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2018 Summer Camp Guide

Find information on summer 2018 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 for Kids with Cancer | STEM Camps


STEM Camps


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Multiple Locations (DC, MD & VA)


Club SciKidz MD
Ages 3.5-15. Offers science & technology summer camps with over 45 different programs filled with engaging and exciting hands-on activities & experiments. Locations in Montgomery County and three other Maryland counties.
www.clubscikidzMd.com , sciencecamps@clubscikidzmd.com, 267-250-0172.


DC Youth Tours
DC Youth Tours is a new way for families to enhance their vacation and visit to Washington, D.C. We are the only tour guide and sightseeing service specializing in engaging youth ages 8-15 years old in learning about the history, culture, innovations and fun in the Nation's Capital!
www.DCYouthTours.com ,


Family Dinosaur Camp
Dr. Peter M. Kranz, Paleontologist
Visit the zoo, bone halls, dinosaur exhibits, and hunt & dig for dinosaurs. Learn how paleontologists discover dinosaur facts. Weeklong camps in June, July, August. Children must be accompanied by adult.
www.dinosaurfund.org , dinosaurfund@juno.com, 202-547-3326.


iD Tech Camps
iD Tech is the world's #1 summer STEM program for ages 7-18, held at 150 prestigious universities. With world-class instructors and innovative courses in coding, game development, robotics and design, our programs instill in-demand skills that embolden students to shape the future. 1-844-788-1858 Held at American University, Georgetown University, Howard University, UDC, Virginia Tech-Falls Church, University of Maryland.
www.iDTech.com ,


LA BOULANGERIE
We are a food education program serving children, youth and families of the Greater Washington community. We explore international food traditions using French culinary techniques. Check our website for information on Culinary Spring and Summer Camps!
www.laboulangerie.website ,


Levine Music
Summer Music & Arts Day Camp
Ages 3.5-12; Teen Apprentices. Activities include Instrumental Music/Singing, Music Theater/Arts & Crafts, Dance & Movement, Games/Sports/Active Stretching. Full- & half-day, extended day. Session 1: June 25-July 13; Session II: July 16-August 3, 2018.
www.levinemusic.org/camp , camp@levinemusic.org, 202-686-8000.


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,


Makersgeneration
Science, Programming, Robotics, 3D Printing, Electronics and more! Spring Break & Summer Camps. Camps in Washington, DC and surrounding areas.
www.makersgeneration.net , 240-838-0279.


Nobel Explorers
Grades 6-12. Nobel Explorers is an engaging online program for students that utilizes Project-Based Learning, where students acquire deeper knowledge by working on real-life challenges as a team.
www.nobelexplorers.com ,


Northeast Stars Montessori Preschool Summer Camp
Old Town Alexandria and Capitol Hill
Ages 2-5. We explore nature by using the outdoors as our classroom. Each week we focus on a different country and culture using hands-on activities. After-camp program is available. Families can pick and choose weeks.
www.nestars.net , northeaststarsmontessori.nes@gmail.com, 703-945-0408.


PPA
The Player Progression Academy
PPA is the premier sports academy in the DMV, offering year-round programming that aims to build a holistic approach to the youth sports experience. We offer multi-sport, soccer, basketball, tennis, tots and sleepaway camps.
www.ppateam.com ,


Stu Vetter's Basketball Camp
Ages 5-18. 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.


TenniStar Sports
Ages 5-16. TenniStar, in its 35th year, offers a tennis camp at The Bethesda Sport&Health Club, as well as tennis, girls' lacrosse, girls' soccer, girls' basketball and field hockey camps at Georgetown Visitation.
www.tennistar.com , 301-530-5472.


TGA Premier Youth Tennis Camp
USTA Mid-Atlantic Section
Ages 5-12. TGA Premier Youth Tennis Camps offer an unforgettable experience by combining expert instruction, daily matches, tennis-themed STEM experiments and exciting activities that kids love! Full- and half-day options. Ideal for beginners. Camps in Loudoun, Fairfax, Prince William and Anne Arundel Counties.
www.usta.com/midatlanticTGA ,


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.


The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington
The Y's camps include STEM and allow children to explore, learn and create in a variety of summer camp themes. Go to www.ymcadc.org for more information. 1-800-473-YMCA.


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 18-August 3, 2018. CIT program for students grades 6-12. 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 11-August 10, 2018. Waterplay, art projects, games and fun every session. Weekly sessions for older campers.
www.ccbccc.org , ccbc@ccbccc.org, 5671 Western Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 202-966-3299.


Camp Arena Stage
Camp Arena Stage is a summer experience filled with over 75 fun activities, including acting, dancing, a cappella, rock band, filmmaking and so much more! Held at Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School.
www.ArenaStage.org/Camp , Camp@ArenaStage.org, 202-600-4064.


Camp Shakespeare
Ages 7-18. Acting, stage combat and movement work, and the chance to dive into the world of the greatest playwright in history: William Shakespeare. Campers will perform for friends and family onstage at the Shakespeare Theatre Company.
www.ShakespeareTheatre.org/education/classes-and-camps , CampSTC@ShakespeareTheatre.org, 516 8th St., SE, Washington, DC, 202-547-5688.


DCI Expeditions
District of Columbia International School
Rising 5th-8th Graders. Experience Chinese, Spanish and French language and culture without leaving the DMV! No previous language experience is necessary and the camp is open to all!
www.dcinternationalschool.org/summercamp , jullian.levine-sission@dcinternationalschool.org, 1400 Main Dr., NW, Washington, DC, 202-808-9033.


EDCJCC Summer Day Camp
Offering traditional, specialty, teen and leadership camp programs for campers of all abilities ages 4-16. One- and two-week sessions available from June 18-August 24, 2018. Join us for the "hottest times in the city!"
www.edcjcc.org/camp , 1529 16th St., NW, Washington, DC, 202-777-3270.


Etudes
Accelerando Music Camp
Ages 4-12. Full-day, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; 1-week sessions. June 25-August 17, 2018. World Music, Handbells, Boomwhackers, Private Lessons, Ensembles, Crafts, Singing, Dancing and Playground Time.
www.dcetudes.com/summercamp , info@dcetudes.com, 1616 Wisconsin Ave., NW, 2nd Fl., Washington, DC, 202-256-9942.


Fit Kids Stage Summer Camp
Dance Institute Washington
Ages 3-8. Fit Kids Stage is an interactive camp designed to expose your child to a world of creativity and healthy living using theater, dance, STEAM and character building.
www.FitKidsStage.com , 3400 14th St., NW, Washington, DC, 202-660-1185.


FONZ Safari Day Camps
Grades K-7. Learn about the lives, habitats and conservation of animals through hands-on lessons, experiments, activities, crafts and walks through the zoo (no contact with animals). Smithsonian's National Zoo, Washington, DC.
www.fonz.org ,


Kids Elite Sports Summer Camp
Ages 4-12. This premier camp uses a research-based approach to youth sports and development. Campers average over 10,000 daily steps! Partnership with Chess Challenge in DC. Early Bird & Multiple Sibling Discount. Camp located at Woodrow Wilson Senior High School, 3950 Chesapeake St, NW, Washington, DC.
www.kidselitesports.org , 240-321-9287.


Lowell School
Offering a wide variety of day camp programs for preschool through teens. Onsite pool and swim lessons. Eight-acre campus bordering Rock Creek Park. Session 1: June 18-July 6, 2018. Session 2: July 9-27, 2018. Last Call: July 30-August 3, 2018. Camp Open House: March 11, 2018; 1-3 p.m.
www.lowellschool.org , 1640 Kalmia Rd., NW, Washington, DC, 202-577-2006.


Revolutionary War Camp
Washington's Spies
Boys & Girls, ages 8-11. Hands-on discovery of the generals who led the Revolutionary War. Scholarships available.
www.societyofthecincinnati.org/events , 2118 Massachusetts Ave., Washington, DC, 202-495-7127.


The Studio Theatre Acting Conservatory
Young Actors Ensemble - Summer Intensive
Ages 13-17. Two intensive 3-week, 30-hour-per-week programs nurture creativity, develop vocal and physical skills and enhance young actors' ability to perform and work together as part of the ensemble.
www.studiotheatre.org/acting-conservatory/young-actors , conservatory@studiotheatre.org, 1501 14th St., NW, Washington, DC, 202-232-0714.


TBC Intro to Sweep Rowing Summer Program
Grades 6-9. 2018 Summer Sessions: 6/18-7/6, 7/9-7/27 & 7/30-8/17. Students will learn the basics of rowing in a multi-person team boat, proper equipment handling, terminology and establish a firm foundation in the sport
www.boatingindc.com/rowing-lessons ,


The Theatre Lab Summer Acting Camp for Kids
Grades 1-8. The Theatre Lab offers summer camp programs where kids and teens learn acting basics and gain self-confidence, as they have fun creating live theater.
www.theatrelab.org , contact@theatrelab.org, 733 8th St., NW, Washington, DC, 202-824-0449.


Maryland (See Also Multiple Locations)


Acorn Hill Waldorf Summer Program
Ages 3.5-6. Full- and half-day programs. Waldorf play-based curriculum with plenty of outside activities, including creative play, sand and water play, gardening, arts and storytelling. 50+ years experience.
www.acornhill.org , info@acornhill.org, Silver Spring, MD, 301-565-2282.


Adventure Theatre MTC in Glen Echo Park
Celebrating 40 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.


Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences Summer Camp
Ages 3.5-Grade 8. Imagine a Barnesville Summer! Campers explore arts, science, nature & more in the Montgomery County Agricultural Reserve. Come explore with us!
www.BarnesvilleSchool.org , 21830 Peach Tree Rd., Barnesville, MD, 301-972-0341.


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.


BeSTEM! Summer Camp
Ages 9-17. BeSTEM! offers campers a new STEM learning experience based on how real engineers approach and solve problems. Campers will have the opportunity to learn advanced topics in mathematics and robotics. Held at Thomas S. Wooton High School.
www.BeSTEMcamp.com , support@bestemcamp.com, 240-293-3762.


Bethesda Big Train
Summer Baseball Camps 2018
Ages 5-12. Summer Baseball Camps, Advanced Development Camps, Pitching Camps. Washington Celebrity Baseball camp. Extended day options.
www.bigtrain.org/summercamp , Shirley Povich Field, Bethesda, MD, 301-365-1076.


Bethesda Conservatory of Dance
Ages 2+. BCoD is offering weekly mini-sessions meeting on M, W & F to explore exciting dance themes from Broadway to Ballet, to music from popular movies. Join us for Sun Safe Summer Fun!
www.BethesdaConservatoryofDance.com , office@bethesdaconservatoryofdance.com, 8004A Norfolk Ave., Bethesda, MD, 301-654-2200.


BlackRock Center for the Arts
Ages 4.5-19. BlackRock offers engaging performing and visual arts summer camps for kids in grades K-12. Camps from June 18-August 17, 2018. Before- and after-care available.
www.blackrockcenter.org/camps , 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown, MD, 301-528-2260.


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
Summer Day Camp, ages 5-15. Adventure Camp, ages 6-15, Jr. Golf Academy, ages 7 & up. Tennis Camp, Ages 6 & up. Soccer Camp, ages 5-17. 10 weekly sessions, June 18-August 24, 2018. Bus service available. Before- & after-care.
www.bwrc.org , camp@bwrc.org, 15700 River Rd., Germantown, MD, 240-848-9128.


Calleva Outdoor Adventures
For 25 years, Calleva Outdoors has been providing amazing outdoor experiences to those in the DC area. With summer programs for youth ages 4-17, we've got something for almost everyone.
www.calleva.org , registration@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.


Capital Fencing Academy
Musketeer Summer Camp
Ages 7 & up. A different camp experience filled with fun, fitness and friendship. Offered from mid-July through late-August it's an ideal introduction to the Olympic sport of sabre fencing. No experience necessary, equipment provided.
www.capfencing.com , camps@capfencing.com, 12180 Nebel St., North Bethesda, MD, 301-291-5045.


Catylator Makerspace Summer Camps
Rising grades 6-10. Catylator camps offer teens real, hands-on experience designing and making cool things for themselves, including CAD, CNC, Laser cutting, 3-D printing, art, sewing and jewelry.
www.catylator.com/camps , info@catylator.com, 8121 Georgia Ave., Ste. LL1, Silver Spring, MD, 301-588-8833.


Coach Parker Basketball Academy
Sandy Spring Friends School
Coach Parker Basketball Academy helps young athletes reach their maximum potential by fostering determination, discipline and dedication. Visit website for more information!
www.CoachParkerBasketball.com , Sandy Spring, MD,


CREATE Arts Center Camps
Ages 6-14. Sculpture, pottery, drawing, painting & more! CREATE fosters self-esteem, skill development and artistic growth. Experienced art teachers nurture the development of each individual's creative process. 301-588-ARTS (2787).
www.createartscenter.org , Silver Spring, MD,


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.


DC Fencers Club
Summer Fencing Camps
Ages 7-16. Try the Olympic sport of fencing. This July and August, we offer several weeklong camps Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Equipment is provided. Register online.
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. Includes 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.


Dynamite Tumbling and Cheer
Home of the Dynamite Allstars
Instructional focus on cheer and tumbling: a combination of flexibility training, conditioning, cheer and tumbling instruction along with stunting, free play and fun!
www.dynamitetc.com , 16814 Oakmont Ave., Gaithersburg, MD, 301-977-7007.


GLC German Language Courses
German International School
Ages 4-12. Register now for Summer School.
www.giswashington.org/glc , Potomac, MD, 301-767-3824.


Glen Echo Park Aquarium
Offering 3-hour summer camps for ages 4-6, and 6-hour summer camps for ages 7-12. Children will learn about the great outdoors, with a focus on the aquatic side! We will examine our local stream, Minihaha Creek, as well as learn about sea creatures. Live marine animals will be handled daily and local fishes will be collected.
www.GEPAquarium.org , Glen Echo, MD, 301-955-6256.


GoHorsebackRiding.com
Ages 5-17. Discover the Horseback Riding Summer Camp nearest you! Taught with kindness, our campers learn to ride and to care for these wonderful creatures.
www.GoHorsebackRiding.com ,


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 Cubs (ages 4-7), Instrumental Exploreres (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.


Kidball Baseball
Coed Multisport Day Camp! Ages 3.5-12. Have fun playing baseball, flag football, basketball, soccer, LAX and much more. Online registration is open! Potomac and Bethesda locations.
www.kidballbaseball.com , 301-983-0543.


Manor Montessori School
Ages 24 months-7 years. Coed Montessori program with swimming, arts & crafts, PE, music, art and field trips.
manormontessori@aol.com, Potomac, MD, 301-299-7400.


McLean School, SummerEdge
Offering half- & full-day sessions for preK-grade 12. Students are sure to increase their edge this summer in academics, STEM, sports, arts, community services and travel!
www.summeredge.org , summeredge@mcleanschool.org, 8224 Lochinver La., Rockville, MD, 240-395-0690.


Michael & Son SportsPlex at Rockville
Ages 4-14. Air-conditioned indoor sports facility that features exciting camps in soccer, basketball and our most popular multisport camp. Lunch and T-shirt included. Join us!
www.rockvillesports.com , 60 Southlawn Ct., Rockville, MD, 301-838-4455.


My Language Immersion Summer Camps
Shuttle Bus - Arts, Sports & Science, World Cup Soccer - Extended Day
Ages 5-15. Full Language Immersion in French and/or Spanish (choose and mix). Enjoy interesting activities and sports with coaches who are professionals and native speakers. World Cup soccer camp option available. Bus from/to Washington, DC and Virginia to location in Bethesda.
www.MyLanguageImmersion.org , summer@MyLanguageImmersion.org, 301-358-5500.


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. 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. 301-657-4322, ext. 380.
www.stoneridgesummercampus.org , email@stoneridgesummercampus.org, 9101 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD,


Summer Science Academy
McDaniel College
Grades 9-12. Study forensics, marine science, zombies, the environment, cooking and more! All eligible students receive a $40,000 scholarship GUARANTEED to McDaniel College! Visit website for details.
www.SummerScienceAcademy.com , Westminister, MD, 410-857-2470.


Summer at Sandy Spring
Ages 3-High School. Welcome to the most fun possible in Montgomery County! With programs and workshops in everything from archery to drone flying--our camp fills summers with laughter, learning and discovery. Join us for our Open House: Saturday, March 10, 2018; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 301-774-7455, ext. 167.
www.summeratsandyspring.org , 16923 Norwood Rd., Sandy Spring, MD,


Table Tennis Day Camps
Ages 5+. Come play table tennis at the best Maryland Club: Fun and challenging activities, led by reknowned coaches. Amaze your friends with your new ping-pong skills!
www.mdttc.com , marylandttc@gmail.com, Gaithersburg, MD, 301-519-8580.


Teens To Go
Ages 8-16. Go on a different and exciting adventure everyday! Amusement Parks, Water Parks, Zip Line Tours, Rafting, Rehoboth Beach, Cedar Point, Overnight Trips and many more thrills!
www.TeensToGo.org , Info@TeensToGo.org, Germantown, MD, 301-540-4356.


Valley Mill Camp
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.
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: Strings Sampler, Beats & Rhythm, Kids Who Sing, Sound Off with Recorders. After-care available. Glen Echo Park & Bethesda, MD.
www.washingtonconservatory.org , 301-320-2770.


Washington Waldorf Summer Camps
Send your kids on adventures they will treasure forever! Washington Waldorf Summer Camps offer art and imaginative play for young children. Older children choose from theater, biking, visits to local historics sites and overnight on the Appalachian Trail!
www.washingtonwaldorf.org/admissions/summer-camps/ , Bethesda, MD,


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, 703-307-5332.


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 4-12. The Ashburn Ice House offers 11 weeks of summer day camps for all skill levels in hockey and figure skating.
www.ashburnice.com , 21595 Smith Switch Rd., Ashburn, VA, 703-858-0300.


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.burgundyfarm.org/summer-programs , summercamp@burgundyfarm.org, Alexandria, VA, 703-960-3431.


Camp EdVenture
K-Grade 8. Summer day camps include outdoor adventures, gardening, swimming, arts & crafts. Lunch and snacks included.
www.campedventure.com , 9296 West Carondelet Dr., Manassas, VA, 703-393-6555.


Camp EdVenture
Preschool-School Age. A summer of exploration, learning and fun! Outdoor adventures, gardening, water play and swimming, arts & crafts. More than 55 locations in Virginia.
www.campedventure.com , 703-583-6158.


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.


Camp McLean
Ages 3-10. Coed summer day camp, outdoor play, recreational swimming, sports, games, field trips, storytelling, special events and theme-based activities. Camp held at a local elementary school in McLean, VA. 703-790-0123, TTY: 711.
www.mcleancenter.org , mail@mcleancenter.org,


Congressional Camps 2018
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.


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.


Flint Hill School "Summer on the Hill"
Academic, athletic and experiential programming for rising PreK-12.
www.flinthill.org/summer ,


Green Hedges School Summer Camp
Ages 3-7. Storybook Summer Weekly Activities, Arts & Crafts, Science Explorations, Sports & Games, Outdoor Play, Music, Drama & 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 creativity through music, art & theater this summer at Harmonia School! Variety of camps, art classes, music lessons and theater productions for ages 4-17.
www.harmoniaschool.org , 204-F Mill St., NW, Vienna, VA, 703-938-7301.


HeartBeats Music and Dance Camps
Ages 3-18. Full- and half-day camps featuring themes like Music Video Starz, Broadway Bound, Ultimate Dance Adventure, Ballerina Dreams, Technique Intensives and more! Sibling discounts and multi-week discounts available!
www.hbeats.com , staff@hbeats.com, 8060 Rolling Rd., Springfield, VA, 703-440-9000.


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.


Kids Language Arts
Kids LA offers half- and full-day camps for ages 3-12. Providing full immersion through arts, music, STEM and Reggio Emilia approach. Children interact with sensory activities while speaking in target language. Before- and after-care available.
www.kidslanguagearts.com , info@kidslanguagearts.com, 1481 Chain Bridge Rd., Ste. 103, McLean, VA, 703-689-1186.


Leesburg Animal Park
Junior Zookeeper Summer Camp 2018
Ages 6-10. Is your child an animal lover? Our Jr. Zookeepers will feed, groom and learn to care for animals while having fun at the Park. Limited availability, enroll today!
www.leesburganimalpark.com/camps , 19270 James Monroe Hwy., Leesburg, VA, 703-433-0002.


The Little Gym
Ages 3-8. The Little Gym Camps combine physical activity, gymnastics, games, arts and crafts and special events. We will help your child beat the heat by staying cool. Weekly themes. Full- and half-day options. Ashburn, Alexandria at Van Dorn, Fairfax, Gainesville, Dulles Landing, Falls Church. Coming soon to Arlington.
www.thelittlegym.com ,


Mason Community Arts Academy
at George Mason University
Ages 5-18. Join us for enriching and inclusive summer camps, programs and workshops focused on both artistry and skill building in the areas of Music, Acting/Theater, Visual Arts, Photography and Film & Video.
www.MasonAcademy.org , 4260 Chain Bridge Rd., Fairfax, VA, 703-993-9889.


Michael & Son SportsPlex at Dulles
Ages 4-14. Air-conditioned indoor sports facility that features exciting camps in soccer, basketball and our most popular multisport camp. Lunch and T-shirt included. Join us!
www.dullessportsplex.com , 21610 Atlantic Blvd., Sterling, VA, 703-430-9966.


Montessori School of McLean Summer Camp
Preschool classes ages 2.5-5; non-Montessori students welcome. Ages 5 and up: art, drama, music, fun & games, waterslide and more! Transportation available.
www.mcleanmontessori.org , 1711 Kirby Rd., McLean, VA, 703-790-1049.


The National Jazz Workshop
Ages 13 & 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. Day Camp held at George Mason, Fairfax, VA, June 24-29, 2018.
www.nationaljazzworkshop.org , matt.niess@nationaljazzworkshop.org,


New York's The LM Project
Broadway Summer Camps
Broadway Beginners: Ages 9-13, July 10-14, 2018. Learn basic Broadway skills--singing, acting, dancing, stage combat. Broadway Bound: Ages 13-18, July 17-21 & 24-28, 2018. Individualized performing skills development. Experience in theater; by audition. Held at Reston Community Players Rehearsal Hall, Reston, VA.
www.LMprojectdance.com , 703-731-6929.


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.


Perfect Pointe Dance Studio Summer Camps
Ages 3-18. Full- and half-day camps featuring themes like Music Video Starz, Broadway Bound, Ultimate Dance Adventure, Ballerina Dreams, Technique Intensives and more! Sibling discounts and multi-week discounts available!
www.perfectpointe.com , staff@perfectpointe.com, 2499 N. Harrison St., Ste. 1-LL, Arlington, VA, 703-533-8830.


Pinecrest Summer Pavilion at Pinecrest School
Rising K-6th Grade & 4-year-old preschoolers. Specialty classes and creative, themed camps nurture curiosity, confidence and a love of learning. Morning, afternoon or full-day sessions with before- & after-care available.
www.pinecrestschool.org , summercamp@pinecrestschool.org, 7209 Quiet Cove, Annandale, VA, 703-354-3446.


Reston Association Summer Camps
Ages 3-16. 1- or 2-week sessions. Full- or half-day options. Extended care. June 18-August 24, 2018.
www.restonwebtrac.org , Reston, VA,


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.


Robot Works
Hands-on Science & Engineering Academy
Join us this summer and learn how to design, build and program cool robots. We have basic and advanced camps, and camps devoted just to programming. Or design your own summer robotics adventure and let our expert staff guide you along the way.
www.robotworksacademy.net , 8992 Fern Park Dr., Burke, VA, 703-364-5418.


STEM Summer Camp 2018
Kindergarten-8th Grade. We develop educational foundations while engaging students in a hands-on STEM environment; our program strikes the right balance between fun and educational exploration.
www.TutoringInFairfax.com , TutoringInFairfax@gmail.com, 9318-A Old Keene Mill Rd., Burke, VA, 703-337-2065.


SPEAK*Girls
Girls Ages 12-18. We provie a space for teenage girls to creatively find and express their authentic voice. The program culminates in performances at the Captial Fringe Festival!
www.speakfor.org , rhonda.eldridge@speakfor.org, 9701 Farmside Pl., Vienna, VA, 202-486-8311.


Tiny Dancers
Ages 2-12. 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.


Touching Heart Service Camp
Ages 9-14. Touching Heart Service Camp teaches children how they can make a difference in their community. Fun service learning projects, interactive discussions. pen pals from friends across the globe and making spiritys happy with cool crafts. Cedar Run Community Church, Herndon, VA.
www.touchingheart.com/event/2018-summer-camp/ , 703-901-7355.


Vision Montessori Summer Camp
Ages 2-6. New session every two weeks. Activities include cooking week, science week, camping week, gardening week and more! 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. (Monday-Thursday), 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (Fridays).
www.vmashburn.com , 21740 Beaumeade Cir., Ste. 100-A, Ashburn, VA, 703-724-1500.


YMCA Loudoun County
Ages 5-12. Our camp programs, as part of the YMCA, are designed to help our campers grow physically and mentally within a fun and educational camp environment.
www.ymcadc.org , 26B Fairfax St., SE, Leesburg, VA, 703-777-9622.


Sleep Away Camps


Alaska or Bust
Girls ages 13-17 (Middle and High School). Documentary making, life-changing road trip from DC to Alaska . Tell an incredible story as you experience the rich diversity across the country.
www.alaskaorbust.org , info@alaskaorbust.org, 360-821-1139.


AstroCamp
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.
www.astrocampsummerva.org , 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.
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 36 years of unforgettable memories, friendships and fun!
www.CampHorizonsVA.com , camp@HorizonsVA.com, 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.
www.campmotorsport.org , Clover, VA,


Infusion Athletic Training Mountain Fitness Camp
Join us for 6 days of intense sports performance mountain training that will include trail running, mountain biking, white water rafting, yoga & more. Meals, Lodging, Pick up and Drop Off from Rockville, MD included.
www.InfusionAT.com/mountain-training-camp , Green Sulphur Spring, WV,


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.
www.nationaljazzworkshop.org , matt.niess@nationaljazzworkshop.org,


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.
www.watonka.com , mail@watonka.com, Box 127, Hawley, PA, 570-226-1917.


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 65-foot sailboat, collect data, document whale distribution, feeding/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.


Cool, Confident and Courageous Kids Camp for Selective Mutism
Ages 4-8. The CCC Kids Camp is a five-day experience will be offered in August 2018 and is designed to provide intensive treatment for children who are diagnosed with selective mutism (SM) and/or severe social anxiety. 301-593-6554, ext. 40.
www.alvordbaker.com/groups/selectivemutism/ , 3200 Tower Oaks Blvd., Rockville, MD,


Easterseals Camp Fairlee
Camp Fairlee is a traditional, overnight summer camp for children and adults with all types of disABILITIES! Accessible programs while providing respite care to care givers.
www.de.easterseals.com/fairlee , fairlee@esdel.org, 22242 Bayshore Dr., Chestertown, MD, 410-778-0566.


Reading & Math Brain Camp for Struggling Learners
Ages 8-12. Children with both reading and math challenges receive daily tutoring (6 hours per day) for 6 weeks as part of a brain research study at Georgetown University. The intervention is paid for. Restrictions apply.
www.csl.Georgetown.edu , 4000 Reservoir Rd., NW, Washington, DC, 202-687-8265.


Secret Agent Academy Summer Programs
Alliance Pediatrics
Ages 8-12. The Secret Agent Academy incorporates exciting espionage-themed activities to help kids with social-emotional functioning. Cadets learn skills to feel happier and braver while breaking the code to friendship.
www.alliancepediatrics.com , sas@alliancepediatrics.com, 1901 E. Jeffeson St., Rockville, MD, 240-252-4105.


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 Summer Programs
Treatment & Learning Centers
Age 2.5-Grade 12. Special needs program with full- and half-day options offering speech-language and occupational therapy for younger children, as well as learning enrichment and high school programs for older students. 301-424-5200, ext. 6923.
www.ttlc.org , 9975 Medical Center 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 ,


Lakeforest Mall 2018 Summer Camp & Activities Expo
Speak one-on-one with Summer Camp and Summer Program providers. March 3, 2018; 11 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
wwww.shoplakeforest.com , Gaithersburg, MD, 301-670-0599.


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 and prizes. Meet with summer program representatives, day camp and overnight camp directors and associates from summer fun destinations to plan your 2018 summer. Metro Red Line. Hilton Hotel Meeting Center (1.5 miles north of White Flint Mall), 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD.
www.washingtonparent.com , maddy@washingtonparent.net, 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.
www.washingtonparent.com , maddy@washingtonparent.net, 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.
www.cjcf4kids.org ,


Camp Sunrise
A one-week sleep away camp for children ages 4-18 who have or had cancer.
www.hopkinsmedicine.org/kimmel_cancer_center , 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.
www.SpecialLove.org , 888-930-2707.


STEM Camps


AstroCamp
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.
www.astrocampsummerva.org , Clover, VA, 888-836-1212.


Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences Summer Camp
Ages 3.5-Grade 8. Imagine a Barnesville Summer! Campers explore arts, science, nature & more in the Montgomery County Agricultural Reserve. Come explore with us!
www.BarnesvilleSchool.org/camp , 301-972-0341.


BeSTEM! Summer Camp
Ages 9-17. BeSTEM! offers campers a new STEM learning experience based on how real engineers approach and solve problems. Campers will have the opportunity to learn advanced topics in mathematics and robotics. Held at Thomas S. Wooton High School.
www.BeSTEMcamp.com , support@bestemcamp.com, 240-293-3762.


Boy Scouts of America
National Capital Area Council
Experiences that last a lifetime! With lots of fun badges to earn, Scouts learn the best part of success is the journey.
www.NCACBSA.org , 301-530-9360.


Club SciKidz MD
Ages 3.5-15. Offers science & technology summer camps with over 45 different programs filled with engaging and exciting hands-on activities & experiments. Locations in Montgomery County and three other Maryland counties.
www.clubscikidzMd.com , sciencecamps@clubscikidzmd.com, 267-250-0172.


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.


Family Dinosaur Camp
Dr. Peter M. Kranz, Paleontologist
Visit the zoo, bone halls, dinosaur exhibits, and hunt & dig for dinosaurs. Learn how paleontologists discover dinosaur facts. Weeklong camps in June, July, August. Children must be accompanied by adult.
www.dinosaurfund.org , dinosaurfund@juno.com,


Glen Echo Park Aquarium
Offering 3-hour summer camps for ages 4-6, and 6-hour summer camps for ages 7-12. Children will learn about the great outdoors, with a focus on the aquatic side! We will examine our local stream, Minihaha Creek, as well as learn about sea creatures. Live marine animals will be handled daily and local fishes will be collected.
www.GEPAquarium.org , Glen Echo, MD, 301-955-6256.


iD Tech Camps
iD Tech is the world's #1 summer STEM program for ages 7-18, held at 150 prestigious universities. With world-class instructors and innovative courses in coding, game development, robotics and design, our programs instill in-demand skills that embolden students to shape the future. 1-844-788-1858
www.iDTech.com ,


Lowell School
Game On!
STEAM Offerings to include Robotics, Welding, DJ Camp, Programming and more! Camp Open House March 11, 2018; 1-3 p.m.
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 ,


Makersgeneration
Science, Programming, Robotics, 3D Printing, Electronics and more! Spring Break & Summer Camps. Camps in Washington, DC and surrounding areas.
www.makersgeneration.net , 240-838-0279.


Robot Works
Hands-on Science & Engineering Academy
Join us this summer and learn how to design, build and program cool robots. We have basic and advanced camps, and camps devoted just to programming. Or design your own summer robotics adventure and let our staff guide you along the way.
www.robotworksacademy.net , 8992 Fern Park Dr., Burke, VA, 703-364-5418.


STEM Summer Camp 2018
Kindergarten-8th Grade. We develop educational foundations while engaging students in a hands-on STEM environment; our program strikes the right balance between fun and educational exploration.
www.TutoringInFairfax.com , TutoringInFairfax@gmail.com, 9318-A Old Keene Mill Rd., Burke, VA, 703-337-2065.


Summer Science Academy
McDaniel College
Grades 9-12. Study forensics, marine science, zombies, the environment, cooking and more! All eligible students receive a $40,000 scholarship GUARANTEED to McDaniel College! Visit website for details.
www.SummerScienceAcademy.com , Westminister, MD, 410-857-2470.


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.
www.watonka.com , mail@watonka.com, Hawley, PA, 570-226-1917.


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 65-foot sailboat, collect data, document whale distribution, feeding/behavior.
www.whalecamp.com , info@whalecamp.com, Grand Manan Island, ME, 610-399-1463.


YMCA of Metropolitan Washington
YMCA of Metropolitan Washington offers a range of STEM camps that offer simple yet electrifying hands-on projects, like creating simple circuits, buzzers and bells. The camp is for children ages 8-12. 1-800-473.YMCA (9622).
www.ymcadc.org ,