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Top 10 Summer Camp Movies for Families

Get ready for camp with these family-friendly films

John Kubalak

Published on: June 05, 2020

Top 10 Summer Camp Movies for Families

Summercamp! movie

'Summer Camp!'

Recommended for ages 13 and up; 2006, unrated

Summer camp movies tend to explore the same themes of young people taking their first steps into the wider world, layered with comic situations or the musical numbers that entertainment demands. But if you want a look at what really happens at camp, the "Summer Camp!" documentary shows an unvarnished view of homesickness, the frustration of counselors and the endless stream of talent shows and camp competitions.

 Editor’s note: This article was originally published in 2017, and updated in June 2020.

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