Summer Camp Expo

Join us for the 3rd annual Shepherd Elementary Summer Camp Expo!

Meet representatives from a variety of local camps, ask questions, participate in fun activities, and learn about the array of options for the summer!

The 2020 expo will be held on Wednesday, January 15th from 5-7 pm in the Atrium. The January PTA meeting will begin at 6:30 pm, so Shepherd families should feel free to attend the expo and then stay for the meeting (free childcare and pizza for Shepherd students whose parents are attending the PTA meeting will be provided). The Summer Camp Expo is open to everyone (you don’t have to be enrolled at Shepherd ES attend), so bring your friends and neighbors!

Check out the Featured Camps and Participating Camps below. The list will be updated as more camps register, so be sure to check back often!

Featured Camps

Our featured camps are kindly donating a full week of summer camp to Shepherd’s spring gala and auction.


At HoopEd, kids will spend each day rotating through different sports, learning rules of the playground, and incorporating all kids regardless of abilities. Games include kickball, soccer, flag football, whiffle ball, basketball, dodge ball, capture the flag, and even old school “kick the can!”

Easy Spanish 123

Easy Spanish 123 offers Spanish Immersion for younger children on Saturday mornings full of fun, projects, activities (including cultural events, on-hand cooking, dancing, fiestas) in great facilities with huge, gated outdoor play area in Tenleytown. All activities are in Spanish for all (or no) Spanish proficiency.

Adventures on the Hill

Adventures on The Hill is a DCPS Approved Program Partner. We are all about making learning a fun, hands-on experience that children will remember for years to come. Our well-rounded curriculum lets campers explore their interests in STEM, sports, culture, health and wellness, and more.

UMAC World

UMAC World creates a unique blend of athletics, academics and adventure for your child to marvel for a lifetime with Martial Arts, Gymnastics, Swimming & Sports. Our 8-week full service Summer Day Camp produces trips twice weekly; horseback riding, skating, golfing, go-karting, and amusement parks!

Participating Camps

Kids Elite Sports

Kids Elite Sports provides the perfect balance of recreational and competitive sports that includes: basketball, soccer, baseball, tennis, swimming, field hockey, floor hockey, lacrosse, volleyball, flag football, interactive football, kickball, dodgeball and so much more. Check them out at

Bach to Rock: Bethesda

B2R: Bethesda offers camps for students of any age and skill! We offer an exciting early childhood music camp called Rock City as well as, Rock Band, Glee, Recording Arts, and DJ Camp for students 7 and up. No experience is necessary and registration is open today for the weeks of June 8 to August 24. Students get to perform and play their favorite songs on a live stage and even make a recording in our live studio. Register today at!

Barrie Camp

Barrie Camp seeks to develop a camper’s best qualities and provide all of the things that are needed to enjoy a fun and engaging experience. Offering a safe, self-contained environment, campers enjoy a wide range of activities through hands-on experiences and collaboration.

CREATE Arts Center

When school is out, art is in at CREATE! Our experienced teachers inspire creativity by teaching new techniques, and by exploring the styles of artists to help campers find inspiration. Campers work with a variety of materials including watercolors, acrylic paints, clay, plaster, oil pastels & more.

Kaizen Karate

Kaizen Karate Camp runs for 10 weeks. Kids have the opportunity to train with black belt instructors. This gives the kids a chance to move up in belt and to learn the material in detail. We also make some time to enjoy the outdoors by going to the pool twice a week and a few field trips.

Princess Mhoon Dance

Summer Dance Institute at Princess Mhoon Dance offers a unique balance between movement, enrichment, outdoor activities and arts and crafts.

Kamp Kinetics: Setting Brains & Bodies In Motion! Where fun meets learning and sparks the imagination to create our own dance compositions.

KidOvation Stage-Discovery Camps

Every summer at KidOvation Stage, our innovative KidOvators engage all of their senses in an action-packed journey through the whimsical yet mysterious world of infinite imagination and daring discoveries! Each week is brimming with fun experiences in areas such as improv, the culinary arts, science labs and more!

Au Pair in America

Show your children the world. Au Pair in America offers Au Pairs from 59 countries for cultural exchange. Au Pairs provide flexible live-in childcare.

YMCA Anthony Bowen Summer Camp

Are you ready for the BEST.SUMMER.EVER? The Y’s summer day camps provide structural opportunities for children to learn life lessons beyond the classroom. From the start of camp until the end, your child becomes a vital part of a caring community. That’s what makes the Y special.

The Little Medical School

The Little Medical School brings medicine, science and the importance of health to children in a fun and entertaining way. Through interactive demonstrations, crafts and games, kids learn how the body and organs work, how to use doctors’ instruments and even how to administer first aid.

Dave and Buster’s Silver Spring

At Dave & Buster‘s we offer packages for Camp Groups, Schools and Birthday Parties that combine a buffet, unlimited soft drinks, & a Power Card to access games like Ski Ball, Mario Cart, 4-way Air Hockey and our LIFE-SIZE-Connect Four!