Bug Juice

television series

Bug Juice is a Disney Channel reality series. It was on the channel from February 28, 1998 – October 15, 2001. The show is centered around 20 kids and their experiences at a summer camp. The kids are seen working hard in their activities and building friendships. The phrase "bug juice" is a camping slang word for a very sweet juice drink made from powdered mixes, such as Kool-Aid. This is often served at summer camps.

Bug Juice
Created byDouglas Ross
J. Rupert Thompson
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes60
Executive producer(s)Douglas Ross, Greg Stewart, J. Rupert Thompson
Producer(s)Laura Z. Thompson
Running time22 minutes
Production company(s)Evolution Film & Tape
Disney Channel Originals
DistributorDisney-ABC Domestic Television
Original networkDisney Channel
Original releaseFebruary 28, 1998 –
October 15, 2001

After the show ended, Bug Juice did not appear on Disney Channel until the summer of 2004. The first season was shown and the last episode aired on August 20, 2004. This was the last time it was on Disney Channel. During the summer of 2006, Disney began adding mini episodes of Bug Juice on its website. The mini episodes were only five minute clips from the first season. Bug Juice was also broadcast in the United Kingdom on Channel 4's The Bigger Breakfast.

Season OneEdit

The first season took place in Waterford, Maine at Camp Waziyatah. They have been open since 1922.


  1. "Camp Waziyatah"
  2. "Getting to Know You"
  3. "To Clique...or Not to Clique"
  4. "Adventure Bound: Bushwack"
  5. "Molecules Colliding"
  6. "Boys-to-Men Talent Show"
  7. "Unity Campfire"
  8. "Aftershocks"
  9. "No Pain, No Gain"
  10. "Nice Guys Finish Last"
  11. "Goodbye, Session One"
  12. "Ch, Ch, Changes"
  13. "Session 2"
  14. "Turn, Turn, Turn"
  15. "When the Boys Go Away, Girls Will Play"
  16. "We Shall Overcome"
  17. "Flirting with Disaster: Co-Ed Canoe Trip"
  18. "The Last Hurrah"
  19. "So Long, Farewell"
  20. "Scrapbook"

Season TwoEdit

The second season took place in Horse Shoe, North Carolina at Camp Highlander.


  1. "Your Adventure Starts Here"
  2. "You Never Know Until You Try"
  3. "Odd Man Out"
  4. "You Get What You Give"
  5. "Brits, Fights, & Videotape"
  6. "Old Friends & New Friends"
  7. "I'm Gonna Walk Those Fears Right Outta My Head"
  8. "First Farewells"
  9. "Bringing on the New Recruits"
  10. "The Dance of Love"
  11. "Climbing Toward Acceptance"
  12. "Outside Looking In"
  13. "You Don't Have to be a Star to Shine"
  14. "July Goodbye"
  15. "New Kids on the Bus"
  16. "Discovering Your Inner Camper"
  17. "Countdown Begins"
  18. "War Breaks at Highlander"
  19. "And the Winner Is..."
  20. "See Ya, Highlander"

Season ThreeEdit

The third season took place in Tererro, New Mexico at Brush Ranch Camp.


  1. "Welcome to Brush Ranch Camp"
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  6. "Choices and Consequences"
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  19. "Gettin' Dirty"
  20. "End of Brush Ranch"

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