A group of juvenile criminals is sent for vacation to Kamp Kikakee. The clumsy Ernest has to care for them, although he doesn't even know how to take care of himself. The other children at the camp show enmity against them, but the group knows very well how to defend themselves. They do also help the Indian owner of the camp when a brutal mining corporation wants to tear down the camp to mine a rare mineral.

  1. John R. Cherry III


Top Billed Cast

  1. Jim Varney

    Jim Varney

    Ernest P. Worrell

  2. Victoria Racimo

    Victoria Racimo

    Nurse St. Cloud

  3. John Vernon

    John Vernon

    Sherman Krader

  4. Gailard Sartain

    Gailard Sartain


  5. Daniel Butler


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Ernest Goes to Camp
Ernest Goes to Camp


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Status Released

Release Information

  • May 22, 1987


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 32m

Budget $3,000,000.00

Revenue $23,509,382.00

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