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As a kid, I loved going to the movies. Escaping for a few hours into another world was always so amazing! As I’ve gotten older, I rarely go to the movies. Probably because now, I have to pay for everything. LOL! If your kids love movies, AMC Theatres is bringing back their Summer Movie Camp program starting this weekend.

According to Yahoo Finance, around 400 AMC locations are participating in the program. It begins this Saturday, May 27 and runs through the end of August. Showtimes will be on Wednesdays and Saturdays.  This is a great idea for kids on a really hot summer day or on a rainy day. AMC is making family movie time more affordable with this program.

Some of the AMC Theatres are offering the Summer Movie Camp movies for $3 plus tax on Wednesdays, and $5 plus tax on Saturdays. A great deal! They’ve released the schedule of movies for this summer and there’s something for everyone.

You can see descriptions of each movie and purchase tickets in advance here. You can also find a theater in your area just by searching your town or zip code.

This is the schedule of movies for Summer Movie Camp:

  • May 27th/May 31st – “The Land Before Time”
  • June 3rd/June 7th – “DC League of Super-Pets”
  • June 10th/June 14th – “Minions: The Rise of Gru”
  • June 17th/June 21st – “Paw Patrol: The Movie”
  • June 24th/June 28th – “Puss In Boots: The Last Wish”
  • June 30th/July 5th – “Kung Fu Panda”
  • July 8th/July 12th – “Trolls World Tour”
  • July 15th/July 19th – “Mummies”
  • July 22nd/July 26th – “The Secret Life of Pets”
  • July 29th/August 2nd – “The Boss Baby: Family Business”
  • August 5th/August 9th – “Shrek 2”
  • August 11th/August 16th – “Sing 2”
  • August 19th/August 23rd – “The Croods: A New Age”
  • August 26th/August 30th – “Sonic The Hedgehog 2”

North and South Carolina's Favorite Disney Channel Original Movies

Are you a fan of Disney Channel Original Movies? I know I am. When I was younger and a new movie was coming out on Disney Channel, it was the best night. Staying up waiting for that original movie intro and all of the fun things is beyond exciting. From High School Musical to Cheetah Girls to Camp Rock, the days of enjoying original movies were amazing. Although I may not be in grade school anymore, I certainly will go to Disney+ and watch some of my favorites in a heartbeat.

Rachel McCreight with Shane Co. created a list of each state’s favorite Disney Channel Original Movie. These movies were the movies that kids loved, sang, danced to, and everything in between all the time. We watched the premier, the sing a long version, and any sequel so excitingly. In order to determine the movies for each state, they turned to Google Trends to determine each state’s favorite. They used search terms from different sources like Collider, Cosmopolitan, and D23. Do you know what North and South Carolina’s favorite movies were? Find out below and tell us what you think!

  • North Carolina

    As for North Carolina, the favorite Disney Channel Original Movie is Descendants 3. Now, this is a bit newer and not one that I grew up on. But, I did watch these movies and I do enjoy them. I see why the kids now love and sing these songs 24/7 for sure. The movie first premiered in 2015 and took over instantly. Their third chapter Descendants 3 premiered in 2019.

  • South Carolina

    Now, on to South Carolina things are a little different. South Carolina’s favorite Disney Channel Original Movie is The Swap. This is one that I have never seen or heard about so I can’t give to much of my own opinion. The Swap premiered on Disney Channel in 2016. This teen film was part of Monstober in October of that year. Now, I am intrigued since South Carolina loves it, I might need to give it a test run.