Camping and Summer Camp

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Summer is a great time to go camping! Whether you are setting up a tent in your own backyard or the woods with your family, or staying in a cabin with a bunch of new friends, camping gives you the opportunity to breathe fresh air, learn about the world around us and enjoy nature.

The following is a list of titles to help you learn—or imagine—what your camping or summer camp experiences may be like. Happy camping!

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Camp

Olive is sure she’ll have the best time at summer camp with her friend Willow – but while Olive makes quick friends with the other campers, Willow struggles to form connections and latches on to the only person she knows – Olive. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby.

Camp Shady Crook

Budding con artists Archie and Vivian spend a summer at a dilapidated, mismanaged Vermont camp competing to get whatever they want from their fellow campers. You can also check out this title as eAudio on Hoopla.

The Camping Trip

Ernestine has never been camping before, but she’s sure it will be lots of fun . . . won’t it? An endearing story about a girl’s first experience with the great outdoors. 

Camping With Unicorns

Life is never boring when your best friend is a unicorn! The latest installment in this bestselling series is full of mischief, magic and adventure — as well as an important reminder to always stay true to yourself. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby or as eBook on Hoopla.

Daniel Goes Camping!

Come along with Daniel Tiger as he goes on his very first camping trip with Dad Tiger! Join them as they pitch a tent, go on a nature hike, cook campfire stew, and tell stories under the stars! 

Eva's Campfire Adventure

Eva Wingdale and her owl classmates are on a camping trip to the other side of the forest where one of their assignments is to make useful inventions, but Eva and Lucy become totally distracted when they hear of buried treasure. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby.

Secrets of Camp Whatever, Vol. 1

After they inherit an old family property and move to the strange town of Nowhere, Willow, a purple-haired deaf middle schooler, is sent off to Camp Whatever, where she soon finds herself neck-deep in a confounding mystery involving stolen snacks, suspected vampires, and missing campers. You can also check out this title as eBook on Hoopla.