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The holiday season is in full swing, which means it's time for our annual holiday gift guide inspired by summer camp. Check out some of these summer camp-inspired gift ideas for the camp counselor, camp director, camper or summer camp enthusiast in your life. Give the Gift of Summer Camp...

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Actor Garrett Clayton, who plays Link Larkin in NBC's Hairspray Live! got his first taste of theater while away at summer camp when he was 13. "I went to a summer camp when I was younger and we got to choose one activity a week," Clayton said in a 2012...

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Party rocker Andrew W.K. spent some time at Camp One Step, a summer camp for young people with cancer, in Wisconsin earlier this year and recently wrote about the experience for Vice. "I assumed I was being brought in as an entertainer to help cheer up these young patients—some as...

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The actor who played David "Lardass" Hogan in the campfire story Gordie (Wil Wheaton) tells his friends is today a summer camp director in Oregon. Andy Lindberg first served as director at Camp Namanu from 2002-2004, but left to pursue acting in New York City, only to return to the...

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Broadway star Ben Platt reached back to his summer camp days at Camp Ramah to sing a Hebrew version of a Guys & Dolls song he learned during his time at Camp Ramah on a recent episode of Late Night with Seth Myers. "We do all of our productions (at...

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Des Moines Register photographer/videographer Kelsey Kremer recently won an Upper Midwest Regional Emmy award for her documentary One Last Summer at Camp Tahigwa. The six-minute documentary debuted on the Iowa newspaper website in September 2015 after Kelsey spent her last summer as a camp counselor at the camp where she...

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Raimy (Peyton List) and Satch (Mekhi Phifer) get a big break in a cold case that leads them to a creepy abandoned Christian camp in the Catskills in the "Break, Break, Break" episode of Frequency (Season 1, Episode 7). From the episode we learn that Hideaway Mountain Camp was a...

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Lorelai runs into her old camp nemesis and short-lived boyfriend Jason Stiles (Chris Eigeman) in the "Winter" episode of the Netflix series Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life. The former campers at the fictional Maine summer camp Camp Chataguay briefly catch up at the funeral for Lorelai's father, Richard,...

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Lacie (Bryce Dallas Howard) gets asked to be the maid of honor at a wedding for a friend she met at art camp in the "Nosedive" episode of Black Mirror (Season 3, Episode 1). But a series of unfortunate incidents in a futuristic world where a person's real-time social media...

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Fonzie jumping a shark on water skis in an episode of Happy Days that originally aired in September 1977 was so ridiculous an act, it went on to become a catch phrase used to describe any far-fetched attempt or stunt a television series pulls to try and get ratings. What's...

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Freeform won't be going back to Camp Stillwater next season. The cable network has decided not to order a second helping of the horror series after it under-performed in its first season. Set in the late '80s, the hour-long series centered around the counselors at the recently reopened Camp Stillwater,...

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Filmmaker Terry L. Benedict first met the late Desmond T. Doss, the subject of the new film Hackshaw Ridge, when he was a kid at summer camp in the early '70s. Benedict recalled in a recent interview that the timing of their meeting was fortuitous because he had a couple...