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• Campfire & Color Wars Podcast took on the timely topic of summer camp couples with special guests and stories of their own in some cases very short-lived camp romances. • The Happy Camper Podcast took a different approach on Valentine's week with a mini episode about current teen lingo titled...

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Beloved Canadian storyteller and radio host Stuart McLean died at age 68 on Wednesday, leaving behind a body of work that was partially inspired by his summers as a camp counselor at Camp YMCA Kanawana. McLean, who often drew comparisons to Garrison Keillor, was best known for his fictional radio show The...

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Into the Who Knows, a children's adventure film about a boy and his best friend, Felix the Fox, who escape summer camp "to embark on a big mystical adventure" will make its debut at the Dallas International Film Festival at the end of March. The 72-minute film, which stars Bryce...

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A new receptionist shows up at WJM in the "A Friend in Deed" episode of The Mary Tyler Moore Show who went to summer camp with Mary Richards when they were 12. But when Twinks McFarland (she loved camp so much she kept her nickname into adulthood) gives Mary a...

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• Popular comic series Lumberjanes is being adapted into a series of illustrated middle-grade fiction novels. The comic series centers around five girls at a summer camp who solve supernatural mysteries and is also being developed into a live-action movie. • Raleigh, North Carolina's website wasn't up to the task of the...

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Part of the appeal of ABC comedy The Goldbergs is that so much of the source material comes from actual video tapes and memories of the real Adam F. Goldberg's childhood growing up in suburban Philadelphia. But as is often the case, real life gets a little blurred when the...

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A return to Camp Crystal Lake on the big screen won't be happening this October, after all. News broke yesterday that the production of the new Friday the 13th film, which was just beginning to ramp up production in Georgia, has been canceled. From the Friday the 13th The Franchise...

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• Jezebel deputy editor Kate Dries recalls seeing A Walk to Remember for a second time at her all-girls camp in "An Oral History of the First Time Kate and Kara Saw A Walk to Remember." The camp voted on it for movie night, she writes, and she cried watching...

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Cartoon Network has reportedly ordered an animated series based on the Summer Camp Island short that was recently featured at the Sundance Film Festival. The short by Julia Pott tells the story of two characters, Oscar and Hedgehog, and their adventures at a magical summer camp. Plott is a former...

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Anna Kendrick is kind of a force of nature in Hollywood these days, but back when she was an unknown teenager she starred in an indie film she thought no one would ever see about a group of misfit kids who go to a performing arts summer camp. "I guess,...

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President Donald Trump spent several of his summers as a youth attending summer camp in upstate New York. He told news radio station WNBF in a 2014 interview when he was considering a run for governor in New York that he went "four or five years" to Camp Hilltop, a...

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• Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania is closing and selling five of its nine camp properties. The properties to close on March 31 include Camp Elliott in Lawrence County, Camp Curry Creek in Jefferson County, Camp Resting Waters in McKean County, Camp Roy Weller in West Virginia and Camp Singing Hills...