15 Summer Camp Activities, Games, and Resources

Discover new ideas and resources for Summer Camp! Below are some great activities, games, and crafts to help keep campers engaged, active, and having fun this summer.

Our Summer Camp Guide is a great resource for activity ideas, themes, crafts, games, and other ideas for your summer camp program.Use the printable calendars for May-August to build themes or plan activities for each observance.

Summer Camp Guide


3 Free Printable Activity Ideas for Summer Camp

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Looking for an icebreaker or a way to kick off a theme or lesson at summer camp? Many of our customers at S&S Worldwide have themed activities or new lessons and units that they are introducing to children in their programs. … Continue reading

Camp Counselor Checklist for Summer Camp

summer camp counselorBeing a summer camp counselor is a fun and rewarding experience, but it also comes with a great deal of responsibility. With the importance of working with children and their safety in mind, there are certain essential items you need to … Continue reading 

Tips & Ice Breakers

6 Timeless Icebreakers for Summer Camp

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I have attended and worked at summer camps my entire working life. From the age of 14 through the past couple of years, I have seen friendships formed, memories made, and special light-bulb moments where a camper and counselor recognize … Continue reading 

6 Tips for Camp Counselors Starting a New PE Program

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The thought of running physical activities for campers can be scary for camp counselors. What if someone gets hurt?  What if the campers don’t listen? What if they don’t like the games?  You can probably go on and on with … Continue reading 

Summer Camp Games

4 Outdoor Games for Summer Camp

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Summer camp is a treasured time of year many school children look forward to. It means time with friends in a less structured environment, with all the fun summer activities such as swimming, arts and crafts, and all those camp related … Continue reading 

5 Classic Fitness Games for Kids

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It often amazes me just how many fitness games come with complicated rules and require so much equipment. Not every physical educator, day care center, summer camp, recreational program, or family has the space or means by which … Continue reading 

5 Summer Camp Games to Engage Campers

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Summer camp has an unusual rhythm. Even though it can last anywhere from a week to eight weeks, it often feels much longer. The start of camp is fun and exciting. Everyone is getting to know one another, and lots … Continue reading 

5 Best Active Indoor Games for Rainy Days

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Summer rain storms can derail a well-planned day outside at summer camp, especially when they pop up despite the weather report for a clear day.  When this happens, there is no reason to panic. With a little indoor space and … Continue reading 

Water Activities

Water Activities for Kids on Hot Summer Days

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Summer is a special kind of season. With its sense of freedom and more relaxed air, summer can be one of the more anticipated seasons around. The weather generally allows for travel and other plans with less interruption except for … Continue reading 

6 Pool Games for Kids – Field Trips & Summer Fun

Field trips to the pool and pool parties are a big part of summer fun for kids. Although we have pool noodles and endless beach balls here at S&S, we wanted to help introduce you to some fun pool activity ideas … Continue reading 

Crafts & Activities

Summer Camp Activity – Superhero Capes

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Kids Krew is a summer camp program at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa where kids can experience fun activities like slip-and-slide, flying kites, sand sculpting, and other adventures. Alexandria Rowe is the Recreation Manager for the hotel, … Continue reading 

Activities for Scout Groups and Summer Camp

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Spring is a busy time for scout groups and will lead into summer camp in just a few months. We wanted to make leaders’ jobs easier by sharing some activity ideas to inspire creativity. Here are 7 different activities that can … Continue reading 

Kids Visors Inspired By Our Favorite Characters

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How adorable are these visors? With the weather getting warmer, it’s the perfect time to use visors for crafting! Our Super Visors Craft Kit comes with 48 white cardboard visors, non-toxic markers, and elastic. This is a fun group activity for … Continue reading 

Tricks and Tips to Tie Dye

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Tie dye is such a great craft activity because you can experiment with so many different colors and patterns. There are different methods that you can use to get different techniques, but the most common is using string, rubber bands, … Continue reading 

For Senior Residents

How to Plan a Weekly Summer Camp for Senior Residents

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When you think of summer camp, you probably think of swimming in the lake, going horseback riding, or learning how to roller skate. While your nursing home residents may not be able to do any of those activities, they can … Continue reading 

For even more Summer Camp resources, visit www.ssww.com/summer-camp

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