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A comprehensive listing of Baltimore-area camps. Please visit the camps' website for the most up-to-date information.

Anne Arundel County

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Various locations

410-381-5566

All summer

Ages 3 1/2-9

Children will develop art skills, encourage their creativity and inspired by master and contemporary artists in half day camps throughout Central Maryland. Fun themes like Yummy Art, Beach Party Art, Storybook Art and many more!

Check website for locations

800-968-4332

One-week sessions June-August

Grades rising 1 through 6

The weeklong experience immerses elementary school children in hands-on activities that reinvent summer fun. Children spend their time building original prototypes, creating a personalized motor-powered vehicle and taking apart electronics to construct a pinball machine.

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Various locations

443-928-6772

June-August

Ages 4-15

Themed camps with a focus on science and technology – Building and Engineering, Extreme Science, and Film Making and Effects.

Glen Burnie

410-837-0971

July 11-22

Ages 6-15

Singing, dancing, acting, costumes and stagecraft, taught by musical theatre professionals. Over two weeks, campers learn healthy vocal technique, develop poise and coordination, explore acting skills and improvisational games, rehearse scenes, make costumes, design the set and put on a show. All while having fun, making friends and working together.

Annapolis

410-837-0971

Aug. 1-12

Ages 6-15

Singing, dancing, acting, costumes and stagecraft, taught by musical theatre professionals. Over two weeks, campers learn healthy vocal technique, develop poise and coordination, explore acting skills and improvisational games, rehearse scenes, make costumes, design the set and put on a show. All while having fun, making friends and working together.

Annapolis

410-234-4630

June 18-Aug. 1

All ages

Individual instruction offered for all ages and skill levels in piano, voice, guitar and harp. Early childhood classes begin at 6 months old. Also, our weeklong Summer Vocal Academy is offered in July.

West River

800-922-6795

June 19-July 29

Grades 3-12

Located on 45 acres with 1 mile of waterfront on the West River. Swimming, sailing, kayaking, drama, sports, nature activities, ropes course, climbing wall, archery, gaga ball, giant swing, crafts and more.

Call any Y Center. Go to ymaryland.org

443-322-8000

Check website for 2016 dates

Ages 4-17

Discover what you love at Y Camp! Choose from a variety of camps and interests including day camp, overnight camp, sports, swim, art, drama, science and more! Over 20 Y Camp locations near you. Register early for the best savings! Financial assistance is available.

Baltimore City

Baltimore City

410-261-5500

July 5-29

Ages 6-18

Our four-week summer program is brimming with imagination, excitement and innovative teaching. It's specifically designed to help students understand their needs, evaluate their weaknesses, build confidence, and develop techniques for overcoming learning challenges. Highlights include special programs in Speech-Language and Occupational Therapy, small group instruction in reading, spelling, writing, and math, and weekly swimming trips.

Parkville

410-426-4302

June 20-Aug. 12

Age 3.5-graduating fifth graders

Our days are filled with games, crafts, special guests, devotions, field trips, water play, parties and SO MUCH FUN your camper won't want to leave! Registration is every Monday. $150 per week. 8 a.m.-3p.m. (All activities and field trips are included in the price). Before Care (starting at 7 a.m.) is offered for $5 a week & After Care (until 6 p.m.) is offered for $10 a week. Come join our CAMP CALVARY FAMILY.

Check website for locations

800-968-4332

One-week sessions June-August

Grades rising 1 through 6

The weeklong experience immerses elementary school children in hands-on activities that reinvent summer fun. Children spend their time building original prototypes, creating a personalized motor-powered vehicle and taking apart electronics to construct a pinball machine.

Baltimore

410-323-5500

June 20-Aug. 19

Ages 3-18

In its 14th year RPCS camps offer traditional day camp experiences as well as specialty camps such as cooking, drama, singing, sports, arts and science.

Various locations

410-510-7199

June-August

Ages 4-16 (co-ed)

We have had children of all ages and abilities enjoying tennis camp since 1995. We have several different locations in Baltimore County, Baltimore City and Harford County.

Baltimore City@Roland Park Country School

410-832-7555

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June 27-July 1 & July 25-29

Ages 5-8

New research confirms the importance of acquiring and practicing social skills for success in later life. Participants will play and have fun while learning behaviors for social interactions. The children will create a manners book to share with you at home! Specific topics include: handshaking, speaking clearly, eye contact, introductions, common courtesies, sitting still, including others, respecting differences, sharing, picking-up, the importance of saying please, thank you, you're welcome and excuse me. Plus the participants will learn how to be a respectful host or guest, behavior at the table, behaviors in public, and gift giving and receiving.

Baltimore

410-500-5937

June 20-Aug. 12

Ages 3 months-5 years

Young children thrive in our safe and nurturing environment guided by experienced early childhood educators. Campers enjoy activities designed to encourage discovery and delight, while Jewish values of respect and community are woven in to all that we do.

Mt. Vernon

410-234-4630

June 18-Aug. 1

All ages

Music instruction for all ages and skill levels, individual/group classes, string/harp/voice specialty programs. August dance intensive, open ballet/contemporary for teens and up; Paul Taylor's American Modern Dance Summer Intensive.

Baltimore

800-319-0884

June 27-July 1

Ages 10-18

Learn from the pros. Meet celebrities. Make play-by-play, reporting, and sports anchor tapes. Host your own sports talk radio show and much more!

Baltimore City

410-649-3218

June 13-Aug. 5

Ages 4-13

Summer at Friends offers a variety of day-camp programs for boys and girls ages 4-13! We provide fun, well-supervised educational and recreational activities for campers. In a peaceful, safe, relaxed environment, children enjoy the summer on Friends School of Baltimore's 35-acre campus. Buildings are air-conditioned; facilities are designed for children.

Sparks, MD

410-472-2232

Year Round

Ages 6 weeks-7 years

The founding principle of The Goddard School's curriculum is that children experience the deepest, most genuine learning when they are having fun. We have integrated this philosophy into every aspect of our summer camp to foster play-based learning opportunities both inside and outside the classroom. We've created a variety of programs so your children can find a program they will absolutely love. Your children will have the chance to dive into new and fun every day.

Call any Y Center. Go to ymaryland.org

443-322-8000

Check website for 2016 dates

Ages 4-17

Discover what you love at Y Camp! Choose from a variety of camps and interests including day camp, overnight camp, sports, swim, art, drama, science and more! Over 20 Y Camp locations near you. Register early for the best savings! Financial assistance is available.

Baltimore County

Sparks/Glencoe

8663832382

July 17-23 & July 24-30

Ages 8-17

We believe you have to do what you love. And we believe the world needs strong and inspired girls like you who are doing more of what they love. At ADTC you'll find a tight-knit, all-girl community; a place where you aren't bombarded by confusing media images; and a unique opportunity to reconnect with your authentic "Self." Our summer team is trained to empower girls – they just happen to be America's greatest dance choreographers, too. And we're inviting you to come make new friends and share your love of dance, adventure, sun and fun with us this summer.

Baltimore County

410-663-9123

June 6-Aug. 26

Ages 3-14

Open 6:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Martial arts classes every day, field trips every day, swimming, skating, laser tag and more.

Pikesville

410-653-0166

Check website for 2016 dates

Ages 4-17

Tennis improvement and fun with the best pros in Baltimore! 12, 1-week sessions from 9am to 4pm. Extended care, lunch and swimming are available. Beginner to tournament level players welcome!

Reisterstown

410-517-3451

June 20-Aug. 12

Ages 2-10th Grade

A traditional day camp on 60 acres. Supervision by teachers and certified instructors. Arts and crafts, singing, cheerleading, nature, boating, sports, swim lessons, ropes course, Jewish culture. Specialty art, sports, survival, theater and travel camps, and leadership training. Supervised transportation to Baltimore and Howard Counties. Flexible enrollment, extended day. New for 2016: improved sports facilities, improved ropes course, expanded playground and new trails.

Pikesville

410-517-3451

June 20-Aug. 12

Ages 2-4

Certified teachers create a nurturing environment and ensure a positive experience for campers. Physical education, water play, story time, arts and crafts, singing, nature, Shabbat celebrations, and special events. Campers use Beth Tfiloh School's classrooms, gym, playground and outside areas. Half day, full day, extended day.

McDonogh School - Owing Mills

410-823-4392

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June 19-21

Grades 3-8

Instruction for the intermediate and beginner level goalkeeper will be given along with the opportunity to apply what is learned into game like situations. Basic Goalie skills will be broken down with individual instruction, and emphasis placed on consistent execution of proper technique in footwork, angles and stickwork. The camp staff will consist of outstanding college coaches and top collegiate goalkeepers who have excellent knowledge of the goalkeeper position. Fee includes housing and all meals.

McDonogh School - Owing Mills

410-823-4392

June 21-23

Grade 9-12

The advanced level goalkeeper will have individual attention and see a lot of shots to help sharpen her technique. Attention to detail will be given in such areas as footwork, angles, quickness and stickwork. Communication with defense, play outside the crease, field strategies and tactics will be emphasized. This intense three-day camp is ideal for the elite goalkeeper preparing for the college game. The camp staff will consist of outstanding college coaches and top collegiate goalkeepers who have excellent knowledge of the goalkeeper position.

Owings Mills

410 902 1814

Check website for 2016 dates

Ages 8-14

This three-week session introduces students to musical theatre. Students will play games and also rehearse and perform a cabaret style show. Less intense than the Conservatory, students will have a fun time playing and learning as they do so! A great preparatory class for future MTC students.

Parkton, MD

410-823-6500

July 11-15

Completed Kindergarten through Grade 5

We are located on 260 acres bordering the NCR trail in Parkton. We offer an all-day camp (8:15-3:15) for elementary children that centers on a theme and is carried out through storytelling, recreation, streamwalking, crafts, and service projects. Teens assist adult volunteers in providing a safe, educational and inspirational week.

Check website for locations

800-968-4332

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One-week sessions June-August

Grades rising 1 through 6

The weeklong experience immerses elementary school children in hands-on activities that reinvent summer fun. Children spend their time building original prototypes, creating a personalized motor-powered vehicle and taking apart electronics to construct a pinball machine.

Owings Mills, MD

410-753-8032

2016 Dates: June 27 – July 29

Ages:  6 – 14

Camp Jemicy is a co-ed day camp run by Jemicy School, a leader in the education of children with dyslexia or other related language-based learning differences. The camp strives to (1) minimize summer learning loss by providing daily structured, sequential, multisensory skills instruction and tutoring in the key areas of reading, language skills, math, writing, science, and art tailored to each child's needs; (2) build self-esteem and promote individual growth; and (3) offer an enjoyable, exciting, social and recreational/activity-based camp experience. Such activities include: art, swimming, outdoor adventure, woodshop, arts & crafts, field trips, games, hiking, sports, and drama. Jemicy teachers, trained in various multisensory reading programs approved by The International Dyslexia Association, comprise the majority of Camp Jemicy's skilled staff. In addition, Jemicy selects mature, imaginative individuals to work with the campers during recreational activities.

Baltimore

410-665-7461

June 13-Aug. 12

Ages 4-12

Camp Rock is a state-certified summer day camp located on a private campus minutes from I-83, 695, and I-95. All counselors are certified in CPR/First-Aid. Camp Rock offers exciting weekly themes. Camper activities include nature trails, water activities, swimming, sports, arts, crafts, academics, cooking, horsemanship, science, performing arts, and more! We are adding a new swimming pool for 2016! Lunch and snacks included.

Essex

443-840-4700

Check website for 2016 dates

Ages 7-17

Students from ages 7-17 will be able to tap their creative talents, explore careers, expand their computer interests and hone academic skills.

Baltimore County, MD

443-840-2426

July 18-Aug. 5

Ages 6-15 (by June 1)

CPM's Summer Performance Workshop provides experience in the theatre arts for ages 6-15. Students produce a show from start to finish. Morning session includes segments of theatre, movement, music and stagecraft. Afternoons consist of rehearsal for Disney's "Aladdin, Jr.," which will be presented at public performance on Aug. 3 and 4.

Various locations

443-928-6772

June-August

Ages 4-15

Themed camps with a focus on science and technology – Building and Engineering, Extreme Science, and Film Making and Effects.

Towson

July 25-29

Ages 4 through rising grade 5

College for Kids provides enrichment for children of exceptional intellectual ability. The instructional focus is on extending children's existing fund of knowledge through first-hand, creative experiences. Our fun and challenging courses provide children with an earlier, more in-depth and more multi-faceted perspective than is usually available in traditional educational settings.

Towson

410-704-2351

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Ages 6-14

Create, explore and learn about art in a positive environment. Drawing, sculpture, painting, clay and mixed media taught by professional artists and art teachers. Activities are aimed at sparking creativity, developing new skills and nurturing innovation. Three two-week sessions and one one-week session)

Owings Mills

410-356-1666

Five weeks in June; check website for dates

Ages 5-13

Cooking Camp Classic will inspire apron-clad kids to create dishes that are fun for the whole family to prepare. Junior chefs get their hands into the ingredients and bring home a dinner for four to share with family and friends. Children will receive 1 1/2 hours of instruction, dinner buffet, a T-shirt (one per child) and a meal prepared by the kids to take home.

Baltimore

410-337-7781

June 6-Sept. 2

Ages 3½-15

Coppermine Fieldhouse offers a wide range of Summer Camps at the Falls Road location, the DuBurns Arena location in Canton, and the NEW Coppermine Training Center in Canton Maryland. Swimming, archery, sports, gymnastics, arts & crafts, soccer, lacrosse, pony camp, the new field trip camp, and much more!

Owings Mills

410-559-3553

June 6-Aug. 26

Ages 4-12

An indoor camp with outdoor activities, campers enjoy karate and other styles of the martial arts, daily swimming, arts and crafts, nature walks and more. Run by an amazing team that nurtures campers and their individual needs.

Parkton

410-343-0138

June 6-Aug. 19

Ages 4-17 years old

Genesee Valley's Summer Day Camps offer children the opportunity to play, explore and challenge themselves in a beautiful outdoor setting. Campers experience our extensive ropes course, as well as participate in activities that utilize the natural aspects of our property, such as lakes, forests, trails, farmland and fields.

Lutherville

410-321-8555

Check website for 2016 dates

Ages 18 months-12

The Greenspring Summer Fun program offers a fun-filled, nurturing and non-competitive environment in which to learn and play. Come explore science, nature, history and geography; create music, art and craft projects; and learn skills through cooking and recreational sports. Children and their families will enjoy our small, family-like atmosphere.

Owings Mills

443-738-9200

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Ages 2-15

Climb trees, catch frogs and explore the Caves Valley woodlands. Outdoor fun to create pathways for lessons in nature and ecology with 40 sessions with trail walks, science experiments, nature games, crafts and animal encounters.

Owings Mills

410-753-3289

June 20-24

Ages 9-12

Junior Achievement of Central Maryland is welcoming children to attend its 11th annual JA BizTown Summer Venture. BizTown is a bright and lively simulated city with a bank, radio station, insurance company and other businesses, where students learn about careers and the inner workings of the economy by role-playing with their peers. BizTown provides an experience filled with lessons on finance, business, teamwork and, of course, having fun.

Owings Mills, MD

410-559-3547

June 20-Aug. 12

Entering grades 7 and 8

Teens have fun connecting with other Jewish middle-schoolers while building leadership skills, and earning community service hours. Mornings are spent assisting in one of our summer camps. Afternoons are spent in electives, workshops, special events, and activities.

Owings Mills, MD

410-559-3547

June 20-Aug. 12

Entering grades 9 & 10

JCC team leaders work with teens to develop new life skills and establish life long friendships. Activities include: leadership and program planning workshops, volunteering at JCC Camps, field trips, community service and leadership.

Owings Mills, MD

410-559-3593

June 20-Aug. 12

Entering grades 1-6

Young artists work with specialists from Baltimore's top performing and visual arts organizations to enhance their skills and explore new horizons. Activities are intended to develop creativity, confidence, and teamwork. Activities include: musical theatre/acting/improvisation, singing, painting, drawing, ceramics, recreational swim, and outdoor fun.

Owings Mills, MD

410-559-3542

June 20-Aug. 12

Entering grades 1 - 6

General outdoor sports camp where campers are exposed to different sports and games every day. Activities include: pickleball, baseball, lacrosse, basketball, flag football, soccer, recreational swim, gaga, outdoor play, hockey, Frisbee, volleyball, fitness activities.

Owings Mills, MD

410-559-3538

June 6-Aug. 26

Ages 3-14

Tennis Camp for both novice and advanced players. Campers increase skills in nurturing camp environment. Drills, matches, coupled with fast moving and fun indoor games, all towards building speed, skill and agility.

Owings Mills, MD

410-559-3557

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June 20-Aug. 12

Ages 2-5

Young children thrive in our safe and nurturing environment guided by experience early childhood educators. Campers enjoy: instructional swim, recreational swim, sports, nature & gardening, creative movement, arts & crafts, outdoor play on three playgrounds, sprayground, Israeli culture, & Shabbat sing-a-longs.

Baltimore, MD

410-500-5936

June 20-Aug 12

Ages 2-4

Young children thrive in our safe and nurturing environment guided by experience early childhood educators. Campers enjoy: instructional swim, gym, nature & gardening, creative movement, arts & crafts, outdoor play, waterplay, Israeli culture, & Shabbat sing-a-longs and theme days.

Owings Mills

410-559-3557

June 20-Aug. 12

Grades K-6

J staff professionals create camp programming at a whole new level. Summer campers create new friendships, discover a sense of community, and most importantly have fun. Huge family pool, instructional swim, sports, nature, Israeli culture, Lake time (canoeing, paddle boating, and floating obstacle course), and zip line.

Cockeysville

410-252-2046

Check website for 2016 dates

Ages 5-13

Outdoor summer fun for your child from one day to 10 weeks! General Activities Camp includes swimming, sports, and a host of other activities celebrating fun weekly themes. An Adventure Camp option for includes zipline, marksmanship (air rifles), archery, climbing wall fun and more!

Baltimore

410-510-7199

June 1-Aug. 31

Ages 4-16

We believe sports, specifically tennis, can raise a child's self-esteem. Our goal is to bring out each child's full potential, while patiently guiding and teaching them the sport of tennis.

Owings Mills

443-544-7100

June 20-Aug. 3

Ages 4-18

The McDonogh Summer Programs include an array of traditional day camps, academic experiences, and day and overnight sports clinics.

Towson

410-494-1480

Aug. 1-5

Entering Grades K through 2

Children are invited to explore the wonders of nature through music, story, craft and fun. The camp will feature singing and storytelling, guided walks on woodland trails and nature-themed scavenger hunts. Children will enjoy making new friends, outdoor activities and musical games for a memorable week in August.

Owings Mills

410-902-1814

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Ages 10-17

The conservatory produces a full-length musical during which young actors will learn the process of producing a play, auditioning, character study, scene work, musical production, and voice production and is targeted to serious students of musical theater.

Pikesville

410-837-0971

June 20-July 1

Ages 6-15

Singing, dancing, acting, costumes and stagecraft, taught by musical theatre professionals. Over two weeks, campers learn healthy vocal technique, develop poise and coordination, explore acting skills and improvisational games, rehearse scenes, make costumes, design the set and put on a show. All while having fun, making friends and working together.

Monkton

410-935-1545

Check website for 2016 dates

Ages 4-16

Day Camp (4-16): Children choose activities – hiking, ropes course, crafts, pottery, canoeing, swimming, family overnights and concerts. Teen Adventure (13-16): Two weeks away – Organic farm; Appalachian Trail; two weeks day camp.

Towson

1-800-645-3226

July

Ages 10-18

At NIKE Soccer Camps, our goal is to stimulate a love for the game by showing girls how to accelerate their own progress and success. Join women's head coach Tati Korba for a week of soccer training. Overnight accommodations available.

Baltimore

410-339-4120

June 13-July 29

Ages 3 1/2 to 15

Park's beautiful wooded 100-acre campus is where kids and counselors embark on adventurous, fun activities. Campers experience the Appalachian Challenge Course, the arts, free swim and lessons, dancing, canoeing, playing games, stream walks, robotics, language immersion, and making new friends. Something wonderful is bound to happen at Park Camps.

Towson

410-234-4630

June 18-Aug. 1

All ages

Music instruction for all ages and skill levels, individual/group classes; Chamber Week and Allegro Strings Summer programs.

Owings Mills

410-902-1814

June-August

Ages 4-9

One Week Camps – Children learn interactive play through theatre games and storytelling focusing on both individual work and working within the group dynamic.

Monkton

410-771-4816

June 13-Sept. 2

Ages 5-14

Lego Robotics Challenge, Summer with My Doll, The Mast Tennis Academy, Bricks 4 Kidz, Camp Invention, Soccer Source 360 and NFL Alumni Youth Football Camp

Brooklandville

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410-823-0061

June 13-Aug. 19

Ages 3-5

St. Paul's Plus continues the fun with a fantastic summer program. Summer camp offers creative activities that allow children to build positive peer relationships in a safe and nurturing environment. Children receive quality care from our staff of experienced teachers, many of whom work at PLUS during the school year.

Stevenson

410-486-7400 3143

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Ages 8-14

One riding session per day, horse care and training opportunities for guest speakers and local field trips. Demonstration day for parents, crafts and more!

Towson

443-841-3328

June 6-Aug. 5

Ages 6-18

Summer at Blakefield offers youth participants with a range of camp activities that blend academic, creative, cultural and physical pursuits. Set on the campus of Loyola Blakefield and offering many courses staffed by our esteemed faculty and staff, the Blakefield Experience offers a path to personal enrichment, rooted in the tradition and excellence synonymous with Jesuit education. Please explore our course offerings and register.

Stevenson

410-580-5551

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Grades 1-8

Summer Camp at The Odyssey School is a specialized summer camp for children with dyslexia and other language learning differences. Instruction in writing and reading in the morning, and games, sports, and outdoor discovery in the afternoon!

Bare Hills/Baltimore

410-486-2305

June through August

Ages 2-7

Located just north of Mt. Washington, The Goddard School Summer Camp features weekly special visitors, water play, outdoor fun, messy crafts and classic games.

Towson

410-704-2759

June-August

Ages 6-18

Towson University offers an extensive list of summer sport camp options for your child. Come meet, play and learn from some of the best regional coaches and support staff around.

Middle River

410-335-5352

June 22-Aug. 14

Ages 9-15

Kayaking, paddle boarding, sailing, and windsurfing. It's broken into two age groups, 9-12 &12-15

Timonium

410-335-5352

Jan. 9, Jan. 16, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6, Feb. 13, Feb. 20 & Feb. 27

Ages 9-16

Leaving from Timonium, campers will ride motor coaches to Ski Roundtop for a day of fun on the slopes.

Call any Y Center. Go to ymaryland.org

443-322-8000

Check website for 2016 dates

Ages 4-17

Discover what you love at Y Camp! Choose from a variety of camps and interests including day camp, overnight camp, sports, swim, art, drama, science and more! Over 20 Y Camp locations near you. Register early for the best savings! Financial assistance is available.

Carroll County

Various locations

410-381-5566

All summer

Ages 3 1/2-9

Children will develop art skills, encourage their creativity and inspired by master and contemporary artists in half day camps throughout Central Maryland. Fun themes like Yummy Art, Beach Party Art, Storybook Art and many more!

Check website for locations

800-968-4332

One-week sessions June-August

Grades rising 1 through 6

The weeklong experience immerses elementary school children in hands-on activities that reinvent summer fun. Children spend their time building original prototypes, creating a personalized motor-powered vehicle and taking apart electronics to construct a pinball machine.

Sykesville

410-795-3255

Aug. 1-5

Ages 6-12

Students experience a variety of dance forms, including ballet, tap, jazz, modern and more. They design and create fabulous costumes and scenery and practice the fundamentals of stage make-up. A performance will be held at the end of the week. In addition to dancing, children go swimming, eat ice cream, tell stories and have a wonderful time!

Westminster

410-857-2771

June 26-July 1 & July 3-8

Ages 6-Adult

Experience traditional arts, music, dance and more from nationally and internationally renowned instructors. Special World Village specifically designed for children under 12. Includes evening concerts, art gallery showings, dances and more on the campus of McDaniel College.

Westminster

1-800-645-3226

July 8-11

Ages 11-18

Led by Head Coach Melissa Jones this is an all skills camp that focuses on skill development. Field hockey drills and team play reflect the latest instructional techniques. Highlights include offensive and defensive skills, game situations and small game strategies. Campers are trained individually in all of the major fundamental areas of the game: hitting, 1v1 elimination skills, passing, scoring and defensive skills.

Westminster

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410-386-8100

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Ages 3-15

A summer enrichment program in a camp-like environment. Half-day age-appropriate programs are rich with hands-on activities in a range of topics including art, Harry Potter, performance, woodworking, technology, cooking, career camps, video game design, STEM and more. Kids@Carroll for kids ages 3-11; Teen College for kids ages 12-15.

Call any Y Center. Go to ymaryland.org

443-322-8000

Check website for 2016 dates

Ages 4-17

Discover what you love at Y Camp! Choose from a variety of camps and interests including day camp, overnight camp, sports, swim, art, drama, science and more! Over 20 Y Camp locations near you. Register early for the best savings! Financial assistance is available.

Cecil County

Conowingo

410-358-9711

June 20-Aug. 12

Ages 7-17

We are located on 600 acres adjacent to the Susquehanna River. Offering archery, horseback riding, low & high ropes, rockwall, art and crafts and more.

North East

410-287-5554

June 19-Aug. 19

Grades 2-10

One- and two-week overnight sessions for boys and girls located on 211 acres overlooking the Chesapeake Bay. Traditional camp program with a choice of activities: sailing, waterskiing, ropes course, archery, sports, creative and performing arts, horses, pool and zipline. Different camp sessions based on grade level.

DC/Suburbs

Check website for locations

800-968-4332

One-week sessions June-August

Grades rising 1 through 6

The weeklong experience immerses elementary school children in hands-on activities that reinvent summer fun. Children spend their time building original prototypes, creating a personalized motor-powered vehicle and taking apart electronics to construct a pinball machine.

Washington, DC, Silver Spring

202-547-5688

June 27-Aug. 20

Ages 7-18

Two- and three-week camp options. Under the guidance of theatre professionals, participants unravel Shakespeare's plays with text analysis; transform into characters through voice, movement and improvisation work; wage battles against mortal enemies with stage combat; and develop fundamental acting skills.

Silver Spring

301-989-CAMP

June 20-Aug. 26

Ages 4-17

Camp Sonshine is a county/state licensed, American Camp Association accredited Christian Day Camp. Our Silver Spring location – nestled on 25 acres of wooded land, fields and streams – offers go-karting, archery, wall-climbing, canoeing, zip lining and much more! Our programs combine ridiculous amounts of fun with meaningful moments that kids remember.

Montgomery County

443-928-6772

June-August

Ages 4-15

Themed camps with a focus on science and technology – Building and Engineering, Extreme Science, and Film Making and Effects.

Laurel

301-502-6431

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Ages 3-16

The most popular soccer camp in the country. Hundreds of Challenger coaches each year have helped the company develop one of the most innovative approaches to coaching youth soccer in the U.S. Their experienced staff studies the game at all levels and have identified the key techniques and skills that your players need to work on and master to reach their true potential.

Laurel

301-502-6431

March 28 - April 1

Ages 3-16

Experienced staff studies the game at all levels and has identified the key techniques and skills that your players need to work on and master to reach their true potential. Each day includes individual foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, small-sided games, coached scrimmages and a daily World Cup tournament.

Laurel

301-502-6431

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Ages 6-16

TetraBrazil brings the flair and passion of Brazilian soccer to America and provide American players with the opportunity to experience first-hand the kind of soccer training that has made Brazil the most successful soccer nation in the world. The TetraBrazil system of coaching teaches Brazilian techniques, footwork and moves in a fun and challenging environment!

Eastern Shore

Chestertown

410-778-0566

June 12-Aug. 19

Ages 6-80

Residential, traditional summer camp on the Eastern Shore, provides recreation and respite services for children and adults with all types of disabilities. Accessible swimming, canoeing, zip line, horseback riding and more. Health center and nurses on staff 24/7. Off-season respite weekends year round.

Chestertown, MD

301-444-8623

July 10-22

Ages 10-18

Using a college campus as our setting, MLW's programs help middle- and high schoolers reach their leadership potential through interactive workshops, practical application of skills, and fun activities. Students leave our program with an unparalleled sense of self and are ready to be leaders in their own communities.

Frederick County

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800-968-4332

One-week sessions June-August

Grades rising 1 through 6

The weeklong experience immerses elementary school children in hands-on activities that reinvent summer fun. Children spend their time building original prototypes, creating a personalized motor-powered vehicle and taking apart electronics to construct a pinball machine.

Knoxville, 20 miles west of Frederick

800-922-6795

June 26-Aug. 12

Ages 8-18

Located across from historic Harpers Ferry, this site offers swimming, rafting, kayaking, drama, sports, nature activities, ropes course, climbing wall, hiking, gaga ball, two zip lines, crafts and more.

Harford County

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800-968-4332

One-week sessions June-August

Grades rising 1 through 6

The weeklong experience immerses elementary school children in hands-on activities that reinvent summer fun. Children spend their time building original prototypes, creating a personalized motor-powered vehicle and taking apart electronics to construct a pinball machine.

Various locations

410-510-7199

June-August

Ages 4-16 (co-ed)

We have had children of all ages and abilities enjoying tennis camp since 1995. We have several different locations in Baltimore County, Baltimore City and Harford County.

Call any Y Center. Go to ymaryland.org

443-322-8000

ycamp@ymaryland.org

Check website for 2016 dates

Ages 4-17

Discover what you love at Y Camp! Choose from a variety of camps and interests including day camp, overnight camp, sports, swim, art, drama, science and more! Over 20 Y Camp locations near you. Register early for the best savings! Financial assistance is available.

Howard County

Howard County

410-381-5566

June-August

Ages 3 1/2-10

Abrakadoodle's extensive summer programs create environments rich in color, texture and imagination. Each program will provide children with an in-depth art experience with drawing, paint, sculpture and mixed media that encourages artistic, social and academic development. Everyone is an artist in Abrakadoodle. Themed art camps- Yummy Art, Around the World, Kids on Canvas, Beach Party, and many more!!!

Howard County

410-292-2254

June 20-Aug. 12

Ages 7-11

Fun hands-on activities with emphasis on confidence building. Kids learn how to recognize and smashing their ANTs (Automatic Non-Supportive Thoughts). They also learn how to develop their leadership skills and behave in a way that makes a difference in their own lives and their community. This program is for the "typical" kid!

Columbia

410-997-7378

June 20-Aug. 12

Ages 2-5

Each summer, Bet Yeladim Preschool in Columbia transforms into Camp Bet Yeladim with special programming tailored for terrific two-year-olds and eight weeks of fun for 3 to 5-year-old campers! Weekly specialty camps, field trips, and special guests! Enroll for one week or more! Part Day & Full Day options available.

Columbia

410-730-2633

June 26-July 15

Ages 7-13

Therapeutic recreation day camp for children with emotional, social and behavioral disorders. Activities include games, arts and crafts, nature, swimming and indoor rock climbing. 1:2 Staff (highly trained) to child. Parent education/support group. Scholarships available.

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800-968-4332

One-week sessions June-August

Grades rising 1 through 6

The weeklong experience immerses elementary school children in hands-on activities that reinvent summer fun. Children spend their time building original prototypes, creating a personalized motor-powered vehicle and taking apart electronics to construct a pinball machine.

Columbia

410-736-2331

June 27-Aug. 19

Ages 5-12

We have fun with hands-on science activities and making cool things. Each day, campers switch their outer science tools for a yoga mat and learn about the inner science of yoga. All of our activities combine inquiry-based learning with the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics) initiative in mind.

Columbia

410-730-8113

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Ages 4-12

At Camp Oasis, boys and girls work in age groups to have fun in music, drama, arts and crafts, sports, games and daily swimming. Each camper will bring home plenty of arts and crafts projects for their parents to enjoy.

Columbia

443-996-8197

March 28-Aug. 19

Ages 7 to 13

Come flip out on aerial fabric and static bar trapeze, balance work and play on tightrope and unicycle, and catch the juggling bug at a Center Ring Circus School full-day youth camp. On the last day, perform your hard-earned skills in your very own circus for family and friends!

Woodbine

301-854-6651

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Ages 6-12

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We are located on a 150-acre farm. Camp is for boys and girls. We offer swimming, horses, arts and crafts, mini golf, general sports, tennis, nature walks, weekly family cookouts and so much more.

Various locations

443-928-6772

June-August

Ages 4-15

Themed camps with a focus on science and technology – Building and Engineering, Extreme Science, and Film Making and Effects.

Columbia

410-772-8353

June 6-Aug. 26

Ages 2 1/2 (toilet trained) to 7

Summer should be a fun time for children but also a time to learn important life skills, such as swimming, Spanish, music, art, yoga and soccer. We have been at our location since 1970 offering a variety of schedules to meet busy agendas.

Columbia

410-715 8764

All summer

Ages 2-18

We offer dance, fitness and musical theatre camps with themes, technique and a focus on personal growth.

Ellicott City

410-480-1686

Aug. 15-19

Ages 10 and up

Our Summer Dance Intensives are for the experienced dancer. Students will have the chance to experience many different dance styles and teachers all in one week. Students will have daily technique classes in ballet and modern with special guest teachers including guest artist, Edwin Olvera, former dancer with Pilobolus Dance Theatre. Dancers will also take specialty classes that include lyrical, jazz, tap, hip-hop, yoga, improvisation, partnering, composition and more! Students have the option of participating in the extra performance on the 20th, where they will perform choreography by our guest artist as well as their own creations.

Ellicott City

410-480-1686

July 25-29

Ages 3-6 and 7-9

Explore how balance, gravity, sculpturing, water movement, and science integrate with dance. Each day will feature two dance classes fusing daily crafts and science experiments with creative movement. Put your child's energy into motion while building kinesthetic awareness. Boys wear loose-fitting comfortable clothing for ease of movement. Leotard and footless tights or leggings are recommended for girls

Ellicott City

410-480-1686

Aug. 1-5

Ages 3-6

Share in a week of classic fairytales where each day focuses on a different fairytale adventure. Your little dancers will share in story time and embark on an adventure learning ballet, tap and creative movement. Each day will consist of dance and crafts inspired by the story of the day. Wear dance attire; bring ballet and tap shoes and a plain white t-shirt to decorate.

Ellicott City

410-480-1686

July 11-15

Ages 3-6 and 7-9

Share in a week of classic fairytales where each day focuses on a different fairytale adventure. Your little dancers will share in story time and embark on an adventure learning ballet, tap, and creative movement. Each day will consist of dance and crafts inspired by the story of the day. Wear dance attire; bring ballet and tap shoes and a plain white t-shirt to decorate.

Columbia

443-352-3497

July 11-15, July 18-22, July 25-29

Ages 6-16

Centrally located on the Howard Community College campus professional coaches will train players in speed, agility and technical skills with intensive training on fast footwork and tactical skills. Mid-day players will come indoors to eat lunch and may choose to use the pool, game room or review soccer videos.

Howard County @Centennial High School

410-832-7555

June 20 and/or June 21

Grades 9-12

Opportunities abound for individuals who demonstrate highly effective communication and social skills. Whether in the classroom, on the job, preparing for colleges, or getting ready for an interview, it is important for people to be distinguished from the rest of the pack. Discover the secrets to success in this two-day program. Participants may attend one or both days. Day I: first impressions, image, dress, professionalism, nonverbal communication, listening, conversation skills, electronic etiquette, and telephone skills. Day II: interviewing, resume building, dining skills, thank-you notes.

Ellicott City

410-531-8600

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Ages 4-17

Summer programs on an 87-acre wooded campus that include traditional day, adventure, sport and specialized camps. Campers enjoy opportunities to utilize the pool, tennis courts, playing fields, computers and other amenities. Extended day programs, swim lessons and pool memberships available.

Howard County – Donloggin Middle School

410-832-7555

June 13-27 & 18-22

Ages 8-12

Knowing that other students are learning the same skills, seems to make the participants more receptive to these topics which include table manners, shaking hands, eye contact, making conversation, image and being a good host and guest among others. Students may not believe this can be a fun-filled week until they experience it. This week helps to reinforce all these skills you are teaching at home. It is great for boosting confidence and leadership skills.

Columbia

443-518-4110

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June 20-Aug. 12

Ages 7-17

Celebrating 30 years of academic enrichment and career exploration programs with arts, smarts, and a la cartes. Before and after care available.

Ellicott City

410-313-2787

June 20-Aug. 12

Grades K-7

We offer eight, one-week sessions of varied art-themed camps taught by experienced art teachers. Activities include drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, crafts, fiber art, dance, acting and much more for a summer of art adventure.

Woodstock and Elkridge

410-465-8877

June 27-Aug. 19

Ages 5-12

The Conservancy offers full-day nature camps in one-week sessions at our Mt. Pleasant location in Woodstock and our Belmont location in Elkridge. Our nature camps encourage children to learn about Howard County's natural history through exciting hikes, experiments, stories, and hands-on exploration of our nature centers and parkland.

Ellicott City

410-480-1686

Aug. 15-19

Ages 7-9

Our Summer Dance Intensives are for the experienced dancer. Students will have the chance to experience many different dance styles and teachers all in one week. Students will have daily technique classes in ballet and modern with special guest teachers including guest artist, Edwin Olvera, former dancer with Pilobolus Dance Theatre. Dancers will also take specialty classes that include lyrical, jazz, tap, hip-hop, yoga, improvisation, partnering, composition and more! Students have the option of participating in the extra performance on the 20th, where they will perform choreography by our guest artist as well as their own creations.

Ellicott City

410-480-1686

June 6-10

Ages 3-6

Let your wiggle worm move and dance! Join us for a week of dance as we explore movement inspired by animals and move to animal themed songs. Two dance classes will be offered each day, one creative movement and one specialty class such as ballet, hip-hop, and tap dance. Each day will devote time to crafts and stories featuring your favorite animals. This camp is a great introduction to dance in a fun and creative environment. Leotard and footless tights or leggings are recommended for girls. Boys wear loose-fitting comfortable clothing for ease of movement. Tap shoes and sneakers are recommended.

Howard County @ Donloggin Middle School Baltimore City @ Bryn Mawr School

410-832-7555

July 11-15 in Howard County and June 20-24 in Baltimore City

Ages 4-7 or 4-entering grade 2 depending on site

This is a fun and interactive way to reinforce the good manners you are teaching at home. Topics include greetings, eye contact, body talk, table manners, kindness, helping others, and more! Lots of fun, very interactive and low teacher student ratio for lots of reinforcement and practice!

Ellicott City

410-203-9590

Varies throughout the summer

Ages 5-14

The structure of the SAC Training Academy is based on a combination of the highest quality soccer instruction with a fun atmosphere that encourages the player's love of the game. SAC Training Academy is a highly organized and well-supervised camp environment utilizing innovative and challenging training sessions.

Columbia

410-730-3987

June 20-Aug. 5

Ages 1-8

Our goal is to introduce theatre skills to all levels of students. We provide learning opportunities where campers can develop and strengthen social skills while improving performing skills.

Ellicott City

410-480-1686

June 27-July 1

Ages 3-6 and 7-9

This camp is geared towards creativity, strength, agility, coordination and fun! Two dance classes are offered each day, one creative movement and one specialty class such as rhythm, hip-hop, tap dance, tumbling or capoeira (a form of martial arts that combines the elements of dance and music). Each day has time devoted to craft activities and transforming imagination into action. Please wear loose-fitting comfortable clothing for ease of movement.

Savage

301-725-1313

June 20-Aug. 5

Ages 8-15

Each action packed day you will zip climb, explore, bike, river tube, geo-cache and more.

Call any Y Center. Go to ymaryland.org

443-322-8000

Check website for 2016 dates

Ages 4-17

Discover what you love at Y Camp! Choose from a variety of camps and interests including day camp, overnight camp, sports, swim, art, drama, science and more! Over 20 Y Camp locations near you. Register early for the best savings! Financial assistance is available.

Pennsylvania

Waynesboro

301-468-2267

June 26-Aug. 14

Grades 3-12

The premier Jewish overnight camp serving campers from the greater Washington area, Baltimore, and Northern and Southern Virginia. Our talented staff provides experiences full of laughter, friendship and memories while challenging campers to try new things, to be independent and to grow as individuals.

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800-968-4332

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One-week sessions June-August

Grades rising 1 through 6

The weeklong experience immerses elementary school children in hands-on activities that reinvent summer fun. Children spend their time building original prototypes, creating a personalized motor-powered vehicle and taking apart electronics to construct a pinball machine.

Virginia

Check website for locations

800-968-4332

One-week sessions June-August

Grades rising 1 through 6

The weeklong experience immerses elementary school children in hands-on activities that reinvent summer fun. Children spend their time building original prototypes, creating a personalized motor-powered vehicle and taking apart electronics to construct a pinball machine.

New Castle, Va.

540-864-6792

June 19-Aug. 13

Ages 8-17

One-, two- and three-week sessions. Designed and led by inspiring leaders, WA is an all-outdoor Adventure Camp. Kids and teens will backpack, rock climb, canoe, mountain bike, whitewater kayak, and more while developing positive mental, moral and physical leadership traits.

West Virginia

Bartow, W.Va.

304-456-5191

June 12-Aug. 13

Ages 7-16

One-, two-, three- and four-week sessions. Horseback riding, sailing, arts, white-water rafting, organic gardening, farm animals, caving, mountain boarding, canoeing, backpacking, climbing wall, mountain biking, hiking, rock climbing, fishing, nature studies, swimming, our 1,000-foot zip line and more! Shuttle from D.C. area. ACA accredited.

High View

800-862-2678

June 26-Aug. 20

Ages 7-16

Camp Tall Timbers has always been a magical summer place where kids thrive and grow in a community of peers. For 46 years, we've built a safe haven, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, where kids can spread their wings and fly! While we offer an incredible array of activities that reflect the interests of today's young people, Camp Tall Timbers is really about time-honored values – honesty, friendship, skill-building, respect, teamwork, confidence, creativity and self discovery.

Marlinton, W.Va.

800-451-8806

June 26-Aug. 20

Ages 7-16

Two- and four-week sessions. Camp Twin Creeks offers an unrivaled natural setting in the stunning Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia and a truly American summer camp experience. Waterskiing, horseback riding, ropes course, waterfront, sports, fine arts and more.

Wicomico County

Salisbury

1-800-645-3226

June 19-23

Ages 10-18

Salisbury University is a great place for kids to come work on their fielding and hitting, take their game to the next level and make lasting friendships. This camp is designed for softball players of all abilities. Campers will be evaluated on first day of camp and placed into groups based on age and ability.

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