Camps for Children & Teens




TO GET STARTED, choose an option:


•  Already know what you want to sign up for?  You're just a click away.  The "Register" button below will take you to our online catalog where you can find your camp and sign up today!


•  Looking for SPRING BREAK CAMPS? See the links below.


•  Want to learn more about our summer camps or download the camp section of the print catalog? See links below.


•  Have questions or want to register by phone? Call us at (301) 634-2255.




•••••  Upcoming Spring Break Camps  •••••



Plus NEW Spring Break Mini-Camps with the Glen Echo Park Aquarium for kids ages 5 to 10:


Monday: Water and the Environment

Tuesday: Deep Sea Diver

Wednesday: Fossils and Geology

Thursday: Mystery of the Dead Fish

Friday: Rescue Ranger


Extend the camp day with creative projects, games and more at After-Camp!  



•••••  SUMMER CAMPS  •••••


Summer camps for children and teens (ages 4 to 19) are taught by visual and performing arts resident organizations, as well as nonresident partners. 


Camps are offered in:

Art Glass

Book & Paper Arts

Cartooning & Animation

Clay Animation

Dance & Movement

Drawing, Painting & Crafts

Aquatic Life & Nature (Glen Echo Park Aquarium)

Fiber Arts


Irish Dance










Download the entire CAMPS section of the Spring/Summer Catalog (PDF) >>

Download the Camps-at-a-Glance pages (PDF) >> 


View our summer camp photo gallery! >>



After-Camp Program


Glen Echo Park also offers After-Camp activities for ages 5 through 12 for most weeks of 2018 Summer Camp (June –September ), 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.






 Another Fabulous

Summer of Camps!


Pictured left:  

Carousel of Animals for Teens

with Sinclair Hamilton







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




We're an Activity Rocket partner!  


* 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.