Camp Overlook Offerings

Camp counselor surrounded by campers in the woods on a hike

 

2024 Camp Overlook Offerings

Summer Camp registration is NOW OPEN.

 

Puddle Jumpers Camp (5-6 year olds)

Puddle Jumpers will participate in a variety of activities including outdoor games, arts and crafts, nature hikes, live animal presentations, bug hunts, and more! Each week also has a different theme, and the majority of activities will focus on that theme.

Camp Schedule: 8:30am -12:30pm
Cost: $270 per camper in / $320 per camper out of jurisdiction (sessions 2-5)
         $220 per camper in / $270 per camper out of jurisdiction (session 1)

Session 1 (Water): June 17 – June 21 (20 campers) FULL

*Please note that this session is off on Wednesday due to the Juneteenth holiday*
Take part in a stream hike, learn all about and experiment with the water cycle, make your own water strider craft, and more!
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Session 2 (Creepy Crawlies): June 24 – June 28 (20 campers)

Go on a bug hunt and meet live creepy crawlies, make a wiggling caterpillar craft, construct your own “bug hotel”, and more!
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Session 3 (Reptiles): July 8 – July 12 (20 campers) FULL

Meet live turtles and snakes, watch our snakes be fed by a naturalist, take part in a turtle race, and more!
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Session 4 (Birds): July 22 – July 26 (20 campers)

Meet our resident birds of prey, make your own paper towel owl, go on a bird watching hike, and more!
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Session 5 (Earth): August 12 – August 16 (20 campers) FULL

Learn about plants, animals, ecosystems, and how to be good stewards for our planet!
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Junior Naturalist Camp (7-9 year olds)

Junior Naturalists will participate in a variety of activities including outdoor games, arts and crafts, nature hikes, live animal presentations, bug hunts, and more! Each week also has a different theme, and the majority of activities will focus on that theme.

Camp Schedule 9:00am-4:00pm
Cost: $395 per camper in / $445 per camper out of jurisdiction (sessions 2-6)
         $325 per camper in / $375 per camper out of jurisdiction (session 1)

Session 1 (Earth): June 17 – June 21 (20 campers) FULL

*Please note that this session is off on Wednesday due to the Juneteenth holiday* Learn about plants, animals, ecosystems, and how to be good stewards for our planet!
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Session 2 (Birds): July 8 – July 12 (20 campers) FULL

Meet our resident birds of prey, make your own paper towel owl, go on a bird-watching hike, and more!
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Session 3 (Reptiles): July 15 – July 19 (20 campers) FULL

Meet live turtles and snakes, watch our snakes be fed by a naturalist, take part in a turtle race, and more!
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Session 4 (Creepy Crawlies): July 22 – July 26 (20 campers) FULL

Go on a bug hunt and meet live creepy crawlies, make a wiggling caterpillar craft, construct your own “bug hotel”, and more!
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Session 5 (Water): July 29 – August 2 (20 campers) FULL

Take part in a stream hike, learn all about and experiment with the water cycle, make your own water strider craft, and more!
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Session 6 (All Stars): August 5 – August 9 (20 campers) FULL

Join us for an offering that’s a mix of all our other Junior Naturalist Camps! Each day will correspond with a theme from the other five Junior Naturalist sessions: Earth, Birds, Reptiles, Creepy Crawlies, and Water. The perfect offering for a camper who wants a little bit of everything!
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Junior Naturalist ½ Day Camp (7-9 year olds)

Junior Naturalists will participate in a variety of activities including outdoor games, arts and crafts, stream exploration, nature hikes, live animal presentations, bug hunts, and more! Please note that each session will follow very similar topics, crafts, activities, etc.

Camp Schedule: 12:00-4:00pm
Cost: $270 per camper in / $320 per camper out of jurisdiction

Session 1: June 24 – June 28 (20 campers) FULL
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Session 2: July 8 – July 12 (20 campers)
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Session 3: July 22 – July 26 (20 campers)
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Junior Gardeners Camp (7-9 year olds)

It’s never too early to kindle a passion for horticulture! Your young gardener in training will explore the gardens in our park, learn about pollinators, make their own planters, and more in this special three-day offering!

Camp Schedule: 8:30am-12:30pm
Cost: $165 per camper in / $215 per camper out of jurisdiction

Session 1: July 1 – July 3 (20 campers)

*Please note that this session is Monday – Wednesday due to Independence Day holiday*
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Survival Skills Camp (10-12 year olds)

Are you a survivalist? Learn how to make a campfire, plan your next camping trip, go hiking, and more in this camp!

Camp Schedule: 8:30am-12:30pm
Cost: $270 per camper in / $320 per camper out of jurisdiction

Session 1: July 15 – July 19 (20 campers)
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Adventure Camp (10-12 year olds) 

Adventure camp is a high-paced, recreation-focused camp! Activities may include swimming, hiking, kayaking/paddle boarding, a high ropes course and more! A perfect three-day offering for those who want an action-packed camp experience. Camp contains field trips to other parks each day.

Camp Schedule: 9:00am– 4:00pm
Cost: $330 per camper in / $380 per camper out of jurisdiction

Session 1: July 1 – July 3 (15 campers) FULL

*Please note that this session is Monday – Wednesday due to the Independence Day holiday*
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Art in the Park Camp (11-13 year olds)

There’s beauty all around us in nature! Each day will focus on a different visual art form including photography, drawing, painting, print work basics, and natural sculptures. This camp is perfect for your aspiring young artist! Camp contains field trips to other parks.

Camp Schedule: 8:30am-3:30pm
Cost: $505 per camper in / $555 per camper out of jurisdiction

Session 1: August 5 – August 9 (15 campers) FULL
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Pirates of the Potomac Camp (11-13 year olds)

Avast ye, scallywags!  Take part in this brand-new offering as we “set sail” along the Potomac River.  We’ll explore our park, learn about our watershed and water’s role in everything around us, and visit different locations along the Potomac and engage in water exploration with kayaking, stream hiking, netting, and more! Camp contains field trips to other parks.

Camp Schedule: 9:00am-4:00pm 
Cost: $505 per camper in / $555 per camper out of jurisdiction

Session 1: June 24 – June 28 (15 campers)
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Animals 101 Camp (13-15 year olds)

Calling all animal enthusiasts, this is the camp for you! Want to learn more about our local wildlife? Or work with reptiles, amphibians and birds of prey up close? Campers will participate in a variety of activities including animal feeding, handling, IDing, and more. Camp contains field trips to other parks.

Camp Schedule: 8:30am-3:30pm
Cost: $505 per camper in / $555 per camper out of jurisdiction

Session 1: July 29 – August 2 (15 campers)
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