Whether you loved summer camp or hated summer camp, you probably went through the ritual of writing a letter to your parents. Depending on your experiences, the point was to either guilt your folks into coming to pick you up, or to brag about how much fun you were having without their stupid faces around. (But really, the point was to occupy the campers long enough for the counselors to have a cigarette break.) Here are some real letters real kids sent home from camp that their parents laughed at and then put up on the Internet.

1. You gotta do what you gotta do.