• Adirondack Camp

    September 14-17, 2018

    Lake George, Putnam Station, New York

  • This summer's retreat is centered around self-identifying women and non-binary small business owners (or aspiring) and independent individuals who want to get outside and play like we used to. A line up of hands-on workshops and inspiring speakers that will have you thinking deeply and making authentic connections. Good times included.

  • Adirondack Camp

    Adirondack is an overnight summer camp hidden away in the ancient New England bedrock of the Adirondack Mountains. You will spend 4 days and 3 nights surrounded by the crystal clear waters of the world famous Lake George in upstate New York!

  • Workshops

    Film Photography 101

    Flo Ngala

    @flongala

    Florence Ngala is a photographer and creative director. She's from Harlem, NY and her parents immigrated here from West Africa in the '90s. Nowadays she focuses on fashion and music related freelance work. For example personal photography for the likes of Cardi B and Gucci Mane on behalf of Atlantic Records. And in 2016 she was flown to Senegal to shoot a campaign for a Senegalese designer, see what Vogue wrote about it! And just recently she got an awesome spread in Garage Magazine.

     

    * In this workshop, she'll give us some ins and outs of shooting with film and things to look out for when purchasing and using this medium. She’ll also share shooting tips and different approaches when it comes to trying to shoot. This workshop is great for those looking to flex another creative muscle!

    Block Printing

    Nic Annette Miller

    @nicamiller

    Nic Annette Miller is an independent visual artist using printmaking and installation as mediums to conceptualize innate curiosity and relationship to the natural world. Miller currently resides in Brooklyn, NY with her 9-year-old dog Sheila and is a member of The Gowanus Studio Space.

     

    * In her block printing workshop, we'll be studying and carving birds with an introduction to a traditional form of printmaking. Come prepared with an image of your favorite bird and to discuss why in either fact or myth. Each participant will exchange work and walk away with a portfolio.

    Hike & Paint

    Kirsten Cooner

    @hushwingwatercolors

    Kirsten Cooner is the founder of the handmade watercolor brand, Hushwing Watercolors. She is passionate about inspiring creatives by offering them tools to execute their ideas and meet their goals. Her background in studio art and art history informs her business, providing a unique spin on modern art supply production. 

     

    * During the workshop we will focus on encouraging innovative thinking and problem solving through painting. We will spend time learning a few watercolor painting techniques before heading outdoors to put our creativity to work through nature journaling. Afterward, we will come back together to discuss how we can apply creative concepts learned through painting to our own individual projects and ambitions.

    Get your Shi$$ Together

    Kailee Ogden owns a financial planning practice in Minneapolis, MN and specializes in working with female entrepreneurs and busy professionals to create financial plans that align their spending with their values. Kailee currently works with shelters across Minnesota to provide financial planning services to victims of domestic violence, and her personal practice funds a savings match and grant program to help survivors rebuild their lives free from abuse.

     

    * Women are going to rule the world this year so let’s prep for financial freedom. In this workshop she'll talk about spending plans, financial goals, paying off debt & student loans. And how to have a healthy relationship with money and saving for the future. You’ll also get a free 1-on-1 follow up session with her!

  • Fireside chat storytellers

    Fariha Róisín

    Fariha Róisín is an Australian-Canadian writer based in Brooklyn. With an interest in her Muslim identity, race, pop culture and film (as well as queerness and how that intersects with being a femme of color navigating a white world) she has written for Al Jazeera, The Guardian, Vice, Fusion and Village Voice, Teen Vogue and others. Previously, she has written a self care column on The Hairpin and currently has an astrology column for them. From 2012 onwards she co-hosted the podcast Two Brown Girls, a podcast that centered black and brown voices in film and TV, emphasizing the importance of representation. In 2016 she co-hosted a podcast for the Toronto Film Festival (TIFF) entitled Yo Adrian, which aired for one season. In 2017 she began a new series with TIFF called How Do You Solve A Problem Like, with the first season focusing on the lack of Asian leads in Hollywood, which will air in 2018.

     

    * Fariha is currently working on her first novel, a book of poetry, as well as several other small projects.

    Aminatou Sow

    Media personality and writer

    @aminatou

    Aminatou Sow is a media personality and writer. She founded Tech LadyMafia, a group that increases opportunities for women in Tech and is the co-host of Call Your Girlfriend, a popular podcast that tackles the intricacies of pop culture and the latest in politics every single week. Previously, she led Social Impact Marketing at Google and prior to that she was the Digital Engagement Director at Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America where she spearheaded powerful, innovative storytelling projects about veterans. Forbes has named her one of the 30 under 30 in Tech. Aminatou also hosts On She Goes, a travel podcast for all women of color and Color Full Lives, a podcast that empowers listeners with the knowledge, tools and motivation you need to increase their financial IQ.

     

    * She lives in Brooklyn and is working on a memoir about her friendship with Ann Friedman.

  • All-inclusive tickets include...

    All meals and snacks, organic and locally sourced, by private camp chef. Alcohol is BYOB.

     

    * We can cater to most dietary restrictions. There will be GF, DF, and Vegan options at each meal. Please don't hesitate to email if you have questions about this.

    Lodging is at a beautiful historic summer camp. Depending on level of ticket purchased, there are open air shared cabins with bunks and enclosed private cabins. Linens and towels provided for all attendees.

    Coach bus to and from Burlington, VT Airport. See below for times.

    Hiking, trail running, swimming, canoeing, kayaking and standup paddle boarding.

    All workshops including materials and speakers.

    High end product and experience raffle and goodie bags. Sponsors will be posted prior to camp, reach out if you'd like to sponsor product in goodie bags.

     

    * For the experience raffle, think 1-2 night stays at beautiful lodges around the US and/or tickets to other unique events!

  • Join us

    There are only 50 slots, go get em' tiger!

    Please read policies page before purchasing. Payment plans and deposits to hold your spot are available.

  • Booking flights, and planning

    to take the bus?

    Follow below to book the right flight times

    1

    The bus will leave

    airport at 2:30pm to head to camp

    Plan to arrive no later than 2pm at Burlington, VT Intl. Airport

    2

    The bus will leave camp at 10:30am, you should get to airport at 12:30pm

    Plan to book flights that leave no earlier than 2pm