Darkest Summer Camp Stories They Never Wanted You To Know
Even if you spent your summers on the couch watching reruns of The Price Is Right with your babysitter Sonia who smelled like sweat and cheese balls stuck in braces instead of going to summer camp, everyone knows what camp feels like, thanks to the tons of summer-camp movies and TV shows remember Salute Your Shorts? But really, summer-camp movies have less to do with the experience of applying bug spray and learning to swim in the lake, and more to do with celebrating childhood, rebellion, groups of scrappy outsiders pitted against the more popular, and groups of like-minded people banding together to make something impossible and wonderful happen. Most of them have first kisses, too, thanks to all those girlfriends at summer camp that the other kids figured were made up. Ahead, we rank the most memorable camp movies, from worst to best.
Over the years, I have called it an "inappropriate relationship. I never called it sexual abuse, because it felt like an overly dramatic Oprah-ization of what happened. The word "abuse" seems to imply victimization and has always made me uncomfortable in this instance.
By Joshua Rhett Miller. The family of an 8-year-old girl in Indiana plans to sue an Indianapolis suburb after she was sexually assaulted at a summer camp by another girl despite ongoing concerns raised by her mother, an attorney claims. The mother said the other child also watched her daughter use the restroom several times and exposed herself to her daughter. A police report obtained by the newspaper via an open records request shows that camp workers contacted in Carmel police on July 6.