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Summer Camp Programs

Fun of Historic Proportions!  Oatlands summer camps are unique, fun-filled and educational experiences.  Campers spend a week exploring Oatlands learning about the past and exploring a camp theme.  Camps are limited in size, run by professionals, safe, and always fun.  Activities are designed to be engaging, interesting and educational.  Camp days are also filled with lots of hands on projects and play.

2018 camp offerings are available!  Spaces are limited and camps fill up fast so don’t delay registering your child for one (or more) of Oatlands extraordinary camps.  To download our Summer Camp Flyer, click here.

To register, call 703-777-3174 or email education@oatlands.org.  To download a registration form, please click here.

Fun, Games and History Camp: July 23 - July 27

Archaeology Field Camp: August 6 - August 10

Fun, Games and History Camp: July 23 - July 27


Please contact Education@oatlands.org for

more information.

9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Rising 3rd through 6th grades
Cost: $100 per camper
Come Play! Experience fun without electronics! Explore old, new and favorite games. Capture the Flag played every day at 12:00 noon! Campers also learn how to make an easy, healthy "do-it-yourself" snack each day! On the last day of camp family and friends come join the fun!
Archaeology Field Camp: August 6 - August 10    
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Rising 4th through 7th grades
Cost: $200 per camper

Dr. David Clark is a professional archaeologist, public-archaeology outreach specialist, and educator with extensive national and international experience.  Dr. Clark leads this hands-on camp for middle schoolers interested in archaeology.  Campers will discover "what lies beneath" the grounds at Oatlands, learn about the proper way to conduct archaeology, see lots and lots of bones, and come away with a new respect and understanding of archaeology.


Here are some quotes from parents who sent their children to camp:


“My son loved the camp and was sad to see it end. Price of camp is very reasonable. Thank you for a great camp!”

“My son has attended camps in the past and has always loved them. We plan to continue participating in the future. Everyone is always kind, caring, and helpful! Each camp he learned something new. Excellent!”

“We were so happy with the camp. My son adored Dr. Clark. He was so good with the kids and really inspired my son. We have told everyone how wonderful the camp was so expect more people for next year!”

“I just want to say thank you, for a wonderful week of camp.  My daughter was in Dr. Clark’s archeology camp this week, and I truly believe she has had the best time of her life.  She is probably going to cry when she leaves today.  That said, she has loved every minute and definitely wants to come back next year!  Thank you again and have a wonderful summer.”

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Please Note:

See our Summer Camp Slide Show!

For more information or to register your camper, please call 703-777-3174 or email education@oatlands.org