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Fri, Sep 13


Camp Dark Waters

Camp Blackout 2024: Adult Summer Camp (Philadelphia, PA)

Escape to Camp Blackout with Black Philadelphia for a ladies-only, newbie-friendly campout in South Jersey at Camp Dark Waters, just 45 minutes from Philly. Unplug (slightly), enjoy cabins with bunk beds, running water, and a shower house. — Black Everywhere - Nurturing Community for Black People

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Camp Blackout 2024: Adult Summer Camp (Philadelphia, PA)
Camp Blackout 2024: Adult Summer Camp (Philadelphia, PA)

Time & Location

Sep 13, 2024, 3:00 PM EDT – Sep 15, 2024, 12:00 PM EDT

Camp Dark Waters, 26 New Freedom Rd, Medford, NJ 08055, USA

About the Event

About This Event: Camp Blackout - Adult Summer Camp with Black Philadelphia!

  • Exclusive: Ladies-only campout in South Jersey

Event Highlights:

  • Experience the nostalgia of sleepaway summer camp at Camp Dark Waters in Medford, NJ.
  • Unplug (slightly) and join a diverse community based on Quaker testimonies for a fun-filled weekend.
  • Only 45 minutes from Philly, this ladies-only campout welcomes individuals aged 21 and older.

Camp Features:

  • Twin-sized bunk beds in cabins with running water, toilets, and a shower house.
  • Founded in 1928, Camp Dark Waters fosters a "family" atmosphere with activities nurturing spiritual, intellectual, physical, and emotional well-being.

More Information:

Activity Options:

  • Yoga/Meditation
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Hiking
  • Archery
  • Canoeing & Kayaking
  • Relay Races
  • Dodgeball
  • Cards & Games
  • Napping


  • Talent show for the truly brave at heart!


  • Cost: $350 total per person
  • Payment: Due by June 1, 2024; payment plans available upon request
  • Inclusions: Shared cabin, catered meals (vegan options available), snacks, and all camp activities.
  • What to Bring: Pillow, bed linens/sleeping bag, weather-appropriate clothing, alcoholic beverages (if applicable).

Important Details:

  • Transportation to and from home not included.
  • Non-refundable payment; transferable until 8/15/24.
  • Cash payments & Square collected at Black Philadelphia Events.
  • RSVP confirms agreement to event terms and conditions.

Contact Information:

  • For donations, contact hosts for gift bags.
  • Contact organizers at or via the website.

Join us for a weekend of fun, connection, and rejuvenation in the heart of nature!

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