Parent Trap (1998, PG)1 of 9
A young Lindsay Lohan stars as twins Annie and Hallie who meet for the first time at summer camp. After attending Camp Walden, the two decide to switch places to spend time with the parent they never knew. They plot and scheme to try and get their parents back together so they can be one happy family. This is a remake of the classic movie by the same title, starring Hayley Mills.
Addams Family Values (1993, PG-13)2 of 9
This sequel to the 1991 film features kids Wednesday and Pugsley Addams going to Camp Chippewa, a camp for wealthy privileged children who are very different from Wednesday and Pugsley. The kids stand out and refuse to participate in the cliche summer camp activities and instead forge their own path. Still, the Camp Chippewa counselors try to force Wednesday and Pugsley into getting involved in traditional camp activities and, for just a moment, it seems like the Addams siblings decide to give in.
Meatballs (1979, PG)3 of 9
This 1979 film features Bill Murray as head counselor Tripper Harrison at a cut-rate summer camp. A boy named Rudy Genner, who has trouble fitting in, gets sent to summer camp. Tripper takes him under his wing, and they bond over morning runs and summer camp fun. Tripper helps Rudy gain self-confidence and Rudy helps Tripper get back together with Roxanne, the female head counselor.
Camp Nowhere (1994, PG)4 of 9
A group of friends realize they are all being sent to boring summer camps and together create a plan to trick their parents into sending them to a fake summer camp they've created. With the help of former drama teacher Dennis Van Welker (Christopher Lloyd) they convince their parents their camp is the real thing. The kids enjoy life at a summer camp without adult supervision until their parents decide they want to visit.
Heavy Weights (1995, PG)5 of 9
It's not easy to make a movie about weight camp, but Heavy Weights is the classic underdog tale set at summer camp. Gerry Gander, 11, gets sent to an all-boys weight loss camp, Camp Hope, run by psycho ex-fitness trainer Tony Perkis, played by Ben Stiller. Tony plans to make the kids shed as many pounds as possible and make camp life a living hell. Gerry leads the camp in trying to overthrow Tony and creates life-long friendships in the process.
Ernest Goes to Camp (1987, PG)6 of 9
Comedian Jim Varney plays Ernest, a maintenance man at Kamp Kikakee who gets to achieve his dream of being a camp counselor when a group of juvenile delinquents get sent to the camp. The kids obviously don't want to participate in any summer camp activities, but in the end, Ernest and the band of misfits unite to try and save the camp from being destroyed by an evil company.
Race for Your Life Charlie Brown (1977, G)7 of 9
Charlie Brown isn't just for the holidays. This animated film features the Peanuts gang as they head off to a camp in the mountains, Camp Remote. Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the group arrive at camp and quickly realize it's much different than what they expected. The gang faces a rival camp group of three bullies and a cat in a race filled with obstacles, storms and sabotage.
Camp Cucamonga (1990, Not Rated)8 of 9
Originally a made for TV movie, Camp Cucamonga stars a young Jennifer Aniston as Ava Schector, who works at a typical summer camp run by her dad, Marvin Schector. Ava has a budding romance with a fellow camp counselor, Roger Burke, and the camp struggles with an inspection--all while the counselors deal with typical camp shenanigans like getting lost in the woods and creating a music video to promote the camp.