Road Warrior

Bucket list summer camps for grown-ups

Harriet Baskas, Special to CNBC
Ron Cianciaruso (in red T-shirt on the left;) along with rock counselor Billy Hinsche (in the hat), a former member of Dino, Desi & Billy who also played with the Beach Boys; and co-campers Nick, Ted, John, Bill and Pat, who joined Ron in the camp band, Outside the Box.
Source: Ron Cianciaruso

Leave the summer camp s'mores and the short-sheeting of beds to the kids.

From fantasy sports camps with major league players to boot camps for aspiring astronauts, rockers, zombie slayers and world poker players, there are plenty of summertime options for adults seeking to cross big-ticket items off their bucket list or or just try something new.