District of Columbia Summer Camps for Children

Washington, DC Camps

Washington, D.C. Summer Camps

You're probably used to thinking of Washington, D.C. as a center of government, culture, and art. You may not be aware itís also a great place for children to stay active and explore new interests, even when school is out. There are plenty of ways to keep your family engaged, developing, and learning at one of the many summer camps for kids in the Washington, D.C. area.

Things to Do in D.C.

Washington, D.C. is a national hub of cultural and academic diversity. You'll find camp programs centered on agriculture, art, computer programming, exercise, sports, and almost any other activity you can think of. The city itself is a mostly urban area dotted with parks, but our nation's capital is less than an hour away from plenty of forested areas perfect for hiking and other traditional camp activities.

The variety of D.C. summer camp programs in our index offers something for everyone. There are camps just for girls and just for boys, camps separated by age group, and camps equipped to accommodate kids with special needs. If your children arenít ready to stay away from home overnight, it's easy to find summer day camps in D.C. Whatever program you chose, attending camp will still help your kids develop independence, learn new skills, and make new friends.

Search for D.C. Summer Camps

Summer camp is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for your children to grow. Every experience they have shapes the adult they will grow to be. Surrounding your kids with positive experiences helps them become competent, capable adults who are ready to face the world.

We want to help you find the camp that will make your childís summer as great as it can possibly be. Search through our list of summer camps in the Washington, D.C. area to see what kinds of programs are available, then check the individual campsí websites when you find some that interest you.

Digital Media Academy: STEAM Summer Camps

Residential and Day & Night Co-Ed Computer Camps, ages 9-18

Locations at Prestigious Universities Across the US & Canada

Established in 2002

Digital Media Academy: STEAM Summer Camps

Digital Media Academy encourages and inspires kids and teens ages 9-18 to become the next generation of developers, animators, filmmakers, photographers, designers, and engineers. Our STEAM camps and academies feature hands-on, project-based learning infused with the latest in design, animation, artificial intelligence, film, photo, robotics, 3D modeling, and more!

Get ready to fuel your passion for impactful technology education. ...read more

Coed Camp

Capitol Debate Virtual Summer Camps

Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions

31+ locations nationwide in 21 states

Established in 2001

Capitol Debate Virtual Summer Camps

Distance shouldn't prevent your students from improving their communication skills. Seize the moment to have a long-lasting positive impact on your child. Capitol Debate is proud to introduce our robust Virtual Summer Camps. We were a pioneer back in 2012 in launching the first national online educational platform to teach public speaking and debate. Since then, thousands of students have crossed our screens and have gone on to be successful ...read more

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US Sports Camps

Sports Camps with Residential & Day Camp Sessions

Nationwide Locations in the United States

Established in 1974

US Sports Camps

We offer over 900 camps in 19 different sports with unique instructional programs for all ability levels. Sports are FUN, but they are more fun when you get better. The experienced, positive and passionate US Sport Camps coaches at over 900 camps will help you become a better, more inspired athlete. And you'll have the best time of your life as you gain new skills and make new friends.

Tennis camps, volleyball camps, soccer camps, ...read more

Coed Camp

Camp Tall Timbers

Coed Camp with Residential & Day Camp Sessions, ages 7-16

High View, West Virginia

Established in 1970

Camp Tall Timbers

Camp Tall Timbers is an award winning and nationally accredited camp, celebrating its 50th year. Our 120 acre camp, nestled in the beautiful mountains of West Virginia's Eastern panhandle is filled with activities and adventures. Our counselors are well screened, trained, qualified and experienced professionals, including teachers, coaches and college students. With an emphasis on creating an environment that encourages independence, growth ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp

iD Tech Camps

Weeklong, day and overnight summer programs, ages 6-18

Held at 150+ campuses nationwide

Established in 1999

iD Tech Camps

This summer, explore a prestigious campus, make friends as you master new STEM skills, and join a community of over 450,000 alumni who are changing the world with tech!

At iD Tech Camps, students ages 7Ė17 unleash their creativity with the hottest courses in coding, game development, robotics, and creative arts. The top universities on the planet—Caltech, NYU, UPenn, and HKU—have trusted and hosted our programs for over ...read more

Coed Camp

Camp Friendship

Coed residential camp, ages 7-16

Palmyra, Virginia

Established in 1966

Camp Friendship

Camp Friendship is a family-owned overnight camp founded in 1966. Each week we welcome campers ages 7-16 from all over the US and the world, ensuring that each camper receives a fulfilling and culturally diverse experience. Campers create their own schedule and can choose to fill their days with sports, performing arts, high ropes challenges, water sports or arts and crafts. With over 35 different activities to choose from in addition to exciting ...read more

Accredited by the American Camp AssociationCoed Camp