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Congo Explorers – Session 10

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Ready to venture further outside out 40 acre campus? This program, specifically designed for our rising 3rd and 4th grade campers, will take you all over the DC, Bethesda, Air & Space Annex, laser tag, water parks, and many more. Each session is unique, so campers can sign up for multiple sessions and experience different destinations. […]

Jr. Robotics & Coding Session 9

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Design. Build. Code.  Play. This screen-free camp brings robotics and coding to young learners in a fun and imaginative way. Each week campers learn and implement  design-thinking, coding, sequencing, and problem-solving in a collaborative environment to bring their Robots to life. Camper will visibly see and understand that robotics and coding is not magic setting […]

Fiber Arts (Primaries & Freshmen)

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Explore hand-sewing, embroidery, knitting, weaving, needle-felting and more by creating fun, one-of-a-kind fiber arts projects. Campers are guided by The Handwork Studio’s patient and skilled instructors to embrace their imagination and harness their potential through creation. Fiber Arts Day Camp meets each camper where they are on their creative journey, whether they are first-time creators […]

Fruits & Veggies @ SHES

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Do you get the recommended daily amount of fruits and vegetables? This camp will help you discover new and delicious ways to get your daily intake up. Campers will explore how to these important foods to every meal, snacks, and even dessert! Some foods will be familiar, and some recipes may expand your thinking about everyday ingredients.

Jr. Drone Pilot Academy @ SHES

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Designed for younger campers with little to no experience flying drones, this program fully immerses campers into an exciting narrative and experience. The mission: Captain Droby and her crew (campers) are exploring a faraway planet to discover new energy resources. The challenge: a colony of pesky aliens who will do anything to disrupt Captain Droby’s […]

Small Plates @ SHES

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From Spanish tapas to Italian antipasti to Middle Eastern or Mediterranean mezze, small plates are a staple of many cuisines, and increasingly popular in American restaurants. Small plates allow you to sample many different dishes in one meal, or provide a buffet of snacks for a party. If you like cooking and trying foods from other cultures, and like shareable dishes, this camp is for you.

Zippy’s Prequel

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For the last few years Zippy’s Encore has been one of our most talked about programs and we are excited to continue Zippy’s Prequel into its second year. This exciting mix of traditional day camp favorites, special assemblies and field trips is an awesome way to kick off the summer season!

Breakfast Club @ SHES

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In the simplest terms, this camp is everything you like best about breakfast. We have found that each one of us has a little love of eggs, breakfast meats, farm fresh vegetables, and in season ingredients inside of us. Put it all together under the careful guidance of the expertise of Congo Camp counselors, and you’ll have a great reason to get up early. Don’t forget about this camp as you plan for a tasty summer! (don’t, don’t, don’t, don’t, don’t you)

Pony Adventures

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In Pony Adventures, you will be immersed in the world of ponies! You will learn how to care, feed, groom, and take care of all of the needs of the ponies on campus. Campers will have a 45-minute personalized lesson each day. In addition to riding, you will learn about teamwork and the importance of safety when being around ponies. All equestrian activities are weather-dependent. In the case of inclement weather, certain activities may need to be postponed or cancelled without refund. Campers are required to bring long pants and close-toed shoes, and encouraged to bring riding boots with a low heel and a professionally fit helmet.

Congo Detectives @ SHES

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The world’s most famous detective might have lived at 221B Baker Street, but amateur sleuths will feel right at home as they unravel mysteries and solve complex cases at Congressional. Look for clues, question suspects, interpret evidence, and solve the case, all while learning about real and fictional detectives and their roles in history and popular culture.

Fun with Fossils

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Unearth your inner paleontologist and discover a whole new world hidden right underneath our feet! Figure out how fossils were formed, why different fossils are found where they are found around the world, and set up an excavation site to dig up the history of the footprints, plants, gems, and animal species preserved throughout time, and take home your own real fossilized dinosaur bones. We’ll even take a field trip to Calvert Cliffs where we’ll dig and sift for real fossilized sharks teeth. This field trip will be a little late back to camp. Bus campers will be back in time to ride the bus home, and other campers can choose to stay in EHP for free on the day of the field trip.

Learn to Bike

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Say Good-Bye to the Training Wheels! This camp is for kids who want to transition off training wheels. Participants learn to ride without training wheels during camp. Learn how to get on the bike, find balance, stop, start, paddle, pedal, coast, basic riding skills, braking and steering. Daily activities include group and private instruction, the safety course & biking games. Participants receive a camp T-shirt and sticker. Required equipment: Bike without training wheels, helmet and water bottle.

Hula Camp

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Immerse yourself in the beauty and mystique of Hula Dancing, Hawaii’s traditional form of dance. In between practicing their dance move and playing traditional Hawaiian instruments, campers will learn how and why Hula Dancing originated in Hawaii, the significance of traditional Hula costumes, and how to interpret the meanings behind different forms of the dance.

Zippy’s Encore

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Returning for its third summer, Zippy’s Encore is the result of Congo’s most creative staff designing their dream week of camp. Campers joining us for this fun filled encore to our Day Camp program will have the chance to participate in a variety of traditional Congressional activities including sports, arts, and swimming, but also some exciting new activities and special events. Each day will end with a special assembly and performance and we will cap the week with an all camp field trips on Thursday and Friday to a local water park, movie and Dave and Busters. This is the week you don’t want to miss!

Science Seekers

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Are you a future rocket scientist? Do you find science fascinating and want to learn more? Join us on our science travel camp where we will travel around the Northern Virginia/ Washington D.C. area visiting science museums and other action packed science destinations. This travel camp has a science focus and encourages all those future scientists out there to join us!

Zippy’s Swim School

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Jump in the pool and learn to swim in Zippy’s Swim School! Our experienced lifeguards will work with your camper to develop the confidence and skills needed to have fun in the water. Campers will learn about safety in and out of the pool, basic swimming techniques and strokes, and how to dive in to the pool, tread water, and float. Our lifeguards will evaluate the campers and provide consistent feedback and encouragement throughout the session.

Pokemon @ SHES

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The Congressional Pokémon Camp is designed to train young campers in their quest to become world class Pokémon Masters. Our Pokémon Trainers will learn the hugely popular and widely enjoyed Pokémon Trading Card Game played around the world, learning the league standards and official rules that are used in local and even global tournaments. For our trainers who are more interested in creating a collection of cards, the camp will cover where to get the best deals on Pokémon cards, how to properly care for their cards, the rarity of each card and what will make them more valuable in the future. The camp will also facilitate fair play and fair card trading.

Lego Friends @ SHES

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Experience the fun this LEGO session with your favorite girls from Lego Friends! Join Andrea, Mia, Olivia, Stephanie, and Emma on this Lego adventure. Build and construct their favorite shops and hang outs in Heartlake City. The fun times are endless when it comes to creating a hands on experience with Lego Friends.