A-Camp was a dream we'd been dreaming for nearly two years by the time it finally came to fruition, and we were nervous and excited to put up that first Introducing Camp Autostraddle announcement in February 2012. Would people be into it? Could we make it work? The resounding answer: YES. Camp registration filled up in two days with an ever-growing waitlist, and on April 26th we ascended the mountain with 150 campers and 35 staff members for a weekend of panels, workshops, pranks, performances and memory-making.

Our talent included the ladies/creators of Unicorn Plan-It, My Drunk Kitchen's Hannah Hart and the always entertaining Julie Goldman and Brandy Howard.

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