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In the news
- The Month in WordPress: October 2017 – WordPress.org (11/2/17)
- Doc Pop’s News Drop: Camp Press and DonateWC – Torque (10/30/17)
- WordPress Digest #55: More WP 4.9’s, GoDaddy Goes ‘Pro’, Unplug in Iceland, and More! – Ace Goulet (10/24/17)
- Camp Press is Coming to Iceland April 19 – 22, 2018 – WP Tavern (10/20/17)
- The OSTraining Podcast #10: Mendel Kurland and Camp Press – OSTraining (10/16/17)
- WordPress Digest #54: WP 4.9, Yoast Disses Gutenberg, Disqus Breaches Your Data, and More! – Ace Goulet (10/10/17)
- Camp Press – A Detox from Digital Life – WP Tavern (9/27/17)
- WordPress Digest #43 – Ace Goulet (4/18/27)
- WPWeekly Episode 270 – Going Camp Press With Mendel Kurland – WP Tavern (4/6/17)
- Disconnect From Technology at Camp Press September 23-24 in Seminole, OK – WP Tavern (4/4/17)
- CampPress: A 2-3 Day Social Experience for Geeks and Creatives – WP Tavern (5/7/15)
History of Camp Press
A little while after Aaron, Christen and I became friends, it almost seemed like Camp Press was meant to be. I had been contemplating how to spend more time away from my computer and on the trail or in the campground. I mentioned the idea of creating a camp for disconnecting from technology to Aaron, and he mentioned he happened to live on an old summer camp. What were the odds! I took a spontaneous road trip from Austin, TX to Wewoka, OK to check out the camp and instantly fell in love. It was the perfect place for the first Camp Press and we all knew it. After two years of hearing the same thirst for digital detox from friends, coworkers, and members of the WordPress community, Camp Press was born in Sept 2017. It’s origins were very much in the WordPress community (hence the ‘press’ part of the name), but Camp Press is for, and has been attended by, geeks of all types. I decided to keep the name as a small nod to the origins of the event.