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Upcoming Summer Camp Fairs in Washington

Five events that can help you decide which camp is best for your child.

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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, former executive director of the American Camp Association’s Chesapeake Field Office. Here are some upcoming fairs:

Camp Fair: Sidwell Friends Upper School

3825 Wisconsin Ave., NW

January 24, 1 to 3:30 PM

Montgomery County Camp and Summer Fun Expo: Hilton Hotel & Executive Meeting Center

1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville

January 25, 10 AM to 5 PM

Kojam Camp Fairs: Tysons Corner Center


February 7, 10 AM to 5 PM

Northern Virginia Camp and Summer Fun Expo : Dulles Town Center


February 21, 10 AM to 4 PM

February 22, 11 AM to 4 PM

Summer Camp and Activity Fair Potomac Mills Mall


March 7, 10 AM to 5 PM

This article appears in the February 2015 issue of Washingtonian.