Summer Camp-Themed Children's Books

8 wonderful reads to get excited about heading off to camp.

By Allison McDonald
Jun 25, 2015



Jun 25, 2015

Going off to summer camp is a rite of passage for many kids, but waiting for camp to start can be torture for an excited camper. Tame your children's impatience with the right book before it's time to hug them goodbye.



The Berenstain Bears Go to Camp by Stan and Jan Berenstain

Tacky Goes to Camp by Helen Lester

Cam Jansen Series: The Summer Camp Mysteries by David A. Adler

A to Z Mysteries Series: Detective Camp by Ron Roy

Spy Camp by Stuart Gibbs

Captain Awesome Goes to Superhero Camp by Stan Kirby

Froggy Goes to Camp by Jonathan London

Nerd Camp 2.0 by Elissa Brent Weissman

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