Camp Death (Short Film, 2010)


Camp Death is a 2010 short film produced by students at the L.A. Film Studies Center, a semester-long program for college students to study film production. The short was directed by L.A. Lyles and written by Dustin Kaps.

It tells the story of a group of campers at a camp called Camp Phoenix, where legend has it a camper killed two campers and a counselor outside a cabin in 1989 and was never found by police. The action picks up 20 years later around a campfire with the telling of the scary story that turns out to be more than just a legend.

Matt Ralph

Matt Ralph

I'm the editor of Summer Camp Culture and also blog at and 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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