Fun summer camp care package ideas for tweens and teens! Get 5 days of gifts with free printable tags and a questionnaire for campers to mail home.

Looking for fun and unique gift ideas for your tween or teen’s next summer camp care package? You’ve come to the right place! From essentials like lip balm and snacks, to fun extras like games and pool gear, we’ve got you covered.

The most fun summer camp care package ideas for kids! Get cute ideas for your camper with free printable tags and a questionnaire for campers to mail home.

Fun Camp Care Package Ideas for Tweens & Teens

As the days get longer and the weather gets hotter, thoughts of summer camp inevitably start to creep in.

For parents of tweens and teens, that means wrestling with what to send your camper(s) with for those days away from home.

Here are some fun ideas I came up with for my son’s first summer camp away from home!

Happy packing!

5 Days of Camp Gift Ideas

I hope you enjoy these creative camp care package ideas and free printable gift tags for your tween and teenage campers as much as we did!

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Believe it or not, I shed no tears after dropping off my tween at camp. Although high school graduation and college did flash before my eyes.

What You’ll Need for Our Camp Care Packages

  • Supplies (See lists below)
  • Gallon Zipper Bags
  • Sharpie – Write the day to open the gifts on each bag
  • Free Printable Camp Gift Tags (Scroll down to Download)

Day 1 Camp Gift – Color Care Package

Colors make an easy theme for gifts. I chose blue, my son’s favorite color and filled the bag with a tiny pen, a small flashlight, swim goggles and a few blue snacks.

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Day 2 Camp Gift – Hang in There

Hang in there and don’t go bananas! Fill your bag with a plush monkey and banana chips for the cutest gift on day two.

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Day 3 Camp Gift – Be Nice Care Package

It’s always fun to share gifts with new friends. This day is filled with glow sticks, friendship bracelets and small party favor toys that can be shared with camp friends.

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Day 4 Camp Gift – You’re Super!

This superhero themed gift was a big hit! Small games, toys and stickers with your camper’s favorite superhero is always fun.

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Day 5 Camp GiftCandy Care Package

Enjoy this treat because you’re sweet! Fill the bag with your tween and teen’s favorite candy. Make sure to pack candy that won’t melt.

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What can you put in a camp care package besides food?

If you need some quick and easy ideas for what to put in your camp care package that is not food related, here are a few ideas. 

  1. Small Toys
  2. Magazines
  3. Tiny Stuffed Animals
  4. Money for snacks
  5. Glow Sticks
  6. Fidget Poppers
  7. Pet photos
  8. Disposable Camera
  9. Friendship bracelets
  10. Stickers

Your kids will have a blast opening these fun care packages!

Camper Questionnaire

I also put a Camper Questionnaire inside of the box with a self-addressed stamped envelope. Hopefully, your camper will fill it out and remember to mail it! You can download the free printable below.

Don’t forget to share with friends who might be attending camp with your child. I made sure to include copies for each friend along with several stamped envelopes.

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Free Printable – Camper Questionnaire

Summer Camp Free Printables

Click the links to download the Free Printable Camp Questionnaire and Gift Tags for your camper!

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For those of you with little campers, I hope you enjoyed these ideas and free printables!

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Originally published on May 24, 2022. Last Updated on May 24, 2022 by Amy Locurto

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