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CoWork & Play Camp 2019 @ Bill Murray SWAP Loft

January 25, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - January 27, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

The ULTIMATE overnight business and entrepreneurship camp – make new friends, be inspired and have a BLAST!

About this Event


We believe you have to do what you love. And we believe the world needs strong & inspired people like you who are doing more of what they love. At SWAP CoWork & Play Camp, you’ll find a tight-knit, inspired community; a place where you aren’t bombarded by confusing distractions; and a unique opportunity to reconnect with your authentic self so you can do the great work you were meant to do in this world.

Whether you’re brand new to business & marketing or established and ready to grow, our camp will empower you to turn your work into a force for good that fuels higher profits and your higher purpose.

At CoWork & Play Camp, we’re ALL CEOs (“Chief Experience Officers”). We come together to swap our focus from what we don’t have in our business and life to what we do have that we can share. And we know from experience that sharing our unique gifts (and challenges) with a like-minded community makes us happier.

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We know that working for yourself can be liberating and satisfying. And we know that some days feel unproductive and lonely. In fact, we understand this deeply.

Whether we isolate in a coworking space or on our couch, we begin to miss human connection because we NEED human connection. Superficial “water cooler” conversations don’t fulfill this need. We need to belong.

We grow up belonging to our family. In college, we live with friends and feel a sense of belonging to our school. Large companies like Google and Facebook fulfill this need to belong for employees, providing so much more than just a workplace.

But what about entrepreneurs, freelancers and remote workers like us? Where do we belong?! Being a “digital nomad” is a new lifestyle, dependent on and a result of the ability to work remotely and travel thanks to technology. There’s little existing precedent for how to foster community for people living this lifestyle.

Our mission is to fulfill this newly created niche need of belonging for people who can work remotely and travel.

We’re happier and healthier when we have a community around us, fulfilling different needs for one another. And both the giving and receiving are critical so each member feels both useful and supported. This is the exchange – the SWAP – that makes CoWork And Play Camps so unique.


The SWAP Loft ATX is a CoLiving & CoWorking community for digital nomads with 2 locations in Austin, TX. We’ve hosted 4,000+ SWAPers since we began this amazing adventure four years ago.

Come join a diverse community of entrepreneurs, freelancers, small business owners, authors, artists, designers, dancers, yogis, adventurers, do-gooders, travelers, seekers, explorers, peace spreaders, curious ones & more!


Adaptability (n): The ability of an enity or organism to alter itself or its responses to the changed circumsces or environment. Adaptability shows the ability to learn from experience, and improves the fitness of the learner as a competitor.

We’re visionary. We take risks and turn dreams into reality. But in 2019 (and beyond), we’ll need to make many successful adaptations to survive (and thrive). Think Netflix – they used to mail videos, but adapted to online streaming. Blockbuster refused to adapt and is now extinct while Netflix is flourishing. At SWAP CoWork & Play Camp 2019, we’ll learn from each other’s stories and redefine what it means to recover, reclaim and remain standing.


Friday, January 25:

6:00-7:30pm: Check-In / B. Murray Mixer

7:30-8:15pm: Twilight Keynote

8:15-9:45pm: Dinner + Drinks (Out)

9:45-11:00pm: All-Camp Activity

11:00-?: After Hours (Out)

Saturday, January 26:

8:30-9:30am: B’fast Tacos, Coffee & Journaling

9:30am-12:00pm: Team Brainstorming

12:00-3:00pm: Lunch + All Camp Activity

3:00-4:00pm: Camp Fires

4:00-5:00pm: Coffee Keynote

6:00-6:45pm: SWAPshop – Team 1

6:45-7:30pm: SWAPshop – Team 2

7:30 – 8:15pm: Twilight Keynote

8:15-9:45pm: Dinner + Drinks (Out)

9:45-11:00pm: All-Camp Activity

11:00-?: After Hours (Out)

Sunday, January 27:

8:30-9:30am: B’fast Tacos, Coffee & Journaling

9:30am-10:45am: SWAPshop Team 2

10:45am-12:00pm: SWAPshop Team 1

12:00-3:00pm: Lunch + All Camp Activity

3:00-4:00pm: Camp Fires

4:00-5:00pm: Coffee Keynote

5:00-6:00pm: Closing Ceremony + Awards

* Schedule is subject to change.


There’s a lot more than round tables and keynotes happening at SWAP CoWork & Play Camp. We believe we all need to get out and have more authentic fun!

Optional activities and extras offered in the afternoons and evenings may include yoga, stand-up paddle boarding, group runs, arts & crafts, happy hours, live music, theatre trips & more!

And at the start of the weekend, we’ll help you get to know other campers and build camaraderie by placing you into teams. Teams earn points by competing in friendly events (like photo safaris, team cheers, amazing race, flash mobs, top chef, etc.) and working together to complete various tasks throughout the week.

Please note: some optional activities require an additional fee. You’ll sign up & pay for additional-fee activities individually at check-in.


Our CoWork & Play Camp home is the Bill Murray SWAP Loft – a 4,000 square foot, 2 story historic building in the center of Downtown Austin, TX – 45 seconds to 6th Street and around the corner from Rainey. We offer shared rooms only (you’ll have your own twin bed w/ curtains or tent) for the ULTIMATE overnight camp experience. Growth begins at the end of our comfort zone!


503 Neches St

Austin, TX 78701

Phone: 843-813-6860

Be Ready to Eat, Drink & B. Murray!

We highly recommend watching THE BILL MURRAY STORIES: LIFE LESSONS LEARNED FROM A MYTHICAL MAN before CoWork & Play Camp. Let’s all channel our inner Bill Murray and arrive excited for the many unexpected adventures we’ll have with new friends. Together we can adapt, live in the moment, and create magic with real people.


Stay, work and play with us for two action-packed days (and nights) – Jan 25 – 27, 2019 – in the heart of downtown Austin. You’ll learn how to use smart, honest online marketing to reach more people, convert more browsers into buyers, and align your business with your highest values. But most importantly, you’ll make life-long friends and have some authentic fun! We hope you’ll leave SWAP CoWork & Play Camp with a new level of confidence, in your business and life.




Bill Murray SWAP Loft
503 Neches Street
Austin, 78701 United States
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