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Teen Travel – Session 10

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No adventure too great, no destination too far! This exclusive program offers our older campers and exciting choice of off-site activities. A sample of Teen Travel activities includes bowling, rafting, skating, Annapolis, IMAX films, Medieval Times and water parks. There is a variety of activities offered throughout the 9 weeks that Teen Travel runs for […]

Colonials & Coasters

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Join us for this 4 day, 3 night Spring Break trip! Campers will start by visiting the Williamsburg area to go to historic Williamsburg to explore how Colonial Americans lived and worked before starting the Coasters portion of our trip by spending a full day at Busch Gardens. The group will end its trip by traveling to Kings Dominion to tackling the many Coasters there.

Camp Twin Creeks

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Spend a fun, transformative week at sleepaway camp with Camp Twin Creeks, our established partner in camping and child development!  Campers will spend a week living in a cabin with campers of the same age with them all arriving together on day 1!  Over the next week they will experience traditional camp activities including watersports, […]

Teen Travel – New Jersey Six Flags

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No adventure too great, no destination too far! This exclusive program offers our older campers an exciting choice of off-site activities. A sample of Teen Travel activities includes bowling, rafting, skating, Annapolis, IMAX films, Medieval Times and water parks. Each session is unique, so campers can sign up for multiple sessions and experience different destinations. […]

Restaurant Possible

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We’re taking our popular Food Truck camp, and kicking it up a notch! In this fast and furious camp, we will come up with a restaurant concept, develop a cohesive menu and design, then test and refine recipes. As a final challenge, campers will work together to create and open their own restaurant for counselors and family members – staffed completely by campers .

Congo Camp Cooking Show

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Love cooking? Love entertaining people? Love making videos? Here’s your chance to put all of these things together and be the star of your own cooking show. Campers will not only exercise their culinary muscles, but consider how to break down and demonstrate the cooking process. Next, they will film their segments, add some “tv magic,” and edit together an original Congo Camp Cooking Show to share with family and friends.

Woodworking

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Can you build it? Of course, you can! Learn classic woodworking skills in a hands-on environment. Handwork Studio instructors will guide campers patiently and safely to create a variety of projects while learning to accurately design, measure, saw, drill and finish their projects properly.   Additionally, campers build on their confidence and love for working with […]

Great Wolf Lodge

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During this abbreviated week, campers will spend Monday locally before travelling to Great Wolf Lodge Tuesday – Thursday for 3 days and 2 nights with our Congressional travel camp staff. With water slides, lagoons, wave pools and more this unique offering is a great way to kick off July. All meals, hotel, activity and travel […]

E-Sports League Session 5

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E-Sports is one of the fastest growing industries out there. Did you know that nearly $10 million dollars in college scholarships are currently being offered for E-Sports players? This new offering will work with our campers to help develop their decision making, self-confidence, focus and cognitive skills as we tackle a variety of games and […]

Teen Travel – Lake House

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No adventure too great, no destination too far! This exclusive program offers our older campers an exciting choice of off-site activities. A sample of Teen Travel activities includes bowling, rafting, skating, Annapolis, IMAX films, Medieval Times and water parks. Each session is unique, so campers can sign up for multiple sessions and experience different destinations. This session will have a 3 day, 2 night overnight trip. The team will be headed to a nearby Lake House for relaxing fun in the sun, drifting on the lake, and living and cooking together! Admission tickets, snacks and accommodations for overnights are included at no extra charge.

Teen Travel – Busch Gardens

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No adventure too great, no destination too far! This exclusive program offers our older campers an exciting choice of off-site activities. A sample of Teen Travel activities includes bowling, rafting, skating, Annapolis, IMAX films, Medieval Times and water parks. Each session is unique, so campers can sign up for multiple sessions and experience different destinations. This session will have a 3 day, 2 night overnight trip. For this session, the team will be headed to Busch Gardens for a day of rollercoasters and amusements and stay spend the night in Williamsburg in a hotel! Admission tickets, snacks and accommodations for overnights are included at no extra charge.

Fashion & Machine Sewing

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Do you love Project Runway? Do you have an eye for color, shape, and patterns? Are you creative person with your own personal style? Then you are in the right place! Spend the week exploring fabrics, designing clothes, and learning how to make your own fashion. This hands-on camp will teach you the basics of making clothing from start to finish, as well as the ins and outs of using sewing machines.

Teen Travel – Hershey Park

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No adventure too great, no destination too far! This exclusive program offers our older campers an exciting choice of off-site activities. A sample of Teen Travel activities includes bowling, rafting, skating, Annapolis, IMAX films, Medieval Times and water parks. Each session is unique, so campers can sign up for multiple sessions and experience different destinations. This session will have a 3 day, 2 night overnight trip. For this session, the team will be headed to Hershey Park for roller coasters and amusement fun and stay at a hotel nearby! Admission tickets, snacks and accommodations for overnights are included at no extra charge.

Go Baby Go

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Calling all pit crews! Engineers needed! Join us for an exciting collaboration: Congressional Camp is teaming up with Go Baby Go to custom modify powered ride-on cars for little kids that experience limited mobility. Each pit crew will meet a family and learn about the unique needs of their little driver. Then the team will custom modify a toy Mercedes, Lightning McQueen, or Ferrari for the driver. You rewire the car’s electrical system, create a one-of-a-kind driver’s harness, and hack the accelerator and ignition. By the end of the week, the drivers will drive off in their very own car, donated free of charge to the family, and designed specifically for the needs of their child. Watch their faces as they zoom around and play in ways that weren’t possible before. Grow a connection with your pit crew, as well as your little driver. This camp will teach practical and cool engineering skills, as well as contributing in a real way to our community.

Ropes Adventures Session 6

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With low elements and a high ropes course, this program provides campers with a unique opportunity for team building and gaining self-confidence. Our elaborate course includes a zip line and a 40-foot, three-sided climbing wall with 6 different approaches. You will go through a progression of initiatives ranging from simple to complex as you challenge each obstacle. All activities are supervised by our well-trained staff who will participate through demonstrations and individualized instruction.

Lake Anna

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Come spend your last week of summer relaxing with Congo Camp on the beautiful shores of Lake Anna! This new trip is being led by our Camp Directors Dan and Gene. Campers will spend the week in a rented lake house, where they will enjoy home cooked meals, go swimming in the lake, special events, evening programming, games, and take advantage of everything that Lake Anna has to offer. Campers will depart for Lake Anna on Monday morning, and return to Congressional on Friday afternoon.

Fencing by NOVA Fencing

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En Guarde! Participants will learn modern Olympic Fencing, including footwork, blade work, and bouting. You even get to compete in a real tournament! All fencing equipment is provided. Fencing takes place in a real fencing club with raised floors, regulation length strips, and electrical scoring equipment. Each week we end with Glow-in-the-Dark Fencing Fridays. The day is fencing- focused, but includes traditional camp activities like swimming. Campers will spend half the day at The Fencers Club studio in Baileys Crossroads and half the day at Congressional. All pick up and drop offs take place at Congressional and campers will be transported via Congressional Bus to and from the fencing studio.