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2018 Sleep Away Camp Guide

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Sleep Away Camps

Ages 8-14. Hands-on science and traditional summer camp fun. We have comfortable cabins, a lake, swimming pool, meadow and race tracks. Our campus is also home to Camp Motorsport. , Clover, VA, 888-836-1212.

Burgundy Center for Wildlife Studies
Ages 8-10, 11-15, 21+. Explore West Virginia mountains, and experience nature with a dynamic, knowledgeable staff. Active days with variety and laughter. Small groups, independent projects, noncompetitive attitude. , 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! , Bartow, WV, 304-456-5191.

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! , 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! ,, 3586 Horizons Way, Harrisonburg, VA, 540-896-7600.

Camp Motorsport
Ages 9-17. Learn to drive or practice your skills with go-karts and baja buggies. Enjoy 3 to 26 miles of paved and off-road courses on 406 acres of beautiful meadow and woods. , Clover, VA,

Infusion Athletic Training Mountain Fitness Camp
Jim Fox
Join us for 6 days of intense sports performance mountain training that will include trail running, mountain biking, white water rafting, alignment therapy, speed & strength training, yoga, mind/body exercises and more. June 16-23, 2018, Green Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. Pick up and drop off from Rockville, MD. Food and lodging included. Sign up before February 1 and get a reduced price from $2,150 to $1,850! , 5401 Westbard Avenue, Bethesda, MD, 301-717-0860.

The National Jazz Workshop
Ages 14 & up. NJW offers week-long jazz workshops focused on raising the performance level of participants through improvisation, big band and small-groups, composition, arranging and instrumental master classes. Overnight Camp held at Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA, July 15-20, 2018. ,,

Science Camp Watonka
Boys, ages 8-16. A fun-filled science program combining "Hands-on" science activities with over 50 traditional camp activities. All programs are camper-selected. ACA accredited. ,, Box 127, Hawley, PA, 570-226-1917.

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

Services & Resources

The Montgomery County Camp & Summer Fun Expo
Presented by Washington Parent Magazine
Sunday, January 28 2018; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free activities, demonstrations, giveaways, prizes and performances. Meet with summer program representatives, day camp and overnight camp directors and associates from summer fun destinations to plan your 2018 summer. Food available for purchase. Hilton Hotel Meeting Center (1.5 miles north of White Flint Mall), 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD. ,, 301-320-2321.

The Northern Virginia Camp & Summer Fun Expo
Presented by Washington Parent Magazine
February 24 & 25, 2018; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Join us for two full days showcasing summer programs, day camps, special needs, sleep away camps and general summer fun destinations. Activities, exhibits and entertainment. ,, Dulles Town Center, 21100 Dulles Town Circle, Dulles, VA, 301-320-2321.

Camps for Kids with Cancer

Camp Friendship
Carol Jean Cancer Foundation, Inc.
A special week-long residential camp for children with cancer, offered free of charge and designed especially with their needs in mind. ,

Camp Sunrise
A one-week sleep away camp for children ages 4-18 who have or had cancer. , 410-933-5136.

Special Love for Children with Cancer
A nonprofit organization that provides support for cancer families through Camp Fantastic and other events throughout the year. , 888-930-2707.