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2017 Summer Camp Registration

Summer Camps - General photo - little boy with blue hand

Please note:
- The 
Reduced Rate Pre-Qualification period began on Monday, January 23, 2017.
2017 Summer Camp Rolling Registration began on Monday, February 27, 2017.


2017 Camp Registration Information

Registration for the 2017 Camps season opened on Monday, February 27, 2017 for District Residents.

Refund and transfer request processing began on Monday, March 13, 2017.  Please download the 2017 Refund Request form.

Before and after care registration opened on Monday, March 27, 2017. 

Registration for non-District residents opened on Monday, March 27, 2017. 

The summer camp reduced rate period opened on Monday, January 23, 2017.  Parents wishing to apply for reduced rate may do so throughout the entire summer season, however, parents MUST apply for a reduced rate PRIOR to registering for camp.


Construction at DPR Sites

The following sites will have construction taking place during the 2017 summer season, therefore camps cannot be offered at these locations. Please contact DPR's Camps Office should you need assistance to find an alternate camp location in your area.

Sites under construction/not offering camps:

  • Ward 1: Marie Reed
  • Ward 3: Palisades, Friendship 
  • Ward 5: Edgewood
  • Ward 6: Watkins
  • Ward 7: Marvin Gaye



Summer Camp Registration

Registration opened on Monday, February 27, 2017. Interested participants may register online or in person at the Summer Camp Office. 
Once a camp opens for enrollment, it will not close until that camp is full.


WARD 1

Banneker Community Center (2500 Georgia Avenue, NW - Ward 1)
  -  Fun with Engineering (ages 6 - 13) - Session 5 only
  -  Junior Engineers (ages 3 - 5) - Session 5 only
  -  Little Explorers (ages 3 - 5)
  -  Olympic TaeKwonDo (ages 6 - 13)

Columbia Heights Community Center (1480 Girard Street, NW - Ward 1)
  -  Little Explorers (ages 3 - 5)
  -  REC Camp (ages 6-13) - In-person registration only. See below for more information.

Kalorama Recreation Center (1875 Columbia Road, NW - Ward 1)
  -  REC Camp (ages 6-13) - In-person registration only. See below for more information.

Park View Community Center (693 Otis Place, NW - Ward 1)
 -  Discovery (ages 6 - 10)

 

WARD 2

Jelleff Recreation Center (3265 S Street, NW - Ward 2)  - Please note that registration is divided by age group.  Please be sure to register your child in the correct age group.
  -  6 yrs old - Jelleff
  -  7 yrs old - Jelleff
  -  8 yrs old - Jelleff
  -  9 yrs old - Jelleff 
  -  10 yrs old - Jelleff
  -  11 & 12 yrs old - Jelleff 
      **This Center is NOT a Free Summer Meals Site**

Mitchell Park Recreation Center (1801 23rd Street, NW - Ward 2)
  -  Little Explorers (ages 3 - 5) ** This Center is NOT a Free Summer Meals Site**

Rose Park Recreation Center (2609 Dumbarton Street, NW - Ward 2)  
  -  Little Explorers (ages 3 - 5)  ** This Center is NOT a Free Summer Meals Site**

Stead Recreation Center (1625 P Street, NW - Ward 2)
  -  Discovery (ages 6-10)

Volta Park (1555 34th Street, NW - Ward 2)
  -  Little Explorers Camp (ages 3 - 5)  ** This Center is NOT a Free Summer Meals Site**

 

WARD 3

Chevy Chase Community Center (5601 Connecticut Avenue, NW - Ward 3) 
  -  Discovery (ages 6 - 10)
  -  Little Explorers (ages 3 - 5)
  -  Releve' Ballet Camp (ages 5 - 8)   **This Center is NOT a Free Summer Meals Site**

Chevy Chase Recreation Center (5500 41st Street, NW - Ward 3)
 -  Little Explorers (ages 3 - 5)   ** This Center is NOT a Free Summer Meals Site**

Guy Mason Recreation Center (3600 Calvert Street, NW - Ward 3)
 
-  Verano Spanish (ages 3 - 5) 
  -  Little Engineers (ages 4 - 6) ** This Center is NOT a Free Summer Meals Site**

Hearst Recreation Center (3950 37th Street, NW - Ward 3)
  -  Multi-Sport Camp (ages 8 - 13) ** This Center is NOT a Free Summer Meals Site**

Stoddert Recreation Center (4001 Calvert Street, NW - Ward 3)  
  -  Little Explorers (ages 3 - 5) - This camp is only offered during sessions 1 - 3. ** This Center is NOT a Free Summer Meals Site**

 

WARD 4

Emery Recreation Center (5801 Georgia Avenue, NW - Ward 4)
  -  Little Explorers (ages 3 - 5)
  -  Sports Camp: Nothing But Net (Basketball) (ages 8-13)
  -  *NEW - Football Camp (Sports)  (ages 8-13)

Fort Stevens Recreation Center (1327 Van Buren Street, NW - Ward 4)
   -  Discovery Camp (ages 6 - 10)

Lafayette Elementary School (5701 Broad Branch Road, NW - Ward 4)
  -  Little Explorers Camp (ages 3 - 5)
  -  Discovery Camp (ages 6 - 10)
      **This Center is NOT a Free Summer Meals Site**

Lamond Recreation Center (20 Tuckerman Street, NE - Ward 4)
  -  Sports Camp: Nothing But Net (Basketball) (ages 8-13)
  -  REC Camp (ages 6-13) - In-person registration only. See below for more information.

Petworth Recreation Center (801 Taylor Street, NW - Ward 4)
 -  Little Explorers (ages 3 - 5)

Raymond Recreation Center (3725 10th Street, NW - Ward 4)
  ​​​​​​- DC Summer Engineers (ages 7 - 10) 
  - Little Engineers
  - Verano Spanish Camp (ages 3 - 5) 
  - Goal Soccer Camp

Riggs-LaSalle Recreation Center (501 Riggs Road, NE - Ward 4)
  -  Discovery (ages 6 - 10)
  -  Little Engineers (ages 4 - 6)
  -  *NEW - Verano

Takoma Community Center (300 Van Buren Street, NW - Ward 4)
  -  Aqua Day Camp - Sessions 3 & 4 (ages 6 - 13)
  -  Little Explorers (ages 3 - 5)
  -  Sports Camp: Tennis (ages 8 - 13) ** Online registration is available

Upshur Recreation Center (4300 Arkansas Ave, NW - Ward 4)
  -  REC Camp (ages 6-13) - In-person registration only. See below for more information.

 

WARD 5

Arboretum Recreation Center (2412 Rand Place, NE - Ward 5)
  -  REC Camp (ages 6-13) - In-person registration only. See below for more information.

Brentwood Recreation Center (2311 14th Street, NE - Ward 5)
  -  Little Explorers (ages 3 - 5)
  -  REC Camp (ages 6-13) - In-person registration only. See below for more information.

Harry Thomas Sr. Recreation Center (1743 Lincoln Road, NE - Ward 5)
  -  Aqua Day Camp - Sessions 1 & 2  (ages 6 - 13)

Joseph H. Cole Recreation Center (1299 Neal Street, NE - Ward 5)
  -  Camp Play DC  (ages 6 - 10)
  -  Sports Camp: Girls Basketball (ages 6-12)

Langdon Park Recreation Center (2901 20th Street, NE - Ward 5)
  -  Sports Camp: Camp Cheer  (ages 8 - 13)
  -  REC Camp (ages 6-13) - In-person registration only. See below for more information.

North Michigan Park Recreation Center (1333 Emerson Street, NE - Ward 5)
  -  Discovery Camp (ages 6 - 10)

Trinidad Recreation Center (1310 Childress Street, NE - Ward 5)
  -  Discovery Camp (ages 6 - 10)
  -  Little Explorers (ages 3 - 5)

Turkey Thicket Recreation Center (1100 Michigan Avenue, NE - Ward 5)
  -  Discovery (ages 6 - 10)
  -  Fun with Engineering (ages 6 - 13) - Session 5 only
  -  Junior Engineering (ages 3 - 5) - Session 5 only
  -  Little Explorers (ages 3 - 5)

 

WARD 6

Kennedy Recreation Center (1401 7th Street, NW - Ward 6)
  -  Discovery (ages 6 - 10)

King Greenleaf Recreation Center (201 N Street, SW - Ward 6)
  -  REC Camp (ages 6-13) - In-person registration only. See below for more information.

Rosedale Community Center (1701 Gales Street, NE - Ward 6)
  -  Fun with Engineering (ages 6 - 13) - Session 5 only
  -  Junior Engineering (ages 3 - 5) - Session 5 only
  -  REC Camp (ages 6-13) - In-person registration only. See below for more information.

Sherwood Recreation Center (640 10th Street, NE - Ward 6)
 -  Discovery (ages 6 - 10)
 -  Little Explorers (ages 3 - 5)

 

WARD 7

Benning Park Recreation Center (Southern Ave & Fable Street, SE - Ward 7)
  -  REC Camp (ages 6-13) - In-person registration only. See below for more information.

Benning Stoddert Recreation Center (100 Stoddert Place, SE - Ward 7)
  -  REC Camp (ages 6-13) - In-person registration only. See below for more information.

Deanwood Recreation Center (1350 49th Street, NE - Ward 7)
  -  Aqua Day Camp - Sessions 3 & 4 (ages 6 - 13)
  -  Kickball Camp (ages 8 - 13)
  -  Little Explorers (ages 3 - 5)

Fort Davis Recreation Center (1400 41st Street, SE - Ward 7)
  -  REC Camp (ages 6-13) - In-person registration only. See below for more information.

Hillcrest Recreation Center (3100 Denver Street, SE - Ward 7)
  -  Little Explorers (ages 3 - 5)
  -  Releve' Ballet Camp (ages 5 - 8)

Kenilworth Recreation Center (1300 44th Street, NE - Ward 7)
  -  Discovery Camp (ages 6 - 10)
  -  Little Explorers (ages 3 - 5)
  -  Camp Score | Multi-Sport Camp (ages 8 - 13)

Ridge Road Recreation Center (800 Ridge Road, SE - Ward 7)
  -  Discovery (ages 6 - 10)
  -  Fun with Engineering (ages 6 - 13)
  -  Junior Engineering (ages 3 -5)
  -  Little Engineers (ages 4 - 6)
  -  Verano Spanish Camp (ages 3 - 5)

Therapeutic Recreation (TR) Camps - * These camps require assessments / In person registration only 
  -  Therapeutic Center LEX: Little Explorers (ages 3 – 5)
  -  Therapeutic Center Camp Adventure (ages 6 – 16)
  -  Rosedale LEX: Let's Play Together (ages 3 – 5)
  -  Fort Stevens Discovery Inclusion Camp (ages 6 – 10)
  -  Sherwood Discovery Inclusion Camp (ages 6 – 10)
  -  Turkey Thicket Discovery Inclusion Camp (ages 6 – 10)
   All ​TR Center camps require an in-person registration at the TR Center and an assessment.  
   Please call (202) 698-1794 to schedule an assessment all TR camps.
   Online registration is not offered for this camp

 

WARD 8

Bald Eagle Recreation Center (100 Joliet Street, SW - Ward 8)
  -  Discovery (ages 6 - 10)
  -  Little Explorers (ages 3 - 5)

Barry Farm Recreation Center (1230 Sumner Road, SE - Ward 8)
  -  Aqua Day Camp - Sessions 1 & 2 (ages 6 - 13)
  -  Little Explorers (ages 3 - 5)
  -  Sports Camp: Camp Cheer  (ages 8 - 13)
  -  REC Camp (ages 6-13) - In-person registration only. See below for more information.
  -  Football Camp (ages 8-13) - In-person registration only. Contact the site for more information. 

Ferebee Hope Recreation Center (3999 8th Street, SE - Ward 8)
 - Multi-Sport Camp (ages 8 - 13)

Fort Stanton Community Center (1812 Erie Street, SE - Ward 8)
  -  Discovery Camp (ages 6 - 10)
  -  Fun with Engineering (ages 6 - 13) - Session 5 only
  -  Junior Engineers (ages 3 - 5) - Session 5 only
  -  Little Explorers (ages 3 - 5)
  -  Sports Camp: Camp Score (Multi-Sport) (ages 8 - 13)

KIPP DC: Douglass Campus (2600 Douglass Road, SE - Ward 8)
    -  Discovery (ages 6 - 10)
    -  Little Explorers (ages 3 - 5)

Southeast Tennis & Learning Center (701 Mississippi Avenue, SE - Ward 8)
  - Tennis Camp (ages 8 - 17)*
Tennis Camp at Southeast Tennis and Learning Center (SETLC) requires an in-person registration and assessment. Please call (202) 645-6242 to schedule an assessment for the SETLC camp. Online registration is not offered for this camp.
 


 


Open Registration

Registration for non-District residents opened on Monday, March 27 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.
 


Important Notes

  • Although DPR Summer Camp 2017 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 for reduced rate opened on Monday, January 23, 2017.  
     


Refund Requests

Please note that DPR will not process any transfer requests or refund requests until after March 13, 2017; after the rolling registration period has ending.  Please click here to download the 2017 refund request form
 


REC Camps

In person registration is required for all REC camps.  Registration for these camps will open on Monday, February 27, 2017.  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)
  • Barry Farm Recreation Center : 1230 Sumner Road, SE (Ward 8)
  • Benning Park Recreation Center: Southern Ave & Fable Street, SE (Ward 7)
  • Benning Stoddert Community Center : 100 Stoddert Place, SE (Ward 7)
  • Brentwood Recreation Center : 2311 14th Street, NE (Ward 5) 
  • Columbia Heights Community Center : 1480 Girard Street, NW  (Ward 1)
  • Ferebee Hope Recreation Center : 3999 8th Street, SE (Ward 8)
  • Fort Davis Community Center  1400 41st Street, SE (Ward 7)
  • Kalorama Recreation Center : 1875 Columbia Road, NW (Ward 1)
  • King Greenleaf Recreation Center : 201 N Street, SW (Ward 6)
  • Lamond Recreation Center : 20 Tuckerman Street, NE (Ward 4)
  • Langdon Park Community Center : 2901 20th Street, NE (Ward 5)
  • 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: [email protected]