Camp River is open to children age 3 to 10 (rising Preschool through rising Grade 4) Campers include current students, former students and children from neighboring communities. Camp River provides campers with a balanced schedule of creative, intellectual and physical activities which serve as an “educational bridge” for the summer months. In age-based groups, campers explore new topics and face exciting challenges, all focused on weekly themes. Camp begins at 9:00 am and ends at 3:00 pm. Before Care (8:00 am) and After Care (3:00 pm - 5:00 pm) are available for an additional fee. Registration will open January 2020. You can sign up by the week or for the entire six week-program. For more information, email Camp Director Capitola Anderson or call at 202-337-3554. Camp Schedule 2019 (2020 camp schedule will be announced in January 2020) Week 1 - June 24 - 28: Fun in the Sun! Join us as we kick off Summer in warm and sunny style. From Solar-powered art to playing with shadows and, of course, lots of outdoor play on sunny days, let’s bask in the start of camp-tastic days! Week 2 - July 8 - 12: Sci-Fi/Fantasy Camp Bring your wildest imagination to camp this week, as we dive into imaginary worlds. Are you an outer space explorer? A princess or a knight? Or a time-traveling dinosaur? There are no limits for SciFi/Fantasy Camp! Week 3 - July 15 - 19: BYOF-Build Your Own Fun! We supply the materials, but you design the fun for this DIY, maker-themed week. Use Legos, cardboard, marshmallows and a variety of other materials to construct the week of your dreams! Week 4 - July 22 - 26: Camp Out Under the Sea Life’s a beach in July! From the sandy shore to the briny deep, come explore life in and around the ocean with fishy crafts, games and of course, sea-style snacks! Week 5 - July 29 - August 2: Gettin' Buggy With It! Camp’s gone buggy this week. Creatures with six legs, eight legs and even more are everywhere; and they are fascinating as well! Play spider-web tag, design your own butterfly, enjoy deliciously dirty recipes and much more! Week 6 - August 5 - 9: Around the World in Just 5 Days Travel the world without leaving home. Well, you do have to come to camp this week to explore cultures, buildings and stories from around our globe. Bon voyage!