Jump Scares In Sleepaway Camp (1983)

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Synopsis: A traumatized young girl is sent to a summer camp where both staff and campers are mysteriously killed off.

Director: Robert Hiltzik

Runtime: 85 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

IMDb: 6.3/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 83%

Netflix (US): No

Tags: Loner / Misfit, Slasher

Jump Scares:  6 (0 major, 6 minor)

Jump Scare Rating: Sleepaway Camp is not a particularly frightening movie by modern horror standards, mainly due to the campy nature of the movie. There are a handful of jump scares although they are quite tame and unlikely to startle many viewers.

WARNING: The jump scare descriptions listed below may contain minor spoilers
Show Descriptions

Jump Scare Times

34:24 – A figure pops up from underneath the water in front of Kenny.

1:03:53 – Meg is stabbed through the shower wall while taking a shower.

1:10:18 – A body falls through the shower curtain and lands in front of Mel.

1:12:25 – Judy screams and we see the silhouette of her raised hands.

1:15:43 – An arrow pierces Mel in the neck.

1:20:24 – There is an abrupt cut from the flashback back to Angela who jumps up and hisses at the group.

Download a .srt file of the jump scares in Sleepaway Camp [more info].