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Camps for Children & Teens


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

Spring, summer, and winter camps for children and teens (ages 5 - 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, cartooning and more.




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Spring Break Camps


•  Introduction to Fiber Arts with Anja Caldwell

•  Spring Fine Arts with Young Creative Spirit

•  Musical Theater with Adventure Theatre MTC

•  Clay Animation with Andrew Morgan

•  Wearable Arts with Feather Tree Hill Calligraphy

•  Silversmithing  for Teens  with SilverWorks



Summer Camps

Visual Arts for Children and Teens

•  Book & Paper Arts

•  Calligraphy and Wearable Arts with Feather Tree Hill Calligraphy

•  Cartooning & Animation  See a video from last year's camp!

•  Clay Animation

•   Drawing, Painting & Crafts with Young Creative Spirit and independent instructors

•  Glen Echo Park Young Artists Camps

•  Photography with Photoworks

•  Stone Carving for Teens


Dance & Movement

•  Irish dance with the Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance



•  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 6 through 12 for the week of Spring Break Camp 2014 (April 14 - 18, 2014) and for all weeks of 2014 Summer Camp (June 16–August 22), 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 301.634.2226 for individual day registration.






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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 CHILDREN'S CLASSES, go to Children's Classes & Programs.