Summer Camp Style: Ideas & Inspiration for Themed Parties and Weddings

Erin and Casey's San Clemente Wedding, Ruffled

Fireflies. Hot chocolate. S'mores. There's just something about summer camp that brings out the kid in everyone, so why not inject some seasonal nostalgia into your summer fete this year? Summer camp party themes can be rustic or bright, fun or chic, and are versatile enough to work for any party (yes, even a wedding).

Bright and Colorful Summer Camp Birthday Party

Inspiration: Camp Brandt, by Project Nursery
Idea to steal: The campfire cake, with Twix logs and "glowing" rock candy embers.

Rustic Camp Birthday Party

Inspiration: Mason's First Birthday, On To Baby
Idea to Steal: The backyard guide post.

Hip Summer Camp Birthday Party

Inspiration: Camp Coltrane, 100 Layer Cakelet
Idea to Steal: A real teepee and copious kraft paper details.

Colorful Summer Camp Wedding

Inspiration: Erin and Casey's San Clemente Wedding, Ruffled
Idea to Steal: Mugs of marshmallows as escort cards, displayed on a wooden backdrop

Rustic Summer Camp Wedding

Inspiration: Maine Summer Camp Wedding Ideas, Ruffled
Idea to Steal: Your logo or monogram wood-burned into a slice of tree trunk.

(Image credits: Acqua Photo; Project Nursery; Shawnee Pedraza; Lightness Creative; Anne Schmidt Photography)