Camps for Children & Teens


Set The Stage In Your Own Style with

Tween/Teen Set Design Adventure Camp!

(Ages 10-15)

August 22- August 26






We've lined up a great selection of your favorite camps - plus several new ones --

to make for an exciting, creative summer!


 Browse and Register for Camps


See below for camp lunch box order information!





Bring your kids to Glen Echo Park  for a summer of fun!

Spring break and summer camps for children and teens (ages 4 to 19) are offered by resident visual arts, music, environmental education and theater organizations at the Park.


In addition, the Glen Echo Park Partnership partners with other organizations and individual instructors to bring even more exciting camp programs to the Park, including: Mystery Academy magic camps, Irish dance camps with the Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance, clay animation, Handwork fiber arts and more.




Download the CAMPS SECTION from our Spring/Summer 2016 Catalog >>




Grab the popcorn and view the movies produced by the Clay Animation Camps!






Summer is Here!


Summer Camps

See above to download the full 2016 Camp schedule.

Visual Arts for Children and Teens

•  Art Glass

•  Book Arts

•  Calligraphy and Wearable Arts with Feather Tree Hill Calligraphy

•  Cartooning & Animation   

•  Clay Animation (Check our our YouTube channel with Camp 2015 videos!)

•  Drawing, Painting & Crafts with Young Creative Spirit and others

•  Glen Echo Park Young Artists Camp

•  Photography with Photoworks

•  Playgroup in the Park Camp programs

•  Stone Carving for Teens with the Sculpture Studio

•  Textiles & Wearable Arts


Dance and Movement

•  Irish dance with the Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance


Environmental Education

•  Discover Nature Summer Camps with new resident program, the Glen Echo Park Aquarium



•  Early childhood through teen Music Technique at the Washington Conservatory of Music at Glen Echo Park

Performing Arts Camps

•  Magic performance with Mystery Academy

•  Puppetry at the Puppet Co.

•  Musical Theater at Adventure Theatre MTC*

Multi-disciplinary Programs

•  ArtAbility - a collaborative arts program for middleschoolers with autism


After-Camp Program

Glen Echo Park also offers After-Camp activities for ages 5 through 12 for most weeks of 2016 Summer Camp (June 20–September 2), from 3 to 6pm each day and from 2 to 6pm when Clay Animation Camp is offered. After-Camp for Adventure Theatre MTC campers is offered from 4 to 6pm each day.  Campers will enjoy creative projects and games and explore Glen Echo Park. A light snack is provided. Register for a week at a time or schedule an individual day as needed. Call 301.634.2255 for individual day registration.



Praline at Glen Echo Park Kids!


Need one less thing to worry about this summer? Let Praline Bakery & Bistro prepare your child's lunch for you. Select from a variety of sandwiches, sides, and beverages. Place you order and Praline will have it ready and waiting for your child in the café! Easy peasy!




Daily Camp Box Lunch $6 each                                                               Weekly Camp Box Lunch $30 weekly

Click HERE and scroll down to the                                                           Click HERE and scroll down to the 

PURCHASE button to make your selections                                            PURCHASE button to make your selections


Sandwich                                                    Side Dish                                                   Drink

Ham and Swiss                                            Lightly Salted Potato Chips                        Juice Box

Turkey and Swiss                                         Sweet Potato Chips                                   Bottled Water

Peanut Butter and Jelly                                Fruit Cup or Yogurt

                                                                     Apple or Banana





View our summer camp photo gallery! >>




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* To register for Adventure Theatre MTC's spring and summer camps and programs, visit their Summer Musical Theatre Camps page.


For information on year-round CHILDREN'S CLASSES, go to Children's Classes & Programs.