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Camp Registration Fees and Payments

2021 DPR Summer Camp Fees - DC Residents

The DC Department of Parks and Recreation makes every effort to maintain low-cost summer programming for DC residents.


Registration Fee

Before/After Care Fee

Aqua Day Camp

$160 per session

$20 per session


$110 per session

$20 per session

Jelleff Summer Camp

$110 per session

$20 per session

Little Explorers

$110 per session

$20 per session

Sports Camps

$110 per session

$20 per session

Therapeutic Recreation

$110 per session

$20 per session













Before and After Care Registration

Before and After Care registration will open on Monday, March 29th at 12pm. If you are able to register for a space in a DPR summer camp, you are guaranteed a space in Before and After Care.

Before-care is from 8am to 9am, and after-care is from 5pm to 6pm.


Payment Information

  • Sessions can be purchased all at once, or one at a time, however all camp fees are due in full for all selected sessions at the time of registration. 
  • Payments can be made online using a credit, debit, or gift card that has a Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express card logo.
  • Payment plans are not offered for DPR Summer Camps.
  • Non-profit agencies and the DC Department of Child and Family Services should contact the DPR Registration Office or Summer Camp Office directly for registration and payment instructions.

Reduced Rate Information

Please visit the Reduced Rate Information Page to access the reduced rate application and to view the qualifying household income levels and the necessary documents required. Please note that the reduced rate application must be submitted online. Applicants will then be contacted to schedule an appointment to take supporting documentation to one of the designated locations. This is the final step necessary in order to verify eligibility. Applications sent via email and/or fax are not accepted. 

Refund Requests

DPR will begin processing transfer requests and refunds on April 19, 2021. All refund requests must be received by the DPR Registration Office per the dates listed below:

  • Session 1 - June 1, 2021
  • Session 2 - June 1, 2021
  • Session 3 - July 1, 2021
  • Session 4 - July 1, 2021

Refund requests submitted after these dates will not be approved. Refund requests must be submitted by completng a refund request form online via the DPR web site. Applicants will be charged a 10% non-refundable processing fee per refunded session.