Summer Camp

IMAGINE... a Barnesville Summer full of adventure!
Wide-open fields in Montgomery County’s Agricultural Reserve are the ideal setting for a summer of fun true to the Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences mission of joy, support, and excellence. We put an emphasis on JOY!

Experienced camp counselors lead art, science, and nature activities for children entering ages Pre-K (3.5 years old) through Fifth Grade.  Each week has a different theme that includes on-campus adventures, projects, group collaboration, and more!

Summer Camp Weekly Themes

Barnesville School Summer Camp will follow a weekly theme camp where your child will explore, learn, engage, create and have fun with a variety of activities, games, and unforgettable memories.

Special Activities: 
Swimming - Campers will cool off on a hot summer day at a local community pool!
Field Trips - Campers will explore exciting destinations around our community!
Family Celebration - Each Friday parents will have the opportunity to be engaged in a weekly family activity.

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  • Week 1: Welcome Summer - June 20-24

    With an Island vibe; we will introduce campers to a summer full of fun, games, art, exploration, and imagination. Campers will have the opportunity to create lemonade stands, go on a treasure hunt, create a self-portrait, and more. We will end the week with an outdoor sing-along camping style with family members.
  • Week 2: Arts and Crafts - June 27-July 1

    During this week campers will focus on developing creativity and exploring different forms of visual arts.  Campers will enjoy drawing, watercolor, painting, sketching, clay, friendship bracelets, art from natural materials, and more. This session will end with an art exposition for parents to enjoy the creation of our campers.
  • Week 3: Color Camp - July 5-8

    There will be no camp on Monday, July 4th.

    Kicking off with red, white and blue color; we will celebrate the USA. This week campers will explore colors through art, water play, cooking projects, and more. During this week we will have a picnic to celebrate the 4th of July.
  • Week 4: Nature Camp - July 11-15

    Each day campers will explore different ecosystems; rainforest, sea, jungle, desert, and tundra. Sneak through the trees, pretend to be in a magical forest, explore for birds, insects, plants, and animals. Campers will discover the natural world through play, exploration, games, and crafts. At the end of this session, parents will enjoy us on a hike around the school and some stretch exercise.
  • Week 5: Around the World Camp - July 18-22

    This week campers will go on a quick trip around the world! Each day we are going to explore a different continent daily; Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia, and America. Campers will have the opportunity to discover and explore landmarks, food, arts, and music of other cultures. At the end of the week, families are invited to share their culture by bringing items, food, and other items for an "Around the World" Expo!
  • Week 6: S.T.E.A.M - July 25-29

    This week each activity is created to be fun and an opportunity to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and music. Some of the activities of this week are egg drop challenges, erupting volcanoes, and of course Legos! We will end this week with a STEAM exposition and messy science experiences. 
  • Week 7: Storybook Camp - August 1-5

    This week we will go deep into a magical world of stories and characters. During this week campers will train to be a SuperHero, Wizard, Insect, and any other beloved character from their favorite book. Activities will be designed around the themes of some of the authors’ most adored books. We will end this week with a drive-in movie afternoon; campers will create their own car and will decide on the movie.
  • Week 8: All Star Games - August 8-12

    On your mark, Get set, Go! This week campers will be training, and exploring games and sports as a team. Board games, card games, water games, trivia games, and much more. At the end of this section; we are going to have an All-Star game where campers and family will enjoy a field day and a picnic as a celebration of the end of Summer Camp 2022.

Camp Registration

 Register for the full 8-week camp or pick and choose your weeks.

Half-Day Cost: $195/week*
Half-Day Hours: 8:30am - 12:30pm

Full-Day Cost: $345/week*
Full-Day Hours: 8:30am - 4:00pm

Extended Care: $50/week
Extended Care Hours: 4:00 - 5:00pm

Early Birds: Not Provided

*Additional Field Trip fees may apply.

Summer Camp is open to ALL! You do not need to be a Barnesville student to register.

Meet our Camp Director

Dear Parents,

I am very excited to welcome your child to Barnesville Summer Camp 2022!! This summer will be full of fun, friends, adventure, and JOY! Last year, I had the opportunity to be one of the counselors at Barnesville summer camp 2021, and this year I have the pleasure to be the Summer Camp Director.

It’s an honor to have this opportunity to provide your child with an outstanding experience, and I can’t wait to start creating lifelong memories.

Camp Newsletters

View the weekly Camp Newsletters, created by Camp Director, Frances Saez, full of helpful information.

Required Forms

The Health History Form and Immunization Certificate must be provided for ALL CAMPERS and submitted to the Camp Director, Frances Saez, prior to the first day of camp. 
For any campers with a medical history of anaphylaxis, seizure, or asthma the Anaphylaxis Action Plan Form, Seizure Action Plan Form, and/or the Asthma Action Plan Form must also be completed and submitted to Camp Director, Frances Saez, prior to the first day of camp.


Barnesville School

21830 Peach Tree Road
PO Box 404
Barnesville, MD 20838
p: 301.972.0341