One of the less-than-enviable things about growing up in a major metropolitan area with slightly more protective than average parents is never having the chance to spend a few weeks during the school holidays in a magical world commonly known as holiday camp.

This cruel reality is one of the many things that makes Cartoon Network’s Summer Camp Island from creator Julia Pott feel like such a perfectly-wrapped gift — a quintessential piece of childhood that a lot of us only ever experienced secondhand.