Great Summer Camps for Route 1 Kids & Teens!

On the hunt for great summer camps near Route 1 and the DC area? Then Route One Fun’s 2019 Summer Camp Guide’s got what you need! From archery to wizardry, STEM to robotics, art to music, soccer to dance, laser tag to improv (and even more!), there’s something in Route One Fun’s 2019 Summer Camp Guide for preschoolers all the way up to the teenager crew!

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2019 Summer Camp Guide for Route 1 Kids & Teens

Art Works Now: #CallingAllCreators Summer Camp

Art Works Now Hyattsville Summer CampLocation: Art Works Now, 4800 Rhode Island Avenue, Hyattsville
Ages: 5 – 12 years old
Dates: June 17th – August 30th
Hours: 9am – 3pm
Beforecare: Available 8am – 9am for no charge
Aftercare: All Day Artists option runs 9am – 6pm
Description: Campers will explore a variety of age-appropriate art-making techniques, learn about new materials and artists, play creative thinking games and move about! We will be venturing out to some of the amazing local resources in our community. We will be visiting local art studios, galleries, parks and public art installations. Campers can look forward to new friendships, games, in-house special guests, water play day on Thursdays and an art show every Friday.

Brentwood Arts Exchange Summer Camp

Brentwood Arts Exchange Summer CampLocation: 3901 Rhode Island Ave, Brentwood
Ages: 6 – 12 years old & 14 – 17 years-old
Dates: June 17th – August 23rd
Hours: 9am – 4:30pm
Before / Aftercare? Available for additional fee (+$25/week residents; +$33/week nonresidents)
Description: Whether you’re learning to create through your inner superhero, learning traditional hands-on printmaking techniques, or exploring 21st century digital technology, participating in the arts helps kids develop critical thinking, social skills, and self-confidence. Plus it’s fun. Presented by the Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County, summer camps at the Brentwood Arts Exchange include: Advanced Computer Graphics Intensive, Advanced Photography Intensive, Superhero Art Camp, Printmaking Camp, Puppetry Camp, Girl Power Art Camp, and Explore Paper Sculpting. Registration is in 2-week sessions.

Camp Joe’s

Camp Joe's at Joe's Movement Emporium Mount RainierLocation: 3309 Bunker Hill Rd, Mount Rainier
Ages: 4 – 13 years old
Dates: June 24th – August 30th
Hours: 9am – 3pm
Before / Aftercare? Beforecare (7:30am onward) free. Aftercare until 6pm for an additional $50/week for children 5 and up
Description: Camp Joe’s offers an exploration of world arts traditions through performing and visual arts disciplines. Over the course of the summer, more than 300 students spend an average of 2 – 4 hours in motion each day. Children experience dance, step, vocals, drama, percussion, creative movement play, tumbling, jump rope, hooping, and so much more!

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center Performance Art Camps

Clarice Summer CampLocation: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, 8270 Alumni Dr., College Park
Ages: 8 – 12 years-old; 12 – 15 years-old
Dates: June 17th – August 9th
Hours: 9am – 4:30pm
Before / Aftercare: Available for additional fee (+$25/week residents; +$33/week nonresidents)
Description: Join us at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center for 8-weeks of unique and engaging Performing Arts Camps. Camps include Dance Camp, Musical Theater Camps, and a Playwriting and Production Camp. Registration is in 2-week sessions.

Disch Football Camps

Disch Football CampLocation: Bishop O’Connell High School, 6600 Little Falls Rd, Arlington, VA
Ages: Rising 1st – 5th graders (Youth Camp); Rising 5th -9th graders (Skills & Development Camp #1) Rising 3rd – 8th graders.
Dates: July 8th–12th (Youth Camp); July 15th–19th (Skills & Dev. Camp #1); July 22nd-26th (Skills & Dev. Camp #2)
Hours: 9am – 3pm
Before / Aftercare: Available for additional fee
Description: Youth Camp is designed to teach basic fundamentals in all positions creating a strong foundation for years to come. This no-pad, no-helmet camp offers instruction in 8 individual positions: QB, WR, RB, TE, OL, DL, LB and DB. Most importantly we want our campers to have fun and learn the essence of teamwork and sportsmanship. In Skills & Development Camp, we help each individual take their game to another level. Whether it’s skill development, ‘chalk talk’ or actual flag games, this camp has the positive, supportive environment every kid needs to step up his game. Kids will come home each day with new friends, new skills and even an understanding of some basic defensive coverages.

DeMatha Soccer Academy

DeMatha Summer Academy HyattsvilleLocation: Elizabeth Seton High School, 5715 Emerson Street, Bladensburg
Ages: 6 – 13 years old
Dates: July 15th – August 2nd
Hours: 9am – 3pm
Before / Aftercare: Beforecare drop-off available 8-9am. Aftercare costs $100/week and runs until 5:00pm.
Description:  The DeMatha Soccer Academy’s professional coaches will provide players with an opportunity to learn new skills in a fun camp environment. Each day will focus on new skills, small-sided games, and camp-wide games.

Good Knight Castle’s Summer Camp WOW (World of Wonder)

Good Knight Castle's Summer Camp WOWLocation: 11001 Rhode Island Ave, Beltsville
Ages: 5 – 13 years old
Dates: June 24th – August 2nd
Hours: 9am – 4pm
Before / Aftercare? Available for additional fee.
Description: Join us in a beautiful castle setting for a camp where kids rule by choosing from a vast array of summer fun! Activities include archery, swimming, soccer, laser tag, arts & crafts, games, talent shows, sword & feather dueling contests, robotics/STEM, and more! *Discount Code: Enter “ROUTEONE19” at checkout for $75 off full-day weekly rate.

The Greenwood School Summer Camp

The Greenwood School Summer Camp HyattsvilleLocation: 6525 Belcrest Rd, Hyattsville
Ages: 6 – 11 years old
Dates: June 17th – August 16th
Hours: 9am – 3pm
Before / Aftercare: Yes, additional fee.
Description: Choose from the Wonderful World of Wizardry, Arts, Cooking, Puppetry, One Last Hurrah & more!  Most sessions include a trip to Adelphi Pool.

Impulse City

Impulse City Summer Camp HyattsvilleLocation: 6800 Adelphi Rd, Hyattsville
Ages: 3.5 – 16 years old
Dates: June 17th – August 30th
Hours: 9am – 12pm; 9am – 3pm; & 9am – 6pm
Before / Aftercare? All camps have Before Care available starting at 8am for $40/week.
Description: Impulse City has well rounded theme based camps that feature visual art, theatre, sports, field trips, learning, creative play with plenty of outside time. Check out 11 weeks of fun based in the worlds of Harry Potter, Star Wars, and more.

Summer Arts Intensive: Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre Intensive Bowie State UniversityLocation: Fine & Performing Arts Building, Bowie State University, 14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie
Ages: 9 – 16 years old
Dates: June 17th – July 12th
Hours: 9am – 4:30pm
Description: The Musical Theater Intensive is a 4-week summer Performing Arts Intensive focused on musical theater technique and performance. With a rigorous curriculum, campers learn advanced skills in singing, acting, and dancing. The intensive will end with a Broadway-style production open to the community and family that will be in the evening the last weekend of the program. The day will consist of technique classes in the morning and rehearsals in the afternoon. It will be an ideal summer opportunity for young actors and musical theater performers who have a deep interest in exploring the production and performance process of musical theater at a professional level. All levels are encouraged to join, but it is recommended for immediate to advanced performers. Participants should have a genuine interest in performing and be able to concentrate for long periods of time. A field trip to a local performance is included.

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