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2020 Summer Camp Guide

Find information on summer 2020 day camps and sleepaway camps. Washington Parent's camp guide includes programs for kids in areas like arts, dance, music, performance, sports, athletics, chess, video games, technology, horseback riding, outdoors, nature, rock climbing, YMCA, science, education and more.

Multiple Locations (DC, MD & VA) | Washington, DC (See Also Multiple Loc) | Maryland (See Also Multiple Locations)
Virginia (See Also Multiple Locations) | Sleep Away Camps | Special Needs
Services & Resources | Camps with a Cause | STEM Camps


Multiple Locations (DC, MD & VA)


Bach to Rock Music Camps
Ages 4-17. Summer Camps ROCK at Bach to Rock! Take your rockstar on a musical vacation in our Rock Band, Glee Club, Recording Arts, or DJ Camp for an introductory week filled with instruments, popular songs and new friends. Sign up before April 15 with our Early Bird discount using budget code: Summer2020 at checkout! Multiple Locations in VA and MD.
www.bachtorock.com/camps , 877-227-8558.


CityDance School & Conservatory Summer Camps
Ages 4-14. CityDance's camps offer learning and fun through culture and creativity. Campers take classes in ballet, jazz, hip hop and world dance forms and learn choreography! Two Locations: CityDance POP!-4435 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Washington, DC, tenly@citydance.net. CityDance School & Conservatory at Strathmore-5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD, summer@citydance.net
www.citydance.net , 301-581-5204.


Club SciKidz MD
Ages 4-15. Offers science & technology summer camps. Campers participate in 20 hands-on activities each week. Over 50 different programs to choose from. Locations throughout Montgomery County, MD.
www.clubscikidzMd.com , 267-250-0172.


Jr. Wizards Basketball Camp
Ages 6-14. 12 locations offered in the D.C. metro area. Visit our website for more information on dates and locations.
www.dcfamily.com/camps ,


LA BOULANGERIE
We are a food education program serving children and youth of the greater Washington community. We explore international food traditions using professional culinary techniques. Check our website on our 2020 Culinary Summer Camp celebrating Moroccan cuisine and culture. Camps also offered in French.
www.laboulangerie.website ,


Camp Levine
Ages 3.5+. As the Washington, D.C. area's premiere fine arts camp, Camp Levine has influenced thousands of children, inspired young musicians, established enduring friendships and created lifelong memories for over 30 years. 202-686-8000, Ext. 1040 or 1041.
www.levinemusic.org/camp-levine , camp@levinemusic.org,


Mad Science of Washington
Ages 6-11. Eight different weeklong camps to choose from with more than 50 locations in NOVA, DC & MD. Awesome science fun for boys and girls with both full- and half-day options. Before- and after-care available. 301-593-4777, 703-536-9897.
www.dc.madscience.org , info@madscienceofdc.com,


Stu Vetter's Basketball Camp
Ages 6-18. Coed. Learn the FUNdamentals of basketball from Hall of Fame Coach Stu Vetter, whose former players include NBA MVP Kevin Durant! Camps run June, July & August. Camps held in Frederick, Rockville/Bethesda & Northern Virginia area.
www.stuvetterbasketballcamp.com , 240-753-4742.


Traveling Players Ensemble
Rising grades 4-12. "Summer gem for the budding actor." -Washington Post. Beginning, intermediate and advanced actor training. Professional teaching artists. Faculty to student ratio: 1:4. Transportation included from MD, DC & VA.
www.travelingplayers.org , 703-987-1712.


Washington, DC (See Also Multiple Loc)


Beauvoir Summer
Ages 3-17. Beauvoir Summer offers camp programs over the course of seven weeks. Exciting activities include field trips, swimming lessons, outdoor adventure programs and specialty camps. June 15-July 31, 2020. Located on the grounds of the National Cathedral.
www.beauvoirschool.org , 3500 Woodley Rd., NW, Washington, DC, 202-537-2313.


CCBC Children's Center Summer Fun
Ages 2-5. Three 3-week sessions June 8-August 7, 2020. Waterplay, art projects, games and fun every session.
www.ccbccc.org , ccbc@ccbccc.org, 5671 Western Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 202-966-3299.


Camp Arena Stage
Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School
Camp Arena Stage is a place to explore, discover and create art, with over 75 arts activities, including acting, filmmaking, dance, theater, sculpture and more!
www.ArenaStage.org/Camp , 202-600-4064.


Camp Shakespeare
Ages 7-18. Camp Shakespeare gives students the chance to explore acting, theatre games, stage combat and text analysis, as well as perform on stage for friends and family.
www.ShakespeareTheatre.org/education/camps , 516 8th St., SE, Washington, DC, 202-547-5688.


Edmund Burke School Summer Programs
Edmund Burke School
Ages 7-17. "2015 Summer in the City." Music, drama, sports, academics.
www.burkeschool.org/summer , 4101 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 202-362-8882.


Lowell School
Lowell Summer Arts and Technology Programs
Offering a wide variety of day camp programs for preschool through teens. Onsite pool and swim lessons. Eight-acre campus bordering Rock Creek Park. New Camp Rock Music Program.
www.lowellschool.org , 1640 Kalmia Rd., NW, Washington, DC, 202-577-2006.


Smithsonian Summer Camp
Smithsonian Summer Camp, presented by Smithsonian Associates, has been inspiring kids for over 50 years. Over 90 camps will be held June 22-August 21, 2020.
www.smithsonianassociates.org/camp , 202-633-3030.


Maryland (See Also Multiple Locations)


Adventure Theatre MTC in Glen Echo Park
Celebrating 42 years of Summer Musical Theater Camp for rising grades 1-6. Enjoy dancing, singing and acting, culminating in the performance of a full-scale, youth-appropriate show for friends and family. Two-week sessions from June-August.
www.adventuretheatre-mtc.org , 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD, 301-251-5766.


The Agility Center
Ninja warrior training full of obstacle courses and trampoline work. Included: crafts, open gym and board games.
www.theagilitycenter.com , 4990 Boiliing Brook Pkwy., Rockville, MD, 301-770-2710.


AOPS Academy Gaithersburg
Grades 2-12. Math and language arts camps, where bright kids ages 8-18 learn from professors, scientists, authors, mathematicians. Study cryptology, contest math, college essays, creative writing and more!
www.gaithersburg.AoPSacademy.org , gaithersburg@aopsacademy.org, 9711 Washingtonian Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD, 240-252-3430.


Aventuras
Whole Kids Academy
Summer Camp 2020 - 9 Exciting Themed Weeks! June 22-August 21, 2020. Early Bird Pricing Ends April 1.
www.AventurasAtWKA.com , 6006 Executive Blvd., Rockville, MD, 240-242-4957.


Barrie Day Camp
Ages 4-14. Next best thing to overnight camp! Transportation and extended day.
www.barrie.org/camp , camp@barrie.org, Silver Spring, MD, 301-576-2815.


Bolt Parkour and Freerunning Academy
Instructional focus on parkour skills and progressions. Specific day structure to include skill workshops, arts & crafts and games.
www.boltparkour.com , 4950 Boiling Brook Pkwy., Rockville, MD, 301-770-2727.


Bretton Woods Summer Camps
Ages 5 & Up. Day Camp & Adventure Camp. Lunch, snacks, bus service, before- and after-care. Plus swim lessons, tennis camp, golf camp, soccer camp. 10 weeks from June 15-August 21, 2020.
www.bwrc.org , camp@bwrc.org, 15700 River Rd., Germantown, MD, 240-848-9128.


Calleva Summer Camp
Ages 4-Teen. Calleva has something for everyone--day-long outdoor adventures for preschoolers and young children to week long travel high adventures for teens.
www.calleva.org , julie@calleva.org, 13015 Rileys Lock Rd., Poolesville, MD, 301-216-1248.


Camp Accomplish
Camp Accomplish provides a quality, inclusive camp experience for campers with or without a disability. Campers enjoy swimming, horseback riding, creative & performing arts, challenge courses, sports and culinary experiences!
www.melwood.org/recreation/camp , 5606 Dower House Rd., Upper Marlboro, MD, 240-492-1971.


Camp Olympia
Ages 3.5-15. Instructional sports programs, horseback riding, tennis, swimming, soccer, basketball, gymnastics, flag football, mountain biking and more. Extended day and door-to-door transportation available.
www.camp-olympia.com , andrea@camp-olympia.com, 5511 Muncaster Mill Rd., Rockville, MD, 301-926-9281.


City of Gaithersburg Arts Barn
Ages 5-18. Half- and full-day visual and performing arts camps. Arts Barn camps are fantastic for making friends, memories and art.
www.gaithersburgmd.gov , artsbarn@gaithersburgmd.gov, 311 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg, MD, 301-258-6394.


Crossway Community Montessori School
Ages 3 months-6 years. Secrets of the Summer Garden: Children learn about the wonders of the world through organic gardening, cooking, nature, art and music.
frontdesk@crossway-community.org, 3015 Upton Dr., Kensington, MD, 301-929-2505.


Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance
Irish Dance Summer Camps
Week-long camps for new dancers ages 6-10 at Glen Echo Park. No experience necessary. Campers learn music and dance while having fun!
www.culkinschool.com , denise@culkinschool.com, Glen Echo, MD, 301-593-9600.


DC Fencers Club
Summer Fencing Camp
Ages 7-16. This July and August, discover fencing at DC Fencers Club. Eight weeklong classes, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. All gear and equipment provided. Register today!
www.dcfencing.com , dcfencers@gmail.com, 9330 Frasier Ave., Silver Spring, MD, 301-562-1990.


Drama Kids of East Montgomery County
Fun and creative theater activities designed to build speaking/acting skills and confidence! A production will occur at the end of each camp!
www.dramakids.com/md1 , 410-531-9490.


Dynamite Gymnastics Center
Instruction includes artistic gymnastics, trampoline and tumbling. Offers crafts, open gym time and weekly themes. Each week ends with a student showcase!
www.DynamiteGC.com , 4956 Boiling Brook Pkwy., Rockville, MD, 301-770-2700.


Dynamite2
Home of the Dynamite Allstars
Instruction includes artistic gymnastics, tumbling and cheer basics. Offers crafts, open gym time and weekly themes.
www.dynamite2.com , 16814 Oakmont Ave., Gaithersburg, MD, 301-977-7007.


Green Acres Camp
PK-Grade 6. Providing a quality camp experience for more than 50 years. With an on-site pool & daily swim lessons, a 15-acre campus with multiple playgrounds and a 7:1 camper to counselor ratio, our campers make wonderful camp memories year after year!
www.greenacres.org , camp@greenacres.org, 11701 Danville Dr., No. Bethesda, MD, 301-468-8110.


Summer Camps at Imagination Stage
Ages 3.5-Grade 12. Full- and half-day camps ranging in length from 1-4 weeks. With camps in acting, dance, musical theater and filmmaking, we're the perfect place for a summer of theater arts fun!
www.ImaginationStage.org , 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda, MD, 301-961-6060.


International School of Music
Have fun making music this summer! Choose from Enchanted Musical Theater (ages 7-12), Keyboard Kaleidoscope (ages 4-6), Glee Clubs (ages 4-7), Instrumental Explorers (ages, 4-5), and Summer Private Music Lessons in any instrument or voices (all ages, by appointment).
www.ismw.org/summer-music-camps/ , 301-365-5888.


Round House Summer Theatre Camps
Grades K-12. Theater, arts, improvisation and musical theater classes led by outstanding artists/educators in a creative, nurturing environment. 1- & 2-week sessions in Silver Spring and Bethesda. Before- and after-care also available. See website. 925 Wayne Ave., Silver Spring, MD & 4545 East-West Hwy., Bethesda, MD.
www.roundhousetheatre.org , education@roundhousetheatre.org, 301-585-1225.


Silver Stars Gymnastics
Ages 3.5-15. With 18,000 square feet of space, Silver Stars Gymnastics offers kids the opportunity to learn cartwheels, navigate the monkey bars and climb the ropes. Full- and half-day programs available. Two Locations: 2701 Pittman Dr., Silver Spring, MD & 14201 Woodcliff Ct., Bowie, MD.
www.gosilverstars.com , ssgoffice@gosilverstars.com, 301-589-0938.


Spring Academy Summer Camp
Children experience the joy of a summer at camp in a safe, nurturing environment. Swimming, field trips, cultural activities, arts & crafts and fun & games.
www.spring-bilingual.org , info@spring-bilingual.org, 3514 Plyers Mill Rd., Kensington, MD, 301-962-7262.


Stone Ridge Summer CampUs
Coed weekly day camp in Bethesda ages 4-17. Campers choose their own adventure with classes offered in the arts, sciences, technology, sports, music, off-campus adventures and more.
www.stoneridgesummercampus.org , email@stoneridgesummercampus.org, 9101 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD,


Summer Science Academy
McDaniel College
Grades 9-12. Week-long courses for students interested in health careers, as well as forensics, marine science, engineering, cooking science and more! All eligible students receive a minimum $40,000 scholarship GUARANTEED to McDaniel College! Visit website for details. Session 1: June 22-26; Session 2: June 29-July 3; Session 3: July 13-17.
www.SummerScienceAcademy.com , Westminster, MD, 410-857-2470.


Summer at Sandy Spring
Ages 3-16. A customizable camp experience for a surprisingly great value. We blend traditional summer activities with over 25 workshops in sports, adventure, arts, technology, academics, music, robotics and much more. 301-774-7455, ext. 167.
www.summeratsandyspring.org , SASS.Camp@ssfs.org, 16923 Norwood Rd., Sandy Spring, MD,


Teens To Go
Ages 8-15. Experience an adventure everyday! Amusement Parks, Water Parks, Rafting, Zip Line and much more! New multi-day excursion trips also available. Now in our 33rd summer!
www.TeensToGo.org , Info@TeensToGo.org, Germantown, MD, 301-540-4356.


Valley Mill Camp
Spring and Summer
Ages 4-14. Valley Mill Camp has been serving families in the Washington area since 1956, combining closeness to home with the atmosphere of an away camp. Transportation provided.
www.valleymill.com , 15101 Seneca Rd., Darnestown, MD, 301-948-0220.


Washington Conservatory of Music
Summer Music Camps
Ages 4-7: Fun with Music & Movement, Around the World Music, Little Prince & Princess Singers, Pop Songs for Young Voices, Little Star Violin. Ages 7-12: Beats & Rhythm, Kids Who Sing, Suzuki Violin (Books 2 & 3). After-care available. Classes & Lessons. Glen Echo Park & Bethesda, MD.
www.washingtonconservatory.org , 301-320-2770.


Washington Waldorf Summer Camps
A range of offerings from Preschool through High School. Art, Archery, Cooking, Biking, Hiking, Musical Theater, Nature Detectives, Paint Pouring, Soccer and more!
www.washingtonwaldorf.org/admissions/summer-camps , Bethesda, MD,


The Winchester School
Since 1970. PreK, K, 1st & 2nd Grades. Summer Programs with art, music & more. June 15-August 17, 2020.
www.thewinchesterschool.org , 3223 Bel Pre Rd., Silver Spring, MD, 301-598-2266.


Virginia (See Also Multiple Locations)


A Child's Place @ Hollin Hall
A day camp with a fun, new theme every week! Expect lots of arts & crafts, games & races and adventurous trips around the D.C. metro area.
www.hollinhall.com , acphollinh@aol.com, Alexandria, VA, 703-765-8811.


AAES Camp Koda
AAES Camp Koda, horseback riding year-round, offers weekly themed Summer Camps. Ages 4 and up. Flexible hours for the busy parent: 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
www.campkoda.com , info@campkoda.com, 19876 Riders Success La., Leesburg, VA, 703-779-8082.


Acting for Young People
Summer Acting Camp
Ages 5-18. Fun, fast-paced camp taught by professional teaching artists. Acting, voice, movement, on-camera, musical theater, improvisation and more! Weekly sessions with final showcase performances.
www.afyp.org , mary@afyp.org, Fairfax, VA, 703-554-4931.


The Art League
Ages 5-15. During The Art League School's Art Camp, children explore a different medium and make a fun, creative project each day, dabbling in drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture.
www.theartleague.org , 105 N. Union St., Alexandria, VA, 703-683-2323.


Ashburn Ice House Skating Camps
Ages 6-13. For 20 years, we have offered summer camps for hockey players and figure skaters from beginners to advanced levels.
www.ashburnice.com , 21595 Smith Switch Rd., Ashburn, VA, 703-858-0300.


BASIS Independent McLean Summer Program
PreK-Grade 12. From science discoveries to outdoor adventures, BASIS Independent McLean's Summer Program has it covered. Keep students engaged, excited and active all summer long!
www.basisindependent.com/summer , mclean-summer@basisindependent.com, 8000 Jones Branch Dr., McLean, VA, 703-854-1253.


BeanTree Learning Westfields Campus
Offering a robust summer camp for school-age children with an exciting adventure camp schedule. Off-site experiences in water sports, art, technology, sports and games, and more. Providing a safe, fun and stimulating summer experience.
www.beantreelearning.com , 5003 Westone Plaza, Chantilly, VA, 703-961-8222.


Brooksfield School
Ages 3-10. Activities include daily swimming, teddy tennis, arts and crafts, nature, yoga, gardening, soccer, adventure trips and more! Extended Day program offered.
www.brooksfieldschool.org , camp@brooksfieldschool.org, 1830 Kirby Rd., McLean, VA, 703-356-KIDS.


Burgundy Farm Summer Day Camp
Ages 4-16. Nurturing coed, traditional camp on 25 acres just off the Beltway. Fun, traditional camp for youngest children; older children customize their session with programs including science, computers, math, art and sports. All can enjoy our barn, farm animals, woods and pool.
www.burgundysummer.org , summercamp@burgundyfarm.org, Alexandria, VA, 703-960-3431.


Camp Griffin at Westminister School
Ages 3-14. 30+ summer sessions, including travel, sports, French, cooking, art and more. Popular Explorers' Programs for ages 3-5. Early and extended care available.
www.westminsterschool.com , campgriffin@westminsterschool.com, 3819 Gallows Rd., Annandale, VA, 703-340-7268.


Cardinal Fencing Academy
Ages 8-12. Games, fencing, footwork and new friendships!
www.cardinalfencingacademy.com , info@cardinalfencingacademy.com, 44900 Acacia La., Ste. 108, Sterling, VA, 240-424-0749.


The Center for Ballet Arts
Ages 3-Adult. The Center celebrates 27 years of excellent tutoring in ballet, pointe, modern, jazz, tap and Pilates conditioning. Our Summer Intensive runs July 6-August 8 and will include Pas de Deux and Variations for intermediate and advanced.
www.thecenterforballetarts.com , 3955 Pender Dr., Ste. 105, Fairfax, VA, 703-273-5344.


Club SciKidz North Virginia
PreK-Grade 8. The best science and technology camps in North Virginia. We offer more than 60 themed STEAM camps. Pre- and post-camp services available. Serving Fairfax and Loudoun County.
www.ClubSciKidz.com , 678-493-5651.


Common Ground
Reston's fastest growing summer camp is back! We combine a project-based learning curriculum with classic summer camp vibe! Ten weeks throughout the summer, each with their own unique theme! Field trips, pool days, nature walks, camp songs and more!
www.commongroundchildcare.org , director@commongroundchildcare.org, 1700 Wainwright Dr., Reston, VA, 703-437-8226.


Congressional Camps 2020
Ages 4-14. Beautiful 40-acre campus. Horses, ropes course, archery, climbing wall, pools and more! Travel, specialty, athletic and academic camps available. Extended hours, transportation and nurse.
www.congocamp.org , info@congocamp.org, Falls Church, VA, 703-533-9711.


Encore Stage & Studio
It's Elementary
Ages 5-9. Get ready for the most engaging summer of your student's life. It's Elementary is uniquely tailored to the imaginative nature of young people.
www.encorestage.org , info@encorestage.org, 5800 Washington Blvd., Arlington, VA, 703-548-1154.


Encore Stage & Studio
Stage Door
Ages 11-15. In this immersive camp experience, you'll get a glimpse of what it's like to work as a theater professional!
www.encorestage.org , info@encorestage.org, 200 S. Carlin Springs Rd., Arlington, VA, 703-548-1154.


Encore Stage & Studio Camp
Ages 3-5. Encore is excited to premiere a summer experience for our youngest theater lovers. In this morning program, students are engaged through activities tailored especially for them: song and movement, music and rhythm, storytelling and crafts.
www.encorestage.org , info@encorestage.org, 5800 Washington Blvd., Arlington, VA, 703-548-1154.


FCPS Tech Adventure Camp
Create, explore, learn and have fun at Tech Adventure Camp this summer! Students can take classes in STEM, cooking, business, medical, auto technology and more!
www.fcps.edu/academics/summer-learning-programs/camps , Fairfax, VA, 571-423-4161.


Fairfax Collegiate Summer Program
Rising grades 3-9. Writing, mathematics, science, test prep, public speaking, engineering, robotics, programming, art, design, Minecraft and filmmaking. Full- and half-day, two-week programs. Ten locations: Alexandria, Annandale, Ashburn, Chantilly, Dulles, Fairfax, McLean, Reston, Tysons & Vienna.
www.FairfaxCollegiate.com , registrar@FairfaxCollegiate.com, 703-481-3080.


Green Hedges School Summer Camp
Ages 3-7. Summer Weekly Activities, Arts & Crafts, Science Explorations, Sports & Games, Outdoor Play, Music, Drama, Story Time & Puppetry. Staffed by our wonderful Green Hedges teachers!
www.greenhedges.org/camp , summer@greenhedges.org, 415 Windover Ave., NW, Vienna, VA, 703-938-8323.


Summer at Harmonia
Let your children explore their creative side through Music, Art & Theater this summer at Harmonia School! Variety of Camps, Music Lessons, Shakespeare Workshop and MainStage productions for ages 4-17.
www.harmoniaschool.org , 204-F Mill St., NW, Vienna, VA, 703-938-7301.


Jimmy Potters Studio & Workshop
Grades 2-6. Pottery Camp for Kids! Enroll your child in our 5-day camps. Campers will learn how to throw on the potters wheel and hand-build to make one-of-a-kind masterpieces. Studios in Ashburn and Fairfax.
www.jimmypotters.com ,


Kenwood Summer Day Camp
Completed Kindergarten-grade 8. KSDC is a wonderful summer experience for all kids! Field trips, activities, arts & crafts, sports clinics and camp overnights. With our week-by-week signup, our camp works around your family's schedule.
www.camp.kenwoodschool.com , 4955 Sunset La., Annandale, VA, 703-256-4711.


The Langley School Summer Studio 2020
The Langley School Summer Studio provides a variety of offerings and learning experiences so that campers can explore new activities and mix + match more than 100 weekly offerings from science and sports to the arts and technology.
www.langleyschool.org/summer-studio , summer@langleyschool.org, 1411 Balls Hill Rd., McLean, VA, 703-356-1920.


New York's The LM Project
Broadway Summer Camps
Broadway Beginners: Ages 9-13, July 6-10, 2020. Learn basic Broadway skills--singing, acting, dancing, stage combat. Broadway Bound: Ages 13-18, July 13-24, 2020. Individualized performing skills development. Experience in theater; by audition. Held at Reston Community Players Rehearsal Hall, Reston, VA.
www.LMprojectdance.com , info@LMprojectdance.com, 646-684-3539.


Oakland School & Camp
Ages 6-13. Day and Boarding school with five-week intensive summer camp. For children with learning differences like dyslexia and those needing an academic boost. Traditional camp fun, too, like horseback riding and swimming on 450 acres.
www.oaklandschool.net , 128 Oakland Farm Way, Troy, VA, 434-293-9059.


The Pavilion at BeanTree
We're a state-of-the-art, 28,500 square-foot facility designed with your summer camper in mind! With full- and part-day schedules available. Offering a full-size gym, performance stage, cooking lab, computer technology and more!
www.Beantreepavilion.com , 43635 Greenway Corporate, Ashburn, VA, 571-223-3113.


Reston Montessori School
Enrolling ages 3 months-6th grade. Led by certified Montessori teachers, camp days will be filled with educational activities in a multi-age environment.
www.restonmontessori.com , 1928 Isaac Newton Sq., W., Reston, VA, 703-481-2922.


SciGenius STEAM & Sports Camp
Ages 4-13. Weekly-themed sessions include: Hands-On Science, Minecraft Coding, Drone Aviation, Codemakers Camp, Circuit Makers Lab, Extreme Engineering & more! Includes sports from soccer to basketball. Herndon, Ashburn & Arlington.
www.scigenius.com , info@scigenius.com, 877-684-1260.


Sportrock Summer Rock Climbing Camps
Ages 6+. Sportrock's Climbing Centers' award-winning camps are the perfect way for your child to explore the world of climbing indoors and outside. We offer single day camps, as well as week long camps. All camps require registration. Alexandria & Sterling, VA.
www.sportrock.com , 703-212-7625.


Sunset Hills Montessori School
Summer at SHMS provides our campers with a safe, nurturing environment that ties the Montessori philosophy in with traditional summer camp fun!
www.sunsethillsmontessori.com , office@sunsethillsmontessori.com, 11180 Ridge Heights Rd., Reston, VA, 703-476-7477.


The St. James
Ultimate Sports Camps
The Ultimate Sports Camp experience with over 45,000 ft of fun and excitement. Kids ages 3-18 can try 20+ sports all under one roof!
www.TheStJames.com , 6805 Industrial Rd., Springfield, VA, 703-239-6870.


Tiny Dancers
Ages 2-9. Ballet, tap, jazz, musical theater and "Wiggletoes" classes, in addition to week-long, themed camps that delight young dancers. Locations in Alexandria, Fairfax & Mosaic (Fairfax).
www.tinydancers.com , 703-385-5580.


Triple C Camp
The Best in Summer Adventure in Northern Virginia for over 25 Years! Giant Water Slides, Inflatables, Swimming, Sports & Team Challenges, Hayrides, Go-karts, Arts & Crafts, Hiking, Amusement Parks.
www.triplec.camp , 19790 Ashburn Rd., Ashburn, VA, 571-209-5840.


The nZone
Ages 2-14. Whenever school is out, CAMP IS ON! nZone engages your kids with sports, enrichment and activities. They'll head home excited for their next camp day!
www.thenzone.com/washington , Chantilly, VA, 703-266-0118.


Sleep Away Camps


Burgundy Center for Wildlife Studies
Ages 4-17. Summer Camps ROCK at Bach to Rock! Take your rockstar on a music
www.burgundycenter.org , Capon Bridge, WV, 703-842-0470.


Camp Hidden Meadows
Ages 6-16. Coed, overnight camp. 1-, 2-, 3- and 4-week sessions. Horses, rafting, arts, mountain boarding, organic farming, mountain biking, rock climbing, fishing, sports, 1000-foot zipline and more!
www.camphiddenmeadows.com , Bartow, WV, 800-600-4752.


Camp Hobbit Hill Horse Adventure
Hobbit Hill offers many options for campers who want a horse camp experience and do more than just ride! Riding instruction is taught by professionals with years of experience. Additional activities include pottery, ceramics, art, cooking and more!
www.hobbithillnc.com , Asheville, NC, 828-808-7929.


Camp Horizons
Ages 6-17. ACA accredited. A coed, traditional sleep away camp located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. Celebrating 35+ years of unforgettable memories, friendships and fun!
www.CampHorizonsVA.com , camp@HorizonsVA.com, 3586 Horizons Way, Harrisonburg, VA, 540-896-7600.


Horizons Edge Sports Camp
Ages 6-16. Overnight camps from Sunday-Friday. Overnight camps for soccer, volleyball and basketball. Camps focus on ball mastery, attacking and defending , formations, team skills and scrimmages. Team-building, communication, leadership, plus traditional camp activities.
www.HorizonsEdgeVA.com , Edge.Camps@horizonsedgeva.com, Harrisonburg, VA, 540-214-5001.


Oakland School & Camp
Ages 6-13. Day and Boarding school with five-week intensive summer camp. For children with learning differences like dyslexia and those needing an academic boost. Traditional camp fun, too, like horseback riding and swimming on 450 acres.
www.oaklandschool.net , 128 Oakland Farm Way, Troy, VA, 434-293-9059.


The Whale Camp
$40,000 college scholarship program, STEM projects and college credits. Marine Science, face-to-face with whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, puffins in natural habitat. Board our research vessel, collect data, document whale distribution and behavior.
www.whalecamp.com , info@whalecamp.com, Grand Manan Island, ME, 610-399-1463.


YMCA Camp Conrad Weiser
South Mountain YMCA
Ages 7-17. Offering summer camps for kids and teens, leadership programs, day and overnight camps, horseback riding, team building and more!
www.smymca.org , Reinholds, PA, 610-670-2267.


Special Needs


Camp Accomplish
Camp Accomplish provides a quality, inclusive camp experience for campers with or without a disability. Campers enjoy swimming, horseback riding, creative & performing arts, challenge courses, sports and culinary experiences!
www.melwood.org/recreation/camp , 5606 Dower House Rd., Upper Marlboro, MD, 240-492-1971.


Camp Aristotle at The Auburn School
Grades K-8. Full- and half-day options. Exciting activities designed to foster friendships, self-awareness, exploration and social success. Locations in Herdon, VA, Silver Spring & Baltimore, MD.
www.camparistotle.org , camparistotle@theauburnschool.org, 703-828-7179.


Extended School Year
TLC's The Katherine Thomas School
Grades Middle-High School. Help your child avoid summer regression and the potential of losing valuable academic, social/emotional, speech/language and motor skills.
www.ttlc.org/summer-programs , 9975 Medical Dr., Rockville, MD, 301-738-9691.


Play on Words Therapy
PoW-Wows
PoW-Wows are led by a speech pathologist specializing in significant language delays. Groups focus on communication/language development, play and individual therapy! Half- and full-day sessions available.
www.playonwordstherapyllc.com/pow-wows , 2970 Belcrest Center Dr., #300, Hyattsville, MD, 240-283-7752.


The Siena School
Summer program consists of reading, writing, math and art enrichment. Students are grouped by ability level. Instruction is provided using the Siena curriculum and teaching methods.
www.thesienaschool.org , 1300 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring, MD, 301-244-3600.


TLC's Friends Together Camp
Treatment & Learning Centers
Ages 5-7. Combining the best of our speech-language and occupational therapy programs, this program focuses on building skills in communication and social-pragmatic language, while addressing areas of sensory processing and motor planning through play. 301-424-5200, ext. 306.
www.ttlc.org/summer-programs , 9975 Medical Dr., Rockville, MD,


TLC's Little Friends Language and Learnng Company
Treatment & Learning Centers
Ages 3-5. Enhance early literacy skills, while developing communication, social interaction and play skills. A Speech-Language Pathologist and Special Educator create hands-on, exploratory learning based on your child's individual needs. 301-424-5200, ext. 306.
www.ttlc.org/summer-programs , 9975 Medical Dr., Rockville, MD,


TLC's Occupational Therapy Option for Little Friends Language and Learning Camp:
Morning Movers-Treatment & Learning Centers
Ages 3-5. Kids will explore our 3 sensory motor gyms with fun obstacle courses & exciting movement stations. Expect kids to experience: core strengthening, increased upper body strength, balance & coordination & visual spatial & motor planning. 301-424-5200, ext. 306.
www.ttlc.org/summer-programs , 9975 Medical Dr., Rockville, MD,


Services & Resources


The Fresh Air Fund
A program--started over 100 years ago--that places inner city kids from New York City with families all over the East Coast for two weeks during the summer.
www.freshair.org ,


The Montgomery County Camp & Summer Fun Expo
Presented by Washington Parent Magazine
Find a complete list of 2020 Exhibitors online. Mark your calendar now for January 26, 2020.
www.washingtonparent.com , maddy@washingtonparent.net, 301-320-2321.


The Northern Virginia Camp & Summer Fun Expo
Presented by Washington Parent Magazine
Find a complete list of 2020 Exhibitors online. Mark your calendar now for February 22-23, 2020.
www.washingtonparent.com , maddy@washingtonparent.net, Dulles Town Center, 21100 Dulles Town Circle, Dulles, VA, 301-320-2321.


Camps with a Cause


Camp Corral
Camp Corral is a nonprofit camp which provides free camp to children of wounded, injured and fallen military service members across the U.S., offering 19 camps in 17 states. Campers participate in traditional summer camp activities, including archery and water sports, as well as programming unique to military life.
www.campcorral.org ,


Humane Rescue Alliance
The Humane Rescue Alliance offers 4 weeks of summer camps, limited to just 16 campers each week.
dduel@humanerescuealliance.org, 202-375-7741.


STEM Camps


AOPS Academy Gaithersburg
Grades 2-12. Math and language arts camps, where bright kids ages 8-18 learn from professors, scientists, authors, mathematicians. Study cryptology, contest math, college essays, creative writing and more!
www.gaithersburg.AoPSacademy.org , gaithersburg@aopsacademy.org, 9711 Washingtonian Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD, 240-252-3430.


Club SciKidz MD
Ages 4-15. Offers science & technology summer camps. Campers participate in 20 hands-on activities each week. Over 50 different programs to choose from. Locations throughout Montgomery County, MD.
www.clubscikidzMd.com , 267-250-0172.


Club SciKidz North Virginia
PreK-Grade 8. The best science and technology camps in North Virginia. We offer more than 60 themed STEAM camps. Pre- and post-camp services available. Serving Fairfax and Loudoun County.
www.ClubSciKidz.com , 678-493-5651.


Eric Energy
Interactive STEM assemblies, programs and/or presentations. Great for camps and after-school programs.
www.ericenergy , 410-336-8295.


FCPS Tech Adventure Camp
Create, explore, learn and have fun at Tech Adventure Camp this summer! Students can take classes in STEM, cooking, business, medical, auto technology and more!
www.fcps.edu/academics/summer-learning-programs/camps , Fairfax, VA, 571-423-4161.


Fairfax Collegiate Summer Program
Rising grades 3-9. Writing, mathematics, science, test prep, public speaking, engineering, robotics, programming, art, design, Minecraft and filmmaking. Full- and half-day, two-week programs. Ten locations: Alexandria, Annandale, Ashburn, Chantilly, Dulles, Fairfax, McLean, Reston, Tysons & Vienna.
www.FairfaxCollegiate.com , registrar@FairfaxCollegiate.com, 703-481-3080.


Lowell School
Lowell Summer Arts and Technology Programs
STEAM offerings to include: Robotics, Welding, DJ Camp, Programming and more!
www.lowellschool.org , 1640 Kalmia Rd., NW, Washington, DC, 202-577-2006.


Mad Science
Ages 6-11. Eight different camps to choose from! Full- or half-day at many locations in NOVA & MD. Awesome science fun for boys and girls. 301-593-4777, 703-536-9897.
www.dc.madscience.org ,


SciGenius STEAM & Sports Camp
Ages 4-13. Weekly-themed sessions include: Hands-On Science, Minecraft Coding, Drone Aviation, Codemakers Camp, Circuit Makers Lab, Extreme Engineering & more! Includes sports from soccer to basketball. Herndon, Ashburn & Arlington.
www.scigenius.com , info@scigenius.com, 877-684-1260.


Summer Science Academy
McDaniel College
Grades 9-12. Week-long courses for students interested in health careers, as well as forensics, marine science, engineering, cooking science and more! All eligible students receive a minimum $40,000 scholarship GUARANTEED to McDaniel College! Visit website for details. Session 1: June 22-26; Session 2: June 29-July 3; Session 3: July 13-17.
www.SummerScienceAcademy.com , Westminster, MD, 410-857-2470.


The Whale Camp
$40,000 college scholarship program, STEM projects and college credits. Marine Science, face-to-face with whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, puffins in natural habitat. Board our research vessel, collect data, document whale distribution and behavior.
www.whalecamp.com , info@whalecamp.com, Grand Manan Island, ME, 610-399-1463.