Every year in late June, swarms of pre-teens are shuttled off to camp in Maine, Pennsylvania and upstate New York.
Their parents, though, take a decidedly more glamorous route to rest and relaxation — heading straight to the Amalfi Coast and Capri for their own version of grown-up camp, Italian style.
“In the last two or three years, it has definitely risen in popularity,” says Barkley Hickox, co-owner of luxury NYC-based travel agency Local Foreigner. Hotels along Italy’s coast are inundated with New Yorkers come July and August, she adds.
“A lot of it is due to social…