Best Summer Camp Movies

Summer camp can be a rite of passage for kids of all ages, and the silver screen has a long history of documenting camp culture. A kid's summer camp experience can inspire lifelong friendships and lasting memories. From the original Parent Trap of 1961 to cult classic Addams Family Values, we've compiled a list of some of our favorite summer camp movies.

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The Parent Trap (1961) Movie Poster Image
Charming classic has some dated gender roles.
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(Release Year: 1961)
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The Parent Trap Movie Poster Image
Delightful remake is great for the whole family.
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(Release Year: 1999)
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Scooby-Doo: Camp Scare Movie Poster Image
Spooky stories come to life in camp-set Scooby movie.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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Camp Rock Movie Poster Image
Disney turns out a fun, clean, surefire tween hit.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam Movie Poster Image
Talented Disney stars boost tween-friendly sequel.
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(Release Year: 2010)
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Girls Rock! Movie Poster Image
Girl-power docu has a strong positive message.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Mr. Troop Mom Movie Poster Image
Made-for-Nickelodeon movie is so-so but fun for tweens.
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(Release Year: 2009)
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The Baby Sitters Club Movie Poster Image
A "girlfriends" story with a great message for tweens.
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(Release Year: 1995)
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Heavyweights Movie Poster Image
Early Judd Apatow film makes fat camp mischievous and fun.
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(Release Year: 1995)
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Camp Cucamonga Movie Poster Image
Silly but sweet '90s summer camp movie has some bullying.
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(Release Year: 2004)
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Fred 3: Camp Fred Movie Poster Image
Hyper teen's third movie has worthy themes for tweens.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Addams Family Values Movie Poster Image
A dark comedy teens will love.
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(Release Year: 1993)
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Dance Camp Movie Poster Image
Teens compete in engaging dance movie; some profanity.
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(Release Year: 2016)
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Meatballs Movie Poster Image
Quaint summer camp comedy has sex on the brain.
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(Release Year: 1979)
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Moonrise Kingdom Movie Poster Image
Typically quirky Wes Anderson dramedy has lots of heart.
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(Release Year: 2012)
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Camp Movie Poster Image
Funny movie about theater camp for teens.
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(Release Year: 2003)
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Wet Hot American Summer Movie Poster Image
Hilarious but raunchy parody is filled with sex, profanity.
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(Release Year: 2001)
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