Summer camp is a quintessential part of the American childhood experience. You get to try challenging activities, make lifelong friendships, share secrets around bonfires, and live in the wilderness. I've spent 12 Summers at camp, either as a camper, volunteer, or counselor, and to this day, those are some of the happiest experiences of my life. Before my son was even born, I started keeping track of which camps I could send him to, because it's never too early to start planning their epic adventures. Keep reading for 11 of the best Summer camps in the US, guaranteed to give your little one lifelong memories.