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Summer Camps

Summer Camps with photos of children

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 first day of the summer camp session. 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.

Family Informational Meetings:

Is your child registered for summer camp at DPR? Then you won't want to miss an opportunity to hear from summer camp professionals: what to expect at camp, policies, attire, field trips & more! This will be a great opportunity to get ALL of your burning camp questions answered. 

  • June 4 at 6:30p at Glover Park Rec Ctr | 4001 Calvert Street, NW
  • June 6 at 6:30p at Marvin Gaye Rec Ctr | 15 61st Street, NE
  • June 8 at 12noon at Sherwood Rec Ctr | 640 10th Street, NE

***PLEASE ATTEND ONLY ONE OF THE 3 OPTIONS LISTED ABOVE***

Camp Dates:

  • Session I: June 17 - 28, 2019
  • Session II: July 1 - 12, 2019
  • Session III: July 15 - 26, 2019
  • Session IV: July 29 - August 9, 2019
  • Session V: August 12 - 16 (one week only) 

How to Register:

Camp Resources

DPR Kids, Camps & Co-Op FUNquarters
Columbia Heights Community Center
1480 Girard St NW, 4th Floor 
Washington, DC 20009 | (202) 671-0372 | [email protected]

Mon: 9:30 am - 7 pm
Tues- Fri: 9:30 am - 5 pm
Closed: Sat & Sun