Camps for Children & Teens




Summer Camps are here!

Space still available in many camp programs in July and August


Check out these unique offerings & register today:


Young Artists Camp (Ages 11-14) - July 30 to August 3

Young Creative Spirit Fine Arts Camp (Ages 6-11)

     and Studio Arts Camp (Ages 8-12)

Carousel of Animals for Teens (Ages 12-18) - July 16 to 20

Decorative & Fine Arts Camps (Ages 6-12) 

Tween/Teen Set Design Adventure Camp (Ages 10-15) - July 23 to 27

First Hand Calligraphy for Global Citizenship Camp (Ages 9-14)

   - July 16-20; August 13-17

From Print to Sculpture (Ages 8-12) - July 16-20


Irish Dance Camps - multiple weeks


Washington Conservatory Music Camps:

Beats and Rhythms (Ages 7-11) - July 16-20

Strings Sampler Camp (Ages 7-11) - July 23-27




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!


•  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.



•••••  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) >>

Download After-Camp Emergency Contact & Health Form(PDF)>> 

Download Glen Echo Park Aquarium Emergency Contact & Health Form(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.