Summer Is For Kids

Summer Is For Kids

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This short film presents a delightful portrait of a young boy's sojourn at summer camp. In idyllic mid-century fashion, two weeks at a Muskoka summer camp are presented as a welcome respite from the congestion of an urban area. From the preliminary scramble for the upper bunk in the cabin to exploring in the woods, cooking food over a fire, and—most exciting of all—passing the beginner's swimming test, Roger's camp adventures are full of joy, camaraderie, and learning.

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Summer Is For Kids, Stanley Jackson, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Stanley Jackson
  • producer
    Sydney Newman
  • script
    Len Peterson
  • camera
    Roger Racine
  • sound
    Clarke Daprato
    Joseph Champagne
    Don Wellington
  • editing
    Nicholas Balla
  • narrator
    John Drainie
  • music
    Robert Fleming

  • vieuxtech

    Check out the size of the belt knives at 8:25 before they go skinny dipping! Different times, it makes me nostalgic, and reminds me its time to get some knives for my daughters.

    vieuxtech, 6 Jul 2019

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