Even if you spent your summers on the couch watching reruns of The Price Is Right with your babysitter Sonia who smelled like sweat and cheese balls stuck in braces instead of going to summer camp, everyone knows what camp feels like, thanks to the tons of summer-camp movies and TV shows remember Salute Your Shorts? But really, summer-camp movies have less to do with the experience of applying bug spray and learning to swim in the lake, and more to do with celebrating childhood, rebellion, groups of scrappy outsiders pitted against the more popular, and groups of like-minded people banding together to make something impossible and wonderful happen. Most of them have first kisses, too, thanks to all those girlfriends at summer camp that the other kids figured were made up. Ahead, we rank the most memorable camp movies, from worst to best. Cloud , but the story of this hapless counselor who takes a pack of delinquents under his wing and ends up saving the camp from destruction by an evil industrialist is just the kind of fun that a camp movie is meant to have.
15 Classic Summer-Camp Movies, Ranked From Worst to Best
R min Drama, Romance. The story of a forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys, and their lives over the years. R 99 min Comedy. Wild behavior forces a pair of energy drink reps to enroll in a Big Brother program. R 97 min Horror, Mystery, Thriller.