12 Awesome Photos of Cultural Icons at Camp

Now that school is out, kids everywhere are gearing up for one of the most delightful-but-sometimes-harrowing American summer pastimes: going to camp. Whether you have good or bad memories of scrapping through the forest and singing in a log cabin, you might appreciate the fact that some of your favorite cultural icons, from Bob Dylan to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, went through it too. After the jump, a selection of charming photographs that might just make you nostalgic for camp — or glad you’re too grown up for it now.


Bob Dylan (then Zimmerman) at Herzl Camp circa 1957. [via]