Winter and Spring Break Camps in the Washington DC Area

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Spring break camps are available for students in the Washington DC area to enjoy sports, arts and crafts, nature activities and more. These programs are fun for kids and will keep them busy so that parents can work during school vacations. The following is a guide to winter and spring break camps in Washington DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia.   

Camps in Washington DC

DC Department of Parks and Recreation
Ages 3-12. Winter and spring break camps provide a variety of structured games, activities, sports, arts and crafts, and field trips.

DC United Camps
Ages 5-17. The soccer camp offers a curriculum designed by full-time Academy and Pre-Academy coaches suits players to help develop the players’ technical and tactical understanding of the game while maintaining a fun environment. Programs are held during winter and spring break in Washington DC and Fairfax, VA.

Theatre Lab Camp
Ages 6-12. The school for the dramatic arts offers drama activities during winter and spring break from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. with an optional extended day until 5 p.m. Kids can come for just one day or the whole week.

Camps in Maryland

Adventure Theatre MTC Camps
Ages 5-18. Winter and spring break camps include full-day theater training for one day or all week. School's Out Workshops are also available throughout the year, providing activities and childcare on scheduled days off.

BlackRock Center for the Arts Camps
Ages 5-12. Workshops range from improv games to creative art projects to dance activities and puppet show fun.

Create Arts Center Camps
Ages 6 - 14. The arts center provides opportunities for students to work on projects including drawing, painting, sculpture, collage and more.

Imagination Stage Camps
Ages 3-15. The theatre arts organization offers morning, afternoon or full day camps in drama, dance, filmmaking, or a combination. After-care is available.

Michael & Son SportsPlex at Rockville
All ages. Sports camps are available for a day or week of fun when kids have off from school. Programs in flag football, soccer, wiffleball, volleyball, basketball, kickball, team handball and more.

Montgomery Parks Camps
Ages 6-12. The camps, offered at locations across Montgomery County, focus on a variety of interests including nature, archaeology, ice skating, tennis and more. Kids spend the week at recreational facilities such as the South Germantown Driving Range, Wheaton Ice Arena, Needwood Mansion, Cabin John Ice Rink, and more.

Valley Mill Camp
All ages. Located in Darnestown, MD, the camp offers outdoor recreation (weather permitting) including archery, kayaking, and canoeing, archery, rock climbing, group games, scavenger hunt, capture the flag, creek walks, hikes, paddling on the river. Bus transportation is available from Bethesda, Potomac, DC, Rockville, Germantown and Gaithersburg.

Camps in Northern Virginia

City of Alexandria Camps
Ages 3-17. Programs include a wide variety of activities ranging from sports and science to swimming and nature activities.

Arlington Depart of Parks and Recreation Camps
Ages 3-18. A wide variety of programs is available including creative arts, soccer, baseball, basketball, football, therapeutic recreation camp, stage and studio and more.

C3 Cyber Club
Ages 5-15. Located in Ashburn, VA, full and half-day technology and activity programs include laser tag, swimming at the Claude Moore Recreation Center, fun time at NVGA Gymnastics, hands-on arts and crafts projects, access to a large collection of  games, Wii and Xbox 360 consoles, indoor and outdoor organized sports including dodgeball, basketball, soccer, flag football, playground tag and more.

DC United Camp
Ages 5-17. The Spring Break soccer camp features a 5-day curriculum designed by full-time Academy and Pre-Academy coaches suits players to help develop the players’ technical and tactical understanding of the game while maintaining a fun environment. Programs are held in Fairfax, VA, and Washington DC.

Fairfax County Park Authority Camps
Ages 4-14. Programs include a wide variety of activities ranging from sports and science to swimming and nature activities. 

Michael & Son SportsPlex at Dulles
All Ages. Sports camps are available for a day or week of fun when kids have off from school. Programs in flag football, soccer, wiffleball, volleyball, basketball, kickball, team handball and more.