Dead of Summer (television) Hour-long series on Freeform, debuting on Jun. 28, 2016, and ending Aug. 30, 2016. In the late 1980s, with school out for the summer, counselors converge on Camp Stillwater, a seemingly idyllic Midwestern summer camp. But Stillwater’s dark, ancient mythology awakens, and what was supposed to be a summer of fun turns into one of unforgettable scares and evil at every turn. Stars Elizabeth Mitchell (Deborah Carpenter), Elizabeth Lail (Amy Hughes), Zelda Williams (Drew Reeves), Mark Indelicato (Blair Ramos), Alberto Frezza (Deputy Garrett Sykes). Produced by ABC Signature Studios and Kitsis/Horowitz.