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About Camps

*DPR's Summer Camp Registration Office has moved! The office is now located at Deanwood Recreation Center (1350 49th Street NE), and is no longer located at Columbia Heights Community Center. The office can be reached at 202-673-3237 or [email protected]*

The DC Department of Parks and Recreation is proud to offer District families the opportunity to enroll their children in various camps that foster develop and create life-long friendships. Browse the links below to find the right camp and location for you and sign up today.

  • Summer Camps
    DPR Summer Camps provide a summer full of swimming, field trips, and creative activities in a fun camp setting.
  • Summer Camp Frequently Asked Questions 
    See answers for some of the more common questions that emerge from the summer camp registration process.
  • Winter Wondercamps
    Specialized winter camp that coincides with DCPS Winter break.
  • Mid-Winter Camp
    Full-day camp during the DCPS new mid-winter break.
  • Spring Break Camps
    Full-day camps for children during DCPS Spring Break.
  • DPR Fun Days
    Single-day, pop up camps that occur on select DCPS closure days.
  • Senior Camps
    DC Seniorfest, the Senior Luncheon Cruise, and the overnight fun camp getaway to Camp Riverview in Scotland, MD
  • Sign Up Online
    If you're ready to sign up for a camp right now, or would like browse every camp at once, click to access DPR's RecTrac portal.