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We heart camp, 4-ever

Posted by Courtney Hollands  July 14, 2008 01:31 PM

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I never went to summer camp. Thus, everything I learned about this outdoors adolescent rite of passage, I learned from "Wet Hot American Summer." So I imagine the Middlesex Lounge's benefit for the Cambridge Camping Association on July 30 will include plenty of tube socks, talking bean cans, and a schmaltzy, community theater rendition of "Day by Day" from Godspell.

I may be in luck. The menu at "Camp Middlesex" will feature tiny tacos, burgers, and Campfire S’mores cocktails, and there will be craft workshops. Lanyards! At 10 p.m., the bar will transform into a "co-ed social" dance party, complete with remixes of campfire songs. Scandalous!

It's $30 for beer, wine, apps, and the dance; or $10 for just the dance. All proceeds will go to the Cambridge Camping Association, which provides summer camp experiences for disadvantaged children. Get your tickets here.

S'mores, tacos, and dancing, all for a good cause? Count us in.

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[These guys put the "camp" in, well, camp.]

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