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BISW Day Camp

British International School of Washington, DC

2001 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007

A Traditional Day Camp in a School Setting

Our camp offers the unique balance of a traditional day camp experience in the convenient and familiar setting of a private school.  With a combination of outstanding amenities, exciting programming, and an experienced and energetic staff team, our structured and fun day camp will be the perfect place for your child.

Camp Dates

Week 1

Mon - Fri 7/6 - 7/10
Wacky Wednesday
Camp's Got Talent
Thankful Thursday
Alex's Lemonade Stand

Week 2

Mon - Fri 7/13 - 7/17
Wacky Wednesday
Treasure Hunters
Thankful Thursday
Kindness Rocks

Week 3

Mon - Fri 7/20 - 7/24
Wacky Wednesday
Camp Olympics
Thankful Thursday
Dog Toys for Animal Shelters

Week 4

Mon - Fri 7/27 - 7/31
Wacky Wednesday
Island Paradise
Thankful Thursday
Relay-a-thon for Project Morry

Week 5

Mon - Fri 8/3 - 8/7
Wacky Wednesday
Winter Wonderland
Thankful Thursday
Giving Jar for SCOPE

Week 6

Mon - Fri 8/10 - 8/14
Wacky Wednesday
Inventor's Workshop
Thankful Thursday
Halloween Bags for Operation Gratitude

Camp Hours

Camp - Full Day

9:00am - 3:00pm

Camp - Half Day

9:00am - 12:00pm

Complimentary Before-Care

8:30am - 9:00am

After-Care

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Camp Tuition

Members Non-Members
Weekly - Full Days (Open to Ages 3 - 11) $375 $375
Weekly - Half Days (Open to Ages 3 - 5) $250 $250
After-Care $150 per week $150 per week

One-Time Registration Fee: $40

This one-time non-refundable fee includes 2 camp t-shirts for your child.

Club Registration Requirements

Both students of British International School of Washington, DC and those who simply live nearby may enroll in BISW Day Camp - all are welcome!

Age Range: 3 - 11

All campers must be at least 3 years old by the first day they attend camp. In addition, campers must be potty-trained.

Since we are a traditionally-inspired day camp, we love to think of all of our campers and staff as a big camp family for the week.  With that, we always start and end the day as a family with a time we call "Hello Camp and Goodbye Camp".  We also eat lunch together as a group.  Throughout the rest of the camp day, there are 3 ways the campers will be grouped: Whole Camp Activities, Groups by Age and Groups by Activity Choice (Electives).

Activities

Each day of camp will be a new and exciting experience for our campers as no two days with KE Camps are exactly alike!  Our days begin with Hello Camp, a morning meeting of sorts where, through an assortment of organized activities, campers and staff get to know each other, review the day’s schedule and sing our special camp song! Similarly, we will end our days with Goodbye Camp, a time for wrap-up activities and reflections, SMILE Bands, snacks, and “see you later’s”.   The bulk of camp will be spent participating in a wide variety of activities throughout the day that may include:

Arts & Crafts
Group Games
Fun with Foods
Cooking
STEM Challenges
Electives: Every afternoon, campers will be able to choose which Elective they would like to attend. Elective choices will vary from day to day and will include fun and interactive subjects such as Sports, Drama, Music, Create & Build, Fine Arts and Movement. Campers look forward to putting their individual KE Camps Tree up on the Elective Board to indicate which activity they choose!

Wacky Wednesdays

Every Wednesday at camp is a wacky one with a different festive theme – a true highlight of each week! Check out this summer’s Wacky Wednesday Calendar!

Thankful Thursdays

We are excited to announce the return of Thankful Thursdays into our camp program! In true camp spirit, every Thursday campers will have the chance to give back to their community by working together on a simple, fun and rewarding community service project. Check out this summer’s Thankful Thursday Calendar!

KE Camps Presents

Each day, our campers will work on a camp-wide activity that will culminate with an exciting show, event or project conclusion on Friday. Campers always look forward to this team tradition!

Lunch & Snacks

Please pack a lunch for your child in a cooler or backpack along with a snack that he or she can have in the afternoon. 

Please note that we are a “nut aware” camp.   We ask that you do not pack any food for your child that contains nuts. If your child has a food allergy and you have questions about this, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Packing List

KE Camps requires all campers to wear our official camp shirt each day of the week. Please leave all electronic devices and cell phones at home. Campers should dress in comfortable clothing and tennis shoes. Additional shirts may be purchased at camp. Camp is a place to un-plug! Please pack the following items in a labeled bag or backpack:

Extra Snacks
Lunch
Water Bottle

Payments, Cancellations, Refunds

Registration & Payments

Registration for Summer 2020 is now open and will continue until we are full.  So, you may add additional weeks as the summer goes on. You must be enrolled in advance, however, in order to attend camp. We are happy to accept online registrations up until the night before the start of each week of camp, provided that space is available.

Full payment is due upon registration.  This includes a one-time non-refundable registration fee of $40 which includes 2 camp t-shirts. We accept American Express, MasterCard, Visa and Discover.

If your child has special needs or will require extra assistance while at camp, please contact us before you enroll to discuss!

Cancellations & Refunds

All requests for cancellations or changes must be made in writing to our office via email at info@kecamps.com. Cancellations made before July 5, 2020 will be refunded in full (less the registration fee).  After that, there are no refunds. We will, however, always offer a credit towards a future week (if space is available) or for next summer.

Camp Meet & Greet

Learn more about the BISW Day Camp Program and meet Laura, Director of Staff Onboarding and Communications, and Nicole, Director of Staff Experience and Lead Problem Solver!  They will be available to answer all of your questions!

When: Wednesday, March 4 from 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Where: BISW Lobby

All are welcome to stop by!

Form Downloads

Don’t forget to take a look at the important camp forms below.

Parent Manual

Be sure to read this manual for important and specific details about camp.

Authorization to Administer Medication Form

Should your child require any medication during the camp day (including an Epi-Pen or Inhaler), we ask that you complete this form and send it directly to our office or hand it to your Camp Director on your child’s first day of camp.