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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!

Water fun at Summer Camp!
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