Darryl Purpose

Camp Ned Rocky Mountain songwriter retreat FAQs

Camp Ned FAQs

Location, dates and accommodations

What: Camp Ned Rocky Mountain songwriter retreat

When: July 19th-22nd, 2018

Where: Nederland, Colorado

Who: Teachers –  SONiA disappear fear, Darryl Purpose, Paul Zollo, and to be announced!!

How do I get there: Fly into Denver, rent a car, or take the RTD AB bus to Boulder and N bus to Nederland. Check with us for rides and ride sharing.

What are the accommodations: Some ‘campers’ are local and will sleep in their own beds. Most will be coming from out of town and will be sleeping in this house, or in the tents and RV set up for campers around the house.

What you need to know for Camp Ned

How are the days structured: We will have the whole day scheduled with classes; one-on-one mentoring; breakfast, lunch and dinner; concerts; jam sessions, etc

Can I come for just a day: Nope

How much does it cost: Locals: $575; Tent Sleepers $675; House sleepers $775

What is the deadline for registration: Until we reach 20 campers signed up

What should I bring: Bring your writing tools (guitar, computer, pen, pencil, paper, recorder, etc). A water bottle, sunscreen.

What if I’ve never written a song before: We had two people in that category last year, and they did really well and were thrilled with the curriculum, and yes, they both wrote their first song!

What if I don’t play an instrument or sing: You are still welcome here, and magic can still happen.

Can you accommodate food restrictions: Yes, let us know.

Do I have to play in front of other people: Only if you want to. Don’t you want to?!

About the instructors

How much one on one time will I have with instructors: There will be the official one-on-one, which will be an hour with each teacher, and then we will be hanging out all weekend, so its likely to be more opportunity there.

Extra-curricular activities

Do I have to come on the hike to the continental divide on Monday: No, you do not. But we are minutes away from some of the most beautiful hikes in the world. Though this hike is scheduled to humor Darryl, you will not be sorry if you come.