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Upcoming Summer Camp Fairs in Washington

5 events that can help you decide which camp is best for your child.
Upcoming Summer Camp Fairs in Washington
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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.

tipsontripsandcamps.com

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.

washingtonparent.com

Kojam Camp Fairs

Tysons Corner Center, McLean

February 7, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

tysonscampfair.com

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.

washingtonparent.com

Summer Camp and Activity Fair

Potomac Mills Mall, Woodbridge

March 7, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

potomacmillscampfair.com

This article appears in our February 2015 issue of Washingtonian.

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