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10 Movies or TV Shows to Watch About Summer Camp, While You're Social Distancing!

23.03.20

1.Parent Trap

The classic camp movie! This movie tells the tale of identical twin sisters, separated at birth who meet at summer camp in Maine. The camp featured in the movie is actually a real camp in America! Watch it on Prime!

 

2. Camp Getaway

This new Bravo show features the staff at an adult summer camp in Connecticut. Even though the show is set on a camp that we actually work with, it is a reality show for adults! If you don’t have Bravo, you should be able to watch it on Prime, when it is out.

 

3. Crip Camp

Coming to Netflix March 27th. This new documentary took home the Audience Award at Sundance and Barack and Michelle Obama, are executive producers!

“Just a few miles south of Woodstock stood Camp Jened, “a summer camp for the handicapped run by hippies.” In Netflix’s trailer for Crip Camp, we learn about the empowering atmosphere of this Catskills getaway for disabled teens. The trailer is filled with sunny footage from the summer of 1971 and interviews with former Jened campers, many of whom went on to be major catalysts in the American disability-rights movement.”

 

4. Beaver Falls

Three Brits get jobs at an elite American summer camp in California. You can watch both seasons on catch up on All4.

 

5. Camp Rock

Demi Lovato and the Jonas Brothers feature in this summer camp movie, about a girl determined to get into an acclaimed summer camp for music. You can watch it on the Disney Channel or Prime.

 

6. Rim of the World

Not actually out just yet, but one to add to your list! This Netflix show features four misfit campers who must band together and conquer their fears in order to save the world during an alien invasion! 

 

7. Camp Nowhere

I guess technically this one isn’t really about a summer camp! A group of kids don’t want to go to camp, so they make their own summer camp! You can watch now on prime!

 

8. The A list

Mia heads to summer camp, but with the arrival of a new girl, Amber, it disrupts her summer plans! This is a BBC original, so you can watch it on BBC iPlayer.

 

9. Wet Hot American Summer

Featuring famous faces such as Bradley Cooper, Elizabeth Banks, Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd, there are three movies. The ‘Ten Years Later’ Netflix movie is the latest one. Bear in mind this is a comedy! So not so much like actual camp!

10. Bunk’d

Another Disney show! Three friends head off to a rustic summer camp in Maine, where their parents met as teens. Along with their new friends, the trio tries their best to settle into their exciting and challenging new lives at Camp Kikiwaka.