2015 Summer Camp-inspired Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday shopping season is upon us, which means it’s time for the annual summer camp-inspired gift guide. Check out some ideas for summer camp-inspired holiday shopping and share any gift ideas you have in the comments.

Rise Again Songbookriseagainsongbookheader
This is the sequel to the classic Rise Up Singing songbook that originated with songs being sung around the campfire at the Farm and Wilderness summer camp at Tamarack Farm in Vermont. A great gift for anyone who likes to play guitar, especially around the campfire.

Buy on Amazon

Capture the Flag REDUXCapture-the-Flag-REDUX-about-outdoor-game-II_1
Capture the Flag REDUX puts a modern LED twist on the classic camp game Capture the Flag.

Buy on Amazon

Indoor S’mores Makerplowandhearthsmoremaker
S’mores are always best over a campfire, but this Plow & Hearth S’mores Maker is the next best thing.

Buy on Amazon

Electro City T-Shirtelectrocitytshirt
Electro City, the staff musical from Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp is one of the best things about the Netflix series. Show your love for one of the best fictional musicals ever not performed on Broadway with this t-shirt.

Buy on Etsy

Note: I found so many fun gifts inspired by Wet Hot American Summer, I had to create a separate post. Check it out HERE.

Honor Girl Graphic Novelmaggiethrashhonorgirlheaderimage
Rookie magazine writer Maggie Thrash writes and illustrates a story about a pivotal summer at summer camp in this charming debut graphic novel.

Buy on Amazon

Lake Rules Print

This poster print covers a lot of the things that make summer camp great.

Buy on Amazon

Summer Camp Culture T-Shirtscampculturetshirts
We have three shirts available. Check them out HERE. There’s also a shop on Redbubble you can check out.

Lumberjacks Vol. 2 Booklumberjanesvol2header
Lumberjanes is a critically-acclaimed comic described as Buffy the Vampire Slayer meets Gravity Falls. 

Buy on Amazon

The Original Tree Swing

This old-fashioned rope swing is perfect for the kids. All you need is a tree.

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Big Bad Book of Bill Murray: A Critical Appreciation of the World’s Finest Actorbigbadbookofbillmurray
This book takes a look at Bill Murray’s career, including his breakout role as Tripper Harrison in the 1979 movie Meatballs.

Buy on Amazon

Bat in the Bunk Children’s Bookbatinthebunkheader1
This is the second book in a series inspired by real experiences at a summer camp in Pennsylvania.

Buy on Amazon

SCOPE Camp Scholarships

Camp scholarships are a great way to give back and ensure that more kids who aren’t able to otherwise attend camp get this life-changing experience.

SCOPE is celebrating its 25th anniversary so why not considering giving $25 or more to help them celebrate? Click here for more information.

For even more gift ideas, visit the Summer Camp Culture Store.

Matt Ralph

Matt Ralph

I'm the editor of Summer Camp Culture and also blog at Tangzine.com and MatthewRalph.com. I live in the Philadelphia area and went to camps and camp meetings growing up in Ohio, Maryland and New Jersey.

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