Most visited posts in 2016

The curtain officially closes tonight on 2016 so it’s a good time just for fun to look back and see what posts drew the most traffic. Interestingly enough, only one out of the top 10 were actually originally posted in 2016.

Video Goes Behind the Scenes at ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ A Capella Camp
This post from 2015 sharing the behind the scenes video of the camp scenes filmed Camp Istrouma in Greenwell Springs, Louisiana prove the popularity of the movie and the particular interest in the A Cappella Camp scenes.

Carl’s ‘Shameless’ Trip to Summer Camp
This post originated all the way back in 2013 and recaps the episode when Frank tells poor little Carl that he has cancer so he can go to camp for free. Carl has since gone to prison and off to military school in the most recent season so the experience did little to help him repeat the sins of his father.

Hulu Series ‘The Path’ Filmed at Summer Camp in New York
Hulu debuted this new original series early this year about a cult starring Aaron Paul and as evidenced by the traffic to this post, the setting at Marydell Faith and Life Center in Nyack, New York was a curiosity to viewers.

Memorable Camp Romances in Movies and TV Shows
Camp romances are always a popular topic so it’s not surprising to see this post from 2014 still getting steady traffic.

Downy’s 1985 Hello Mother, Hello Father Commercial
This post from way back in 2012 is still generating hits, speaking to the power of ’80s nostalgia. This is one of my favorite commercials as a kid so I get it.

Summer Camp-Inspired Costume Ideas
This post from 2012 gets a lot of traffic in the fall for obvious reasons.

Kellogg’s Replacing SMORZ with Krave S’mores Cereal
For some reason, this post from 2013 got way more traffic than the timely one about SMORZ being brought back, in part thanks to an online petition.

Review: Bunk’d ‘Welcome to Camp Kikiwaka’
Our review of the pilot episode of the Disney Channel show from 2015 received the bulk of the Bunk’d-related traffic to the site.

Interesting Facts About ‘Camp Nowhere’
Some 22 years later, this kids movie classic still generates interest on the interwebs.

Summer Camp Movies You’ve Probably Never Seen
Summer camp movie lists are a common occurrence every summer, but few ever include any of these lesser known movies set at summer camp.

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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