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A progressive education for 12 months - grade 12

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Camp Overview

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Inviting all kids ages 4-14 to find their sense of adventure this summer!

Set on 45 acres just outside Washington, D.C., Barrie Camp provides a time-honored summer camp experience for children ages 4-14.

At Barrie Camp, we seek to develop your child’s best qualities and provide all of the things that are needed for kids to enjoy a fun and engaging summer camp experience. A Washington, D.C. area institution since the 1950s, Barrie Camp offers a safe, self-contained environment perfect for campers to freely explore and enjoy their favorite activities with friends old and new. We offer a range of traditional and new activities that make each summer unique. Through hands-on experiences, collaboration, and diversity of thought and culture, campers are encouraged to be themselves, try new things, explore, accept challenges, and find joy in all that they do. We also offer a counselor-in-training (CIT) program for older campers, who can acquire leadership skills while earning community service hours.

Our Philosophy

Barrie Camp emphasizes social competence and friendship, positive values and inner growth, and cognitive and physical development. We create an environment where campers learn to work together as a team, respect and value others, develop practical life skills, expand their interests, assume responsibility and most importantly, be themselves.

The unique character, strengths, interests, fears, and needs of each camper are respected. Campers are encouraged, but not forced, to give everything a try. Finding a way of doing with support, acceptance, and encouragement from friends and counselors is the goal.

Barrie Camp is conveniently located minutes from the ICC and Glenmont Metro stop. Bus transportation available.

Looking forward to summer 2022!  

Please check back for dates for summer 2022! 

Thank you to all of the campers, counselors, and families who made our summer 2021 a success! 

You must be registered to use the link below to access the CampInTouch family portal. 

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Read through our website and then download our comprehensive guide for detailed information about our programs.

Camp  Guide

Have Questions?

Contact the camp office!
301.576.2818
camp@barrie.org
 



Barrie Camp is accredited by the American Camp Association.

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