NBTSC has a new blog! (Check for daily updates during camp sessions.)

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Reserve the dates for 2016: Oregon Session 1 (Camp Latgawa): August 7-15. Oregon Session 2 (Camp Myrtlewood): August 23-September 6. Vermont dates coming soon. Joshua Tree (California): November 4-11.



~Welcome to NBTSC~

Start your unschooling year with
high hopes, new interests, a big bang, a loud splash, and a tribe of new friends!

Don't miss the TWENTIETH annual Not Back to School Camp for unschoolers ages 13-18.

NBTSC 2015 dates


Session 1: August 3-10, 2015 (classic 1-week session - 7 nights)

Camp Latgawa ~ Eagle Point, Oregon

Session 2: August 25-September 8, 2015 (our 2-week session - 14 nights)

Camp Myrtlewood ~ Bridge, Oregon


September 24-October 3, 2015 (extended 1-week session - 9 nights)

Farm & Wilderness Tamarack Farm ~ Plymouth, Vermont


We're shifting this session from winter to fall, so the next one isn't until November 4-11, 2016.
(This is a slight change of dates from our earlier announcement.)

Joshua Tree Retreat Center ~ Joshua Tree, California

For details on all sessions, start with our essentials page.

"I signed up for camp hoping it would change my life. It didn't. But it gave me the tools and resources, and most importantly, the inspiration, to go out and change my own life, and stop expecting other people to drop epiphanies in my lap, or change my life for me." -a camper