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Kids, Camps & Co-op

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Every year, the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) offers a variety of exciting urban camping opportunities for youth ages 3 to 17. These opportunities include sports camps, aquatic camps, therapeutic camps, and other day camps. Additionally, DPR partners with the District Department of Employment Services to host a number of exciting teen career camps. For more information, select a camp from the offering below or contact the DPR Camp Office.

DPR's Kids, Camps & Co-op Programs

  • Cooperative Play Program Please visit Cooperative Play Program page for open house dates, registration information, specific times, locations and more for the 2016-2017 Cooperative Play Program.  
    For the upcoming 2017-2018 program year, please visit The 2017-2018 Co-op Play Open House for the dates, times and locations for the 2017-2018 Cooperative Play Open Houses; which will be held February 7 - 9 AND April 5 - 7, 2017.  
    Information regarding registration information, specific times, locations and more for the upcoming 2017-2018 Cooperative Play Program is Coming Soon!!!
  • Summer Camps - DPR is gearing up for the 2017 Summer Camps season!!  
    • As of January 1, please note that only the 2017 Summer Camps Reduced Rate page has been changed/updated for the 2017 season.  
    • The Reduced Rate Pre-Qualification period will begin on Monday, January 23, 2017.
    • Summer Camp Office Hours: Mondays: 9:30 am to 7 pm.  Tuesdays through Fridays: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.  Saturday & Sunday: Closed.
    • **CHANGE: Information/updates for the 2017 Summer Camp season will be released in mid-February. 
    • #SaveTheDate, 2017 Summer Camp Rolling Registration will begin on February 27, 2017.

Kids, Camps & Co-op Division

Columbia Heights Community Center
1480 Girard Street, NW, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (202) 671-0372
Fax: (202) 671-2796
Email: [email protected]