The first public US hacker camp is being hosted at a decommissioned Titan-1 missile silo in Washington state. Just check out this photo:http://www.nycresistor.com/2009/04/06/who-can-resist-toorcamp/
From the web site:
"ToorCamp is slated to happen on 4th of July weekend 2009 starting on Thursday, July 2nd and going until Sunday, July 5th. 2 days of talks, 2 days of workshops, and 4 nights of music, art, technology, and good times."
"ToorCamp is the United State's first ever full-scale hacker camp. Modelled after the camps in Holland and Germany, ToorCamp will focus on all of the technology topics that ToorCon has become famous for but will expand out into other areas of society. ToorCamp will offer 2 days of talks on many different topics -- Security, Internet, Emerging Technologies, Hardware Hacking, and Privacy are just some of the areas we will be covering. ToorCamp will also feature 2 days of hands-on workshops on a multitude of different skills that you may have never found yourself interested in learning about before. Blacksmithing, Lock Picking, Orienteering, Logic Design, Archery -- these are just a few of the topics you can expect."