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Sleepaway camp. Summer school. Daycare.
During the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer, keeping kids occupied can get expensive.
We take a look at free and low-cost opportunities in our region to keep kids safe, fed, healthy, and happy when they aren’t in school.
- Keith Anderson Director, District of Columbia Department of Parks and Recreation; @DCDPR
- Ryane Nickens Founder and President, TraRon Center; @TheTraRonCenter
- Michele Booth Cole Executive Director, Safe Shores: The DC Children's Advocacy Center; @SafeShoresDC
- Lidia Soto-Harmon C.E.O., Girl Scouts of the Nation's Capital; @GSCNC
Summer Camp Options
When: July 30, 2018 – August 10, 2018, M-F, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Fort Stanton Recreation Center
When: July 22, 2018 – August 26, 2018, Sundays, 10:30-11:10 a.m.
Where: HD Woodson Aquatic Center
When: August 13, 2018 – August 17, 2018, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: Hagerstown, Maryland
What: STEM projects, archery, swimming, arts & crafts, fishing, tie-dye, campfire cooking, and floating on the river (for fifth grade and up).
When: August 13, 2018 – August 17, 2018, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Where: Leesburg, Virginia
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