bobbybreenmakeawish
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Bobby Breen, the child crooner who starred in the 1937 summer camp movie Make A Wish, died last week at the age of 87. Breen was just nine years old when he starred in the film as Chip Winters, who befriends a composer played by Basil Rathbone while away at...

stevemartinmagiccamp
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Mean Girls director Mark Waters has reportedly signed on to helm a movie about a banker who returns to magic-themed summer camp he attended as a kid. Steve Martin has been in talks to star in the film, but none of the cast members have been confirmed for the Disney...

britanick
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Internet sketch duo and new Saturday Night Live writers BriTANick first met at summer camp. The duo, Nick Kocher and Brian McElhaney, first met at the Atlanta Workshop Players Performing Arts Camp and then later New York University together. BriTANick have been making videos since 2008, garnering millions of views....

lefebernorthwoods
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A nonprofit organization formed after a popular summer camp in Wisconsin was closed was able to reopen the camp this summer. The nonprofit Baden-Powell Northwoods Experience organized after the Three Harbors Council of the Boy Scouts of America decided to sell LeFeber Northwoods Camps and another camp in January of...

joshycampbluestar
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A guy away for the weekend with a group of friends meets a woman at a bar who attended the same summer camp as him in the 2016 movie Joshy. Ari (Adam Pally) is married but is oddly drawn to Jodi (Jenny Slate) when they meet outside a bar and...

operationcommando
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A 21-minute short film from Switzerland playing at the DC Shorts Festival this weekend tells the story of brothers separated in a summer camp "war game." The film titled Operation Commando debuted at the Palm Springs International Short Fest back in June. You can see a trailer of it below...

bigpinesummercampwalmart
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Kids say goodbye to summer - and Big Pines summer camp - by singing Whitesnake in a back-to-school ad from Wal-Mart. Check out the commercial below or on YouTube.

fredhellermanweavers
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Fred Hellerman, who met fellow member of the folk quartet Ronnie Gilbert at summer camp, died at the age of 89 on September 1. The influential folk singers first met as camp counselors at Camp Wo-Chi-Ca in New Jersey. They would later join Pete Seeger and Lee Hays to form...

itsccantstopthefeeling
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Every summer camp season brings with it a song that seems to define the experience for staff members and campers alike. This song, whether it's Matisyahu's "One Day," K'naan's "Wavin' Flag," Pharrell's "Happy" or some other catchy tune, is often the one you see popping up the most at the end...

willbyersstrangerthings
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Stranger Things star Noah Schnapp was in a pop culture upside world we know as summer camp when the hit Netflix series debuted in July and didn't realize how popular it had become. Schnapp, 11, told WSJ Video that he was cut off from media while away at camp. "One camp...

BerkeleyCastle_WestVirginia
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A castle built in the late 1800s in West Virginia was used as home base for a summer camp from 1938 to 1954. Known as the Berkeley Springs Castle or the Samuel Taylor Suit Cottage after the colonel for whom it was originally built, the property went through a number...

manitouvrvideo
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A camper returning home from camp at Camp Manitou in Ontario is in for a big surprise when he gets home from camp in a video demonstrating one way summer camps can tap into the coming virtual reality revolution. Here's the set-up for the video from the camp's blog: "Anyone...