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Summer Camps

Edutain your kids this summer Art Play Learn-style with our fun integration camps.

All camps run from 9:30-4:30 with options for either before care from 7:30am or after care until 6pm or both (additional fees apply).

We are located in central Bowie. The exact address will be sent to those who enroll.

June 22nd - 26th

ages: 6-8

June 29th- July 3rd

ages: 8-10

July 6th -10th

ages: 6-12

July 13th-17th

ages 5-8

July 27th-31st

ages 9-12

Shakespeare Camp

Get your Shakespeare on with this camp that never stops moving. Taught by acclaimed actor and Director of Theater Education at St. Anne Rock Hill School, Saluda Camp. Saluda is a veteran teacher of Shakespeare and theatre integration to kids from 4 years old to adults. Your kids will not only know exactly what they are doing and saying using the real Shakespeare text, they will come away feeling like super-heroes. Join the non-stop fun.

Nickelodeon Camp

Do your kids love slime? Do they love getting dirty? This is your camp! Double Dare challenges, science experiments like Jimmy Neutron, make crabby patties, water activities and more! Taught by Art Play Learn's own Dana Parker, Science and Music teacher. Get slimed with us.

Spanish Immersion Camp

Do you want your kids to speak Spanish better or not lose the Spanish they learned in school? Heritage speakers, Immersion school students, kids who just enjoy learning Spanish: this camp is for you! Full of games, songs, hands-on activities with a language acquisition strategy, your kids will be having so much fun they won't realize they're learning Spanish. Taught by Alejandra Zuñiga, native speaker from Peru and one of Art Play Learn's Spanish teachers. ¡Ven y disfruten!

July 20th- 24th

ages 7-14

Art Play Learn's Got Talent Camp

Are your kids performers at heart? Do they love to sing, dance, or act out stories? Do they have unusual talents that they love to show off? This is your camp! Karaoke contests, show off your unique talents, work with others to create performances and do them for each other. Perform for parents at the end of the last day. Taught by Art Play Learn's Dana Parker, Professional Singer and Electrical Engineer. Let it go!

August 3rd-7th

ages 5-10

Fear Factor Camp

Do your kids love challenges? This camp will test their daring in a safe and fun way. They will be challenged to eat foods they've never seen before, obstacle courses, feel gross stuff, and more. Taught by Art Play Learn's Dana Parker, Electrical Engineer and mom of 3 active boys. Come get grossed out!

August 10th-14th

ages 8-14

August 17th-21st

ages 5-10

August 24th-28th

ages 5-10

Inventor's Camp

Do your kids love to invent things? Are they budding entrepreneurs? Nurture that instinct with this camp that is all about problem solving, tinkering and inventing products. Invent a product and film an infomercial for it. Taught by Art Play Learn's Dana Parker, Electrical Engineer, Professional Singer and Entrepreneur. Start something amazing!

Back to School Bridge Camp

7:30am-2:00pm or 9:30am - 3:30pm

Get back into the swing of school schedules with this camp that will help you re-establish bedtimes and wake-up times but also give your children some space to gently get their brains working again by participating in a series of fun activities that will keep them moving, get them thinking and keep them from spending all day on screens. Taught by a whole team of Art Play Learn's specialists, including Meredith Kaunitz, Master Teacher; Dana Parker, Electrical Engineer and Professional Singer; Alejandra Zuñiga, Spanish Teacher; Candise Jordan, Yoga, Physical Education and Nutrition and more.


Weekly Camps: $250 per week

Before Care (7:30-9:30): $25 per week

After Care (4:30-6:00): $20 per week

Bridge Camp After Care (3:30-6:00): $30 per week

Meet the Teachers

Saluda Camp

Shakespeare Camps

Saluda has worked in professional theater as an actor, teacher and director for 20 years now. As an actor, Saluda received her post-graduate diploma from Judi Dench’s London conservatory Mountview Academy for Theatre Arts, where she focused on classical theater, training with Royal Shakespeare Company actors and directors and in workshops on The Globe stage in London. After graduation, Saluda embarked on a 15-year career as an actor on Off-Broadway stages and in regional Shakespeare companies. She performed in 4 seasons at both The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey and Connecticut Free Shakespeare. As a teacher, Saluda is currently the Director of Theater for the John Paul the Great for the Arts Program at Saint Anne School in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Saluda worked for 7 years as a teaching artist, in all 5 boroughs of NYC, a catholic school in NJ and a homeschool society in upstate NY, teaching acting, Shakespeare and playwriting to children ages 3-18. Saluda’s sister, Anna Camp from the Pitch Perfect movies, is also a professional actor and singer. 

Alejandra Zuñiga

Spanish Immersion, Back to School Bridge Camps

Alejandra is a native of Peru who has lived in the United States for many years with her husband and 2 children, whom she homeschools. She represented Peru at the Latin American Cultural Expo at the College Park Community Center, educating the public about Peruvian geography, history and culture. Alejandra was teaching Spanish at Small Wonder Day Care until recently and is now teaching Spanish for Art Play Learn's Toddler classes and Homeschool program. She is a dynamic personality who brings joy to every room and creates active, student-centered programs wherever she goes.

Dana Parker

Nickelodeon, Art Play Learn's Got Talent, Fear Factor Camps, Inventor's, Back to School Bridge Camps

Dana has been a professional singer for over 30 years. Her first stage performance was at the age of 10, and by age 13 she was signed to her first of 3 major record labels. She has worked alongside many in the music industry and is currently the lead singer in a band based in Washington, DC. A writer and producer, Dana has studied voice for the span of her career and continues to work with choirs and vocal groups. She is a certified Audio Engineer, having studied sound design and studio techniques, and also holds degrees in Electrical Engineering and Network Engineering, Cyber Security. Dana teaches Science and Music at Art Play Learn. She homeschools 3 boys who keep her teaching skills sharp and the ideas for active learning flowing.

Meredith Kaunitz

Back to School Bridge Camps

Meredith is the Chief Education Officer at Art Play Learn where she teaches, develops curriculum, administrates and keeps things hopping. With a professional acting resume boasting over 100 credits, Meredith's two passions come together in her arts integration programs. She has developed seven 5-star levels of Japanese classes on a popular distance learning platform. She teaches Japanese, English, math and Social Studies at Art Play Learn.

Candise Jordan

Back to School Bridge Camps

Candise has been a professional in the fitness industry for 13 years. She holds certifications from the American Red Cross and ASHI as a Certified CPR/First Aid/AED Instructor, Aerobics Fitness Association of America as a Certified Group Exercise Instructor, the National Academy of Sports Medicine as a Certified Personal Trainer​ and is an SDTS Self-defense Instructor. She has continuing education certificates in Functional Fitness, Senior Fitness, Youth Fitness, Boot camps, Power Jump, PiYo, Medicine Balls, Bosu, Spin, Kickboxing, and Core Strength. Candise has published two books, 

Pot Belly to Flat Belly: A 28 Day Rapid Fat Loss Transformation and The Fit & Flavorful Kitchen Makeover​. She is a homeschooling mom.