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Get Kids into the Act at Adventure Theatre Summer Camp

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There are so many options for summer camps in the DC area, and my kids have been to a variety of them over the years. But there’s one that consistently has been a part of our summer: Adventure Theatre’s acting camp.

The program is a fantastic opportunity for kids going into grades 1 – 6 to experience musical theatre in a fun, full-day camp. They work alongside accomplished DC-area theater professionals and teaching artists during daily rehearsals in dancing, singing, and acting. With props and costumes, singing and scene-work, sessions culminate in a performance of a full-scale show for family and friends. And this is all with one of the best children’s theatres around!

Sasha on stage in the 'Camp Runamuk' performance last summer

Sasha on stage in the ‘Camp Runamuk’ performance last summer



Owen started our family trend with the camp, participating in the two-week sessions for several summers. Sasha began carrying on the tradition last year and loved it so much she’s signed up again. I truly adore the program, too. The kids really learn an incredible amount about acting and the inner workings of the theatre, and the production at the end is such a treat. It’s so impressive to see just how much they get out of classes, and knowing how much fun they have in the process makes it even better.

Adventure Theatre Summer Camp is held at both Glen Echo Park and in the District at the Atlas Performing Arts Center on H Street NE. All sessions run for two weeks everyday from 9am – 4pm with before and after care available.

For more information, including rates, registration, and the shows being performed this summer, visit the Adventure Theatre website:
Camp at Glen Echo Park
Camp at the Atlas


Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Adventure Theatre MTC, however, I only promote programs, places, and events that I genuinely believe in and think would appeal to KFDC readers.


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Save BIG on Summer Camp with CertifiKID!

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Now that Spring Break is over, and summer is right around the corner, many of us are in the throes of finding camps for our kids during the stretch of time off from school. Luckily, we have options — lots of them! Even better, there are discounts — big ones!

Thanks to CertifiKID, the deal website geared specifically toward families, you can get great savings on a huge selection of camps throughout the DC area. Offering up to 60% off, there are more than 200 summer camps available, indulging a variety of interests. From sports to dance to science & technology to outdoor adventures to art to theater to sleep away camp, there is something to suit every kid.

CertifiKID makes it extremely easy to find a good camp fit for your child. Search and sort by zip code, county, or interest. If you’re looking specifically for overnight, full-day, or half-day camps, you can browse by that criteria, too. You can also enter keywords to tailor your results even more. And when you view your selection of camps, you can see how much each one costs as well as how much you’ll save.

Ready to make some summer plans? Visit CertifiKID today — your kids and wallet will thank you.

This post is sponsored by CertifiKID, however, I only promote programs, places, and services that I genuinely believe in and think will appeal to KFDC readers.

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Give Kids a Fun & Educational Summer Encounter with e² Young Engineers

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Just because kids are out of school for the summer, that doesn’t mean they have to stop learning. And when it’s through activities they love, like LEGO building and experiments, complemented by creative work and outdoor games, well, that just makes it plain ol’ fun.

This is the thinking behind e² Young Engineers summer programs. It’s not just a STEM summer camp — it’s a complete fun and educational encounter! Everyday, campers participate in a variety of enriching activities with sessions centered around one main theme.

Hosted at Cabin John Regional Park in Bethesda, camp takes place in an air-conditioned clubhouse the first half of the day, where kids enjoy a fun, educational experience, like building an electric motor LEGO model. The second part of the day consists of supervised outdoors activities. Each day of camp also includes a ride on the Cabin Ride Miniature Train.

Space is still available in all of these sessions, and you can get early bird discounts if you sign up soon:

Superheroes Camp | June 19-30
Dedicated entirely to children’s favorite superheroes. Sessions, production, and construction will take place around famous superheroes and different types of powers.

Sweet Camp | July 10-21
A literary and culinary experience for children centered around the world of food. The experience will take place while building, creating, and playing in relation to the subject.

Science Camp | July 24 – August 4
Learn the laws and concepts of the world of science, math, and engineering through the combination of a construction challenge and experiments that campers can take home.

Challenge Camp | August 7-18
Challenge the mind through the exercise of finding creative solutions to problems. Then take it outdoors for physical and sports challenges, too.

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Visit the e² Young Engineers website for more information. And if you’re ready to enroll your child for a fun and educational summer encounter, go here!

This post is sponsored by e² Young Engineers, however, I only promote programs, places, and services that I genuinely believe in and think will appeal to KFDC readers.

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Kick It with DC Way Soccer Camp over Spring Break and this Summer!

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Spring Break just kicked off for most DC students, and if you’re still looking for a fun, active way for your child to spend the time off from school — either for the week or even just a day — here’s a great option: DC Way Soccer Camp!

DC Way has been serving youth and their families in the community since 2013, bringing young soccer players from schools all around the area together to learn, play, work on their skills, and have fun. The organization has taught soccer to more than 1,000 children every year, and in 2016 began partnering with SOTH (Sports on the Hill) to help kids playing in the Capitol Hill league enhance their soccer skills.

I can personally vouch, too! Both Owen and Sasha are currently enrolled in DC Way clinics and love the program. Every week they work on a variety of skills through fun and challenging drills, then finish up with a scrimmage. Whenever I watch the practices, all of the kids look like they’re having a blast.

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DC Way will offer Spring Break Soccer Camp April 17-21 to kids ages 5-14 at Tyler Elementary School on Capitol Hill. Both full- and half-day options are available, and players can register for single days or the full week. The soccer coaches provide the best care you can wish for your children. And they keep prices affordable so more children can be introduced to soccer and sports in general.

Right now is also a good time to register for their summer camp — they are offering an early bird special if you sign up by April 30! DC Way is hosting seven weeks of soccer camp from June 19 – August 18, both full- and half-day options, also at Tyler Elementary School.

They also offer a Counselor-In-Training program (CIT) for players 14-18 years old. It’s a great opportunity for teens to continue training while developing valuable skills and working experience.

Are your kids ready to play some soccer — and have a great time? Sign up online today!

This post is sponsored by DC Way, however, all opinions expressed here are entirely my own, and I only promote programs, places, and services that I genuinely believe in and think will appeal to KFDC readers.

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Sign Up for Summer Camp at CityDance!

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