Programs

Summer Camp

Come join us this summer for Camp MSNV, where fun and learning meet! This year we’re shaking things up a bit. Look out for a new camp structure featuring a variety of themes for children ages three and up. Also, all camps will be offered exclusively at Hillbrook. So get ready friends for a camp experience you won’t forget!
Camp MSNV will run from June 24-August 9 for children ages 3-12. Our final camp for the summer will be Excursion Camp for Elementary students that will run August 12-16.

This year all sessions of Camp MSNV will be held at the Hillbrook Campus.
  • Primary half-day camp is from 9:00-12:30 p.m.
  • Primary full-day camp is from 9:00-3:30 p.m.
  • Primary extended day is available from 7:30-9:00 a.m. and in the afternoon from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Elementary camp is from 9:00-3:30 p.m. (some weeks may have extended hours).
  • Elementary extended day is available from 7:30-9:00 a.m. and in the afternoon until 5:30 p.m.
New this year . . .  All campers will have the opportunity to participate in one or more of our rotation stations during the camp day.

Rotation Stations:
  • Art/Innovation Studio
  • Music Studio
  • Science Studio
  • Garden/Outdoor Lab Studio

Pricing

PRIMARY CAMP PRICE ELEMENTARY CAMP PRICE
Half-Day $305.00         Camp $450.00
Full-Day $450.00 Excursion/Theatre Camp $490.00
Half-Day
*(Week of July 4)
$240.00 Camp
*(Week of July 4)
$360.00
Full-Day
*(Week of July 4)
$360.00 Extended Day AM $95.00
Extended Day AM $95.00 Extended Day PM $130.00
Extended Day PM $130.00 Extended Day Full (AM & PM) $215.00
Extended Day Full (AM & PM) $215.00

*The pricing above is the cost per week of camp.

PRIMARY CAMPS

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  • Week One: Camp Imaginarium (June 24-28, 2019)

    Get ready to unlock a world of possibilities where your imagination is the key! Build your own contraption, create an engineering marvel, or mix it up with an experiment or two, the choice is yours. At Camp Imaginarium, anything is possible!
  • Week Two: Operation Transportation (July 1-5, 2019)

    (MSNV will be closed on July 4)
    Planes, trains, and automobiles are just a few of the modes of transportation we’ll explore this week during Operation Transportation. From police cars and ambulances to construction and dump trucks, our campers will have the opportunity to see and learn about a new vehicle each day. To cap off the week, we’ll travel to the National Postal Museum where we’ll learn the types of transportation used to deliver the mail.
  • Week Three: Animal Adventures (July 8-12, 2019)

    Calling all animal lovers! Come join us on a week-long adventure as we learn all about our friends of the air, land, and sea. We’ll talk about where they live, what they eat, and what makes them unique. Later in the week we’ll have a special visit from a few of the animals we learned about earlier.
  • Week Four: Water World (July 15-19, 2019)

    What covers 75 percent of the Earth’s surface and is necessary to survive? Water! Come learn about the interesting properties of H2O while we have some science fun. Design your own water rocket, construct a groovy lava lamp, or test your boat building skills, at Camp MSNV there’s a little H2O action for everyone!
  • Week Five: Mission - Cosmic Exploration (July 22-26, 2019)

    Join us for a journey through the cosmos as we explore the stars, planets, and galaxies that call space home. We’ll also learn about NASA from a special visitor and visit the planetarium for an up-close look at space exploration.
  • Week Six: Book Cooks (July 29-August 2, 2019)

    Watch dishes from literature leap from the pages as you prepare recipes influenced by children’s books. We can’t wait to see the culinary creations these stories inspire.
  • Week Seven: Outdoor Adventures (August 5-9, 2019)

    We'll enjoy some fun in the sun as we experience outdoor adventures from sea to shore. From learning the basics of camping and building our own solar ovens to hunting for treasures on the beach and making sandcastles, we're sure to have a great time!

ELEMENTARY CAMPS

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  • Week One: Inventor’s Workshop (June 24-28, 2019)

    Put on your thinking cap and enter our inventor’s workshop. Here you’re only limited by your imagination, so let’s see what you create! We’ll also travel to Washington, DC to learn about famous buildings and inventors.
  • Week Two: Amazing Race (July 1-5, 2019)

    (MSNV will be closed on July 4)
    Ready, set, go! Campers will form teams to solve clues, complete tasks, and participate in unique challenges around town. This is a great opportunity for campers to experience teamwork and an awesome chance for them to learn more about their community.
  • Week Three: Passport to Fun (July 8-12, 2019)

    Sample the food of Italy, examine the pyramids of Egypt, and learn the customs of Japan, you can do all this and more during this international week of fun. Each day we’ll get a stamp in our passport as we explore a new country by learning about their art, food, and culture. Campers will then use their knowledge of other countries to create a country of their own. To cap off the week we’ll visit an embassy of one of our countries of study.
  • Week Four: Water World (July 15-19, 2019)

    Come ride the wave as we surf through a week of wacky water activities. We’ll cool off by making some water rockets, head to a nearby water park for swimming, and have a blast with experiments exploring the properties of water.
  • Week Five: Olympics (July 22-26, 2019)

    We can’t wait till 2020, so we’re putting our own spin on Summer Olympics! Once our friends learn the rules of the traditional games, they’ll create their own version of the summer games. Look out for the MSNV Olympics 2019!
  • Weeks Five-Seven: Musical Theatre Camp (July 22-August 9)

    Registration Deadline: March 15, 2019
    Activities Fee: $20/week
    Extended Camp Hours: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
    Join us to create a once in a lifetime musical performance together, mixing culture and art, innovation and comedy, musical and dance showstoppers, and three weeks of memorable fun and friends! Ours is a page-to-stage experience where students work both on and back stage, working as a team to produce a full-length musical production.

    AUDITIONS: Children registered for this camp must attend auditions to determine cast or crew placement on either Monday March 25 or Tuesday March 26, from 3:30-5:00 p.m. at Hillbrook. Some students may be called back on Wednesday, March 27 from 3:30-5:00 p.m.
  • Week Six: Top Chef (July 29-August 2, 2019)

    Let your child explore their culinary side! Bake, make, and create. Campers will learn to make basic dishes and desserts. They will learn some basic kitchen skills and the science of cooking. Campers will visit a local restaurant.
  • Week Seven: Camp Adventure (August 5-9, 2019)

    Answer the call of the great outdoors when you join us for activities at some kid-favorite locations! We’ll go hiking at Great Falls, look for beach treasures on Solomon’s Island, and enjoy some additional fresh-air activities.
  • Week Eight: Elementary Excursion Camp (August 12-16, 2019)

    This week we’re hitting the road and heading to destinations that are sure to get a thumbs-up from campers. So join as we go hunting for shark teeth in Calvert County, tour Luray Caverns, visit the National Air & Space Museum and more during this week of adventure.