Route One Fun’s 4th annual Summer Camp Guide features great summer camps for preschoolers all the way up to the teenager crew! Whether you’re looking for a camp for your budding artist, a camp for your energetic superhero or a camp that covers all of the bases, we’ve got you covered. Best of all: With camps in Bladensburg, Mount Rainier, Brentwood, Hyattsville and College Park (& more to come), you won’t have to travel far to make this summer a great one!
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Route 1 Kids Summer Camp Guide
Now, let’s explore where we can send our little happy campers this summer!
Art Works Now – Create the Planet You Imagine! (Ages 5-12)
Each week, campers will explore a variety of age-appropriate art-making techniques, learn about new materials and artists, play creative thinking games, and have outdoor play! Our campers can look forward to new friendships, games, in-house special guests, water play days, and a culminating art show at the end of the week.
Location: Art Works Now, Hyattsville
When: June – September, 9am-3pm / 9am-6pm
Cost: $280/Week (Free beforecare; Aftercare additional fee.)
*The first 50 registrants get $50 off when use code “FIRST50” at checkout!) **Scholarships available.
Brentwood Arts Exchange Summer Art Camps (Ages 6-14)
This year’s Art Camp themes include tried and true favorites like Superhero Art Camp, Drawing and Painting Art History, and Girl Power Art Camp; as well as exciting new sessions like 3D Printing, Minecraft, Digital Fashion Design and more! Register today and create with us this summer!
Location: Brentwood Arts Exchange, Brentwood
When: June – August, 9am-4:30pm
Cost: Residents of Prince George’s County and Montgomery County: 1-week session: $120; 2-week session $220; Non-residents: 1-week session: $156; 2-week session: $286 (Before & aftercare available for additional fee.)
Camp Joe’s (Ages 4-13)
Children have fun exploring world arts traditions through performing and visual arts disciplines. Over the course of the summer, Camp Joe’s 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!
Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium, Mount Rainier
When: June – August, 9am-3 pm/9am-6pm
Cost: $225/Week (Free beforecare; aftercare additional fee)
*Financial aid available.
DeMatha Soccer Academy Summer Youth Camps (Ages 6-14)
Cost: $325/Week (Before & Aftercare available for additional fee.)
Impulse City (Ages 4-14)
From theater to competition, from choreography to circuitry, Impulse City’s thematically immersive schedules are guaranteed to provide hours of structured, stimulating enrichment throughout your child’s summer day. Whether dungeons, dragons, dancing or drama, each week offers a new opportunity to enjoy the timeless moments of an ideal summer camp experience.
Location: 6800 Adelphi Rd, Hyattsville
When: June – August (Hours noted below)
Cost: $120/week from 9am – 12pm; $240/week from 9am – 3pm; $360/week from 9am – 6pm (Beforecare available for additional fee.)
Summer Tennis Camps (Ages 4-16)
JTCC welcomes all ages and levels – from new tennis players to seasoned tournament competitors – to participate in summer camps. Younger campers participate in tennis and fitness activities in the morning, off-court activities in the afternoon, and finish the day back on the tennis court. High Performance camps include drills, match play, fitness training and mental training.
Location: JTCC, College Park
When: June – August, 8am-4pm
Cost: $224+/Week (Before + Aftercare available for additional fee.)
Junior Sculling Camp (Ages 12+)
Learn the awesome sport of crew by learning to scull! Rowers will start in trainer singles and progress to racing singles and bigger boats as skills, numbers, and interest allow. Experience the water, the wildlife, and the joys of this team sport. Both morning (9-12) and afternoon (1-4) sessions are offered.
Location: Bladensburg Waterfront Park, Bladensburg
When: June – July, 9am-12pm & 1pm-4pm sessions
Cost: $300/Week (Before & Aftercare available for additional fee.)
Summer Art Camp at UMD’s Studio A (Ages 6-12)
Looking for a fun, immersive and interactive summer arts experience for your kids that won’t break the bank? Each week at Studio A, campers participate in three art specialties with trained arts professionals, from drawing and painting to sculpture and media, to music and dance. Specialties change each week, so campers may register for more than one session to explore more mediums. Every week culminates in a showcase for campers’ artistic achievements.
Location: UMD’s Stamp Student Union, College Park
When: July, 9am-4pm
Cost: $225/Week (Before & Aftercare available for additional fee.)
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