Summer Camps

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Summer 2020 is going to be SUNsational!

June 22 - August 21
Rising K-12

Early Registration Deadline: April 3
All Camps are Nut Free

BlackRock Center for the Arts has nine exciting weeks of arts education programming designed for campers to imagine, create, and have FUN from rising Kindergarten students through grade 12. Questions? Email

  • Camp Hours - 9 am - 3:30 pm
  • Before Care - 7:45 am - 9 am
  • After Care - 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm


Open it up and you can click on the camp names for more information and to register!

Arts Journeys 2018

Arts Journeys
Rising Grades K-2
June 22 - July 31

  • Six 1-Week Sessions
  • Monday-Friday, 9 am - 3:30 pm
  • $315 (Early Registration) / Week
  • $330 (Regular Tuition) / Week


Performing Arts Camp 2018

Performing Arts
Rising Grades 3-8
June 22 - August 14

  • Four 2-Week Sessions
  • Monday-Friday, 9 am - 3:30 pm
  • $550 (Early Registration) / Week
  • $565 (Late Registration) / Week


Multi Arts Discovery Camp 2018 -1

Multi Arts Discovery
Rising Grades K-5
August 3 - August 14

  • Three 1-Week Sessions
  • Monday-Friday, 9 am - 3:30 pm
  • $315 (Early Registration) / Week
  • $330 (Regular Tuition) / Week


Winter Brochure - camp students - page 19

Teen Arts
Rising Grades 6-12
August 3 - August 14

  • Three 1-Week Sessions
  • Monday-Friday, 9 am - 3:30 pm
  • $315 (Early Registration) / Week
  • $330 (Regular Tuition) / Week


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Ballet Camp
Ages 5-16
June 22 - July 24

  • Three 1-Week Sessions
  • Monday-Friday, 9 am - 3:30 pm
  • $370 (Early Registration) / Week
  • $385 (Regular Tuition) / Week



Sports Meets the Arts
Ages 5-11
June 22 - August 21

  • Nine 1-Week Camps at the Discovery Center at the Maryland SoccerPlex
  • Monday-Friday, 9 am - 4 pm
  • $265 / Week


In Training (CIT) Program

Before Care &
After Care

Registration Policies & Important Summer Camp Information

Early Registration & Discounts
Register by April 3, 2020 to take advantage of our Early Registration pricing of $15.00 off each camp. Early registration discounts are not available for Before or After Care programs. Additional discounts include: MCPS staff discount of 10%, sibling discount of $10.00 per week, BlackRock Member discount of 10%, and veteran discount of 10%. Registration information for CITs will be sent by April 17, along with the invitation to participate.

Refund Policy
If a camp is cancelled, a full refund is given. If a refund request is made two (2) weeks or more before the start date of camp, and tuition has been paid in full, you are entitled to a 50% refund or 100% credit. If paying for camp with a two part payment plan, and the final payment has not been made, the initial payment is returned with a $25.00 processing fee or 100% credited. No refunds will be provided within 2 weeks of a camp start date or after the camp has started. CIT tuition is non-refundable.

Payment Plan
There is a two-part payment plan available where you can pay $150.00 as a down payment at the time of registration. Then the remaining balance is paid from an automatic withdrawal on June 1, 2020. This payment plan is per camp, per camper. There is a $15.00 discount if you choose to pay by check. Checks may be mailed to: BlackRock Center for the Arts, Attention: Education Director, 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown, MD 20874.

Health Forms
Health and emergency information is included in the online registration process. All required forms can be downloaded from the BlackRock Camps website, including: Authorization for Medication Form, Camper Health History, and Immunization Certificate.

There are a limited number of need-based, partial scholarships available. Applications can be found at and are due by May 1, 2020 along with valid documentation. Applications can be mailed, dropped off at the front desk, or scanned and emailed to Recipients of summer camp scholarships will be notified by May 15.

Camp Rules & Regulations
All campers are to abide by behavior policies stated at the time of registration and outlined in the Summer Camp Handbook. Consequences for inappropriate or unsafe behavior include BlackRock’s right to excuse a child from camp. Please take the time to review the expectations with your child prior to the start of camp. The handbook can be found at

Flexible Ages
Rising third graders are eligible to participate in either Arts Journeys or the Performing Arts Camp. Please contact us at 301-528-2260 if you need help deciding on the best camp for your child.

Photography Policy
BlackRock reserves the right to use photographs and video taken in class or at the center, of campers, participants, and/or their artwork for the purpose of instruction, and/or advertising and promotion of BlackRock and its programs. Participants and families will not receive compensation of any kind for use of these images. If you do not agree you must notify the Director of Education in writing prior to registration.

Registration Information
Register online or call for assistance Monday through Friday from 10 AM - 6 PM:

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