Owner and director David Schreiber from Camp Getaway says whereas he’s completely happy to welcome plenty of company to his camp for adults, he refused to host one group of notorious company.
Years in the past, Bravo’s sequence, Princesses of Long Island was slated to reach at Camp Getaway when Schreiber was a newly minted proprietor.
Schreiber provided particulars on the Behind the Velvet Rope with David Yontef podcast. He in the end refused to permit the sequence to movie at his camp and he turned the group away. But the encounter might have sparked the thought to movie his personal present.
The ‘Camp Getaway’ seed might have been planted years in the past because of the ‘Princesses’
Schreiber discussed how the present was born, partly by his first style of actuality tv instantly upon buying the camp. “My first year that I was at Getaway [in] 2012 when we first purchased Club Getaway, a producer approached me,” he remembers. “And they had been doing this present, I believe it was referred to as the Long Island Princesses? I’m not precisely positive what the present was referred to as.”
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Princesses of Long Island was a one-season present on Bravo in 2013. “Princesses: Long Island paperwork the lives of six college-educated younger ladies from prosperous areas of ‘Longuyland’ who reside pampered existence within the consolation of their dad and mom’ properties and on the expense of their financial institution accounts,” in keeping with Bravo.
Schreiber says the solid was supposed to return to camp and movie a section. He says the earlier proprietor was excited for Schreiber to have the chance. “The guy I bought the camp from was talking me into doing the show,” he says. “[He said] ‘Oh you should do the show, you should do this show!’ And it was just going to be a segment on the show.”
But Schreiber acquired a foul feeling about the entire encounter
He remembers the trade he had with producers of the present and it made him uncomfortable. “The producers came up and here I am, newly running this camp,” he says. “These guys started, ‘You gotta do this! You gotta do this! This is what you need to do!’”
“And they gave me a list of what the girls wanted to do. And it was literally, we didn’t sign a business agreement and we haven’t done anything. It was literally like the girls were arriving up to camp within like an hour.”
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Viewers have doubtless seen the get together bus that transports the company to the camp. Campers are usually fairly inebriated after they arrive so maybe Schreiber realized this might be greater than he might deal with, particularly since he was so new to the job.
As a result, Schreiber needed to make an govt choice. “And I was like, ‘No!’ I hated these producers! You guys are like, excuse my language but are a**holes and bossing me around. They were telling me what to do, how to run my business. How to do everything. It was like, this has disaster written all over it. But, it definitely planted a seed in my mind.” He provides that for years he and his spouse would giggle as a result of they had been truly residing in a actuality present.
Camp Getaway is on Bravo at 10/9c.