Everyone is getting Camp Camp Season 2 finale wrong
It seems that everyone has agreed that the season 2 finale is of David choosing Max over Camp Cambell.
But everyone forgets what happened just before the gif.
David Isn’t looking at the camp and all his other happy campers.
He is looking at Cameron Cambell.
He chose the camp over Cameron.
Let me explain further.
In the first season we see that David absolutely adores Cameron. He loves him like a father. He worships Cameron. He used a child as a human shield against the FBI and David didn’t hate him on the spot.
But as Max gets to him, shows him things aren’t always happy and good, David starts to admit some truths to himself.
What he loves so much isn’t as important to Cameron.
In season two, David is forced to confront how Cameron uses both him and the campers for his own personal gains as you see in the egg episode and how he is using the camp as a cover that he wasn’t in Russia.
But parents day changed that.
David watched as Cameron lied and tried to pretend he cared and knew what he was doing.
“Wether it’s nerd camp for… Neeeil?”
“Or Adventure camp for… Girl Neil!”
Everything was about not going to jail, not making sure the campers were actually happy and having fun.
And look at how David was treated behind the stage.
David looks surprised that Cameron is talking so seriously to him. It starts off gentle. “David I know you never let me down before,”
“And I know you never will.”
Cameron aims his anger about what is happening on David because he knows time and again that David would just take it. He won’t fight for himself.
Cameron doesn’t care about anything David does. When the whole camp is in jeopardy, what does Cameron focus on?
“Or I’m going to super Guantanamo.”
He doesn’t want to face the consequences of his lies, crime and scams. And David finally saw that. It wasn’t until he sees the activity form that he realizes parents, birth or parental figures, can fail you.
David finally understands where Max is coming from, and in that light sees that he has two choices to chose from.
1) Keep following Cameron and ignore the needs of his beloved campers
2) Turn his back on Cameron Cambell and focus on the needs of Camp Cambell.
David had a choice in this scene. And he chose Camp Cambell, he chose his campers over the man he saw as a father.
David would never chose something other than Camp Cambell. That is his whole life. But he would chose the campers, and focus on the one camper who isn’t having fun, and give him the individual attention he deserves.