10 Best Camping Movies on Netflix to Stream Right Now
Camping is one of the favorite experiences for many, just like watching Netflix is. For people who liked to combine both, we decided to make this superb list of the best camping movies on Netflix. From horror movies to teen adventures, we have them all. Let’s check out our list.
1. Wet Hot American Summer (2001)
Wet Hot American Summer is a teen comedy that follows a group of councilors at summer camp Firewood. Each of our teens is facing a unique struggle, some of them are trying to save the day, and some of them are trying to get in girls’ pants. and some are trying to hold the place together during its last moments. In any case, if you’re looking for an authentic summer camp experience, this movie is perfect for you.
2. Bunks (2013)
One more comedy on this list, albeit a horror comedy that includes zombies. Dylan and Dane are two problematic brothers currently on their way to a military camp for the summer in order to learn some discipline and respect for authority. While on their way to the military camp they manage to manipulate two other boys to swap places with them and so their story begins.
Camp Bushwack which they got into via manipulations, is not what they expected, they try to make do with some innocent fun near the campfire by reading horror stories. What they aren’t aware of is that they’re going to accidentally wake a bunch of powerful zombies.
3. Wild (2014)
Wild is a movie based on a true story or rather authentic experiences Cheryl Strayed lived through while she was searching for her authentic self after a series of tragic events that rocked her life to the core. In 1995, after a series of traumatic events Cheryl decided to reflect on her life by going on a long hike.
She almost ruined her life by making questionable decisions but managed to gain just enough courage and willpower to turn her life around. During her hike, she will find herself in the middle of some lovely experiences and some not-so-pleasant encounters. What matters the most is that at the end of her hike she will feel reborn and at peace.
4. An American Girl Story: Summer Camp, Friends for Life (2017)
The movie follows Suzy-Z at a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) summer camp. At first, she looks forward to the prospect of spending as much time as possible surrounded by high-tech gadgets and technology in general. Her plans are somewhat ruined when a new camp counselor decides to “force” Suzy and her friends to explore nature for a change. Suzy is disappointed and claims her summer is ruined, but near the end of the movie, she realizes what a wonderful adventure it all had been.
5. Camp Cool Kids (2017)
After the tragic loss of their father Spence and his brother are sent to a nearby Christian summer camp in order to cope with the trauma and face their loss. The whole movie heavily revolves around facing your fears and getting in touch with the natural processes of life. And death is just one of many.
6. The Ritual (2017)
The Ritual is a supernatural horror movie that follows a group of friends on a camping trip from hell. Phil, Dom, Hutch, and Luke organized a camping trip after the tragic passing of their friend during a robbery gone wrong.
The four of them decided to hike through the thick and ancient forests of Northern Sweden. After some time, they will realize that their memories are not the only thing that haunts them in the forest. One by one the friends are dying hunted by an evil more ancient and horrific than they could have ever imagined.
7. Rim of The World (2019)
Rim of The World follows a group of young friends that are visiting the camp “Rim of the World” for the summer. All of them have some fears to overcome and that’s why they’re in the summer camp in the first place. They are preparing themselves for adventure when out of nowhere aliens land on earth and prepare to invade earth. Unexpectedly, the role of saving the world is now in their hands.
8. A Walk in The Woods (2015)
A Walk in The Woods is a comedy adventure movie following Bill Bryson who spent nearly two decades away from his homeland. Bill a retired writer decides to reunite with his homeland by hiking through the Appalachian Trail. On his exciting and funny journey, he will be accompanied by his former friend Stephen Katz. Bill Bryson decided to go hiking to find excitement and adventure and Stepehn, unbeknownst to Bill, decided to go hiking to escape the law and the consequences of his actions.
9. Without a Paddle (2004)
Without a Paddle is an adventure mystery movie that follows the adventures of three friends reunited after the tragic passing of the fourth friend. After the funeral, they decide to look through their childhood belongings and they accidentally find that the friend who passed away was hot on the trail of the $200,000 that went missing with airplane hijacker D.B. Cooper in 1971.
Carried by emotions and perhaps some ulterior motives, the three decide to go on a quest in order to find the treasure. What they’re not aware of is that before they found adventure and money, they will encounter lots of danger.
10. The Package (2018)
The Package is a hilarious teen comedy that follows a group of friends on a spring camping trip. Everything goes according to plan until a serious accident happens during which one of the friends loses his ahem “most prized possession”. The group is now in a race against time to reach the hospital in time as everything seemingly turns against them. If you like coming-of-age movies filled with clumsy teens who have absolutely no idea what they’re doing, this film will be perfect for you.