8 Reasons to Have A Summer Camp Wedding

by Simone Hill

Imagine a wedding weekend that combines all of your favorite memories from your summer childhood with the beauty and romance of a rustic outdoor wedding. Sounds AMAZING right? Ok, well this is actually totally doable. You can get married at a lot of summer camps, especially during the off-season when campers head back to school. Extra brownie points if you get married at the camp you went to or if you met there (like this couple!). Here's why you should relive your favorite camp memories (and make some new ones) on your wedding day.

1. You can have your ceremony in the great outdoors.

Lakeside Ceremony
photo by Photo: Chris McGuire Photography

Photo: Chris McGuire Photography

2. You and your guests get to stay in cabins (like a giant slumber party!).

Photo: Whitewall Photography
photo by Photo: Whitewall Photography

Photo: Whitewall Photography

3. There's no excuse not to have s'mores.

S'mores
photo by Photo: Roohi Photography

Photo: Roohi Photography

4. You can have field guide ceremony programs.

Photo: Love Me Do Photography
photo by Photo: Love Me Do Photography

Photo: Love Me Do Photography

5. You don't have to have a gift table because you have a camp trunk.

Reuse Your Old Camp Trunk
photo by Photo: Marta Locklear Photography

Photo: Marta Locklear Photography

6. It's more than appropriate to canoe or kayak to your own ceremony.

Canoe
photo by Photo: Cluney Photography

Photo: Cluney Photography

7. Mess hall tables are low-fuss.

Recycled Can Centerpieces and Tin Plates
photo by Photo: Heidi Lynn Photography

Photo: Heidi Lynn Photography

8. At the end of the night, everyone cuddles up near the campfire.

Cuddle up around a campfire

Photo: Nessa K. Photography

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