What to bring:

  • Backpack
  • Sneakers
  • Snacks
  • Lunch
  • Water bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Face mask 
Landon Summer kids enjoying hiking, standing on top of a rock

D.C. Explorers: Hiking Adventures

Two one-week sessions 
July 12–16
9 a.m.–3 p.m. 
Rising 5th through rising 8th graders
Arrival/dismissal zone: Red 


Campers embark on all-day excursions to experience hiking the great outdoors. Campers will learn about the factors that make adventure possible, including local forestry, geology, watershed ecology, environmental conservation, and public land access in their communities. 

Locations visited: 

  • Theodore Roosevelt Island 

  • Great Falls Park 

  • Harpers Ferry 

  • Rock Creek Park 

  • Sugarloaf Mountain 

Activities and locations subject to change based on availability and weather. 

Also check out our Fish and Explore camps!