Specialty Camps  

Adventure. Creativity. Discovery. Friendship.

Specialty day camps for children entering PreK–Grade 6

Summer 2017 Specialty Camps

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Summer 2017 LEGO® Engineering Camp:    

Entering Grades K-6

Session Dates:
July 3 - July 7

Cost: $590, $505 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.


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Summer 2017 Theater Camp 

Entering Grades 1–6

Session Dates:
July 10 - July 21

Cost: $1120, $970 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 a a show for family and friends.

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Summer 2017 Chess Camp 

Entering Grades K–6

Session Dates:
August 14 - August 18

Cost: $590, $505 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 2017 Outdoor Adventure Camp 

Entering Grades 3–6

Session Dates:
Outdoor Adventure Week I: July 31 - August 4
Outdoor Adventure Week II: August 7 - August 11

Cost: $590, $505 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 2017 Junior Adventure Camp 

Entering Grades 1–2

Session Dates:
August July 31 - August 4

Cost: $590, $505 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.)

Summer 2017 Advanced Outdoor Adventure Camp 

Entering Grades 5–7

Session Dates:
August July 24 - July 28

Cost: $590, $505 discounted member price

For advanced outdoor adventurers who enjoy hiking, canoeing, and getting to learn about the outdoors while experiencing it!

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Summer 2017 Film Camp 

Entering Grades 2-7

Session Dates: June 26-June 30

Cost: $590, $505 discounted member price

Camper spend the week working with professional film makers to explore differnt film styles and techniques, completing several differnent film projects.

Summer 2017 Travel Camp 

Entering Grades 5 - 7

Session Dates: July 17 - July 21

Cost: $590, $505 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 Early Bird Discount by registering today and paying your fees in full by 3:00pm Friday, February 24th!

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Greg Feitel
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t. (202) 777-3270