Education: Summer Camp Roundup

Even though we’re in the middle of winter, summer camp registration is in full swing! Here are some options in the area for all interests and ages. 

Summer at Burke 

Most of Burke’s summer programs are now open for registration! June 10 through August 23, enjoy options in graphic design, coding, improv, soccer skills, writing, math and more. 

Burke’s summer programs have options for many types of interests, from the sporty to academic to improv and theater and everything in between.

Camp Aventura
The Spanish immersion urban adventure summer camp includes field trips exploring local museums, parks, historic buildings and more. Camp counselors are native Spanish speakers, and your child does not need to have previous Spanish language experience. 

Sidwell Summer 

With programs for ages 3 to seniors in high school, there is truly “something for everyone” at Sidwell Summer. There are programs at the school’s D.C. and Bethesda campuses including sports-related options, theater camp, a summer equity and justice camp and more. 

Summer at Georgetown Day School
Georgetown Day School’s summer options include a bike riding camp, an insider’s guide to politics, creative writing, and more. Students can avoid the “summer slide” with academic reviews and prep for their upcoming school year. 

Courtesy Georgetown Day School.

Holy Trinity Summer
Holy Trinity’s summer programs include ServiceworX, a program of the Center for FaithJustice (for those in grades 6 through 8), a summer service overnight, and “Notre Dame Vision,” a week-long faith conference and retreat for high schoolers on the University of Notre Dame campus. 

Landon Summer 
Bethesda’s Landon School provides camps for children ages four through 17. There are academic classes, day camps, music camps, sports and visual and performing arts programs too. Landon Summer even offers a bus to travel to neighborhoods in Bethesda, Chevy Chase and Northwest D.C. for a 9 a.m. campus arrival and 4 p.m. departure. 

Mulford Riding School
Mulford, located in Centreville, Virginia, has a summer camp to learn riding and general horsemanship, games on horseback, arts and crafts, archery, theater and photography. Children get up to three hours of horse time daily. Note: Children who are allergic to bees or have an Epipen for bee stings are asked not to attend. 

Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture
Glen Echo’s summer camps are great exercises in creativity for kids. With programs running June 24 through August 23, youth can try their hands at visual arts, music, theater, nature and aquatic life options. 

Camp Arena Stage 

Camp Arena Stage hosts a full-day summer camp for those ages 8-15. Campers can choose their own schedules with classes in theater, dance, music, visual art, filmmaking and writing. Noteworthy past classes include a capella, hip-hop, drawing, painting and more. There is a noon show every day for campers to perform for each other. The camp takes place at Georgetown Visitation Preparatory  School.




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