Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous (2020 TV Series)

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Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous

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Developed byZack Stentz
Voices ofPaul-Mikél Williams
Jenna Ortega
Ryan Potter
Raini Rodriguez
Sean Giambrone
Kausar Mohammed
Composer(s)Leo Birenberg
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes26
Executive producer(s)Scott Kreamer
Lane Lueras
Steven Spielberg
Frank Marshall
Colin Trevorrow
Running time24 minutes
Production company(s)Universal Pictures
DreamWorks Animation Television
Amblin Television
Original releaseSeptember 18, 2020 (2020-09-18)
External links
Official Website

Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous is an animated TV series set in the Film Universe. Taking place around the events of Jurassic World, it is the first Television entry into the Jurassic Park/World series. The series is developed by DreamWorks Animation and released by Netflix. The first season was released on September 18th, 2020. A second season was released on January 22, 2021. A third season is currently scheduled for release on May 21st, 2021.


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.




Season 1

Season 2


Series Overview

SeriesEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
1818 September 2020 (2020-09-18)18 September 2020 (2020-09-18)

Season 1

Image Title Number Airdate Writer(s) Director(s)
JurassicWorldCampCretaceous Season1 Episode1 00 12 54 19.png Camp Cretaceous 1.01 September 18th, 2020 Zack Stentz & Scott Kreamer Lane Lueras
After waiting his whole life to see dinosaurs, lucky Darius wins the chance to join five other campers on Isla Nublar for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.
Episode2Thumb.png Secrets 1.02 September 18th, 2020 Sheela Shrinivas Dan Riba
With the rest of the crew off visiting a genetics lab, Kenji sneaks Darius into the park's top-secret underbelly — and straight into danger.
JurassicWorldCampCretaceous Season1 Episode3 00 05 59 11.png The Cattle Drive 1.03 September 18th, 2020 Rick Williams Zasung Kang
The campers hop into their Gyrospheres to help move a dinosaur herd toward fresh grazing lands. But an incoming storm stirs up unexpected trouble.
Episode4Thumb.png Things Fall Apart 1.04 September 18th, 2020 M. Wills Michael Mullen
Darius remembers the promise he made to his dad. Elsewhere on the island, the campers find themselves face-to-face with a newly freed threat.
JurassicWorldCampCretaceous Season1 Episode5 00 06 29 19.png Happy Birthday, Eddie! 1.05 September 18th, 2020 Josie Campbell Zasung Kang
After a close encounter with the Indominus, the gang seeks shelter in the genetics lab, where a strange scientist reveals the truth about Dr. Wu.
JurassicWorldCampCretaceous Season1 Episode6 00 12 48 22.png Welcome to Jurassic World 1.06 September 18th, 2020 Zack Stentz Michael Mullen
Sammy's secret shocks everyone — but there's no time for anger when an accident unleashes a flock of Pteranodons and forces the crew below ground.
Episode7Thumb.png Last Day of Camp 1.07 September 18th, 2020 Sheela Shrinivas Eric Elrod
The campers leave the Mosasaurus lagoon and fight their way onto the monorail … where Ben gets a chance to face his fears.
Episode8Thumb.png End of the Line 1.08 September 18th, 2020 Scott Kreamer Zesung Kang
It's a race against time as the campers make their way to the main dock to catch the last ferry leaving the island. But what if they're too late?

Season 2

Image Title Number Airdate Writer(s) Director(s)
CampCretaceousS02E01.png A Beacon of Hope 2.01 January 22nd, 2021 Rick Williams Michael Mullen
Still stranded on the island - and still reeling from the apparent loss of Ben - the campers make a last-ditch attempt at rescue by sending out an SOS.
CampCretaceousS02E02.png The Art of Chill 2.02 January 22nd, 2021 M. Willis Eric Elrod
Darius and Sammy face a moral dilemma while searching the park for supplies. The campers start building a new treehouse. Brooklynn sees something odd.
CampCretaceousS02E03.png The Watering Hole 2.03 January 22nd, 2021 Bethany Armstrong Johnson Zesung Kang
Brooklynn, Sammy and Yasmina team up to investigate strange noises in the park. Elsewhere, Darius and Kenji go exploring and witness a majestic sight.
CampCretaceousS02E04.png Salvation 2.04 January 22nd, 2021 Sheela Shrinivas Michael Mullen
A bonfire in the distance signals that the campers have company: a pair of eco-tourists and their disgruntled security guy. But can they be trusted?
CampCretaceousS02E05.png Brave 2.05 January 22nd, 2021 Lindsay Kerns Eric Elrod
The campers re-unite with a long-lost friend, who shares an inspiring story - then reveals that Mitch, Tiff and Hap aren't what they seem.
CampCretaceousS02E06.png Misguided 2.06 January 22nd, 2021 Rick Williams Leah Artwick
Darius must make a difficult choice to save Sammy and Yasmina. Meanwhile, the remaining campers are trying to decide if Hap is a friend... or a foe.
CampCretaceousS02E07.png Step One 2.07 January 22nd, 2021 Sheela Shrinivas Michael Mullen
Brooklynn, Ben, Kenji and Yasmina work to uncover a secret and restore power to the park as Darius leads Tiff and Mitch straight into a T. rex trap.
CampCretaceousS02E08.png Chaos Theory 2.08 January 22nd, 2021 Josie Campbell Eric Elrod
A guilty Darius is determined to protect the island's innocent dinos - even if he has to do it all alone. But with luck, maybe he won't have to...

Season 3



Early designs for the main characters of the series

On June 4th, 2019 it was announced that DreamWorks Animation was developing an animated series set in the Jurassic Park/World universe to debut globally on Netflix in 2020.[1] The show was pitched to DreamWorks Animation by Zack Stentz who conceived that the show run concurrently with the events of Jurassic World.

The ... reason for doing it was a very practical one, which is the joke that everyone makes about Jurassic Park or Jurassic World as a concept, which is, look, the park can only fail so many times before it’s uninsurable and you’re just idiots for going there. So by putting it in the same timeframe as Jurassic World, you’re essentially watching the one spectacular failure do double duty and be the same one that also affects the characters that you saw in the movie. And the fact that was happening all over the island means you get to have these kids in a completely different adventure, albeit one that occasionally intersects what’s going on in the main movie in fun ways.
Zack Stentz, Fandom[2]

With prior commitments requiring Stentz to take a step back into a Consulting Producer role, Scott Kreamer and Lane Lueras were announced as show-runners alongside Steven Spielberg, Frank Marshall and Colin Trevorrow as executive producers.[3] After green lighting the show, Spielberg insisted the show not be a 'kiddy' version of the Jurassic franchise, and must live up to the fear and terror of the live-action franchise.[4]


During the writing process, Colin Trevorrow spent several days in the writer's room, contributing ideas to the show. Following his step back into a consulting role, Zack Stentz would come in every few months to 'help ... break out the seasons and write a few episodes.'[5] The part of Dave was specifically written for Glen Powell who had previously starred in the DreamWorks Animation show All Hail King Julien.[6]


ILM provided DreamWorks Animation with a large number of renders and assets from the production of Jurassic World and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom to recreate the sets and dinosaurs from the films.[7] Showrunner Scott Kreamer discussed the production process in an interview with IGN.

From day one, our directors and board artists have been encouraged to think beyond traditional children's television animation visual tropes and to approach each episode as if it were a live-action feature film in the Jurassic World franchise, our story teams always strive to achieve a polished feature look with regards to shot choice, composition, and editing.


The series is scored by Leo Birenberg who was hand picked by Michael Giacchino. It features themes from both John Williams' and Giacchino's Jurassic scores.


Originally scheduled for release in August 2020, the show was delayed after the COVID-19 breakout. The first season was released on Netflix on September 18th, 2020. The second season was released on January 22, 2021. A third season is currently scheduled for May 21st, 2021.


The first concept art for Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous

The first teaser image for the show was released on June 4th, 2019 and featured an early look at the six main characters standing in front of the Camp Cretaceous Main Gates on Isla Nublar.[9] A teaser trailer, release date, cast list, series poster and a number of still were released on July 28th, 2020.[10] On September 1st, 2020, a full trailer for the first season was released along with a viral website for the show.[11] In an interview with cast member Glen Powell, Entertainment Weekly released a sneak peak clip from the first season.[12] A teaser trailer for the second season was released on October 9th, 2020.[13] The release date for the second season was announced on December 15th, 2020 along with a trailer for the season.[14] A teaser trailer and poster for the third season were released on March 11th, 2021 announcing the release date for the third season. A trailer for the third season was released on April 22nd, 2021. [15]

Announcement Teaser Season One Teaser Trailer Season One Trailer Season Two Teaser Trailer
Behind the Scenes with Jenna Ortega Season Two Trailer Season Three Teaser Season Three Trailer

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