Category: Summer News

Category: Summer News

Let’s Talk About Sunscreen!

Posted by on March 27, 2017

If you ask any of our Camp Directors about the most frequently asked question they receive, most of them will tell you that it revolves around sunscreen! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a few tips on making sure kids protect their skin: Seek Shade: This is why you’ll see groups playing under trees, umbrellas, or pop-up tents! We want children to connect with the outdoors during camp, but we do our best to provide shade. Cover Up: Clothes from […]

SUMMER CAMP CHANGES

Posted by on March 21, 2017

As you know, we rent space at MCPS locations for our Kids Camps every summer. Although we submitted requests for all of the locations that held camp at last year, we’ve heard back from the county and have a few significant changes that we want to share with you. We apologize for the inconvenience and have done our best to provide convenient alternatives, which are listed below. Please let us know if you prefer to make different plans for your […]

Black Friday – Cyber Monday Savings on Summer Camp!

Posted by on November 25, 2016

Black Friday Savings Nov. 25-28th! Find out what’s new this year… Savings, savings, savings! Want a discount on summer camps at Bar-T? For four days only, we are offering $150 off Ranch, Mountainside, Excursion, and Specialty camps, and $100 off Kids Camp.  Bar-T offers a variety of camps designed to fit your family’s budget and schedule, along with your child’s personality and interests! There are many locations and varieties of camps available, with one that is sure to be the perfect […]

Let’s Go For A Swim

Posted by on November 18, 2016

Summer Camps and swimming go together like a peanut butter and chocolate chip sandwich… Yes, you can have camp without swimming, but it’s so much sweeter when you’re in the pool! Going swimming is an essential part of our time at camp. Our Kids Camps go to the pool twice a week and campers at Ranch and Mountainside go to the pool twice a day! We have instructional swimming sessions with games as well as open swim time where kids […]

Spirit Sticks, Pottery, and Boxcars… Arts & Crafts at Bar-T Summer Camps

Posted by on November 16, 2016

Arts & Crafts is an age-old tradition for summer camps. For our campers, it’s an integral part of our weekly plans. Whether the camper is working with clay in pottery or painting a birdhouse, we are always finding new and innovative ways for our campers to express themselves. One of the more creative trends that we’ve seen is the creation of Sprit Sticks for camps! Every summer we see new spirit sticks emerge from the Arts & Crafts rooms and […]