Words matter. These are the best Summer Camp Quotes from famous people such as Rachel Sklar, Jonathan Groff, Carlos Pena, Jr., Glen Powell, Josh Gondelman, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I’m Jewish, but not overly religious, and have certainly never formally observed the Fourth Commandment, other than via the tradition of wearing white on Friday nights at summer camp, which never seemed to dovetail with the fact that Fridays were also the night for grape juice.
It’s one thing to experience your Broadway debut alone, but to share it with an entire company was like summer camp or a college experience, where you were really growing up together.
I was 13 and at summer camp when I had my first kiss.
There’s kind of a summer camp aspect of filming on location.
I broke my wrist at summer camp playing a game called ‘volleybat,’ which was baseball but with a volleyball. It is as dangerous as it sounds.
In some ways, being on the road is like summer camp. There’s a camaraderie, but I’m also learning how to be more of a leader.
Law school and summer camp are the two experiences that inform pretty much all I do.
Queen is my all-time favorite band in history. I was an obsessive growing up after I discovered them at 10 at summer camp.
A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp.
I find it not hard to make friends, but it’s definitely different when I go somewhere like summer camp and everyone already knows that I’m in ‘Hunger Games’… My life is still pretty normal, and I still have some really great friends.
I studied at UC Santa Cruz before going on to do a grad program at UCLA. Santa Cruz was like an awesome hippie summer camp. I got to take a vacation from reality and hang out on beaches and in forests.
Do you know what a showmance is? It is like being at a summer camp when you’re a teenager. You spend summertime away from your home. When you spend three months very closely with someone at a particular place, it is like a summer love. You have no choice but to get involved with that person.
My first joke that ever aired on ‘Late Night’ was for a list of ‘Top 10 Least Popular Summer Camps.’ My contribution – ‘Camp Tick in beautiful Lyme, Connecticut’ – squeaked in at No. 10. Like a trip to Camp Tick, my time at ‘Late Night’ faded into memory like a short session at a dicey summer camp.
Given that I often wear shorts with a T-shirt, baseball cap, and backpack most days, a crew-neck shirt gives me the appearance of an undercover cop on the way to a sting operation at a summer camp.
My job is summer camp. I come and talk and try to make a TV show funny.
I learned to canoe at summer camp and thought I’d pursue Olympic whitewater canoeing. In my senior year of high school, I instead decided to attend M.I.T. I like to say I’ve had only two jobs in my life: whitewater canoeing instructor and wilderness guide in college, and C.E.O. of iRobot.
My first few films were institutional comedies, and you’re on pretty safe ground when you’re dealing with an institution that vast numbers of people have experienced: college, summer camp, the military, the country club.
I went to this very disorganized Jewish summer camp in Maine called Camp Modin.
I hate camping, but I love summer camp.
When most kids were doing summer camp, I was doing the Arkansas festival circuit, passing out push cards, and shaking hands and tagging along with my dad to every nook and cranny in the state of Arkansas.
When I was 13, I came back from summer camp – summer of ’74 – and my mother had had an accident during surgery and was in an oxygen tent in a coma. It was so traumatic. My parents had been divorced for six or seven years at that point, and it was sort of the seminal event of my life.
My parents managed a summer camp, and it was vacant for about seven or eight months out of the year. It was in the middle of nowhere in the woods. We backed up to a state forest. So absolutely, there were creepy woods all around the house. It was easy to get lost. It was really spooky.
Midwest kids got to summer camp. There is something very special about being away from your parents for the first time, sleeping under the stars, hiking and canoeing.
If I could, I would have my son on tour the whole time. But he has school, summer camp, and he has to see his mother.
I was pretty much into punk rock and that’s all I cared about. I was into Green Day and the Ramones. I wanted to get a guitar so I could play punk songs because this kid taught me power chords at summer camp.