How does a parent find the right programs to nurture a child’s passions?
Experts say that including the child in the process is one key and that meeting camp staff is another. “Getting out to camp fairs where they can actually see what the camps have to offer is a tremendous help,” says Nancy Canter. Here are some upcoming fairs:
Camp Fair: Sidwell Friends Upper School
3825 Wisconsin Ave., NW
January 24, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Montgomery County Camp and Summer Fun Expo
Hilton Hotel & Executive Meeting Center
1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville
January 25, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Kojam Camp Fairs
Tysons Corner Center, McLean
February 7, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Northern Virginia Camp and Summer Fun Expo
Dulles Town Center
February 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
February 22, 11a.m. to 4 p.m.
Summer Camp and Activity Fair
Potomac Mills Mall, Woodbridge
March 7, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This article appears in our February 2015 issue of Washingtonian.