An exciting, new summer day camp option is available for families in the DC area… CAMP GALILEO! After nearly 20 years of running award-winning day camps in the Bay Area, SoCal, and Chicago, the unique full-day, week-long day camps are finally coming to the DMV community. A summer of inspiration and imagination awaits children entering grades 1-6 at Camp Galileo, which will be hosted at the Langley School in McLean June 20-July 29.
Camp Galileo engages kids in hands-on exploration all day long through activities and projects in art, science, and outdoors. There’s no need to choose between indoor or outside summer programs — they have both! Their proprietary curriculum teaches kids how to fail without fear and practice turning ideas into reality; they do this by teaching an innovator’s process, which is similar to the growth mindset, the scientific method, and design-thinking. The method is so effective that researchers at the Stanford Graduate School of Education found that Galileo kids persevere at unfamiliar challenges, share their ideas more freely, and respond better in the face of failure. That’s how they’re creating the next generation of innovators that will change the world!
Supported by a safe environment and engaging, high-quality staff, kids get inspired to turn their big ideas into reality. Not only that, traditional camp fun, games, and team building is incorporated… resulting in a fun-filled summer that campers will remember forever.
Every week brings a new theme, with activities tailored by age:
- AMUSEMENT PARK ADVENTURE: Step right up to a playful park of your own design.
- CASTLES AND QUESTS: Embark on an epic journey to medieval times.
- DINOSAUR DIG: Unearth an adventure of prehistoric proportions.
[Note: They suggest you schedule camp enrollments based on your calendar needs, not the themes; campers often repeat themes when they join for a full summer and tell us that they enjoy the chance to create new designs, make new friends, and experience different outdoor activities.]
Score your child’s spot at the best new camp around while there’s still space and save BIG on multiple weeks of camp with promo code CAMPTIME50.
- Save $50 on one week of camp
- Save $125 on two weeks of camp
- Save $200 on three weeks of camp
Camp Galileo will run 9am – 3pm, Monday – Friday from June 20 through July 29 for kids entering Grades 1-6. Optional Extended Care is 8am – 6pm. Learn more on the website or reach out to local Territory Director Selamawit “Sully” Washington if you have any questions.
Camp Galileo believes in a bright future, and they can’t wait for your child to be a part of it at camp this summer!