Upcoming Events?

  1. Adelaide, Australia, July 2016
  2. USA, Alturas Lake, Stanley, Idaho, August 2016
  3. Somewhere Lovely, Scotland, Autumn 2016

Rails Camps are becoming regular fixtures in countries like Australia, UK, USA, Denmark and Poland. It would be awesome to see more happen elsewhere. Rails Camps happen because people make them happen. People like you.

Adelaide, Australia, July 2016

When

Starts on the afternoon of Friday July 8th, and runs until midday on Monday 11th.

Where

At the Mylor Adventure Camp, in the stunning Adelaide Hills.

Can Haz?

Please do come along! If you'd like to register, Standard tickets are AUD$290 with concession and sponsored tickets also available. Tickets cover accomodation, food & drinks, as well as transport to and from the airport or CBD. Buying tickets early means more fun stuff at the camp and less stressed out organisers!

What to Bring
  • Clothes
  • Laptop
  • Camera
  • Chargers
  • Toothbrush & Toiletries
  • Towel
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Earplugs
  • Powerboard
  • Pillowcase if you so desire
  • Your alcoholic beverages of choice
  • Any medications you take regularly
  • Snacks that you can’t live without
  • Any data, files etc that you’d normally rely on getting from the Internet
Get Involved

Stay updated with Rails Camp news by following @railscamp_au and joining the Ruby Australia Slack. You can also email the organisers at railscamp@ruby.org.au

USA, Alturas Lake, Stanley, Idaho, August 2016

When

Starts on the afternoon of Friday August 26, and runs until morning on Monday August 29.

Where

At Alturas Lake, Stanley, ID, United States

Can Haz?

Please do come along! If you'd like to register, regular tickets are $350 (use diversity promo code is 'diversity-attendee' for a discounted ticket). Both tickets include food, accomodation, and bus ride to and from camp. There is a limit, and registering early will ensure you get a spot and gives us more time to organize amazing things. There will be some awesome outdoor recreation this year, like river rafting, beach volleyball, sailing, fishing, hiking, and swimming!

What to Bring
  • Clothes
  • Swimsuit
  • Fishing Supplies (if you have any)
  • River rafting apparel (google this)
  • Laptop
  • Camera
  • Chargers
  • Toothbrush & Toiletries
  • Towels
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Pillowcase
  • Your alcoholic beverages of choice, bus will be making a pit stop, don't worry!
  • Any medications you take regularly
  • Snacks that you can’t live without
  • Any data, files etc that you’d normally rely on getting from the Internet
Get Involved

You can follow @railscamp_USA for all the updates.

Somewhere Lovely, Scotland, Autumn 2016

When

Sometime in Autumn.

Where

At Somewhere Lovely, Scotland

Can Haz?

Please do come along! We'd love you to register your interest, and we'll take it from there. We'd envisage that tickets include food, accomodation, and bus ride to and from camp if necessary. There is a limit, and registering early will ensure you get a spot and gives us more time to organise amazing things.

What to Bring
  • Clothes
  • Really WARM Clothes
  • Laptop
  • Camera
  • Chargers
  • Toothbrush & Toiletries
  • Towels
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Pillowcase
  • Your alcoholic beverages of choice, bus will be making a pit stop, don't worry!
  • Any medications you take regularly
  • Snacks that you can’t live without
  • Any data, files etc that you’d normally rely on getting from the Internet
Get Involved

You can follow @railscampeu for all the updates.

Previous Events

USA, The Catskills, NY, April 2016

At The Ashokan Center, two hours north of New York City, in the heart of the Catskills.

Wellington, New Zealand, March 2016

At the YMCA Camp Kaitoke 55 minutes drive from Wellington CBD.

Canberra, ACT, Australia, December 2015

At Camp Cottermouth, just outside Canberra by the Murrumbidgee River.

Northern California, USA, September 2015

At Camp Jack Hazard, just three hours east of Sacramento in the beautiful Stanislaus National Forest.

Sydney, Australia, June 2015
Auckland, NZ, Jan 2015
Perth, Australia, Nov 2014
Brisbane, Australia, May 2014
Mt. Cheeseman, New Zealand, 2014
  • At Mt Cheeseman, a couple hours from Christchurch, New Zealand.
Yarramundi, NSW, Australia 2013
Bryant Pond, ME, USA, 2013
Cologne, Germany, 2013
Melbourne, AU, Jun 2013
Wellington, New Zealand 2013
Port Sorell, Tasmania, Australia 2012
  • At Camp Banksia, 20 minutes drive from Devonport or 1 hour drive from Launceston.
Bryant Pond, ME USA, June 2012
Gold Coast Hinterland, Australia, June 2012
Mt Cheeseman, New Zealand, February 2012
  • At Mt Cheeseman, a couple hours from Christchurch, New Zealand.
Adelaide, Australia, January 2012
  • At Woodhouse, Piccadilly, just outside of Adelaide, Australia.
Cercedilla, Madrid, Spain, Nov 2011
Hamburg, Germany, Oct 2011
Bryant Pond, ME, USA, Aug 2011
Lake Ainsworth, AU, Jun 2011
  • 130 people
  • cabins between Lake Ainsworth and the Pacific Ocean
  • presentations on git, gems, APIs and more
  • excellent coffee at Snapper's Corner
Wisła, PL, Apr 2011
  • At Przedwiośnie, 2 hours out of Kraków.
  • Approximately 60 people from Poland, Germany, England
  • Wrote daily 4000 lines of code (including 2600 while drinking), which test coverage is at 100%.
  • Drank 40 liters of Club Mate.
  • Eaten 50 kilograms of pizzas.
  • Eaten 120 sausages.
  • Drank 20 liters of vodka.
  • Got 250 euro from a deposit for returned beer bottles.
Wellington, NZ, Mar 2011
  • Approximately 44 people from all over Australia and New Zealand
  • An average of over 10 cups of coffee per person.
  • sessions on coffeescript, engines, web servers, Vim and more.
  • fireside chats and peaceful surrounds
  • Lots of hacking on Refinery, Rails Quest and others.
Perth, AU, Nov 2010
  • Approximately 120 people from all over Australia
  • 15 minutes drive from Perth's CBD
  • kegs of beer
  • sessions on freelancing, mental health for developers, rvm, git, iPhone dev and more
  • fireside chats
  • many excellent hacking projects
Stowe Vermont, USA, Sep 2010
  • Approximately 34 people from all over New England
  • session on Agile Development headed by Dan Pickett
  • The Seer managed to wipe out the entire village.
Canberra, AU, Apr 2010
  • Approximately 120 people from all over Australia
  • 10 minutes drive from Canberra's CBD
  • kegs of beer
  • sessions on vim, Carpets for Communities, CoffeeScript and more
  • Andrew Grimm vs. Michael Jackson
  • heated debate on the future of Railscamp
West Greenwich, RI, USA, Mar 2010
  • Approximately 40 people from all over New England
Melbourne, AU, Nov 2009
  • 130 people from all over Australia
  • Down by the beach
  • sessions on MacRuby, being a better Rails coder, testing with Cucumber, Shell Show & Tell, Vim, Warden, Kanban and more
  • Brains Hacking
  • Mob-driven Refactoring of Gistory
  • An Amphitheatre
Margate, Kent, UK, Oct 2009
Bryant Pond, ME, USA, Jul 2009
Gold Coast QLD, AU, May 2009
Piccadilly SA, AU, Nov 2008
Naumburg, DE, Nov 2008
  • 20 people from Germany and Finland
  • sessions about Cucumber, CouchDB, Agile Development, Factory Girl and more
Svendborg, DK, Oct 2008
Downe, Kent, UK, Aug 2008
Kariong NSW, AU, Jun 2008
Bacchus Marsh VIC, AU, Nov 2007
  • 40 people
  • 15 bottles of wine
  • 15 cases of beer
  • picturesque backdrop
  • hungover hiking
  • sessions on Ruby Cocoa, Git, Rspec, SCRUM and more
  • half a dozen Ruby projects
  • 1 leather man-kilt
Somersby NSW, AU, Jun 2007

Rails Camp Runs

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