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National Gallery of Art Ice Skating Rink Experience ice-skating in the Sculpture Garden while surrounded by large-scale sculptures by contemporary artists, including Louise Bourgeois, Sol LeWitt, Tony Smith, Roy Lichtenstein, Roxy Paine, and others. Hours:[...]
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Black History Month 2016 in Metro Washington, DC Black History Month is celebrated throughout Metro DC in theatre, dance, music, visual arts and the spoken word. Check here for arts and culture events commemorating, honoring[...]
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all-day Len Piper’s Pinocchio @ The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Len Piper’s Pinocchio @ The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Feb 11 all-day
Len Piper's Pinocchio @ The Puppet Co. Playhouse | Glen Echo | Maryland | United States
Len Piper’s Pinocchio A life-size marionette version of Carlo Collodi’s classic children’s tale, created in the 1960s by the father of the Puppet Co.’s co-founder, Christopher Piper. This production has been completely refurbished and adapted[...]
all-day Soul in Motion @ Smithsonian Discovery Theater
Soul in Motion @ Smithsonian Discovery Theater
Feb 11 all-day
Soul in Motion @ Smithsonian Discovery Theater | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Soul in Motion Presented by: The Smithsonian Associates Venue: Smithsonian Discovery Theater Washington’s own explosive company shares the richness of African American culture by dancing the heritage of the African homelands. In a spectacular performance[...]
all-day Tots Percussion Workshop: Samba @ Publick Playhouse
Tots Percussion Workshop: Samba @ Publick Playhouse
Feb 11 all-day
Tots Percussion Workshop: Samba @ Publick Playhouse | Hyattsville | Maryland | United States
Tots Percussion Workshop: Samba Students will learn to play and groove to the rhythms of different instruments found in a traditional Brazilian samba band in this workshop specially designed for small children. All instruments provided.[...]

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FREE – ROCK CREEK PARK’S SUMMER CAMP SCHEDULE 2014

Posted on April 10, 2014 by DC Thrifty Mom in 2014 Calendar of Events, 2014 Educational Programs, 2014 Summer Camp Programs, August 2014 Activities and Events, July 2014 Activities and Events, June 2014 Activities and Events, Summer Fun and tagged with , , , , , ,

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Rock Creek Park’s

2014 SUMMER CAMP SCHEDULE &

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Broaden your child’s park-horizon by enrolling them in a camp designed to promote educational experiences and recreational activities in a safe learning environment that is sure to boost your child’s fun.

Registration for June and July camps begin Wednesday, May 21st, at 9:00 a.m.

Registration for all August camps begin Wednesday, June 18th, at 9:00 a.m.

Registration may be completed in person at the Nature Center (5200 Glover Road NW) or by phone (202-895-6070).

All camps are FREE!

All camps except for the astronomy camps run from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The astronomy camps will run from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

For questions about summer camps, please call 202-895-6070. Click here for more information.

**Civil War Camp**
Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Stevens, Rock Creek Park’s first ever Civil War Camp will shed light on this critical historic event. Activities will include signing an “enlistment contract,” completing army drills, exploring Civil War sites, setting up a Civil War tent, and more.

7/8 year olds = Wednesday, June 25
9/10 year olds = Wednesday, July 2
11/12 year olds = Wednesday, July 9

**Junior Ranger Camp**
The Junior Ranger Camp serves as an introduction to the natural and cultural resources of Rock Creek Park. Campers will enjoy hikes, planetarium programs, a visit to historic Peirce Mill, arts and crafts, and games.

7/8 year olds = Wednesday, July 16 to Thursday, July 17
9/10 year olds = Wednesday, July 23 to Thursday, July 24
11/12 year olds = Wednesday, July 30 to Thursday, July 31

**Astronomy Camp**
Astronomy Camp will further your camper’s understanding of and appreciation for astronomy and the night sky. Activities will include hands-on activities, planetarium programs, completing a special Dark Sky Junior Ranger booklet, and stargazing session.

7/8 year olds = Saturday, June 21
9/10 year olds = Saturday, July 19
11/12 year olds = Saturday, August 9

**Art in the Park Camp**
The Art in the Park Camp will bring out your camper’s creative side. Activities might include poetry writing, photography, painting, music, and more.

7/8 year olds = Wednesday, August 6
9/10 year olds = Wednesday, August 13
11/12 year olds = Wednesday, August 20

Have Fun & Be Healthy;

A Message from the Junior Rangers

National Park Service Junior Rangers share fun ways children can be active and healthy as part of the Healthy Parks Healthy People; Greater Washington Area Initiative (DC, VA, MD, and WV). Go to http://www.nps.gov/hphp and http://www.nps.gov/rtca for more information.

 

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One Response so far.

  1. Charles says:
    Thank you for this great information. I’m a Dad that really enjoys your blog, keep up the good work!

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FREE – ROCK CREEK PARK’S SUMMER CAMP SCHEDULE 2014

Posted on April 10, 2014 by DC Thrifty Mom in 2014 Calendar of Events, 2014 Educational Programs, 2014 Summer Camp Programs, August 2014 Activities and Events, July 2014 Activities and Events, June 2014 Activities and Events, Summer Fun and tagged with , , , , , ,

National Park Service Logo

Rock Creek Park’s

2014 SUMMER CAMP SCHEDULE &

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Broaden your child’s park-horizon by enrolling them in a camp designed to promote educational experiences and recreational activities in a safe learning environment that is sure to boost your child’s fun.

Registration for June and July camps begin Wednesday, May 21st, at 9:00 a.m.

Registration for all August camps begin Wednesday, June 18th, at 9:00 a.m.

Registration may be completed in person at the Nature Center (5200 Glover Road NW) or by phone (202-895-6070).

All camps are FREE!

All camps except for the astronomy camps run from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The astronomy camps will run from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

For questions about summer camps, please call 202-895-6070. Click here for more information.

**Civil War Camp**
Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Stevens, Rock Creek Park’s first ever Civil War Camp will shed light on this critical historic event. Activities will include signing an “enlistment contract,” completing army drills, exploring Civil War sites, setting up a Civil War tent, and more.

7/8 year olds = Wednesday, June 25
9/10 year olds = Wednesday, July 2
11/12 year olds = Wednesday, July 9

**Junior Ranger Camp**
The Junior Ranger Camp serves as an introduction to the natural and cultural resources of Rock Creek Park. Campers will enjoy hikes, planetarium programs, a visit to historic Peirce Mill, arts and crafts, and games.

7/8 year olds = Wednesday, July 16 to Thursday, July 17
9/10 year olds = Wednesday, July 23 to Thursday, July 24
11/12 year olds = Wednesday, July 30 to Thursday, July 31

**Astronomy Camp**
Astronomy Camp will further your camper’s understanding of and appreciation for astronomy and the night sky. Activities will include hands-on activities, planetarium programs, completing a special Dark Sky Junior Ranger booklet, and stargazing session.

7/8 year olds = Saturday, June 21
9/10 year olds = Saturday, July 19
11/12 year olds = Saturday, August 9

**Art in the Park Camp**
The Art in the Park Camp will bring out your camper’s creative side. Activities might include poetry writing, photography, painting, music, and more.

7/8 year olds = Wednesday, August 6
9/10 year olds = Wednesday, August 13
11/12 year olds = Wednesday, August 20

Have Fun & Be Healthy;

A Message from the Junior Rangers

National Park Service Junior Rangers share fun ways children can be active and healthy as part of the Healthy Parks Healthy People; Greater Washington Area Initiative (DC, VA, MD, and WV). Go to http://www.nps.gov/hphp and http://www.nps.gov/rtca for more information.

 

Connect with THE NATIONAL PARK SERVICE:

Web | Facebook |Twitter |YouTube |iTunes 

One Response so far.

  1. Charles says:
    Thank you for this great information. I’m a Dad that really enjoys your blog, keep up the good work!

Leave a Reply

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Nov
14
Sat
all-day National Gallery of Art Ice Skat... @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
National Gallery of Art Ice Skat... @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Nov 14 2015 – Mar 13 2016 all-day
National Gallery of Art Ice Skating Rink @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
National Gallery of Art Ice Skating Rink Experience ice-skating in the Sculpture Garden while surrounded by large-scale sculptures by contemporary artists, including Louise Bourgeois, Sol LeWitt, Tony Smith, Roy Lichtenstein, Roxy Paine, and others. Hours:[...]
Feb
1
Mon
all-day Black History Month 2016
Black History Month 2016
Feb 1 – Feb 29 all-day
Black History Month 2016
Black History Month 2016 in Metro Washington, DC Black History Month is celebrated throughout Metro DC in theatre, dance, music, visual arts and the spoken word. Check here for arts and culture events commemorating, honoring[...]
Feb
11
Thu
all-day Len Piper’s Pinocchio @ The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Len Piper’s Pinocchio @ The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Feb 11 all-day
Len Piper's Pinocchio @ The Puppet Co. Playhouse | Glen Echo | Maryland | United States
Len Piper’s Pinocchio A life-size marionette version of Carlo Collodi’s classic children’s tale, created in the 1960s by the father of the Puppet Co.’s co-founder, Christopher Piper. This production has been completely refurbished and adapted[...]
all-day Soul in Motion @ Smithsonian Discovery Theater
Soul in Motion @ Smithsonian Discovery Theater
Feb 11 all-day
Soul in Motion @ Smithsonian Discovery Theater | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Soul in Motion Presented by: The Smithsonian Associates Venue: Smithsonian Discovery Theater Washington’s own explosive company shares the richness of African American culture by dancing the heritage of the African homelands. In a spectacular performance[...]
all-day Tots Percussion Workshop: Samba @ Publick Playhouse
Tots Percussion Workshop: Samba @ Publick Playhouse
Feb 11 all-day
Tots Percussion Workshop: Samba @ Publick Playhouse | Hyattsville | Maryland | United States
Tots Percussion Workshop: Samba Students will learn to play and groove to the rhythms of different instruments found in a traditional Brazilian samba band in this workshop specially designed for small children. All instruments provided.[...]

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