Camps for Children & Teens


Bring your kids to Glen Echo Park for Winter Camp! 


Winter Fine Arts Camp (Ages 6-12)   

December 26-30,  9am to 3pm

Learn to draw and paint the world around you and in your imagination. Make masks, mosaics and sculptures using wood, wire, and cloth. Explore the many facets of art and Glen Echo Park. A non-refundable $50 deposit is included in the tuition. Supply fee of $30 payable to instructor. More info: 301.980.1538. 


Discover the Glen Echo Park Aquarium with a special Mini-Camp series (Ages 5-12):


  • Discover Sharks Mini-Camp:   Monday, December 26, 9am-12pm.  Learn about these misunderstood creatures, which we can find in the Chesapeake Bay, and how they actually help the oceans! 
  • Discover Mermaids & Monsters Mini-Camp:   Tuesday, December 27, 9am-12pm.  Explore the most famous mystical sea creatures: mermaids, Moby Dick, and the Kraken, as we sort through fact and fiction! 
  • Discover Whales Mini-Camp: Wednesday, December 28, 9am-12pm.  Explore what it takes for a mammal to live in the ocean. Experiment to learn how whales use blubber to keep warm in the cold oceans.
  • Discover Ocean Exploration Mini-Camp: Thursday, December 29, 9am-12pm.  Join us for a science themed journey through the aquarium and through the oceans. Learn about the tools marine scientists use to explore our underwater world.
  • Discover Pirates Mini-Camp: Friday, December 30, 9am-12pm.  Treasure hunts, pirate lingo, and seaworthy games! What more could you ask for? 


Each day finish out your camp adventure with a snack, games, and a craft in an Arcade classroom. Morning drop off at the Aquarium, pick up in Classroom 201. 

Camps are offered on a daily basis throughout the week of December 26 to 30

These are half-day camps, sailing from 9am to 12pm.

Register for all 5 and receive a discounted rate! *


*Discount available by phone (call the Registrar's office at 301.634.2255) or in-person registrations only.







Thank You For A Wonderful Summer of Camps!


Pictured Above:  Carousel of Animals for Teens with Sinclair Hamilton





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




View our summer camp photo gallery! >>




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.