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Weight Crafters is the #1 Weight Loss Camp for Adults & Seniors in America!

For 15 years, Weight Crafters has been the number one award-winning weight loss camp for not just weight loss, but overall health, fitness, and well-being. Our clients come to us not only from the United States, but from all over the world, looking for a complete health reboot.

By providing powerful results-driven weight loss & fitness, we have set the pace for all other weight loss camps to follow, while differentiating ourselves from our competitors with fair, honest, and fully disclosed affordable rates.

If you are interested in losing weight, improving your strength, increasing your energy levels, reducing body fat, becoming more flexible, and resetting your health, then Weight Crafters is the only choice you need to make.

Weight Crafters is the #1 Weight Loss Camp for Adults & Seniors in America!

At Weight Crafters you will be provided with:

Among the lowest priced retreats in the United StatesAn empathetic, certified team with combined decades of experience Nutritious and great tasting meals and snacks Massage therapy sessions Award winning accommodations at The Courtyard by Marriott State-of-the-art private training facility Small-Group Training ideal for those struggling with unique physical limitations and ailments Encouragement and support to help guide you mentally and emotionally on your journey towards a healthier lifestyle Post follow up support and plan

Come spend some time with us and make your wellbeing a priority at Weight Crafters.

Redefining the fat camp experience since 2007

  • Fully Immersive Complete Health Reboot
  • Distraction Free Environment
  • Structure and Accountability
  • Exercise, Training & Meals Provided
  • Expert-Led Programs Backed by Extensive Research
  • Results-Driven Weight Management Process
  • Safe, Low-Impact Techniques for Overweight, Obese and Senior Needs
  • Best health results of any type of weight loss program
  • Practical skills, knowledge, and support to help you establish healthy habits for life


  • Fit Stays Recommends Weight Crafters.
  • The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services recognizes Weight Crafters as a Registered Health Studio.
  • GuideDoc recommends Weight Crafters.
  • VeryWell Fit rates Weight Crafters as the Best Overall Weight Loss Camp in 2021.
  • Weight Crafters is listed with RetreatGuru.
  • Weight Crafters has been reviewed by The Washington Post.
  • Weight Crafters is a secure website, with 256bit encryption provided by RapidSSL

Weight Crafters is A+ Rated by the Better Business Bureau.

Weight Loss Camp Before and After

Samantha lost 96lbs at Weight Crafters

"I initially signed up for 4 weeks, as I had a substantial amount of weight to lose and just was looking to get a head start on bettering myself and getting myself on track to start my career. I ended up staying much longer and have returned many times since I left for maintenance.

The trainers were fantastic, although there were other people in the training session I never felt neglected. The food was delicious and the staff was knowledgeable and attentive to everyone's varying needs.

I would recommend this weight loss camp for anyone no matter how much weight needed to be lost or how young or old. Very knowledgeable, professional, and caring team."

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 Weight loss camp before and after - Sam lost 96lbs at Weight Crafters

What It's Really Like to Attend Weight Crafters

A Practical, Affordable and Positive Weight Loss Camp Experience

  • All-Inclusive Rates
  • Comfortable Accommodations at The Courtyard by Marriott
  • Deliciously Prepared Meals
  • Expert Guidance
  • Amazing Results

Expert fitness guidance, wholesome meals, a refreshing Florida setting, and a structured, supportive environment will help you change the course of your overall health and wellness.

Take some time to invest in yourself.

Why choose Weight Crafters over traditional fat camps?

Because you get the best for less and lose the most for the least!

Weight loss camps, also known as fat camps or fat farms, are residential programs that help people lose weight. They provide an environment dedicated to improving health and fitness, and typically offer a comprehensive approach to weight loss that may include structured exercise programs, healthy meal plans, group therapy or behavioral modification sessions, and educational workshops or classes.

The goal of these programs is not just to help individuals lose weight, but also to develop habits for maintaining a healthy weight and living a healthier lifestyle in the long-term.

Numerous "fat camp" styled programs have surfaced online in recent years. Some have been around for a long time, with solid management, credentials, and experience. However; many have none of those things. Knowing the right choice is sometimes difficult. We believe that at Weight Crafters, we make the choice very clear.

When you decide to attend a weight loss camp, ask yourself these questions:

  • What do I want achieve?
  • What kind of atmosphere am I looking for?
  • How much do I want to risk on a program without a proven history of success?

Weight Crafters is the #1 rated weight loss retreat in America for several good reasons:

  • A solid 15 year history as an award winning "boutique" weight loss camp program
  • A pricing and options structure that beats out nearly all competitors
  • A water-view accommodations setting in a beautiful hotel
  • A purpose built fitness facility entirely dedicated to small groups of clients
  • A place where you get to walk on beautiful beaches and experience lots of sunshine
  • A well seasoned, experienced and empathetic staff
  • A great meal plan without excessive calorie restrictions
  • A fitness & nutritional system that is based on the United States Marine Corps weight loss & fitness model
  • A practical and applicable approach to life coaching and encouragment
  • A team that is dedicated to forming long lasting relationships with our clients and supporting them through their journey well beyond their stay in our wellness program

A Typical Day at Weight Loss Camp

  • A nutrient-dense breakfast
  • Morning exercise and fitness activity
  • Lunch delivered to Courtyard by Marriott
  • Afternoon fitness activities
  • Delicious dinner entrees prepared and delivered to Courtyard by Marriott
  • A small and friendly support group of experienced trainers and experts
  • Flexible down-time for rest, massage or a walk on the beach

How does it work?

Weight Crafters combines small-group fitness activity and instruction with delicious healthy foods and a beautiful vacation setting. The program focuses on healthy habit building, so you can maintain your results when you return home.

A typical day consists of active (e.g., sports and fitness) and leisure time (e.g., nutrition, therapeutic massage, beach walks) as well as three properly portioned meals prepared by our team.

Exercise time is split into two sessions (morning and afternoon) and activities vary daily depending on your age, physical needs and the interests of the group. [1] Weight Crafters utilizes applicable practices that may be found at a military boot camp or a fat farm; so you will be working out, but not overworked. We also offer a variety of low-impact exercises [2] such as beach fitness routines, swimming and more.

We perform a "before" and "after" weigh-in, complete with body measurements and (optional) pictures, as well as a fitness assessment to help you track your progress.

Group nutritional and motivational coaching sessions are also optionally available, designed to help you learn skills and techniques to maintain a healthy lifestyle long term.

Click here to learn more about our schedule, activities and routine.

Some of the key features you should look for in a weight loss camp include:

  • A comprehensive approach to weight loss that may include structured exercise programs, healthy meal plans, and group therapy or behavioral modification training.
  • A customized plan that fits your individual goals, needs, preferences, and fitness level.
  • A supportive and motivating environment that helps you change your relationship with food and develop a healthier lifestyle.
  • A variety of fun and challenging activities that keep you engaged and entertained while burning calories.
  • A qualified and experienced team of professionals that includes trainers, nutritionists and coaches.
  • A realistic and sustainable plan that helps you maintain your weight loss after you leave the camp.
  • A social and fun atmosphere that fosters friendships and support among fellow campers.
  • A flexible and affordable option that suits your schedule and budget.

At Weight Crafters, we'll help you find all of this and more. Reach out today!

Are Fat Camps Effective?

The simple answer is yes. All legitimate weight loss camps use a combination of activity and diet to achieve fast weight loss results. If that's all you care about, there are plenty of options to choose from.

The more accurate answer, is that diet and exercise alone are only part of a long term solution. For long lasting results that will make you feel genuinely healthier for years to come, you need several more ingredients.

At Weight Crafters, we provide consistent nourishment while maintaining constructive calorie goals. Our structured program helps you build a foundation of healthy lifestyle habits.

The exercise routines at Weight Crafters will help you feel stronger, more agile, and more capable. Our experienced and compassionate team will help you push past your fears, doubts, and boundaries.

At Weight Crafters, we believe we are the best weight loss camp for adults because we don't just help you lose weight - we help you live a healthier life!

What happens at Weight Loss Camp?

Weight Loss Camps or Fat Farms are typically residential retreats where people struggling to get fit or lose weight come to obtain their weight loss and fitness goals, and do so in an environment that reduces their everyday stress.

At Weight Crafters, our program is designed for adults of all ages and fitness levels to include obese and senior clientele. By setting up an environment that allows people to get away from their everyday routine and focus entirely on losing weight, improving strength, mobility, energy levels and over-all health, we have been able to help our clients achieve great results and turn a new leaf towards a healthier lifestyle.

The combination of our healthy meals, exercises, calorie intake monitoring and focus on overall wellness serve to achieve a maintainable weight loss and fitness regiment. At Weight Crafters, our #1 priority is helping our clients form habits and behaviors that are life-changing and sustainable.

Weight Loss Camp Pricing & Costs

At Weight Crafters you will find some of the most reasonable and in most cases, lowest rates in the industry.

Typical fat camps may cost between $2,000 and $5,000 per week. Our programs range from $2,499 per week to as high as $3,499 (depending on seasonal rates, specials, applicable discounts, length of stay and chosen options).

Our rates are all-inclusive, meaning that all meals, lodging, and activities are included in the program price.

How much weight can you lose at fat camp?

Some say that it's common to lose 10–25 pounds in 2–3 weeks at a fat camp. Results can vary significantly depending on many factors, including: Age, Gender, Medical conditions, Starting weight, Genetics, and many more.

More importantly, isolating your outcome to just this one measurement can completely subvert the reality of what the goals of a fat camp program actually are.

Weight loss during your stay is not the number one priority of any legitimate program that understands fitness, nutrition and overall wellness.

Here are some more important questions to ask:

  • How much body fat can I reduce over a period of time?
  • How much lean muscle can I build over a period of time?
  • How many inches of mass can I deduct over a period of time?
  • How much inflammation can I reduce over a period of time?
  • How much can I improve my cardio, my strength, my endurance, my flexibility and mobility over a period of time?
  • How much weight can be lost over a period of time?
  • Will I be able to maintain my progress when I return home?
  • Etc.

The focus is not just on losing weight at the program, but to build the skills, knowledge, discipline and will to live a healthy and fit lifestyle when you leave the weight loss camp program. Each person is different and so their results will be different. In most cases, the determination of the client and their ability to work hard and focus is the main factor. In other cases, they may be limited by hormonal issues, physical limitations or emotional disorders.

The focus here at Weight Crafters is to provide the tools, the education and the support to accomplish your goals.

Some sources say you can expect to lose anything from 10 to 25 pounds of body fat in two to three weeks. However, no program can tell you with certainty what your outcome will be - and if they imply that they can, then you probably want to move on to the next place, in our humble opinion.

A couple of seniors enjoying their stay at Weight Crafters fitness retreat.
Weight loss camp nutrtion is anything but bland at Weight Crafters.
Our newly refurbished fitness center at Weight Crafters displays the True Fire Fitness emblem.
An older male client doing suspension training at the Weight Crafters fat camp program.
Seniors enjoying group water aerobics at Weight Crafters fat camp for adults


  • Fit Stays Recommends Weight Crafters.
  • The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services recognizes Weight Crafters as a Registered Health Studio.
  • GuideDoc recommends Weight Crafters.
  • VeryWell Fit rates Weight Crafters as the Best Overall Weight Loss Camp in 2021.
  • Weight Crafters is listed with RetreatGuru.
  • Weight Crafters has been reviewed by The Washington Post.
  • Weight Crafters is a secure website, with 256bit encryption provided by RapidSSL

Weight Crafters is A+ Rated by the Better Business Bureau.

More Weight Loss Camp Questions and Answers

Why should I consider attending a weight loss camp?

There are many benefits to losing weight and maintaining a healthy weight, including:

  • Health benefits: Being overweight or obese can increase the risk of various health conditions, such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and certain types of cancer. Losing weight can help improve overall health and reduce the risk of developing these and other health problems.
  • Increased energy: Carrying excess weight can make you feel fatigued and decrease your overall energy levels. Losing weight can help you feel more energetic and improve your overall physical and mental well-being.
  • Improved physical function: Losing weight can improve physical mobility, increase energy levels, and reduce the strain on joints and bones.
  • Confidence: Losing weight and improving physical appearance can lead to improved self-esteem and confidence, as well as a more positive body image.
  • Improved mental health: Losing weight can have a positive impact on mental health, as individuals may feel more confident and self-assured after successful weight loss.
  • Better quality of life: Being at a healthy weight can improve overall quality of life, allowing individuals to engage in more physical activity and enjoy life's experiences more fully.
  • Better sleep: Being overweight or obese can increase the risk for sleep apnea and other sleep problems. Losing weight can help improve your sleep and overall quality of life.

Remember: Sustainable weight loss requires making healthy lifestyle changes that are sustainable in the long term, through a combination of a balanced diet, regular physical activity, and other lifestyle changes.

Rapid weight loss or fad diets can be harmful and often lead to regaining the weight in the long term. Weight loss should always be approached in a safe and healthy manner, under the guidance of trained and experienced professionals such as the expert team at Weight Crafters.

Why do weight loss camps work?

  • Weight loss camps provide a comprehensive approach to weight loss that includes exercise, nutrition, education, and behavior change.
  • Weight loss camps customize plans to fit each individual's needs, preferences, and fitness level.
  • Weight loss camps create a supportive and motivating environment that helps people change their relationship with food and develop a healthier lifestyle.
  • Weight loss camps offer a variety of fun and challenging activities that keep people engaged and entertained while burning calories.
  • Weight loss camps have a qualified and experienced team of professionals to guide and support along the way.
  • Weight loss camps help people jump start their weight loss, reduce fat, balance nutrition, stabilize insulin, strengthen muscle, improve flexibility, and reduce inflammation.
  • Weight loss camps teach people how to maintain their weight loss after they leave the camp by providing realistic and sustainable plans.
  • Weight loss camps simulate high-intensity interval training (HIIT) which is proven to both lose weight and build muscle.

Does weight loss camp work better for men or women?

Gender does play a role in your journey to a healthier weight - but the differences equal out over time. Studies have shown that men typically lose more weight in the first few weeks after starting a weight loss program. Over the longer term however, women will generally catch up. [3]

This is why it's crucially important that you think of your time at weight-loss camp as a jump start, rather than a quick fix. The habits, strength and motivation you build while you're here are going to keep you moving forward towards your goals in the coming months after you return home.

Am I too old to exercise and lose weight?

If you're over 50, you may have noticed that staying in shape brings new challenges. This is completely normal - but it's no reason to quit! On the contrary - maintaining a healthy weight and staying regularly active are the most powerful tools you have to limit the effects of age, and give yourself more years of quality time ahead. [4]

At Weight Crafters, our team has the knowledge and experience to help you safely and quickly increase strength, improve mobility, shed excess fat and feel more energetic.

Click here to learn more about the exercises and activities we offer.

Is Weight Crafters Weight Loss Camp like boot camp in the military?

While it's true that our founder is a United States Marine Corps veteran, our fitness retreat is nothing like Parris Island. Nobody will scream in your face, or make you do push-ups and jumping jacks in the mud.

You aren't here to get toughened up for war - you're with us to have a good time while improving your health and hopefully starting down the path to a long-term healthier lifestyle. We do provide structure and support - but it's a completely different approach.

Click here to learn more about our accommodations if you have any doubts.

Am I too out of shape to participate?

The goal of a fat camp styled program is to help guests dealing with overweight or obesity challenges lose weight, raise their self-confidence, self esteem and self-image, and teach them healthy life skills and choices. [5] Generally speaking, we are here specifically to help out-of-shape people improve their health. Our team has the training and experience to assist clients with various physical limitation if need be.

This being said, there are certain health conditions which could prevent you from attending our program - or any residential weight loss program. If you have concerns, we welcome you to reach out and talk them over with us.

Is this like The Biggest Loser?

No. The Biggest Loser Television program was made for TV. In no way does it reflect the reality of how fully licensed and professional Weight Loss Camps work or operate.

Will I be hungry at weight loss camp?

A common misconception about Weight Loss Camp programs is that you'll spend 10 hours per day on a treadmill and be rewarded with tiny, bland meals that leave you starving. Nothing could be further from the truth!

At Weight Crafters, you'll be eating substantial meals and snacks every day, prepared for you by our team. By choosing healthy ingredients and preparing delicious recipes, we make sure you feel satisfied while getting the proper portions for sustainable fitness activity and net weight reduction.

Can I really reverse diabetes by losing weight, or is that a myth?

The truth is, it depends. For most people recently diagnosed, type 2 diabetes can be reversed with significant weight loss. Your chances of full remission however, will vary depending on how long you've been diabetic and whether you can maintain a healthy body weight long-term.

The key to type 2 diabetes is your personal fat threshold - that is, the amount of fat your body can handle before insulin production begins to diminish. New research has shown that recently-diagnosed type 2 diabetics can experience a success rate of up to 90% in reversing the disease [6] if they lose enough weight to allow their insulin-producing beta cells to recover and begin functioning properly - but that weight loss must be maintained, or the disease will immediately re-surface.

You can read more about how this works by clicking here.

I read somewhere that fat camps don't work. Is that true?

The assertion that fat camps don't work due to temporary results is an oversimplified view of a multifaceted issue. While it is true that some individuals may experience temporary weight loss and struggle to maintain it, it is essential to recognize that the effectiveness of fitness retreats extends beyond short-term outcomes.

  • Habit Building and Lifestyle Change: Fitness retreats typically focus on habit building and lifestyle changes rather than quick fixes. They provide an immersive environment that encourages participants to adopt healthier habits, including regular exercise, balanced nutrition, and improved mental well-being. These habits, when ingrained during the retreat, serve as a foundation for long-term weight management.
  • Education and Awareness: Many fitness retreats prioritize educating participants about nutrition, portion control, and the importance of regular physical activity. This knowledge equips individuals with the tools to make informed choices about their health even after leaving the retreat. Understanding the principles of a balanced lifestyle contributes to sustainable weight management.
  • Professional Guidance: Participants in fitness retreats often benefit from the guidance of fitness and nutrition professionals who tailor programs to individual needs. This personalized approach helps individuals develop a deeper understanding of their unique challenges and empowers them to make lasting changes to their lifestyle.
  • Community Support: The sense of community fostered in fitness retreats can be a crucial factor in sustaining weight loss efforts. Establishing connections with like-minded individuals who share similar health goals provides ongoing support, motivation, and accountability, which are vital for maintaining progress.
  • Post-Retreat Support: Reputable fitness retreats recognize the importance of post-retreat support. They often offer resources, follow-up programs, or even alumni communities to help individuals stay on track once they return to their daily lives. This ongoing support contributes to the long-term success of weight loss initiatives.

While it is accurate that extreme dieting or overly restrictive approaches can lead to metabolic changes that hinder sustained weight loss, it is an oversimplification to categorically dismiss all fitness retreats.

The effectiveness of these programs depends on various factors, including the approach taken, the level of individual commitment, and the integration of healthy habits into daily life after the retreat. Click here to read more.

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People Also Ask...

Do weight loss camps actually work?

Yes. Fat Camps work, because they do what they are designed to do, which is to jump start your Weight Loss, Reduce Fat, Balance Nutrition, Indoctrinate Discipline, Stabilize Insulin, Strengthen Muscle, Improve Flexibility and Reduce Inflammation.

Research has shown that weight loss camps can be effective in helping people lose weight and improve their overall health. One study published in the Journal of Obesity found that participants in a weight loss camp program lost an average of 7.8% of their body weight over a 12-week period, and many of them maintained their weight loss six months after the program ended.

Weight loss camps are where you go to get yourself started down a path of Better Heath, Better Fitness and a Better You!

Are weight loss camps worth it?

Weight Loss Camps are definitely worth the investment, if you intend to maintain and foster that investment. No different than investing into a home, vehicle, education or a relationship - the value comes from whether you care for and appreciate your investment.

For many people, weight loss camps can be an effective way to jumpstart their weight loss journey, learn about healthy habits, and gain motivation and support from like-minded individuals.

Ultimately, the success of weight loss camps depends on a person's willingness to commit to making long-term lifestyle changes.

What is the most effective type of weight loss camp program?

The best Weight Loss Camp program for you will depend on your individual needs. Universally however, a good fat camp program shoud be designed by experts, with a strong focus on balanced nutrition, regular exercise, long-term goals and accountability.

When did fat camps and fat farms first begin?

Weight loss camps are a very specialized form of health spa (or weight loss retreat) - a broad concept that has been evolving since our earliest recorded civilizations, dating back to the Greeks and Romans. The earliest fat camps in modern culture were called "fat farms", and were multipurpose rehab centers, where individuals could get away from the world to quit drinking, or smoking, or lose fat and weight.

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Weight Loss Camps for Adults

In a nutshell, maintaining a healthy weight offers the following benefits:

  • Slowing or preventing the onset of Type 2 Diabetes
  • Improvement in Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Improved cardiovascular health
  • Reduced joint pain and increased mobility

Weight loss is the main treatment for obesity.

There is substantial evidence that a 7-10% weight loss can prevent progression from pre-diabetes to type 2 diabetes. A 5-15% weight reduction can also manage cardiovascular risk for diabetics. And even a 10% reduction in weight can in some cases reverse Type 2 Diabetes into full remission. [7]

Health risks are reduced, [8] fitness is improved, [9] and diabetes may be delayed with weight loss in overweight or obese people. People with osteoarthritis of the knee may benefit from it since it can reduce pain and increase mobility. Hypertension can decrease with weight loss.

Depression, stress, or boredom may contribute to weight gain, [10] and if this is the case, individuals are encouraged to seek medical attention. According to a 2010 study, dieters who had a full night's sleep lost twice as much weight as those with inadequate sleep. [11]

Over the long term, most dieters regain weight. [12] The Dietary Guidelines for Americans state that those who achieve and manage a healthy weight successfully do so by carefully consuming only the necessary number of calories and being physically active. [13]

Adopting a diet in which you consume fewer calories than you burn helps you lose weight. [14] Dietary and lifestyle changes must be permanent however, to make weight loss permanent. Counseling and exercise by themselves do not result in weight loss. Dieting alone can result in weight loss, but only combining diet with exercise provides the best results. [15]

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