IN PERSON

VERMONT

TRANSMASC CAMP

Gather, Share & Learn on the Mountainside

 

Fall Camp:

Oct 7-10, 2022

 

Summer Camp:

July 7-10, 2023

 

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

“Would I recommend this to a friend? Yes, yes, and yes 100 times over!
This program was so impactful, and I feel like I am leaving with an improved sense of self and love.” 
 
FINN

TRANSMASC CAMPER

“You will be dirty.
But you will be happy and feel safe and seen and welcome and nourished.” 
 
EMMETT

TRANSMASC CAMPER

“All trans/enby identitieseven those that are shifting and in progressare welcome!
If you read the info and feel like you should be there, you probably should. The community holds everyone.” 
 
CARYNE

TRANSMASC CAMPER

THE DETAILS

 

When: Oct 7-10, 2022. Opening circle at noon on Friday, closing circle at noon on Monday.

Where: Deep in the forests of Worcester, Vermont.

What: Four days of fun workshops, relaxing outdoors, and discussions about transmasculine identity and culture. We'll announce the workshop schedule closer to the event.

Food: We serve three hot meals a day, cooked with love by our transmasc cook Chris. First meal is dinner on Friday, last meal is breakfast on Monday. The menu is vegetarian and we can accommodate  gluten-free diets.

Sleeping: Bring your own tent and sleeping bag to camp in the forest.  For the October camp we recommend a sleeping bag rated to 0 degrees F (and expect lows between 30-50 degrees F).

Hanging out: Enjoy our open-air tarp shelters, fire circles, woodland glades, refreshing brook, and nearby mountain trails.

Sanitation: Poop in the wilderness toilet, pee in the woods, and wash your hands often at our outdoor sink.  There are no showers, but you can jump in the brook.

Pets: Please leave your pets at home. This land is already home to 3 dogs, 1 cat, and 9 goats, so adding more critters brings too much chaos!

Substances: We aim to strike a balance between safe space for sober people and accommodating those who use medicinal substances such as cannabis for personal wellness.  Discreet medicinal personal substance use is allowed.

Cost: Sliding scale $150-550. 

 

OUR COVID POLICIES

  • Stay home if you are sick or have been directly exposed to someone with Covid
  • The program is 100% outdoors (dress for the weather!)
  • Consent-based masking: Masks are generally optional, but please bring a mask and be prepared to wear it if someone asks you to be masked when near them.  
  • Please get a covid test 1-3 days prior to the gathering. This can be a PCR test (recommended) or a rapid test. Stay home if your test is positive.

Transmasc Camp brought together such a beautiful diversity of experience and identities. The space was very welcoming of folx across the trans masc spectrum.

Camp felt very relaxed with just enough structure and fun programming with zero pressure. 

Highly recommend! 

—Big T, Transmasc Camper

What are you waiting for?

October Camp enrollment opens in late August.  Sign up for the waiting list if you want to be the first to hear about it, we often sell out to the waiting list before we have a chance to offer spots to the wider public.

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“I had the space to be myself, in nature, for a whole weekend. To be surrounded by fellow transmascs who were wonderful.

I felt loved, accepted and appreciated, not just in my queerness but also in my neurodivergence. The camp was also very accommodating disability and limitations-wise, which was very important to me.

I can’t wait to come back.” 

—Anon, Transmasc Camper

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WHO WE ARE

Murphy Robinson

Murphy Robinson (they or he) is a queer transmasculine human who teaches archery, hunting, and survival skills for marginalized genders.

They've been a Wilderness First Responder since 2006 and a Street Medic since 2010. They love hiking with their dog Clyde,  growing/wildcrafting their own food, and researching queer and trans references in medieval norse poetry. 

Roles: Organizer, First Aid

Erin O'Connell

Erin O'Connell (ne/nim/nirs) identifies as transgenderqueer.

Ne powerlifted in college pre-transition, started doing what's formerly known as CrossFit, finished a Spartan Beast, and decided to switch to kettlebells and maces. Ne is a certified personal trainer through ISSA and holds a KIPS mace certification.

Ne enjoys wooing street cats with slow blinks, cold water plunges, and building raging fires in nirs Solostove. 

www.FitFolx.com

Roles: Organizer

Chris Siegriest

Chris (they/them) is an amazing cook!  (more about them coming soon)

Roles: Camp Cook

Vermont Transmasc Camp

$150-550

for four-day camp

  • Connect to other transmasc folks
  • Play in the woods
  • Learn badass skills
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