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DPR's Summer Camp Registration Office has moved! The office is now located at:
Deanwood Recreation Center
1350 49th Street NE
(metro accessible - Deanwood Station Orange Line)

Hours of Operation:Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm
(202) 673 3237 or [email protected]

All in-person summer camp transactions will occur at this location. 

DPR has been providing camps and camp activities to the District’s youth for over 30 years and offers a wide variety of experiences for youths age 3 - 13. DPR partners with the DC Free Summer Meals Program to provide free nutritious breakfasts and lunches at many of its summer camps. Parents are additionally encouraged to provide children with a healthy snack daily. 

Once open for registration, DPR summer camps remain open until full capacity is reached and/or the registration closing date (indicated below). Once at capacity, each summer camp offers a waitlist for prospective families who are interested in sites that have high demand. Reduced rates are available for qualifying families and before and after care is also available at most locations.

2020 Camp Dates:

  • Session 1: June 24 - July 2 (Holiday Observed July 3)
    • registration closes June 1
  • Session 2: July 6 - July 17
    • registration closes June 1
  • Session 3: July 20 - July 31
    • registration closes July 1
  • Session 4: August 3 - August 14
    • registration closes July 1
  • Session 5: August 17 - August 21 (1 week only, selected sites) 
    • registration closes July 1

2020 Registration Schedule:
Summer Camp Registration will begin for DC residents on Monday, February 24 and run daily until Friday, February 28, 2020. Registration for camps will open each day at 12 noon as follows:

Monday, February 24:
REC Camp (ages 6-13)
Jelleff Summer Camp (ages 6-12)

Tuesday, February 25:
Discovery Camp (ages 6-10)

Wednesday, February 26:
Little Explorers Camp (ages 3-5)

Thursday, February 27:
Sports Camps (ages 5-13) (Cheer, Multi-Sport, Basketball, Soccer, Boxing, Kickball)
Aqua Day Camp (ages 6-13)

Friday, February 28:
Enrichment Camp (ages 3-12)
Specialty Camps (ages 4-13) (Ballet, Verano, Little Engineers, PlayDC, Summer Engineers, Culinary)

Monday, March 23rd:
Non-DC residents can begin registering for DPR camps.


How to Register:

Camp Resources


DPR Kids, Camps & Co-Op 
1275 First Street NE, 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20009 | (202) 671-0372 | [email protected] 

Mon- Fri: 9am - 5pm
Closed: Sat & Sun