Camps for Children & Teens


Summer Camp Registration is Open!


We've lined up a great selection of your favorite camps - plus several new ones - to make for an exciting, creative summer!


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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, cartooning and more.




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






Praline Lunch Boxes


Summer Camp LUNCH BOXES! Praline offer kids' lunch boxes. ORDER CAMP LUNCHES HERE -- by the week or just a day. All orders must be placed 7 days before pick up. 




Summer is Coming!


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


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.




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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.