Camp: Season 1 (2013)

Season 1

Critics Consensus

Despite some occasionally charming bits, Camp's subpar writing and tired genre cliches make it largely forgettable.



Critic Ratings: 24


Audience Score

User Ratings: 5
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Air date: Jul 10, 2013
Air date: Jul 17, 2013
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Air date: Jul 31, 2013
Air date: Aug 7, 2013
Air date: Aug 14, 2013
Air date: Aug 21, 2013
Air date: Aug 28, 2013
Air date: Sep 4, 2013
Air date: Sep 11, 2013

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Tv Season Info

A comedy-drama series following the campers and counselors at Little Otter Family Camp. In the opener, camp owner and director Mackenzie "Mack" Granger (Rachel Griffiths) considers a buyout offer from a competing resort as she struggles to keep her organization afloat. Later, the Little Otter campers and staff deal with an oppressive heat wave, play a spirited game of capture the flag, and host a mixer with another, nearby camp. Roger Corser (as Roger Shepard), Thom Green (as Kip Wampler), and Nikolai Nikolaeff (as David "Cole" Coleman) are among the season one costars.

Critic Reviews for Camp Season 1

All Critics (24) | Top Critics (13)

It's warm, it's light, it's airy and it has a whole lot of characters we just instinctively like.

Jul 10, 2013 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The characters, scripts and performances are surprisingly smart -- almost, dare I say, deep. And you still get the comic humiliations, nasty rivalries and teeny bikinis.

Jul 10, 2013 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

It is possible for actors to overcome a lousy script, but that doesn't happen on Camp.

Jul 9, 2013 | Full Review…

What emerges is an accessible, easily imbibed summertime series that basically beats actually going to camp for an entire gut-wrenching summer. So c'mon in, the water's not bad once you get used to it.

Jul 9, 2013 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
Top Critic

Never quite funny, dramatic or sexy enough, Camp is simply dull.

Jul 8, 2013 | Full Review…
Top Critic

It's charming, if a little dull.

Jul 2, 2018 | Full Review…

I didn't mind the three episodes that I watched, and even laughed in a spot or two, but nor did any of it stick with me for more than a few seconds after I finished.

Jul 11, 2013 | Full Review…

Camp is the sort of show that gives scripted summer TV a bad name.

Jul 10, 2013 | Full Review…

We couldn't quite suffer through a third installment to see if these episodes were maybe just airing out of order.

Jul 11, 2013 | Full Review…

Camp hits all the same tedious summer-camp beats familiar to anyone who's seen Meatballs or its innumerable ripoffs.

Jul 9, 2013 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

The younger campers and counselors all have dramas, too,.. None, though, is so compelling that I've stopped regretting the loss of ABC Family's much better Huge.

Jul 10, 2013 | Full Review…

Camp itself reveals a kind of throwback charm, recalling the kind of '70s and '80s summer-movie comedies (like camp classic Meatballs) that had pathos and real-life problems beneath their water-balloon fights.

Jul 8, 2013 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Camp: Season 1

  • Jan 30, 2014
    Not good at all and it got cancelled fast!

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