Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous Roars Onto Netflix

Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous - Image from Netflix

My boys love the excitement and intrigue of dinosaurs so when a new animated TV show lands on Netflix starring these creatures, we had to tune in!  Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous plays off of the Jurassic Park and Jurassic World movies but tells a totally new tale as teenagers are at a camp on Isla Nublar when things suddenly go wrong.

Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous Review

There's a lot to love in this new series for kids.  The Jurassic Park franchise obviously has a long history and so it feels familiar and fresh all at the same time.  The 6 teenagers are brought to Isla Nublar from all different walks of life - which means they have a lot to learn about getting along with each other, but their different skill sets serve them well when crisis happens.  There's the right mix of kid appropriate adventure and humor to keep kids engaged throughout the show and the fact that the series is presented in episodes instead of movies will also help kids "chunk" their viewing.  

The show begins with a video game and the computer animation throughout the show almost feels video game-ish to viewers.  Details are well done - from the details of the leaves to the rough skin of the dinosaurs roaming the island.  At 5 and 8, my boys couldn't take their eyes off of the show - definitely recommend for kids to enjoy!

Looking for more family friendly Netflix content?  Check out the rest of my Netflix coverage including The Sleepover and The Baby-Sitters Club.  

Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous Interactive Website

Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous - Image from Netflix

Can't get enough Camp Cretaceous?  You won't want to miss this interactive website with fun extras for your kids to enjoy!  This website is so "real," you can easily get lost in the adventure and feel like you are really signing up for the adventures of Camp Cretaceous.  Read stories, learn fun facts, play games - it's hours of fun.  Don't forget to check out the weather report in the upper right hand corner.  A good camper must always be prepared!  You can visit the Camp Cretaceous Interactive website here.

About Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous (From Netflix)

Set against the timeline of the blockbuster film Jurassic World, Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous follows a group of six teenagers trapped at a new adventure camp on the opposite side of Isla Nublar. When the events of the film unfold and dinosaurs are unleashed across the island, each kid realizes their very survival rests on the shoulders of themselves and their fellow campers. Unable to reach the outside world, our six teens will go from strangers to friends to family as they band together to survive the dinosaurs and uncover hidden secrets so deep they threaten the world itself.

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