Are you looking for a fun way to get your kids excited about your upcoming camping trip? Use these camping movies for kids to do just that!
Watching movies for kids is a great way to introduce kids to new themes and topics. They think they’re just having fun and getting a break from their homeschool lessons.
We know they’re doing so much more! We have a list of movies you can purchase or borrow from the library as you begin to prepare for your campout or flesh out your camping-themed lesson plans.
Camping Movies for Kids
Below, I’ve featured just a handful of movies about camping that the whole family is sure to enjoy.
You should be able to find them at your local library or bookstore.
If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.
Dinosaur Train: Adventure Camp – The Pteranodon kids and some friends go to a day camp run by the Conductor!
They go white water rafting, mountain climbing, ziplining through the rainforest, and hiking, where they explore different plants and animals in each environment.
Daniel Goes Camping – It’s a beautiful night in Daniel Tigers Neighborhood! Bring your jammies and come along as Daniel Tiger camps outdoors for the first time and experiences everything that makes nighttime special.
From twinkling stars and playing with flashlights, to singing Goodnight Sun, there’s something magical and wondrous about the night!
The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Camping – It’s the first day of summer vacation, and The Cat in the Hat whisks Nick, Sally and Fish off on the greatest great outdoor camping adventure ever!
Our gang gets back to nature as they hike through the Fickle Fern Forest, camp out overnight, trek over Mt. Weewobble and canoe down the Tickle Drop River….just in time for Fish to meet up with his family for a grand reunion.
Little Bigfoot 2: The Journey Home – When a workaholic father takes his kids on a camping trip to reunite his family the children come across a young Bigfoot!
Scared and alone the little creature is trying to outrun a wealthy landowner who wants to use him as a circus attraction.
Determined to help the kids band together with their father in a mad race to return Little Bigfoot to Sasquatch Valley before it’s too late!
Camp Cool Kids – Spence and his big brother Zach move to a new home with their mother and grandpa. Spence has a hard time adjusting and is fearful of everything.
Grandpa encourages Spence to have faith in himself as he heads off with his brother to one of his greatest challenges yet, Camp Istrouma. There, Zach and Spencer make friends in opposing cabins.
The Parent Trap – Hallie Parker, a hip Californian, and Annie James, a proper London miss are identical twins who don’t even know each other exists — until they accidentally meet at summer camp.
Now they’re up to their freckles in schemes and dreams to switch places, get their parents back together, and have the family they’ve always wished for!
RV – Overworked Bob Munro, his wife Jamie, their 15-year-old daughter Cassie and 12-year-old son Carl are in desperate need of some quality time together.
After promising to take them on a family vacation in Hawaii, Bob abruptly changes plans: Instead of a week in a tropical paradise, they’re going on a road trip to Colorado in a recreational vehicle.
In Bob’s togetherness plan (which is a ruse to keep him from losing his job), everything that can go wrong, does.
Camp Rock – This summer’s gonna ROCK! When Mitchie gets a chance to attend Camp Rock, her life takes an unpredictable twist, and she learns just how important it is to be true to yourself.
Join the Jonas Brothers and the hottest cast of performers at the coolest summer camp anywhere!
Scooby Doo! Camp Scare – Welcome to Camp Little Moose – where the counselors are friendly, the activities are endless and the urban legends are intense.
In fact, every time someone tells a ghost story, the creepy creature comes to life! But the Mystery Inc. gang doesn’t spook that easily so gather ’round the campfire to roast some bad guys.
Scooby-Doo, Shaggy, Freddy, Daphne and Velma fish for clues to solve the mysteries of The Woodsman, The Fishman and The Banshee of Black Canyon.
And of course, Shaggy and Scooby-Doo are hot on The Case of What’s for Dinner!
Scare up summertime fun with the Mystery Inc. gang in this hilarious, feature-length movie that gives new meaning to camp spirit!
Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown – The Peanuts gang is off to summer camp and a rollicking animated escapade that has them facing up to the bullies and risking their necks in a hair-raising river raft race.
Which of these camping movies for kids will you watch first?