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Michael Tucker Jr., (202) 717-4242, [email protected]
Gregory Jackson Jr., (202) 714-9550, [email protected]
(Washington, DC) - The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) announced today that 2018 Spring Break Camp registration will open on Monday, February 26, 2018 at noon. DPR offers full-day Spring Break Camps for children, ages 3 to 5, 6 to 12, and 8 to 13 years old, during DC Public Schools' (DCPS) Spring Break, which will be held Monday, March 26 through Friday, March 30, 2018 from 9 am to 5 pm.
DPR provides youth with a variety of structured games, sports, character-education exercises, and arts and crafts. Our goal is to plant the seeds of personal development and environmental responsibility in a fun and engaging recreation setting.
2018 Registration Fees:
- $50 per child - Registration fees are due at the time of registration. Please note that fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.
2018 Camp Locations:
Children age 3 to 5
Ward 4 - Raymond Recreation Center
Ward 7 - Hillcrest Recreation Center
Youth age 6 to 12
Ward 1 - Marie Reed Recreation Center
Ward 2 - Jelleff Recreation Center
Ward 3 - Friendship Recreation Center | Macomb Recreation Center
Ward 4 - Raymond Recreation Center | Lamond Recreation Center
Ward 5 - Turkey Thicket Recreation Center
Ward 6 - Kennedy Recreation Center | Sherwood Recreation Center | Watkins Recreation Center
Ward 7 - Deanwood Recreation Center | Hillcrest Recreation Center
Ward 8 - Barry Farm Recreation Center
Youth Age 8 to 13 - Multi Sport Only
Ward 5 - North Michigan Park Recreation Center
**Multi-Sport camp is only offered at North Michigan Park.
Before and After Care will not be offered for the 2018 Spring Break Camp. Breakfast and lunch are not provided. Please plan to send your child with a lunch each day and an afternoon snack. In an effort to be mindful of allergies, please refrain from sending your child with any peanut or other nut products. Participants should wear comfortable clothes and sneakers. It is also recommended that campers bring a reusable water bottle.
Parents/guardians are asked to fill out and bring the attached mandatory form on the first day of Spring Break Camp. The Spring Break Camp - Program Participation Waiver is required for each camper. Please be sure to turn in this form on the first day of camp.
To register for a program:
- Visit DPR’s Registration Portal
- Select an age group
- Browse location and program type
- Select a program, add to cart, and proceed to checkout
Please note that spaces fill up on a first-come, first-served basis and enrollment is subject to availability. Parents are encouraged to create an online DPR account for all members of their family in DPR's registration system before the registration period in order to be prepared.
The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) provides quality urban recreation and leisure services for residents and visitors to the District of Columbia. DPR supervises and maintains area parks, community facilities, swimming pools and spray parks, and neighborhood recreation centers. The agency also coordinates a wide variety of recreation and educational programs including sports leagues, youth development, therapeutic recreation, aquatic programming, outdoor adventure, camping, and senior citizen activities. Adaptive programs and facilities are available for persons with disabilities.