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Everything you need to know about breaking up with your regular summer, and jetting off for the summer of a lifetime. (Until next year, when you go back to camp…).

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Summer Camp FAQs

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How long is summer camp in America?

Summer camp runs for around nine weeks each summer, between May/June and mid-August.

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