Summer Camp Journal Printable - Eva Varga

July 8, 201420

My kids are heading off to camp soon.  We have been busy making last minute purchases (bug spray, postcards, etc.) and packing all their gear.

When we travel together, we enjoy keeping a journal or scrapbook.  We include photographs, ticket stubs, and receipts. When time allows, we also create sketches of the flora and fauna.

Often we use a blank sketch book for our journal.  Other times we use a ruled journal.  For summer camp, I thought it would be fun to have a fun journal with lots of prompts and cute graphics.

I looked for a summer camp journal both locally and online but have been unable to find one that is gender neutral.  I thus decided to create my own.
camp journal

This 36 page journal is the perfect way for the kids to record their experiences at summer camp.  It is full of fun journaling prompts and has ample space for photographs, autographs, and even a sketch of the camp.

Here is a peak at the Table of Contents:

Getting Ready
What to Pack
Things to Do Before Leaving
Names & Addresses
Daily Camp Log
Camp Schedule
What I Did at Camp
My Favorite Camp Songs
Camp Counselors
Camp Food
New Friends

The Summer Camp Journal is now available from my Teachers Pay Teachers store.

Have you ever attended a summer camp yourself? If so, tell us a little about it.

What summer camp will your child(ren) be attending this summer?

What are your fondest memories of summer?



  • bugsandstuff

    July 12, 2014 at 7:57 pm

    He’ll probably go to sports activities/camp this summer.

    • Sarah Sparrow

      April 21, 2015 at 10:50 am

      I am a Summer Camp Director and I just love what you’ve done. I am thinking about making my own for our camp but I love the set up and gender neutral set up that you have.


      • Eva Varga

        April 22, 2015 at 6:44 am

        Thank you so much! My kids really enjoyed using it! My daughter has never liked pink and girlie things, hence my inspiration to create something gender neutral. 🙂

  • Dee Paisley

    July 13, 2014 at 6:35 pm

    I attended a summer camp as a 6th grader at Okoboji Lakes. That was enough for me. My kids have been to AWANA camp several times now and they are 12 & 13. So much more socialized than I ever was, that’s for sure. They’ve also been attending grandparent’s camp each summer individually for years. When one is out of the line up, the whole family is exponentially more peaceful (go figure). Thanks for this format. I love your fonts and this TOC.

  • Eva Varga

    July 14, 2014 at 9:56 am

    Thank you so much, Dee! I attended church camp and 4H camp as a child and have such fond memories. I think the stories I shared with the kids is what excited them about going themselves. My youngest has only ever been to “grandma’s camp” so this will be a first for him.

  • Renee Aleshire Brown

    July 15, 2014 at 3:36 pm

    Yes, I attended church camp when I was young, I still attend church camp, as a teacher. In fact in just 2 weeks my family and I will be heading out to camp for the 4th year. I look forward to seeing this and utilizing it with my son.

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  • tania y cardona

    July 26, 2014 at 11:02 pm

    I like this post for my daughters

  • tania y cardona

    July 26, 2014 at 11:06 pm

    My daugthers attended a ocupational therapy summer camp

    • Eva Varga

      July 28, 2014 at 3:45 pm

      Wonderful! I’ve emailed you the download link, Tania. I hope they enjoy the journal. 🙂

  • R G

    July 30, 2014 at 6:51 pm

    We got to go to a summer camp as a family this year. This looks wonderful.

    • Eva Varga

      July 31, 2014 at 4:29 pm

      Family camp sounds wonderful, RG! We hope to do a family language camp in the future. 🙂


    July 31, 2014 at 2:20 pm

    My daughter is headed to a scout camp this summer. She’s really looking forward to it, and I think will really enjoy this journal….and I’m sneaking in just under the line here! Phew! I’ve been looking for somethingat online bookstores, and just can’t find anything that I like for her. 🙂

    • Eva Varga

      July 31, 2014 at 4:29 pm

      I am sure she will have a great time at camp. My kids absolutely loved the experience!

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  • Linda Greilick

    June 18, 2015 at 11:51 am

    I’m hoping to create a Grandma & Grandpa camp for my 6 and 9 year old granddaughters and want them to create a journal for the days they will spend with us.

  • Katie Gibbons

    September 9, 2015 at 4:02 pm

    I might be camp counselor next summer and was trying to get camp journals together but your idea can to mine

  • Carrie Wallis

    June 5, 2016 at 8:20 am

    I love this journal. My daughter is awesome at writing everything she does down in paper. I would love to have this download. Thanks so much.

    • Eva Varga

      June 6, 2016 at 6:48 am

      Hi Carrie! Thank you so much! The journal is now available in my store. I have edited the post to include the link. 🙂

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