The day is drawing closer, the one you have been waiting for since you sent your little ones on that bus or plane to their favorite place on Earth. Soon you will be running up the hill and hugging your kids and hearing about all the fun things they have been doing at camp—it’s VISITING DAY!!!
You probably have already been getting flooded with Visiting Day requests! You might be thinking “…is my child eating?” (don’t worry they are) but when it comes to Visiting Day requests food is always number 1. Camp is the greatest gift in itself but it is always nice to bring a little something special to your campers. Remember to not go overboard! The Pig Out Party is only ONE night.
With years of Visiting Day expertise, the Summer 365 team found the tastiest and coolest gifts around to bring up for your little ones!! Check out our list of camper tested and mother / Summer 365 approved sweets, accessories, and other great camp faves that are on (camp)FIRE! Plus special promotions and discount codes offered from these amazing companies!!!
Camp Emoji is the newest camper lifestyle brand designed for camp people by camp people! They help get us through the “other 10 months”! Whether you’re a camper, camp parent, or alum, Camp Emoji connects all camp enthusiasts with their set of patches starting at $6 and Camp Emoji App for $1.99 on the Apple App Store. To order Camp Emoji patches go to www.campemoji.com.
For the Summer 365 Family enter code: summer365 for 10% of patches purchased from their website!
Why We Love It!: Camp Emoji just gets us. They brought their camp emoji keyboard IRL with a set of camp themed patches including s’mores, chipwiches, bug juice and other #amazing camp icons. They give a-patch-e relay a whole new meaning!
DŌ, Cookie Dough Confections
DŌ, Cookie Dough Confectionsare a gourmet confectionary specializing in the most delicious sweet treat of all: cookie dough. Glamour Magazine said it best, “Cupcakes, move over. Macarons? Pssh. Your new dessert obsession: Safe-to-eat cookie dough from @cookieDOnyc! The next big thing in dessert is here!” All of their treats are edible (unbaked), bake-able (if it lasts long enough to make it into the oven) and customizable. DŌ is based in Manhattan, but offer nationwide shipping! It’s the perfect treat, gift and favor for all occasions, especially Visiting Day! Prices for the Build Your Own Multi-Pack! start at 4-Pack for $38 / 6-Pack for $56 or feed the whole bunk with our 8-Pack ($72) or 10-Pack ($88). Orders can be placed online at cookieDOnyc.com or you can stop in at their Manhattan HQ to purchase – 737 2nd Ave #201.
For Summer 365 Family use code: SUMMER365 for 10% of your purchase through August 31st!
Why We Love It!: Who doesn’t love to eat cookie dough especially when it is safe to eat the entire container? With so many different flavors to choose from and no need for refrigeration you might be eating these in the car on the way to Visiting Day!
Camprageous is an online destination for all your must haves for camp. They have all the hottest clothing, bedding, color war gear, jewelry and awesome bunk gifts for all your campers needs. To order go to Camprageous.com. Please note a 2-week lead time is required for Visiting Day.
For the Summer 365 Family enter code: S365VISIT16 at checkout before July 15th for a free gift with purchase!
Why We Love It!: Camprageous is a one stop shop for all things camp makes shopping for your camper as enjoyable as free swim on a hot day. We are obsessed with all their customizable airbrush accessories and clothing, the color war swag, camp zip code jewelry, cozy blankets and pillows, and the greatest bunk gifts! Hot Items from Camprageous include: Candy Sushi, Trucker Hats, Mini Photo Albums, Candy Frapp, and Candy-Filled Boxes. Also many items to show your spirit during Color War!! With gifts for both girls and boys you will be sure to find everything on your campers wish list here!
INKED by dani
INKED by dani is a line of fun and creative hand-drawn temporary tattoo designs. Wanting to take a new twist on an old trend, Dani created a line of cool and funky temporary tattoos made from her hand-drawn designs. Available in an assortment of black and white, colored, and glitter designs, these hip and on-trend temporary tattoos are perfect for summer camp, at the beach and pool, or for everyday wear. Prices start at $1 for a single and $10 for a mini pack and can be ordered exclusively on www.inkedbydani.com!
For the Summer 365 Family enter code: ShipMeINKED for free shipping
Why We Love It!: We are obsessed with all the different funky styles that you can choose from. Especially the chokers and the mini packs that come with an assortment of different tats perfect for the whole bunk to share!
Corey Paige Designs
Corey Paige Designs, Inc. is a company founded by Corey Bloomberg, an incoming senior at Tulane University. She started a line of hand-drawn designs that are printed on various products such as pillows, leggings, blankets, sneakers, flip flops, phone cases, laptop covers, towels, mugs, socks, shorts, etc. You can view products on her website and order through email at [email protected]. Please allow 1-2 weeks for delivery.
For the Summer 365 Family send code SUMMER365 for 10% discount on all camp products!
Why We Love It!: Corey’s eye for style and design really makes these unique gifts pop! Her arts and crafts skills are off the charts with the attention to detail in each of her designs that truly makes her products one of a kind! We are obsessed with the leggings, flip flops, sneakers, pillows and blankets that will make your campers summer a bit more colorful!! Don’t forget to ask about her new line of camp spirit products that will be perfect for Color War/Olympics/Tribal!
CARLYMARLY is a handmade jewelry line and has evolved to include other handmade products she loves, as well as these amazing DIY Jewelry in a Jar Kits! Carly teaches DIY Workshops at camps, synagogues, private schools and as team building activities for businesses. Prices start at $40 for the Jewelry in a Jar and $420/Set of 12 for DIY PARTY IN A BOX perfect for the whole bunk! All products can be ordered through Carly’s Etsy shop at www.carlymarly.etsy.com. Please allow 1 week for delivery.
For the Summer 365 Family enter code: SUMMER365 for 15% off a minimum purchase of 3+ jars!
Why We Love It!: Besides being our marketing and social media coordinator Rachel’s favorite counselor, Carly’s jewelry and products are beyond beautiful. We are obsessed with her sophisticated take on friendship bracelets with the DIY Jewelry in a Jar and with her DIY Party in a Box gives the whole bunk an awesome activity during BUNKO!
Party Favor Jubilee
Party Favor Jubilee offers a unique collection of fun and affordable party favors and gifts for kids, tweens and teens. Their camp collection includes distinctive and original customizable camp care packages, camp name autograph books, visiting day and bunk buddy gifts. At Party Favor Jubilee, every day is camp-tastic. Prices range for $10 for non-custom autograph books and $14 for Custom Camp Name autograph books. All orders can be placed at http://partyfavorjubilee.com or call 646-234-2323. Please allow up to 5 business days for Custom Camp orders.
Why We Love It!: Party Favor Jubilee has a ton of custom camp and on trend products that are perfect for both boys and girls. We are obsessed with their autograph books to have all bunk mates contact info and inside jokes and memories in one place!
Snap’t is new line of accessories giving teens and tweens the materials to express themselves in fun, creative ways. How does Snap’t work? The party starts with a Snap’t Base Piece – high-quality necklaces, headbands, bracelets and zipper pulls that are the basis of the entire Snap’t system, and which all come with a starter snap. The fun continues with eye-catching, enamel Snaps, which snap onto the base pieces and really let customers express their individuality, from stylish to wild to funny to flirty. The Layer Accessories are the icing on the cake of the Snap’t system. Placed over the snap on the base piece and secured by an awesome snap, these feathers, tassels, pom-poms make the already adorable snaps even cuter! Prices start at $20 and all orders can be placed at snaptnyc.com.
For the Summer 365 family enter code: SUMMER16 for 16% off sitewide!
Why We Love It!: We are obsessed with zipper pouch to store all your camp keepsakes such as arts and crafts projects, friendship bracelets, pipe-cleaner rings, and bus notes!
Camp Rolling Hills
Camp Rolling Hills is a middle-school age book series by Stacy Davidowitz. The series follows twelve campers over the course of three summers (ages 12 to 14) as they bond, grow, fall in love, participate in hilarious high jinx, and eat s’mores. Each book is told from the point of view of one boy and one girl, so that by the end of the series, each character will have their half a book to shine! The first two books of the series came out in May 2016. The third book, which is all about Color War, will be released in April 2017. The fourth book will be released in April 2018. There are potentially two more books after that, bringing the series to a total of six books. For more information go to www.camprollinghills.com and order online at Amazon.
Why We Love It!: This is going to be summer reading your camper will actually enjoy! These books about camp are perfect for rest hour and flashlight time in camp.
Designed by two native-NYC sisters and Camp Lokanda Alumni, Marissa Senzon and Lauren Miglis, agree2disagree is the hottest new tween line to hit the market. With feedback from customers of their contemporary women’s line, By Chance, that younger girls wanted the same edgy and modern look, Marissa and Lauren ran to the design table and agree2disagree was born. Items can be purchased online at www.agree2disagreeny.com and retailers around the country.
Why We Love It!: Agree2disagree has a camp line with awesome camp sayings such as 1234 We Want Color War Top and the Live for Camp Hoodie. We also love their patch jogger to show off one of the hottest trends of 2016. No doubt your camper will be styling all summer long!
KanDi Jewelry was founded on the concept of fashion, fun, and candy. http://www.kandijewelry.com.
Why We Love It!: The Camp Stuff coloring book has 24 awesome pages of all our favorite camp activities such as packing the trunk, the camp bus, the bunk, color war, and friendship bracelets! A perfect activity for rest hour after they are done writing you a letter!
New Jersey moms, Dana Rungon and Kim Spadaccini are the creators of the newest tween craze StickerBeans. StickerBeans are blinged-out stickers that are available in all different styles and colors. From emojis, rainbows, Grateful Dead dancing bear, Sushi, and Custom Camp Logos, trading stickers will never be the same! Prices start at $4 for a single sticker, $11 for XL Camp Sticker, and $14 for a Sticker Book. All orders can be placed online at www.stickerbeans.com!
Why We Love It!: Who doesn’t love a little bling? We are obsessed with XL Camp Logo Stickers. With all the different styles to choose from your camper will be able to bling out their bunk area!
Bites By Brown
Bites By Brown are chocolate covered Oreos taken to the next level! Filled with yummy insides like fluff, peanut butter, Nutella. Bites not only have a wide range of flavors like cinnamon roll and red velvet, but they can be customized with your camp logo or bunk photo! Prices are $25 plus shipping for Original Bites and $30 plus shipping for Customized Bites. Orders for original bites can be placed online at bitesbybrown.com. Customized orders can be made by emailing [email protected]. Please order one week in advance!
Why We Love It!: Chocolate covered Oreos with a variety different toppings? Sign us up! Bites By Brown are perfect for visiting day because of their bite size and deliciousness. We love that you can mix and match flavors and toppings for an awesome treat for the whole bunk!
Candy With A Twist
Candy with a Twist is an online confectionary boutique for all things sweet! Their products are truly unique, with edible party favors and gifts that will leave a lasting impression. With their customizable marshmallows, candy cabobs, and custom s’more kits these items are perfect sweet treat to bring for visiting day! Order online at candywithatwist.com please allow up to 10 business days for shipping.
Why We Love It!: S’mores and Marshmallows are some of the most iconic foods around the campfire so that is why we are obsessed with their custom s’mores kit that provides you with everything to make the perfect s’more along with your camp logo. Also their Candy Cabobs are almost too cute to eat…ALMOST!
Sweeties Candy Cottage
Sweeties Candy Cottage has some of the coolest desserts and candy around for your camper. From Chocolate Pretzel Pizzas, candy creations, customizable desserts and nostalgic candy you will have the best dessert spread during Visiting Day! Orders can be placed at www.sweetiescandy.com or in store in Huntington, New York
Why We Love It!: Chocolate covered pretzel pizza, tie-dye chocolate covered pretzels, customizable brownies and s’mores pops…need we say more!
Founded in 2013 by a veteran shoe designer, ISlide has grown from a start-up to a preeminent leader in slide sandals. Their slides are created on quality, comfort, and creativity. With many different styles including emojis, NBA teams, and positive messages there is a slide for everyone. You can also customize it with any image of your choice which makes this a perfect gift for visiting day to showcase your camp logo! Prices are $49.99 and can be ordered online at https://www.islideusa.com.
Why We Love It!: Perfect to wear to the pool, dining hall, and canteen. With their Waves Gel technology offers the ultimate comfort for your camper during those long walks up the hill! Also one of the Coolest gift for boys!!
Travel in comfort and style with the Travel HoodiePillow®! Prefect for the bus ride for your out of camp trips, and we don’t even want to say it, your bus, plane, or car ride home from camp. Featured on popular ABC reality show Shark Tank, this hooded pillow case provides ultimate cocoonification™, so when you need your privacy just put your hood up and go (to sleep)! Price is $19.99 and you can order online at www.dormify.com.
Why We Love It!: A super soft sweatshirt material covers a pillow insert that deflates allowing for easy folding, so when your nap is over you can easily stash this pillow and go. Also perfect for privacy when you are suffering from camp sickness on the way back home. Great gift for both boys and girls!
Tangle® Creations is the evolution of Tangle Toys, a company that began 33 years ago and was founded on the concept of “Creativity for All”. Tangles are based on the concept of infinity and continuous motion. This “Magic in the Motion’ that you feel when you play with a Tangle is truly therapeutic and calming to the soul! Once you put a Tangle in your hand, you just can’t put it down! Can be ordered online at http://www.tanglecreations.com.
Why We Love It!: We are all about the NightBall Collection. With their frisbees, soccer balls and footballs your kids can have fun playing sports at night or throwing the ball around during flashlight time!
My Sister’s Spangle
My Sister’s Spangle has some of the hottest trends in accessories for campers of any age. They specialize in personalized items such as necklaces, bracelets, hats, and headbands. Prices range for $18-$40 and orders can be placed on their website at www.mysistersspangle.com. For Personalized items please allow up to 2 weeks.
Why We Love It!: Personalized camp hats with an LED light that are perfect for camping or the walk back to the bunk from evening activity.
p.s. Be sure to check any Visiting Day guidelines provided by your child’s camp. Many camps have a food allergy policy or do not allow bunk gifts!
Summer 365 Ultimate Camp Giveaway
We teamed up with some of our partners for our Ultimate Camp Giveaway which includes a candy frapp and candy sushi from Camprageous, a set of 15 Camp Emoji patches, Sticker Beans, camp coloring book from Kandi, Bites by Brown, autograph book from Party Favor Jubilee, tattoo pack from INKED by dani, sticker pack from Corey Paige, DIY Jewelry Jar from CarlyMarly, a Camp Rolling Hills Book, products from S’napt and more!!
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*enter through July 8th