Summer Programs

Identify low cost and free summer programs for your KIPPster(s). Below is a list of information on summer programs in D.C. Whether you seek an arts, cultural, physical activity, and/or an academic enrichment program, we hope you will find a summer program that meets your family’s needs.

Should you have any questions about summer programs or seek additional information, please do not hesitate to contact Emmanuelle St. Jean, director of shared services and enrichment.

  • Grades PreK-K

    • Beacon House

      Explore world cultures, various art forms, and music through hands-on activities that enhance reading, writing, math, and language skills. Students will also participate in field trips and athletic activities.

      • Age: 5-13 Dates: End of June to August Time: TBD
      • Location: 601 Edgewood Street, NE, Washington, DC 20017
      • Fee: TBD (low cost)
      • More Info:
        (202)529-7376
    • Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington

      Summer camps focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

      • Age: 5-13 Dates: June to August Time: TBD
      • Location: Local Boys and Girls Club
      • Fee: Cost varies by club
      • More Info:
        (202)397-2582
    • Department of Parks and Recreation

      Camps ranging from academics to ballet to city exploration to engineering to sports are offered to encourage students’ personal growth and enhance social interactions.

    • Summer at Sitar

      Creative writing, dance, music, theater, visual arts, and digital art classes focus on a specific theme. Participants will have the opportunity to exhibit or perform what they have learned.

      • Age: PK4-12 Dates: Late June to Early August Time: Morning, Afternoon, and All-Day Options (aftercare available)
      • Location: 1700 Kalorama Road, NW Suite 101, Washington, DC 20009
      • Fee: TBD (based on sliding income scale)
      • More Info:
        (202)797-2145
  • Grades 1-3

    • Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington

      Summer camps focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

      • Age: 5-13 Dates: June to August Time: TBD
      • Location: Local Boys and Girls Club
      • Fee: Cost varies by club
      • More Info:
        (202)397-2582
    • Camp Forget-Me-Not/Camp Erin Dcv

      This sleep-away grief camp is an opportunity for students who have experienced the loss of a loved one to explore grief in a safe and nurturing environment where they are heard, valued, and honored.

    • Department of Parks and Recreation

      Camps ranging from academics to ballet to city exploration to engineering to sports are offered to encourage students’ personal growth and enhance social interactions.

    • DC Scores

      Students in rising grades 3 to 9 of all soccer-playing levels can participate in a soccer-only camp while students in rising grades 2 to 6 can partake in an arts and soccer camp for 5 weeks. The arts program includes dance, painting, drumming, and playwriting.

  • Grades 4-5

    • Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington

      Summer camps focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

      • Age: 5-13 Dates: June to August Time: TBD
      • Location: Local Boys and Girls Club
      • Fee: Cost varies by club
      • More Info:
        (202)397-2582
    • Camp Forget-Me-Not/Camp Erin DC

      This sleep-away grief camp is an opportunity for students who have experienced the loss of a loved one to explore grief in a safe and nurturing environment where they are heard, valued, and honored.

    • DC Scores

      Students in rising grades 3 to 9 of all soccer-playing levels can participate in a soccer-only camp while students in rising grades 2 to 6 can partake in an arts and soccer camp for 5 weeks. The arts program includes dance, painting, drumming, and playwriting.

    • Department of Parks and Recreation

      Camps ranging from academics to ballet to city exploration to engineering to sports are offered to encourage students’ personal growth and enhance social interactions.

      • Age: 3-17 Dates: June to August Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm
      • Location: DPR Centers
      • Fee: Reduced rates for qualifying families The reduced rate application is available as of Monday, February 25, 2019 at:
      • More Info:
        (202)671-0372
  • Grades 6-12

    • Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington

      Summer camps focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

    • Camp Forget-Me-Not/Camp Erin DC

      This sleep-away grief camp is an opportunity for students who have experienced the loss of a loved one to explore grief in a safe and nurturing environment where they are heard, valued, and honored.

    • DC Scores

      Students in rising grades 3 to 9 of all soccer-playing levels can participate in a soccer-only camp while students in rising grades 2 to 6 can partake in an arts and soccer camp for 5 weeks. The arts program includes dance, painting, drumming, and playwriting.

    • Department of Parks and Recreation

      Camps ranging from academics to ballet to city exploration to engineering to sports are offered to encourage students’ personal growth and enhance social interactions.