Specialty Camps  

Adventure. Creativity. Discovery. Friendship.

Specialty day camps for children entering PreK–Grade 6

Summer 2016 Specialty Camps

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Summer 2016 LEGO® Jedi Engineering Camp:    

Entering Grades K-6

Session Dates:
August 8 - August 12

Cost: $560, $490 discounted member price

At LEGO® Camp, campers spend half the day working with the experts from PlayWell Teknologies on designing and building LEGO® projects and the other half of the day enjoying all of the other wonderful things the DCJCC Camps have to offer.

Jedi Engineering: Entering Grades K-2

The Force Awakens in this introductory engineering course for young Jedi! Explore engineering principles by designing and building projects such as LEGO® X-Wings, R2 Units, Energy Catapults, Defense Turrets, and Settlements from a galaxy far, far away. Create motorized and architectural projects with imagination and engineering to defeat the Empire! 

Jedi Master Engineering: Entering Grades 3-6

The Force Awakens in this advanced engineering course for young Jedi! Discover key engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics, and eccentric motion. Build LEGO X-Wings, AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers, Cloud Cities, Settlements, Fortresses, and other complex machines and structures from a galaxy far, far away.


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Summer 2016 Theater Camp 

Entering Grades 1–6

Session Dates:
July 11 - July 22

Cost: $1100, $960 discounted member price

Under the direction and guidance of professional teaching artists from Imagination Stage, campers learn the “nuts and bolts” of developing a story, creating characters, and putting on a play from “page to stage.” Camp days are filled with fun, active, educational experiences in creative drama, music, movement, and visual arts/production, along with rehearsals for an original musical production. This camp also develops important life-long learning skills such as teamwork, active listening, creativity, spontaneity, and risk-taking. At the end of the two weeks, campers will produce and perform The Emperor's New Clothes for family and friends.

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Summer 2016 Chess Camp 

Entering Grades K–6

Session Dates:
August 15 - August 19

Cost: $560, $490 discounted member price

Regardless of previous chess-playing ability, Chess Camp is fun for fans of the game! From beginners’ strategy to building mastery, this camp will provide lessons, mentoring and the full complement of DCJCC camp activities.

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Summer 2016 Outdoor Adventure Camp 

Entering Grades 3–6

Session Dates:
Outdoor Adventure Week I: July 25 - July 29
Outdoor Adventure Week II: August 1 - August 5

Cost: $560, $490 discounted member price

Campers stretch their legs outside the beltway to enjoy many of the different outdoor activities that the region has to offer. Campers will hike in the Shenandoah National Forest, learn map and compass skills,, canoe or raft in some of our local scenic rivers, visit natural springs and watering holes, and spend the night outdoors camping. Have a great time learning about the outdoors while they are experiencing it! 

Summer 2016 Junior Adventure Camp 

Entering Grades 1–2

Session Dates:
August 1 - August 5

Cost: $560, $490 discounted member price

Our Jr. Adventure Camp takes some of the highlights from our program for older campers and makes them accessible to our younger campers. Campers may go hiking at Great Falls, climbing at a local rock gym, tubing down a local river and more. (Please note that the younger campers do not do an overnight trip.)

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Summer 2016 Karate Camp 

Entering Grades K-6

Session Dates: June 27-July 1

Cost: $560, $490 discounted member price

Our Karate Camp is for all, regardless of ability. Spend a week learning, playing, and training with great friends and fun staff!

Summer 2016 Travel Camp 

Entering Grades 5 - 7

Session Dates: July 5 - July 8

Cost: $560, $490 discounted member price

Travel camp is an awesome mix of adventure, memories, and friends. Campers will spend each day at a different site throughout the DC Maryland and Virginia area exploring a wide variety of places and activities. Trips include amusement parks, historical sites, outdoor adventure and recreation, and much more!

Information and Prices for Aftercare and Early Mornings 

Take advantage of our 10% Early Bird Discount by registering today and paying your fees in full by 3:00pm Friday, February 26th!

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Greg Feitel
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t. (202) 777-3270