Past classes have included everything from documentary storytelling to a travel workshop in Bhutan.
WB Surf Camp What it is: Three days learning to surf and stand-up paddleboard in relatively calm, 80-degree waters off the North Carolina coast. Camp Unleashed What it is: Four days of bonding with Fido; activities include “smell walks,” canine aromatherapy sessions, and dog-focused arts and crafts. Culinary Institute of America Boot Camp Cooking Vacations What it is: Two to five-day cooking workshops, including courses in hors d’oeuvres, French and Mediterranean cuisine, butchering, and baking, taught by the staff of the eminent Culinary Institute of America. Wannabe Neil Armstrongs can participate in a hands-on interactive space mission and a model-rocket construction and launch. Dates: Various Try it if: You’d love to take a spin in an antigravity chair.
Dates:: Various Try it if: You want to learn to hang ten without facing frigid water or monster waves. Dates: Year-round Try it if: Your favorite travel companion has four legs. Adult Space Academy What it is: Three days spent training like an astronaut.
Dates: Various Try it if: You want to take your cooking skills from simmer to sizzle.
Horseback Riding Camp What it is: A long weekend or full week practicing equestrian skills like dressage, cross-country jumping, and stadium jumping.
(Horses are provided, or bring your own.)Locations: Vershire, Vt.