Summer camping is a wonderful experience, it allows you to be a part of a cooperate and productive community, and to have strong relationship with your fellows. It can give you a lot of precious memories, such as campfire songs and other camping traditions. Here, you’ll find our list of Netflix summer camp movies that you can watch today.
Rim of the World – 2019
An action-adventure comedy movie and a Netflix summer camp movie created by Zack Stentz, and starring Jack Gore, Miya Cech and Benjamin Flores Jr. The movie is about a summer camping ground for teenagers called “Rim of the World”.
Gabriel, Alex, ZhenZhen and Dariush are friends that joined the camp before they realized that they couldn’t keep up with the activities there, such as climbing ropes and canoeing. At the same time, aliens invade Earth. The kids learn of a way to stop the invasion, and now they need to stick together and depend on themselves to complete their mission successfully.
Crip Camp – 2020
A documentary movie created by James Lebrecht, Nicole Newnham, and starring James Lebrecht and Lionel Je’Woodyard. The movie is set in the 1970’s about a summer camp called “Camp Jened” for disabled teenagers. This camp was their place of comfort and their Utopia away from the discrimination of society for disabled people, and from this camp they lead a revolution to change laws and the public perception that people have of them.
Wet Hot American Summer – 2001
A Romantic comedy movie and another Netflix summer camp movie directed by David Wain, and starring Janeane Garofalo and David Hyde Pierce. The movie is set in 1981 about Firewood, a summer camp with a roller-coaster of emotions and dramatic events, especially towards the end of summer and right before everyone goes home. The campers need to protect themselves from a lethal piece of NASA Skylab that could hit them, they also need to perform a rescue operation from a waterfall, all while managing their relationships.
A Week Away – 2021
A musical Netflix summer camp movie directed by Roman White, and starring Kevin Quinn, and Bailee Madison. The movie is about will, the teenager who spent his life moving between foster houses, and how it made him unstable and prone to getting into troubles, until he found himself forced to make a choice, going to juvenile detention or spend one week at a religious summer camp, so he chooses the camp, but could he find his peace?
La llamada – 2017
Another musical Netflix summer camp movie created by Javier Ambrossi and Javier Calvo, starring Macarena García, and Anna Castillo. It’s about María and Susana the teenagers’ girls who shared a passion for music. They get into some troubles, and are forced to join a Catholic camp during summer. However, their Rebellious souls get into conflict with the ecclesiastic order, and create a new song for love and freedom.
Utøya: July 22 – 2018
A drama and thriller movie created by Erik Poppe, and starring Andrea Berntzen and Aleksander Holmen. It’s about a true massacre that happen in July 22, 2011, in Norway. The story begins with a big explosion caused by a car bomb, a terrorist attack that killed 8 persons. The terrorist, Anders Behring Breivik, who is a far right escapee to a summer camp in island of Utøya, and complete his work by killing 69 teenagers and wounding hundreds of them. The movie shows us the terrified moments passed on more than 600 teenagers in this camp and how they tried to save themselves and rescue each other.
Do Revenge – 2022
A romantic comedy and a Netflix summer camp movie created by Jennifer Kaytin Robinson, and starring Camila Mendes and Maya Hawke, about Drea and Eleanor, the high school students, who are suffering from their colleagues’ bullying, Drea was very popular at her school before her boyfriend Max leaked a sexual tape about her, also Eleanor, who is suffering from Carissa the bully guy who turned her life into hell in the summer camp by starting a bad rumor about her, now Drea and Eleanor become close friends, and both of them seek revenge on all their bullies.
Bunks – 2013
A comedy Netflix summer camp movie directed by Tibor Takács, and starring Dylan Schmid and Emilia McCarthy. It’s about Dylan and Dane, the Rebellious and trouble-making brothers, after they set their house on fire with a rocket, and get sent to a military camp to behave themselves, but they run away from the camp when they get the chance and go to Camp Bushwhack. They pretend that they are different people called Sanjay and Delroy, but they find themselves responsible for kids in the camp, they al start a zombie apocalypse.
The Fundamentals of Caring – 2016
A comedy Netflix summer camp movie created by Rob Burnett, and starring Craig Roberts, Paul Rudd and Selena Gomez. In the movie, a writer called Ben Benjamin joins a caregiver class after he went through a family problem, and that changes his point of view on life, so he becomes a caregiver to a disable teenager, and together they went on a great adventure and become best friends. They both learned more about life, love, and friendship.
Back of the Net – 2019
A comedy Netflix summer camp movie directed by Louise Alston and starring Sofia Wylie and Christopher Kirby. It’s about Cory Bailey the science student that dreams of becoming a marine scientist, and she got all the support she needs from Her parents Rebecca and David. During summer holiday she decides to join the Sea Science program offered by Harold Academy, but she takes the wrong bus and finds herself in Harold Soccer Academy training center. She could not contact the person in charge in the science program so she stayed in the soccer training summer camp.
Moonrise Kingdom – 2012
An adventure comedy movie created by Wes Anderson, and starring Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward and Bruce Willis. The movie is set in 1960s’ about a love story between a boy and a girl on an island near the New England coast, but they faced a storm of rejection for their relationship from the community, and that is because they think they are still too young to commit to this kind of relationship because they are only 12 years old! so they tried to run away into the wild and camp away from the town, but people turned the town upside down to find them, and bring them home.
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The Land Before Time – 1988
An animated adventure Netflix summer camp movie directed by Don Bluth, and starring Pat Hingle, and Gabriel Damon. It’s about Littlefoot, the orphaned brontosaurus, who dreams about peace and sufficient food, and to make his dream come true he went on the adventure of a lifetime to the land of lush vegetation, in the legendary Great Valley, where all dinosaurs can live in peace. On his way he made friends with another four dinosaurs from different kinds, and together they defeat Sharptooth the evil predator, and all kinds of obstacles they meet on their journey.
Bibi & Tina – Madchen Gegen Jungs (Bibi & Tina: Mädchen gegen Jungs) – 2016
Another adventure comedy Netflix summer camp movie created by Detlev Buck, and starring Lina Larissa Strahl and Lisa-Marie Koroll. It’s about Bibi and Tina the school students, who went to Falkenstein for a competition, in a countryside camp, and that helped them feel the spirit of the place. Now they need to get ready for the competition especially in presence of Urs, a strong student cooperate that is competent enugh to defeat them.
A Go! Go! Cory Carson Summer Camp – 2020
One more animated adventure Netflix summer camp movie created by Stanley Moore, and starring Alan C. Lim and Smith Foreman. The movie is about Cory and Freddie, two best friends who used to go together to the summer camp, and make the best memories there. However, this year Freddie brings a new guest with him, his cousin Rosie, and that makes Cory so jealous of her, but could they still have a good time with the three of them there, or will they miss all the fun time in the summer camp?
Can’t get enough of summer camp movies?
In this section, you’ll find a list of summer camp movies that used to be on Netflix, but were unfortunately removed. You can try streaming them somewhere else or wait for them to come back.
The coming 6 movies were on Netflix and got removed but there is a chance they get added again in the future
The Parent Trap – 1998
An adventure comedy movie created by Nancy Meyers, and starring Lindsay Lohan, Dennis Quaid, and Natasha Richardson. The movie is about Hallie and Annie, the young teenagers who met each other for the first time at the summer camp, and they were both shocked to find out that they look like twins. When they talked about it, they realized that they are real twins from the same father and mother who lived separated, far away from each other, so they decide to switch their roles to give each one a chance to experience the other’s life, and live for a while with the other parent.
Addams Family Values – 1993
A comedy fantasy movie directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, and starring Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia and Christopher Lloyd. The movie is about the eccentric Addams’ family, their elder daughter Wednesday, and her brother Pugsley. The family gets a new son but their siblings hate him so much. In the movie, Wednesday went to a summer camp to know how to blend with other people, but she runs away from the camp after she ruins everything.
Once I Was a Beehive – 2015
A comedy drama movie and a Netflix summer camp movie created by Maclain Nelson, and starring Paris Warner, Lisa Valentine Clark and Hailey Smith. The movie is about a 16 years old girl named Lane Speer, who used to spend her summer vacations with her family camping in the mountains, but after her father died and her mother got married to another man her life changed dramatically. Her step-father is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ, and he makes her join another bible-themed girls’ camp. Can she find peace in her new life?
Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland – 1989
A comedy horror movie and another Netflix summer camp movie directed by Michael A. Simpson, and starring Pamela Springsteen, Tracy Griffith and Michael J. Pollard. It’s about Angela the evil spirit that returns in the body of a young girl after her death, and she goes to Camp New Horizons and terrorizes everyone in the camp. The camp was set to help teenagers from different social classes blend together, but Angela has her own plan for them, and first step in her plan is seeking fresh blood to feed on.
American Honey – 2016
A romantic adventure Netflix summer camp movie created by Andrea Arnold, and starring Sasha Lane and Shia LaBeouf. The story is about an 18 year old Texan young lady that tries to escape from her dysfunctional family, so she joins Jake the charms salesman through his adventure to Kansas City, and she found herself in a strange world with different kinds of young Americans living in the wild. She tries her best to blend in with them and learn more about experimentation, life, youthful love, and most of all herself.
An American Girl Story: Summer Camp, Friends For Life – 2017
Another Netflix summer camp movie you can enjoy with your family. The movie was created by Alison McDonald, starring Zoe Manarel and Alison Fernandez. It’s about Suzy the filmmaker and her friend Paz the engineer, who went together to a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math summer camp. At first they felt like they are in heaven, until Camryn Manheim the camp administrator makes them miserable, they tried to explore the area outside the camp and meet Jordan the camp’s counselor, then everything changed dramatically.