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8:00 PM Our Town @ Reston Community Center
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May 6 @ 8:00 PM
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Our Town Presented by: Reston Community Players Our Town transports us to Grover’s Corners, a place of secret wishes and disappointments, loves and losses–where the people we encounter on stage are shockingly like the friends[...]
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One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
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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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Family Treasure Hunt Cruise on the Boomerang Pirate Ship

Upcoming Events

May
6
Fri
all-day 2016 Mother’s Day Planning Guide @ Various DMV Locations
2016 Mother’s Day Planning Guide @ Various DMV Locations
May 6 – May 8 all-day
2016 Mother's Day Planning Guide @ Various DMV Locations
Mother’s Day May 8th, 2016 Weekend Planning Guide This Mother’s Day Weekend 2016 planning guide will assist you in choosing a show, concert or dance performance, or soak in the latest exhibition at a museum or[...]
all-day Six Impossible Things @ Gunston Theatre Two
Six Impossible Things @ Gunston Theatre Two
May 6 all-day
Six Impossible Things @ Gunston Theatre Two | Arlington | Virginia | United States
Six Impossible Things Presented by: ACW Dances In ACW Dances’ most ambitious show to date, artistic director Abigail Wallace brings to the stage work that questions our existence and whether or not society can truly[...]
7:30 PM Air Play @ Strathmore
Air Play @ Strathmore
May 6 @ 7:30 PM
Air Play @ Strathmore | North Bethesda | Maryland | United States
Air Play Come along on a comic adventure that is fun for the whole family! Air Play is an innovative and spectacular show that merges the high art of Daniel Wurtzel’s air sculptures with crowd-pleasing[...]
8:00 PM Our Town @ Reston Community Center
Our Town @ Reston Community Center
May 6 @ 8:00 PM
Our Town @ Reston Community Center | Reston | Virginia | United States
Our Town Presented by: Reston Community Players Our Town transports us to Grover’s Corners, a place of secret wishes and disappointments, loves and losses–where the people we encounter on stage are shockingly like the friends[...]
May
7
Sat
all-day One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre
One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre
May 7 all-day
One Destiny @ Ford's Theatre | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
One Destiny Learn about Lincoln’s assassination from two men who were there. Actor Harry Hawk and Ford’s Theatre co-owner Harry Ford revisit the events of April 14, 1865. As they reconstruct the sequence of events,[...]

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