15 Quick and Tasty Summer Camp Lunch Ideas

15 Quick and Tasty Summer Camp Lunch Ideas

Camp season is here! No doubt your kids are already working up a healthy appetite each day with all the outdoor activities and field trips that come along with summer camp. Don’t disappoint them by packing the same old boring lunch day in and out. We’ve found 15 great ideas to get you through the next three weeks of camp. They are all easy to prep and will stay fresh in an insulated lunch bag until chow time.  

  1. Turkey & Cheese “Sushi” Sandwich—This creative twist on the traditional turkey and cheese sandwich comes from The Weary Chef.

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  2. Pickle Roll Ups—If you have a little pickle lover on your hands, these juicy roll-ups from Pip and Ebby are guaranteed to be a hit.

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  3. Lunch Kabobs—Who can resist a good kabob? Add your child’s favorite cheese, veggies and lunch meats.

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  4. Caesar Pockets—This pita pocket recipe from Kraft offers a tasty way to give your kids a break from sandwich bread.

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  5. Ham and Cheese Apple Wraps—Skip the bread and dive right into the good stuff with these delicious wraps from Momables.

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  6. Lunchbox Smoothies—Smoothies are a cool and refreshing way to sneak lots of vitamins and phytonutrients into your child’s diet in the middle of the day.

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  7. PB&J Fruit Kabobs—This clever idea from Jif makes PB&J fun again.

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  8. Fruit Salsa & Cinnamon Chips—Your little fruit fans will be begging for more of this lunchtime favorite from I Heart Naptime.

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  9. Peanut Butter Apple Nachos—Yes, this finger-licking-good idea from Made to Be a Momma is as yummy as it sounds.

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  10. Corn Dog Nuggets—Your kids won’t be able to eat just one of these bite-sized goodies from Lil Luna.

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  11. Veggie Stack Sandwich—Give your kids a break from lunch meat with this colorful idea from vegan cookbook author Kathy Patalsky.

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  12. BLT Summer Rolls with Avocado—Don’t let the light weight of these rolls fool you. They are loaded with flavor for kids with more sophisticated palates.

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  13. Salami Cream Cheese Sandwich—Speaking of sophisticated palates, this sandwich recipe from Natasha’s Kitchen is perfect for a little foodie.

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  14. Confetti Macaroni Salad—Vegetarian kids will stay energized while away at day camp with this filling pasta salad from Super Healthy Kids.

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  15. Taco Quesadillas—Who wants to eat a cold quesadilla you ask? Your kids will after they try this recipe from Heavenly Homemakers.

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We Want to See Your Camp Lunch Ideas!

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