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FunZone, July 20 - August 14, 8:30 am to 4 pm, registration opens June 24 for residents, July 1 for nonresidents
While our traditional summer camp programs have been cancelled & refunds have been issued, we are happy to announce that we will be able to offer modified summer camp experiences that we’re calling FunZones. The camps will run July 20 to August 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at four locations in Gaithersburg.
  • Benjamin Gaither Center, Ages 6 – 11
  • Casey Community Center, Ages 6 – 11
  • Robertson Park Youth Center, Ages 6 – 11
  • Olde Towne Youth Center, Ages 12 – 14
Activities include games, arts & crafts and team building. Strict health & safety measures will be in place. Details are available on the registration page. Space is very limited. Resident registration begins Wednesday, June 24. Should any spaces remain, nonresidents may register beginning July 1. Camp participants must be Maryland residents.

Note that we are also conducting virtual camp & clinic programs. Explore the details using the tiles below.

Summer Camps

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Our Mission

The Department of Parks, Recreation & Culture provides quality programs, facilities and parks in accordance with the priorities established in the City’s Strategic Plan and the Parks, Recreation & Open Space Plan. These programs, which are available to persons of all ages & cultures, are designed to enhance quality of life and encourage a sense of pride in the community, highlighting Gaithersburg as an outstanding place to live, work, learn & play.

Camp participants must be Maryland residents.

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Camper Information

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  • Americans with Disabilities Act

  • Behavior Policy

  • Dolores C. Swoyer Camp Scholarship

  • Emergency Cancellations & Program Site Changes

  • Extreme Heat Plan Guidelines

  • Field Trips

  • Inclusion Program

  • Late Pick Up Penalty

  • Meal Program

  • Refund Policy