70 Fireside Camp Songs for Kids of All Ages

Are you looking for some fun camp songs for kids to sing around the campfire? Pitch your tent, roast your s’mores, and warm up your singing voice. There’s a toe-tapping tune here for everyone in your camp!

Old-School Camp Songs

If you have multi-generational campers in your group, you’ll want to be prepared with songs from different decades. Regardless of whether you’re singing around the campfire or listening to a playlist, we highly recommend going old-school with some Bob Dylan or Woodie Guthrie.

  1. Lean On Me by Bill Withers
  2. Take Me Home Country Road by John Denver
  3. Yellow Submarine by The Beatles
  4. This Land Is Your Land by Woody Guthrie
  5. Home on the Range by Brewster Higley
  6. Our House by Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young
  7. American Pie by Don McLean
  8. All Together Now by The Beatles
  9. The Times They Are a Changin’ by Bob Dylan

Camp Songs for Group Singing

Singing around the campfire is an integral part of any good camping trip, so we’ve compiled some of the best songs for group karaoke. One thing they all have in common is an easy-to-learn hook and the possibility of getting stuck in your head all day!

10. Camping Song by Blippi
11. Down by the Bay by Raffi
12. On Top of Spaghetti by Tom Glazer
13. She’ll Be Coming ‘Round the Mountain by EFlashApps
14. The Song That Doesn’t End by Shari Lewis

15. A-Camping We Will Go by The Kiboomers

16. Mr. Golden Sun by Super Simple Songs
17. The More We Get Together by The Learning Station
18. Little Cabin in the Wood by Cedarmont Kids

Animal and Insect Songs

Camping means sharing the outdoors with other living creatures. Why not dedicate a song or two to all the big and little creatures around you?

19. Bear Song by Key Wilde
20. Herman the Worm by The Learning Station
21. Alice the Camel by Rock ’n Learn
22. Five Little Speckled Frogs by Rock ’n Learn
23. Ants Go Marching by Kids Academy

Ants Go Marching by Kids Academy

24. Bingo by EFlashApps
25. Baby Bumble Bee by The Kiboomers
26. Frog Went a-Courtin’ by The Learning Station
27. Ain’t No Bugs on Me by Roger Turner
28. The Bear Hunt Song by The Learning Station
29. The Bear Went Over the Mountain by Super Simple Songs
30. Old MacDonald Had a Farm by Simple Kids Songs

Repeat After Me Songs

“Repeat after me” songs are a great way to get everyone involved since children and adults of varying abilities can all easily get in on the fun. Familiarize everyone with the song, select someone to lead the vocals, and then get singing!

31. Great Big Moose by GoNoodle
32. Camp Spaghetti by Kim Mitzo Thompson
33. ABC Grace Girl Scout Sing-Along
34. Go Bananas! by Scratch Garden
35. The Hippo Song by CampKesemOSU
36. Boom Chicka Boom by The Learning Station

Boom Chicka Boom by The Learning Station

Classic Camp Songs

Some songs are just synonymous with camping. Would you even really be camping if you didn’t sing at least a few of these around the campfire?

37. Bumping Up and Down in My Little Red Wagon by The Kiboomers
38. The Grand Old Duke of York by Little Baby Bum
39. This Little Light of Mine by Wesley’s Wuppets
40. There’s a Hole in the Bucket by Little Fox
41. Camp Granada by Allan Sherman and Lou Busch

42. Take Me Out to the Ballgame by CoComelon
43. My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean by Halfticket Kids
44. You Are My Sunshine by Elizabeth Mitchell
45. Oh, Susanna by Muffin Songs
46. And the Green Grass Grew by Super Simple Songs
47. Puff the Magic Dragon by Evokids

Songs in a Round

The nice thing about singing in a round is that it usually sounds pretty cool even if you don’t have choir-worthy vocals. Divide kids into smaller groups and have each group sing the same melody but starting at different times. Start with an easy tune like “Row, Row, Row Your Boat” and get more ambitious from there!

48. Make New Friends by Melinda Carrol

Make New Friends by Melinda Carrol

49. Row, Row, Row Your Boat by Our Berg Life
50. Three Blind Mice by Janet Orton
51. Dynamite by UMS Music Man
52. Are You Sleeping (Brother John) by Andrew Helbig
53. Black Socks by Scratch Garden

Camp Songs for Dancing

After a few s’mores, who doesn’t feel like a dance party? Create the ultimate dance playlist and then bring a portable speaker to camp.

54. Baby Shark by Pinkfong
55. Peanut Butter in a Cup by GoNoodle
56. How Far I’ll Go by Auli’i Cravalho
57. Sky Full of Stars by Kidz Bop

Sky Full of Stars by Kidz Bop

58. Somewhere Over the Rainbow by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
59. Hello My Name Is Jo by Johnny Only
60. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd
61. Shake It Off by Gunter and Rosita

Songs With Action and Movement

Anyone who has shared a tent with a kid knows that tiring them out before retiring to bed is key. Enjoy some of these movement songs around the campfire. Songs like “Campfire Pokey” and “Tooty Ta” will be sure to get everyone laughing and interacting.

62. Campfire Pokey by Charlotte Community Library
63. Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes by Muffin Songs
64. If You’re Happy and You Know It by KiddieOK
65. Do Your Ears Hang Low? by Muffin Songs
66. Shake Your Sillies Out by The Learning Station

Shake Your Sillies Out by The Learning Station

67. Tooty Ta by Jack Hartmann
68. Stomp to the Beat by The Learning Station
69. Icky, Sticky, Ooey, Gooey Bubble Gum by The Learning Station
70. The Stomp Clap Dance Song by Danny Go!

Want more songs for kids? We’ve got kid-friendly songs for the classroom, phonics songs, winter songs, and number songs.

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