting? Flavors of Texas, Earth Flavors of Italy and Artisan Breads. These classes go on all year long so no excuses chefs! Check out the schedule here.


For Quality Girl Time: The Reset Retreat

This exclusive yoga and wellness retreat is all about personal growth. Disconnect with the stressors of your daily life and connect with women who are there to do the same. This retreat features daily yoga, life-coaching sessions and small group meetings. Although the Belize location is quite tempting, there is also a Texas Hill Country retreat (September 15 to 18).

Nick Simonite

For When You Want to Give Back: Camp Design Build Adventure

Any excuse to stay at El Cosmico, right? If nothing else, the road trip to Marfa is therapeutic in and of itself. Once you arrive for this unique event (June 22 to 26), you?ll be a participant in a four-day workshop that focuses on locality and community aspects of design. Visitors [[Campers?]] work on building a climbing structure for public use in addition to eating, drinking, touring the Chinati Foundation, hearing live music and more. All the feels, people. Sign up here.

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