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Like the traditional lecture-oriented events that have dominated skepticism for decades, SkeptiCamps also feature talks—typically a day's worth—but the similarity ends there.
 
Like the traditional lecture-oriented events that have dominated skepticism for decades, SkeptiCamps also feature talks—typically a day's worth—but the similarity ends there.
   
To mount a traditional event typically requires the resources and expertise of an established organization. By contrast, the SkeptiCamp model places substantive events within reach of informal groups of skeptics anywhere around the world. Traditional events can require the hassle and costs of travel to attend, but with SkeptiCamp you can host a local event each year.
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To mount a traditional event typically requires the resources and expertise of an established organization. By contrast, the SkeptiCamp model places substantive events within reach of informal groups of skeptics anywhere around the world. Traditional events often require the hassle and costs of travel to attend. With SkeptiCamp you can host a local event each year.
   
 
SkeptiCamps are typically free to attend—you ‘pay’ by helping to organize the event, or ideally by offering a short talk on a topic in which you demonstrate to your peers your ability to apply the tools of critical thinking and skeptical inquiry. At the very least we ask that you engage with your fellow participants.
 
SkeptiCamps are typically free to attend—you ‘pay’ by helping to organize the event, or ideally by offering a short talk on a topic in which you demonstrate to your peers your ability to apply the tools of critical thinking and skeptical inquiry. At the very least we ask that you engage with your fellow participants.
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