Camp Woodend Summer Camps

Camp Woodend: 2022 Summer Camps

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Summer Camp sponsor


Woodend Sanctuary is a 40-acre oasis just outside Washington, DC in the middle of Chevy Chase, MD. Bordering Rock Creek Park, the sanctuary contains mature woods and meadows, a pond, and an intermittent stream that provide habitat for many birds, insects, deer, rabbits, and foxes. Open lawns provide activity space, and well-maintained nature trails permit safe nature exploration.

Audubon Nature Preschool is a nature-based preschool with education and environmental programs for children aged 5 and younger outside Washington, DC in Chevy Chase, MD.

Woodend Nature Sanctuary
8940 Jones Mill Road
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 652-9188

Nature-based summer camps providing environmental science education for Pre-K, elementary, middle school and high school students just outside Washington, DC in Chevy Chase, MD

Camp Woodend provides day, travel, and overnight camps for families in the DC metro area. Located on a 40-acre nature sanctuary, our camps provide high-quality environmental science education and good old-fashioned camp fun!

For questions about the summer camp program, including camp-specific inquires, medical issues, and scholarship information, please call Denis Perez (Berry), the Camp Manager, at 301-652-9188 x15. For registration information, contact Pam Oves at 301-652-9188 x16 or

Medical Forms for Camp
(if necessary)

Health forms will be emailed with confirmation materials three weeks before camp begins.

Medication Administration
(must be signed by a doctor)

Asthma Action Plan

Food Allergy Action Plan

Maryland Immunization Certification Form
(for non-US residents only)

We offer a Teen Naturalist Training (TNT) program, similar to a CIT program, for teens entering 9th, 10th or 11th grade. Click to apply.

Camp Woodend offers nature-based summer camps for youth Pre-K through High School outside Washington, DC in Chevy Chase, MD.

Camp Woodend is committed to providing the best possible camp experience for your child.

All camps are taught by experienced environmental educators, maintaining a child-teacher ratio of 8-1.

Camps run from 8:45 am-3:45 pm. Kindergarten camps run from 8:45 am-2 pm with an option for extended camp until 3:45 pm.

From K through high school we have an outdoor adventure that is right for your child, whether it is looking for salamanders under a log, hiking the AT, cooking food harvested from our Children's Garden, or visiting the National Zoo.

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