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Gays In The Woods Camping Weekend Retreat

  • Vitambi Springs Resort 28280 Etumakee Way Clewiston, FL, 33440 United States (map)


Welcome back to the Great Outdoors! Prepare yourselves are we get ready to do it all over again on our GVSC gay camping trip... but this time, Caliente-style! We are so thrilled to bring back the first of two annual retreats this year to The Club with our Gays In The Woods Camping Weekend Retreat-Caliente!

The weekend theme this year is Caliente, so get ready for a hot time with the men of GVSC with spicy food, fiery drinks, Latin culture, flags, and even a fiesta! You will also be free to do explore the campgrounds on your own with activities ranging from canoeing on the dockside lake to hiking and biking on the trails in the woods. We will all be stationed in the Fort Orion campground area that includes the Captain’s Quarter’s, the Outpost, the Armory, and the Military Barracks complete with our own private restrooms, an outdoor shower, and more. Get ready to show your pride, come out, and head into the woods Latin style... now how many Latin American flags can you identify?

Discounted Group Rates are as follows:
- $45 Premium Cabins - The Captain’s Quarters and The Outpost: Alpha & Bravo (6 spots available. Reserved for GVSC Leadership Council)
- $45 The Barracks (12 spots available. Enclosed and communal sleeping quarters with A/C and electric, Full size beds, 2 people per bed)
-$35 Rustic Cabins - The Armory: Charlie & Delta (4 spots available. Open air, screened cabins with ceiling fan and electric, Twin size beds, 2 people per cabin)
-$20 Electric Tenting (3 sites available, 2 people per tent with electric in themed camp area, must bring own tenting materials)

Check-in will be Friday by 8pm at Vitambi Springs Florida Wilderness Resort and Campground (about 90 minute drive from Miami). 20 camp spots are available on a first come, first serve. All accommodations are double bed occupancy, so make sure to grab a buddy to come along with, or singles will be paired up together (bed linens included).

All campers must renew or purchase the $20 Annual Resort Membership when they check in at the campground individually, which allows you to enjoy all amenities around the resort for this weekend and all year round.