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Summer Camp Registration

Thank you to everyone who made the 2014 Summer Camps season another successful summer at DPR. 

2015 Summer Camp information will be available after January 10, 2015.


2014 DPR Announces Four Additional Camps

On Friday, April 4, 2014, DPR announced additional camps would be added to the 2014 Summer Camps offerings. Registration will open on Monday, April 14 at 12 noon for 2 Achieve, 2 Aqua Day, 1 Goal! Soccer Camp and 1 REC camp. Information and registration links will be updated in this area for the new camps. New: Deanwood Recreation Center adds a new Aqua Day Camp for Session 4. Press Release: DPR Announces Registration for Four Additional 2014 Summer Camps

Monday, April 14 at 12 noon


2014 DC Resident Priority Registration

DPR will offer a rolling registration for the 2014 Summer Camp season.  

Before and after care registration will open on Monday, March 10 at 12 noon.  Register for Before and After Care.

Registration will begin on Monday, February 10, 2014, for select site locations.  Each day a different group of site locations will open for registration and on Thursday, February 20, the final group of site locations will become available for first-time registration. Registration will open each day at 12 noon. Interested participants may register online or in person at the Summer Camp Office. Registration during this period will be open to DC residents only.  Before and after care registration will not be available during this time period.  

Please scroll down for the rolling registration schedule & camp registration link.   Please read carefully to ensure you are prepared to register for the camp of your choice on the correct day.  Once a camp opens for enrollment, it will not close until that camp is full.

2014 Summer Camp registration is now open.  Please note that camps are listed first by date of registration and then by site location.  Please scroll down to register. 

Mon., Feb 10 Tues., Feb 11 Wed., Feb 12 * NEW: Fri. Feb 21
- Bald Eagle
- Banneker
- Benning Park
- Brentwood
- Volta Park

- Columbia Heights
- Friendship
- Hillcrest
- Kennedy
- Petworth
- Trinidad
- Lafayette
- Macomb
- Riggs-LaSalle
- Sherwood
- Stead

- Chevy Chase CC
- Douglass
- Kalorama
- Lamond
- N Michigan Park

Fri., Feb 14 Tues., Feb 18 Wed., Feb 19 Thurs., Feb 20
- Chevy Chase RC
- Emery
- Fort Davis
- Jelleff
- Langon Park
- Benning Stoddert
- Fort Stanton
- Guy Mason
- Joseph H. Cole
- Takoma
- Fort Stevens
- Hardy
- Palisades
- Raymond
- Turkey Thicket
- Barry Farm
- Deanwood
- Stoddert
- Watkins


2014 Open Registration

Registration for non-District residents will open on Monday, March 10 at 12 noon and will remain open to residents, non-residents and residents who are applying for reduced rate fees. Before and after care registration will open for District residents, non-residents and residents applying for reduced rate fees.  

Please note that DPR does not maintain waiting lists for summer camps.

-  Although DPR Summer Camp 2014 Registration can be completed in-person, it is highly recommended that non-residents and DC residents who are not applying for reduced rate fees, complete their registrations online. Applicants who register in-person are NOT guaranteed a spot in summer camp. 
-  It is highly recommended that applicants who are requesting a reduced rate, finalize their applications during the pre-qualification period, in order to expedite online camp registration. The pre-qualification period opens on January 13, 2014.  

2014 Refund Requests

Please note that DPR will not process any transfer requests or refund requests until after February 24, 2014; after the rolling registration period has ending.

2014 Summer Camps Registration Schedule

Monday, February 10 at 12 noon

Monday, February 10th - In-person registration opens

  • REC Camps
    • All ​REC Center camps require in-person registration only.  Please scroll to the bottom of the page for REC camp locations. Registration is available during the normal operating hours of the participating sites. Online registration is not offered for this camp.
  • Tennis Camp at the Southeast Tennis and Learning Center (SETLC)
    • DPR's Tennis camp requires in-person registration at the SETLC and an assessment.  Registration is available during the normal operating hours of the center. Online registration is not offered for this camp.
  • Therapeutic Recreation (TR) Center Camps
    • All ​TR Center camps require an in-person registration at the TR Center and an assessment.  Registration is available during the normal operating hours of the center. Online registration is not offered for this camp.


Tuesday, February 11 at 12 noon


Wednesday, February 12 at 12 noon


Please scroll down to Friday, February 21 - Thursday, February 13 at 12 noon

The District Government is CLOSED on Thursday, February 13.  Registration scheduled for Feburary 13 will be postponed & rescheduled for the February 21.

  • Chevy Chase Community Center (5601 Connecticut Avenue, NW - Ward 3)  
      ** This Center is NOT a Free Summer Meals Site
  • Douglass Community Center (2100 Stanton Terrace, SE - Ward 8) 
  • Kalorama Recreation Center (1875 Columbia Road, NW - Ward 1)
  • Lamond Recreation Center (20 Tuckerman Street, NE - Ward 4)
  • North Michigan Park Recreation Center (1333 Emerson Street, NE - Ward 5)


Friday, February 14 at 12 noon


Monday, February 17 - Presidents' Day
District Government is Closed.  No new camps open for registration today.


Tuesday, February 18 at 12 noon


Wednesday, February 19 at 12 noon


Thursday, February 20 at 12 noon

Friday, February 21 at 12 noon
**This is a rescheduled registration from Thursday, February 13. 



REC Camps:
In person registration is required for all REC camps.  Registration for these camps will open on Monday, February 10th.  Online registration is not available for these camps, in person registration must take place at the site that your child will attend during each sites normal hours of operation.

  • Arboretum Recreation Center : 2412 Rand Place, NE (Ward 5)
  • Benning Park Community Center : Southern Avenue & Fable Street, SE (Ward 7)
  • Benning Stoddert Recreation Center : 100 Stoddert Place, SE (Ward 7)
  • Birney School (temporary site of Barry Farm Recreation Center) : 2501 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE - entrance is on the parking lot side (Ward 8)
  • Brentwood Recreation Center : 2311 14th Street, NE (Ward 5) 
  • Columbia Heights Community Center : 1480 Girard Street, NW (Ward 1)
  • Douglass Community Center : 2100 Stanton Terrace, SE (Ward 8)
  • Edgewood Recreation Center : 3rd & Evarts Street, NE (Ward 5)
  • Ferebee Hope Recreation Center : 3999 8th Street, SE (Ward 8) * Play DC Site
  • Hamilton Recreation Center : 1340 Hamilton Street, NW (Ward 4)
  • Harrison Recreation Center : 1330 V Street, NW (Ward 1)
  • Harry Thomas Sr. Recreation Center : 1743 Lincoln Road, NE (Ward 5)
  • King Greenleaf Recreation Center : 201 N Street, SW (Ward 6) * Play DC Site
  • Langdon Park Community Center : 2901 20th Street, NE (Ward 5)
  • Marie Reed Recreation Center : 2200 Champlain Street, NW (Ward 1)
  • Marvin Gaye Recreation Center : 6201 Banks Street, NE (Ward 7)
  • Park View Community Center : 693 Otis Place, NW (Ward 1)
  • Raymond Recreation Center : 3725 10th Street, NW (Ward 4)
  • Rosedale Recreation Center : 1701 Gales Street, NE (Ward 6)
  • Upshur Recreation Center : 4300 Arkansas Avenue, NW (Ward 4)


Kids, Camps & Co-op Division

Columbia Heights Community Center
1480 Girard Street, NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (202) 671-0372
Fax: (202) 671-2796
Email: dpr.camps@dc.gov