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Best 2020 Leadership Summer Camps in Washington DC

Many of our Washington DC Leadership Camps are still adding to their info on their 2020 Summer Camps, Programs, Activities & Classes.

You can contact each camp you are interested in to get the latest info on all their 2020 Summer Leadership Programs for Teens and Kids.

Summer 2020 Update, Please Read: Many Leadership camps may be changing their summer plans because of COVID-19. For the most current information, please contact each camp individually.

Early-Bird & Multiple Camper Discounts at Washington DC Leadership Camps for Summer 2020

Some of the Best 2020 Leadership Camps in Washington DC offer "Early Bird" and/or Multiple Camper Discounts if you enroll in camp before a certain date, or if you are enrolling more than one camper -- check each camp's listing & website for more info, and for info on any available Leadership Camp Scholarships and Financial Aid.

Summer Leadership Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in Washington DC are Starting in July, 2020

Many of our Washington DC Leadership Camps offer Summer Leadership Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in July, 2020.

Be sure to check the "Year-Round Programs and Other Camp Info" headings of each camp listing for specifics, or give any Leadership Camp you're interested in a call to check on Summer dates, times and availability.

Summer 2020 Leadership Camp Open Houses & Reunions

Many of our Leadership Camps will be hosting Summer Reunions for their previous campers, and Summer Open Houses for interested new campers and families. Each camp is different, and some offer activities for the entire family.

Contact the camp(s) directly to see if there are any Camp Reunion or Open House Plans for July, 2020.

Best Washington DC Summer Leadership Day Camps Starting in July, 2020

Looking for a Great Washington DC Leadership Day Camp? Look at each camp's TYPE OF CAMP description. Many of our Best Washington DC Day Leadership Camps also list their exact hours, and if they offer before and after camp activities.

Best Washington DC Year-Round
Leadership Camps, Classes & Leadership Programs

Many of our Best Washington DC Summer Leadership Camps also offer Year Round Leadership Camp Programs, Classes, and Activities. You should contact the camps you are interested in to see if they offer Fall, Winter and/or Spring Leadership Programs, too.

Best Washington DC Summer Leadership Camp Jobs

Searching for Washington DC Leadership Camp Jobs? Many of our Best Leadership Camps are now listing their 2020 Summer Camp Jobs, too. Look for the heading "Summer Camp Jobs" in each camp listing. You can also check any camp's website for their "Work at Camp" or "Summer Employment Opportunities" pages.

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Summit Camp & Travel
Washington DC Location(s)

Visit Our Summit Camp & Travel Website
(973) 732-3230, (570) 253-4381
leahl[AT]summitcamp.com
info[AT]summitcamp.com
168 Duck Harbor Road
Honesdale, Pennsylvania 18341

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Weekend Programs in NY, NJ, CT, (NY Metro), DC, VA, (DC Metro Area), PA

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
322 Route 46 West Suite 210 Parsippany, NJ 07054

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Summit Camp & Travel Video

CAMPER AGES: 8-19

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Summer, Weekender, Teen Travel

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Our dining facilities are Kosher. We are accepting of all faiths. Summit is an ACA accredited program.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Summit Camp & Travel is an awesome experience for our kids to enjoy camp, teen travel, and weekend retreats in a supportive environment that 'gets' them. Our kids march to the beat of their own drum, and when those drums come together, they create what we call "The Magic on the Hill"!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Summit Camp & Travel provides traditional recreational programs for youth aged 8-19 years with needs such as AD/HD, Asperger's/HFA, learning differences, and/or mild emotional challenges.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Weightloss, Soccer, Gymnastics, Horses/Equestrian, Swimming, Tennis, Waterfront/Aquatics, Volleyball, Martial Arts, Team Sports, Computers, Math, Science, Technology, Academics, Adventure, Travel, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Trampolining, Nature Program/Small Farm/Gardening, Swim Instruction, "Glee" Choir & Dance Program, Independence (Executive Function/ Independent Living Skills) Course, Tribes Social Skills Program, Banana Boating, Activities In Daily Living (Cooking, Budgeting, Etc), Jewelry Making, Ceramics, Woodshop, Karate/Martial Arts, GAGA, Go-Karting, & Archery.

Summit Camp & Travel is a Top Leadership Summer Camp located in Honesdale Washington DC offering many fun and educational Leadership and other activities, including: Technology, Math, Theater and more. Summit Camp & Travel is a top Leadership Camp for ages: 8-19.
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CAMP LOCATION: Summit is located approximately 3 hours from New York City in the far Northeast corner of Pennsylvania (45 miles northeast of Scranton, PA), in the lovely rural setting of Honesdale, Pennsylvania.

CAMP FACILITIES: Summit has approx. 30 traditional wooden cabins with electric and private facilities in each cabin. Our main buildings include our newly refinished dining hall, air-conditioned recreational hall, our medical facility, and a newly built outdoor pavilion. Summit utilizes three A frame buildings for our arts programs, a wilderness treehouse with camp fire area for cookouts, newly resurfaced basketball/tennis courts, high/low ropes course with climbing wall, heated pool, private lake, nature fields with a farm area, martial arts dojo, go-kart track with 3 karts. Summit has a small amphitheatre adjacent to our lake, with a miraculous view of our beautiful setting where we enjoy swimming, canoeing, and riding our banana boats. Our camp resides on a gently rising hillside, thus providing us with the physical basis for our motto, "The Magic on the Hill."

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Summit Camp is a co-ed sleepaway camp for ages 8-19 years with issues of attention: AD/HD, HFA/Asperger’s Disorder, and/or learning differences. Using the frame of a traditional sleepaway camp, we create platforms of success where our campers can experience outcomes such as improved self-esteem, lasting friendships, and increased independence. This is accomplished through a well-orchestrated and expertly staffed backdrop to a largely traditional camp experience- guided challenges, waterfront, adventure course, and more. It is our goal and desire to take our campers from observing peer interactions to engaging in them, to learn and celebrate their own strengths and successes, and to feel a sense of belonging and shared community with those around them while they are with us.

Our Teen Travel program extends the Summit community to provide a safe yet exciting adventure to one of our many attractive national and international destination tours offering 14 day and 19 day excursions. Summit Weekenders provide a youth-group style social retreat for adolescents to have an oasis of independence, enjoyment, and success during the school year months. Regardless of the specific program, Summit provides an expertly staffed, highly structured, and truly fun experience for our youth, and has been doing so since 1969. Summit is accredited by the American Camp Association and takes pride in our long term commitment to and successes in working with special needs youth.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Our Transitions to Adult Living Skills program for youth aged 15-19 provides learning and vocational opportunities for our teens. We also have vocational programs for upper camp including, big brother/big sister, waiter/waitressing, working in a specialty area or as UL assistant, photography, and more. Our SUPER TEEN program focuses on building the executive function and daily living skills OUR kids needs to succeed as independently as possible.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Summit provides weekender programs in metropolitan areas throughout the country which run from Friday evening until Sunday mid-day that provide an oasis of social involvement for our youth. NY/NJ and DC/VA weekenders meet on a monthly basis.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Summit has the following resident summer staff in addition to our dual layer of counselors and specialists. • Team of senior directorship including a Master's of Education, licensed social worker, counseling psychologist, and school psychologist. • On site Physician and group of RN's for excellent medication management and treatment on site. • Head counselor who has been a proud member of the Summit community since 1983. We pride ourselves on our ongoing support and training of our staff and our phenomenal return rate of excellent seasonal staff who help us orchestrate and bring the magic to our youth year after year.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Ongoing information can be found on our website at: Our Camp Website Link: www.summitcamp.com
Travel Tours 2018: Southeast Theme Parks; San Francisco and Hawaii; Disney Alaskan Cruise

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
We would love to hear from interested applicants! We are looking for staff 20+ years of age. Counselors have prior experience working with our populations and are looking for a unique opportunity to develop skills and experience in the best setting, with the best supervision, available!

Our specialty teams include waterfront, arts, performing arts, adventure, nature, science, computers, athletics, and go-karting.

We are looking for specialty teachers that have experience leading youth and instructing others in their given area.

Please contact Leah Love, MS, leahl[AT]summitcamp.com, with interest in working for us. You may have never considered a special needs camp program- but let us show you why working for us may be the summer of a lifetime!

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Washington DC Leadership Camps

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FICA Young Investors Wall Street Training Summer Camp
Washington DC Location(s)

Visit Our FICA Young Investors Wall Street Training Summer Camp Website
888-320-9990
mail[AT]ficaworld.net
Locations throughout the US
11310 S. Orange Blossom Trail #244
Orlando, Florida 32837

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Atlanta, GA
Chicago, IL
Houston, TX
Jacksonville, FL
Kansas City, MO
Miami, FL
Nashville, TN
New York, NY
Oakland, CA
Phoenix, AZ
San Francisco, CA
Tampa, FL
Seattle, WA
Washington DC

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
11310 S. Orange Blossom Trail #244
Orlando, Florida  32837

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our FICA Young Investors Wall Street Training Summer Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: 8-19

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp. Daily: 9am-4pm

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Fun, Exciting and Informative! These three terms sum up the FICA Young Investors Summer Camps. Students enjoy financial intelligence training, video and board games, financial field trips to local financial districts, and guest speakers from some of America's largest corporations.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Technology, Academics, and more. Financial Intelligence, Financial Investment Training, Wall Street Summer Camp.

CAMP LOCATION: San Francisco State University
1650 Holloway Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94132

CAMP FACILITIES: FICA Young Investors Wall Street Summer Camps TM are held in safe and professional learning environment; usually on the campuses of some of America's most prestigious Colleges, Universities and or executive/education learning centers

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: These three terms sum up our comprehensive and very informative FICA Young Investors Wall Street Summer Camps TM. While we are very committed to providing certified instructors, field trips and superior financial intelligence informative training applications, we don't just stop there. We make sure to set aside some time for a little fun, tours and entertainment activities. As a result, learning about the world of business and financial intelligence has never ever been this much fun!

Future Investor Clubs of America's comprehensive financial training system includes: Access to the FICA's Members Camp Preparatory Training Network; Certified Financial Intelligence Trainers TM; Winning On Wall Street Kickoff TM; American Dream Plan introductory training; Basic Financial Intelligence Training TM (BFIT); Advance Financial Intelligence Training TM (AFIT); Executive Financial Intelligence Training TM (EFIT); Financial Intelligence Training TM (IFIT); International Financial Intelligence Training TM (IFIT) intelligence training curriculum's presented in a creative and interactive way to enhance the learning process.

All Future Investor Clubs of America summer camp instructors are Certified Financial Intelligence Trainers(CFIT) having completed our training programs. Each CFIT has years of business, education, executive, investing and or financial services experience.

Future Investor Clubs of America summer camp programs are designed to be a top quality, positive comprehensive learning experience that students will never forget. Therefore, FICA has incorporated carefully designed Financial Field Trips TM to enhance the students experience and learning process.

FICA members who have completed the Basic (BFIT), Advanced (AFIT) and or Executive Financial Intelligence Training (EFIT) curriculum receive Certificates of Completion and are eligible to participate in many fun, exciting and informative events.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: All Future Investor Clubs of America summer camp instructors are Certified Financial Intelligence Trainers(CFIT) having completed our training programs. Each CFIT has years of business, education, executive, investing and or financial services experience. In addition to industry experience, our instructors must complete 40 hours of training on how to teach each of our BFIT, AFIT, EFIT, IFIT and LFIT curriculum's.

Future Investor Clubs, Chapters and Centers are eligible to select lead teachers and instructors to attend CFIT training programs. Individuals completing our instructor comprehensive training programs earn the designation of Certified Financial Intelligence Trainer TM (CFIT). Business and financial industry executives, managers, investment advisors, commodity/stock brokers, traders and other professionals are scheduled as guest speakers during the camp training week.

OTHER CAMP INFO: Depending on your camp length of stay, approval and city selection, students will visit such places as: Downtown Business Districts; Investment and Community Banks; Commodity/Stock Market Brokerages, Angel Investor Networks; Federal Reserve Bank; Venture Capital Networks; Fortune 500 Companies; Private Equity Corporations; Hedge & Mutual Fund Corporations, Insurance Corporations; Corporate Meetings; College/University Business School Tours; Investment Trading Companies, Commodity/Stock Exchanges and more!

All field trips are held daily and are designed to provide attending students a once in a lifetime summer learning experience.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Camps are held in June, July and August.

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Leadership Camps in DC
Offer Day & Overnight Options

Some Washington DC Leadership Camps offer BOTH Day and Overnight Camp options. Be sure to check each camp's description under "TYPE OF CAMP" for complete information, and exact hours.

Some Washington DC Leadership Day Camps also offer Extended Camp Hours for Early Camper Drop-Off and Pick Up. If you need these services, you should contact the camp to confirm availability.


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TIC Summer Camp
Washington DC Location(s)

Visit Our TIC Summer Camp Website
(703) 876-2868
emily[AT]ticcamp.com
4 Locations in DC, Maryland, and Virginia
VA

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Georgetown, Tenleytown, Potomac, and McLean
DC, Maryland, and Virginia

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
3715 Camelot Dr Annandale, VA 22003

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our TIC Summer Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: 7-16

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION:

TIC Summer Camp is the premiere sports and technology option for kids ages 7-16 in the DC area. Four two-week summer sessions in which campers design their own project in one of the following: programming, filmmaking, animation, robotics, graphic design, digital photography and digital music. Sports include: soccer, basketball, volleyball, capture the flag, handball, ultimate frisbee, gaga, gymnastics and many more; extra cost options in drama and tennis. For more information check out Our Camp Website Link: ticcamp.com

Hope to see you this summer!

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Because of our 4:1 teaching ratio and the supportive nature of our staff, TIC has had success with children who have mild learning disabilities (dyslexia, ADD, ADHD). We have also served children with physical disabilities (e.g. deafness or spina bifida). However, our staff is not trained in special education. Therefore, parents of children with behavioral conditions which require very close supervision must, before submitting an application, discuss with us whether TIC is appropriate for their child.

**When registering your child with special needs, please call our main office at (703)-876-2868 so we can accurately meet his/her needs**

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Theater, Music/Band, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Gymnastics, Tennis, Volleyball, Computers, Science, Technology, Academics, and more.

TIC Summer Camp is a Top Leadership Summer Camp located in  Washington DC offering many fun and educational Leadership and other activities, including: Gymnastics, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Basketball and more. TIC Summer Camp is a top Leadership Camp for ages: 7-16.
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CAMP LOCATION: We have 4 locations around the DC metro area: Tenleytown, DC; Georgetown, DC; Potomac, MD; and McLean, VA

CAMP FACILITIES: We lease private schools with upscale facilities including a gymnasium, athletic field, classrooms, and cafeteria. All 4 of our sites are excellently maintained and are some of the areas best locations. For more information on our locations check out Our Camp Website Link: ticcamp.com

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: At TIC, campers choose between one of the following: Programming, Filmmaking, Digital Music, Graphic Design, Digital Photography, Robotics, and Animation. Over the course of a two week session, campers create a project in their chosen option.

In addition to technology, campers at TIC participate in a half day of athletics. They get 3-4 hour long periods a day ranging in a variety of traditional and non traditional sports.
At TIC, we believe in the balance of mind and body!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: TIC offers stellar CIT, Leadership Training and Staff Assistant programs! For more information, check out Our Camp Website Link: ticcamp.com

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: We offer partial tuition assistance to eligible families. For more information, please email jared[AT]ticcamp.com

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
For complete summer camp information, please visit: Our Camp Website Link: ticcamp.com.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
You can apply for a summer job here: Our Camp Website Link: ticcamp.com

If you have any questions about the hiring process or the status of your application, please contact Dan Morais at dan[AT]ticcamp.com.

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Moonlit Wings Performing Arts Summer Camp
Washington DC Location(s)

Visit Our Moonlit Wings Performing Arts Summer Camp Website
202.567.7469
info[AT]moonlitwings.org
5 Locations in Northern Virginia - Springfield, McLean, Falls Church, Herndon, and Loudoun
Virginia

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Virginia, DC and New York City

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Moonlit Wings Performing Arts Summer Camp Video

CAMPER AGES: Young Performers Ages 7-14 (Older Teen Programs, too)

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. 2-weeks, daily 9-4pm, new show every session!

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

AFFILIATION(S): Sessions in Fairfax County RECenters are produced in collaboration with Fairfax County Park Authority.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Young theater enthusiasts ages 7-14 star in a brand-new play written especially for our two-week Performing Arts Summer Camp!

Campers at Moonlit Wings dive into the "Broadway biz" for a world of imagination and hands-on lessons with creative scripts and performance challenges.

Rock out at rehearsal and explore acting activities, hilarious improv, character creation, learn about movie-making, set design and more. All levels welcome! Our program is instructed by DC & NYC acting pro's and features several opportunities so every young performer shines.

Every two-week session features a brand-new script and events leading to a big finale on the final day: campers All-Star Cast Party and premiere performance for family/friends!

Some sessions even include afternoon swim breaks for actors fitness and a chance to cool off and have fun.

Our programs have limited spots to insure every child receives quality attention from our experienced instructors. We provide a supportive and safe environment for kids to express themselves, build character and make new friends.

Moonlit Wings Performing Arts Camps are #ParentApproved and celebrated in VA, DC, NYC and beyond.

Too old for this camp? Teens 14-17 learn about our behind-the-scenes program, visit Our Camp Website Link: www.moonlitwings.org or email info[AT]moonlitwings.org.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Accommodations available upon request.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, Swimming, and more.

Moonlit Wings Performing Arts Summer Camp is a Top Leadership Summer Camp located in  Washington DC offering many fun and educational Leadership and other activities, including: Musical Theater, Dance, Theater and more. Moonlit Wings Performing Arts Summer Camp is a top Leadership Camp for ages: Young Performers Ages 7-14 (Older Teen Programs, too).
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CAMP LOCATION: We are at five fabulous locations outside the Greater DC area. Locations are in Northern Virginia: Springfield, Falls Church, McLean, Herndon and Loudoun.

Additional location available in New York City.

CAMP FACILITIES: Performance area, swimming pool, and more via studio space and community centers.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: The Best Performing Arts Programs in the National Capital Area! Founded in 2008, all programs directed by DC & NYC acting pros.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Ages 14-17 ask about our Teens "Behind-the-Scenes" program.

College internships available.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: For more information regarding Scholarships or Financial Aid please email statement of need to info[AT]moonlitwings.org.

FAMILY CAMP SESSION(S): Family and friends are invited to watch a performance on the final day of camp!

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Short Play Festival
Variety Shows
Talent Competitions
Community Play/Musical
Year-Round Acting Classes
Spring Break Camp
Summer Camp
Winter Break Camp
Special Events during Holiday Weekends

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Various dates and locations are available June through August. Don't get stuck on the wait-list, register today and get in the summer spotlight!

Please visit Our Camp Website Link: www.moonlitwings.org for details.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
Learn about working for Moonlit Wings at Our Camp Website Link: www.moonlitwings.org.

Teaching Artists interested in instructing at Performing Arts Camp in the summer or year-round programs can send resumes to info[AT]moonlitwings.org.

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The Handwork Studio
Washington DC Location(s)

Visit Our The Handwork Studio Website
40 Locations Along the East Coast
35 N Narberth Ave.
Narberth, Pennsylvania 19072

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Connecticut
DC - District of Columbia
Delaware
Florida
Maryland
Maine
New Jersey
New York
Pennsylvania
Virginia

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: The Handwork Studio is a kids' needle arts, machine sewing and fashion camp operating in 11 states with over 40 locations. The program is a unique, creative, fun and educational way for children to learn the tradition of needle arts, machine sewing and fashion in a positive and nurturing environment.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Fine Arts/Crafts, and more.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO:
The Handwork Studio LLC is a kids' needle arts and fashion studio and camp. Our purpose is to pass down the tradition of teaching practical arts such as knitting, crocheting, hand and machine sewing, embroidery, quilting, fashion and crafts in a fun and relaxed environment.

Our staff is comprised of professional artists, instructors and skilled teachers, dedicated to making each student feel special. Our teaching philosophy is one that focuses on the students’ accomplishments. We will never criticize the student's work, but praise his or her efforts.

The Handwork Studio is designed to…
nurture its students
in a positive social environment
with a "Can Do" attitude
that fosters creativity
while learning lifetime skills.

The Result:
Making really cool projects with new friends while having Fun! Fun! Fun!

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Our CIT Leadership Program started Summer 2016! Learn more here Our Camp Website Link: www.thehandworkstudio.com.

SUMMER CAMP JOBS:
If you believe a job is to inspire and create, smiles are a part of the uniform and don't mind occasionally getting tangled in thread we need to talk! The Handwork Studio is on the search for that ‘needle in a haystack’ to help us forge ahead on our mission to educate children in the needle-arts.

Qualified Candidates Must:
-- Be passionate, warm, caring and ultimately a happy person that will bring excitement to the classroom
-- Be high energy; able to sit on the floor and/or stand for an extended period of time
-- Enjoy crafting in one or more of the following skills: knitting, crocheting, machine and hand sewing, embroidery, etc. You do not need to be an expert. We will train you on our methods.
-- Enjoy working with children between the ages of 5-16 years
-- Possess infinite patience
-- Be neat and organized
-- Be willing to work generally Monday-Fridays (approx. 8:30-3:30) during the months of June, July and August. This schedule can vary slightly based on program and geographic location.

To be considered, interested applicants MUST complete an online application at Our Camp Website Link: www.thehandworkstudio.com. Here you will find more details about our counselor positions and their applications.

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Spark the Wave
Washington DC Location(s)

Visit Our Spark the Wave Website
215.913.6107
katie[AT]sparkthewave.org
Villanova University & Gerogetown University
800 E. Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, Pennsylvania 19085

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
Georgetown University
3700 O St NW
Washington, DC 20057

Villanova University
800 E. Lancaster Avenue
Villanova. PA 19085

WINTER (OFF-SEASON) OFFICE ADDRESS:
Spark the Wave
PO Box 40038
Washington, DC 20016

CAMP VIDEO LINK:
Watch Our Spark the Wave Video

CAMPER AGES: 11-17

TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway. Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Spark the Wave is empowering young people to change the world through service and has trained thousands of the nation’s best young community leaders. Through our intensive week-long Service Leadership Institutes, called Wave Week, participants develop their skills in leadership development, group dynamics, and communication in an effort plan and execute better service projects while building stronger teams. Earn 40 hours of community service and plan a service project of your own! Apply online today.

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Academics, and more. Leadership, Community Service, Service Learning

CAMP LOCATION: Like the program names suggest Wave Week [AT] Villanova and Wave Week [AT] Georgetown are held at Villanova and Georgetown University, respectively. Each university is easily accessible by public transportation.

CAMP FACILITIES: Both Villanova and Georgetown are world-class universities. Participants get to take advantage of the world-class facilities these universities have to offer, including stay in university dormitories, meals in university cafeterias, and seminars in university classrooms.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Wave Week welcomes high-energy students in 6th through 11th grades during the 2016-2017 school year. Participants are divided into two tracks based upon their age (6-8th grade & 9th-11th grade). Each track meets separately for most activities and for dorm assignments. Meals, social events, large group activities, and service projects incorporate both tracks. Wave Week offers both Residential and Commuter options.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Communication, Group Dynamics, Decision Making Styles, Harnessing Personal Strengths, Project Planning, Creativity, Diversity Awareness, Conflict Resolution, Motivation, Public Speaking, Fundraising and Budgeting

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial Aid is available based on applicant need.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Wave Week at Villanova: July 10-14

Wave Week at Georgetown: July 23rd-28

Visit our website for tuition information.

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Camp Levine
Washington DC Location(s)

Visit Our Camp Levine Website
202/686-8000 ext 1040 or 1041
camp[AT]levinemusic.org
2801 Upton St, NW
Washington, Washington DC 20008

OTHER CAMP LOCATIONS:
DC Campus: NW
2801 Upton Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008

DC: Katzen Arts Center (Session 2 only)
American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20016

MD Campus: Strathmore
The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, N. Bethesda, MD 20852

VA Campus: Westover
Westover Baptist Church, 1125 N. Patrick Henry Drive, Arlington, VA 22205

CAMPER AGES: 3 1/2 - 11 (rising 6th graders)

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Recognized by Washington City Paper's annual "Best of D.C." publication as one of "Best Summer Camps in D.C.," Camp Levine provides an engaging, fun-filled artistic experience for children of all musical backgrounds and levels of ability! From the daily camp morning sings to the final performances, campers learn new skills, gain confidence, and create lasting friendships - all while enjoying the bliss of summer.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: The Music Therapy at Camp Levine program provides an inclusive and supportive camp experience for children ages 5-12 with special needs. The program is offered as a Session 2 half day program at the Katzen Arts Center (American University) location.

Levine's highly-trained team of board certified music therapists lead the program, serving as instructors for some classes and co-teachers with Camp Levine faculty for others. The Camp Levine curriculum is fully embedded and adapted as appropriate, based on the learning needs of the campers. Campers engage in small and large group activities with their peers as much as possible throughout the morning. Opportunities for instrument exploration, arts and crafts, singing, and movement are part of the camp morning. Sensory and movement breaks are built into the camp day in order to meet the sensory and attention needs of the campers.

Music Therapy at Camp Levine aims to provide campers with learning differences with a supportive environment in order to have ample opportunities for meaningful social engagement, development of friendships, increased self-esteem, confidence, and above all - fostering a love for music and art!

CAMP INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES OFFERED:
Dance, Theater, Musical Theater, Music/Band, Fine Arts/Crafts, and more.

Camp Levine is a Top Leadership Summer Camp located in Washington Washington DC offering many fun and educational Leadership and other activities, including: Music/Band, Dance, Musical Theater and more. Camp Levine is a top Leadership Camp for ages: 3 1/2 - 11 (rising 6th graders).
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CAMP LOCATION: We have 4 locations in DMV area. All campuses have complete indoor facilities and outdoor play areas.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Camp Levine prides itself upon hiring enthusiastic teachers who are experienced teaching at the early childhood and elementary music levels. Camp Levine faculty must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: The Teen Apprentice Program consists of responsible, mature, and enthusiastic junior high and high school students who assist groups of campers, support teachers in the classroom, learn effective techniques for working with children, and put their love of music and the arts to use.

Teen Apprentices do not need to have any musical knowledge or previous experience with Camp Levine or Levine Music. If the teen enjoys the arts, wants to be a role model for younger children, and wants to gain valuable educational experience assisting teachers and staff members, Camp Levine is a perfect way to spend the summer!

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Tuition Assistance is available. More information can be found on our website:
Our Camp Website Link: www.levinemusic.org

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: We are a welcoming year-round community music school with diverse and comprehensive offerings of music instruction, as well as events and performances to inspire music lovers of all ages.

CAMP SESSION DATES & FEES:
Please see our website for session dates and times: Our Camp Website Link: www.levinemusic.org

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