Camps for Children & Teens




Bring your kids to Glen Echo Park for a fun and creative summer! 


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

Environmental Education (Glen Echo Park Aquarium)

Fiber Arts



Irish Dance







Textiles & Wearable Art



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!


•  Click the link "Download" link below to browse and download the PDF version of the CAMPS section of the catalog.


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





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



After-Camp Program


Glen Echo Park also offers After-Camp activities for ages 5 through 12 for most weeks of 2017 Summer Camp (June 19–September 1), 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!


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.