ARLINGTON SUMMER CAMP · DATES: 6/20–8/19 · AGES: 5–12 · ADDRESS: St Thomas More Cathedral School 105 N Thomas St., Arlington, VA 22203 · arlington@steveandkate.com · 571-384-2214

Arlington Summer Day Camp

Kids Take Charge

Every aspect of our program is designed to put kids in charge of their own learning experience. At Steve & Kate’s, campers choose from a variety of activities in real-time, as they design their day at camp. As kids try, fail, and learn on their own–they learn to trust their own judgment. These will ultimately be the kids who are prepared to tackle the challenges of an ever changing world with creativity and confidence.

Buy Any Number of Days. Use Them Anytime. Get Refunded for Unused Days.

Buy any number of Day Passes to use any day we're open this summer. You don't even need to tell us when you're coming–just show up! Or, if you need more camp, we have a Summer Pass, which covers the entire camp season. All Passes include lunch, snacks, activities, and all hours (8am–6pm), so there are no surprise fees later on.

And if for any reason your plans change, we'll refund your unused Passes automatically in full at summer's end.

Camp Details

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Dates & Times

Jun 20 - Aug 19
Mon. - Fri.
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Location

St Thomas More Cathedral School
105 N Thomas St.
Arlington, VA 22203

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Ages

4* – 12
*In Virginia, campers must turn 5 years old by Sept. 30th, 2022 to attend

Activities for Every Interest

With the trajectory of child vaccinations and loosening regulations, campers will, once again, design their day in real-time by choosing from a variety of activities offered at once. In the early morning and late afternoon, campers ramp up and wind down with recreational choices. For the bulk of the day, children will choose from the activities listed below. While we can't say exactly what the day will look like, one thing is for sure: The campers are in control.

Media Lab

Campers use scaffolded coding apps to build & play games. They'll also create stop-motion animations, movies, & music, as well as have access to other design tools.

PERFORMING ARTS

Jump into the spotlight with dancing and karaoke, as well as performing art games, performances, & specials.

PERFORMING ARTS

Hand & machine sewing are available for campers of all ages as well as options for embroidery, knitting, & other artistic flare.

WEEKLY SPECIALS

Each week we'll bring in a show-stopping special such as a giant inflatable, race cars, or a climbing wall. Weekly Special schedule coming soon.

BAKERY

Experienced bakers & professional taste-testers unite to experiment with different bread recipes & creations.

SPORTS & REC 2

Campers and staff join together to play soccer, gaga, capture the flag, or whatever games children are interested in that day.

MAKERY

Imagination is the limit on what campers will create with a mix of basic maker kits, crafts, and art supplies.

WATER PLAY

When the weather gets hot, we'll cool down with water games & activities such as water tag, sprinklers, or an inflatable slip n' slide.

PIE THROWING

At Steve & Kate's, Fridays are Pie Day! Our 40+ year tradition continues of ending the week with a whipped cream pie to the face.

Testimonials From Our Summer Camp in Arlington

This is a wonderful, wonderful camp! Our 7-year-old was exposed to things we hadn't done at home before such as... baking bread and sewing a vest! The counselors are all really positive and friendly. In addition to the camp content itself, Steve & Kate's has really great (read: extended) hours and provides all food during the day! There is also a refund policy in case your child doesn't use all the days you purchased in advance. I signed up my 10-year-old, too, but he ended up getting off a wait list for another camp so I got my fee refunded to me. I feel like this is a camp designed by parents because it is so easy to work with. I'm really hoping they continue to offer an Arlington location!!

Anna L.

(S&K parent)

Our five-year-old daughter has had a fantastic time at Steve and Kate's Camp - Arlington this summer. My husband and I love the flexible hours, the fact that breakfast, lunch, and snack are provided, and the myriad of activities offered. Additionally, the Director, is wonderful as are all of the counsellors. Today was my daughter's fifth day at Steve and Kate's - Arlington and in that short amount of time she has constructed a small robot, made a short stop action film, ridden go-carts, learned to crochet a bracelet, made bread, and engaged in coding activities. Recently I had a day off of work and my daughter said she still wanted to go to Steve and Kate's because she's had so much fun there. I also really enjoy being able to log into my account and see photos of what my daughter is doing at camp during the day.

Heather P.

(S&K parent)

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Fees

With vaccine availability on the rise and pandemic regulations opening up, we believe Summer 2022 will be back to our traditional, free-range programming, without requiring advanced weekly reservations. We'll email all registered families if regulations change prior to summer.

Buy any number of Day Passes or a Summer Pass, and use them whenever you'd like during the summer. You don't even need to let us know when you plan to join–just show up! If for any reason your plans change, we'll refund your unused Passes automatically in-full at summer's end. We also offer need-based financial aid to qualifying families. Learn more or submit an application, here.

All fees include lunch, snacks and all hours 8:00am to 6:00pm. 

Day Pass

Day Pass

Buy any number of Day Passes and use them anytime
Unused Day Passes are automatically refunded in mid September
You can upgrade to a Summer Pass whenever you want by purchasing 30 Day Passes per child
Day Passes can be transferred between siblings if they are each on the Day Pass plan

Includes: Lunch, snacks, activities, and all hours, 8am–6pm

$109 per day

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Summer Pass

One fee covers the entire summer and is good for anyone using more than 30 days of camp
Upgrade to a Summer Pass from a Day Pass plan at any point
If you don't use enough days to justify a Summer Pass, we’ll calculate what you would have paid at Day Pass rate and refund the difference automatically in mid September

Includes: Lunch, snacks, activities, and all hours, 8am–6pm

$3,270 per child

Does your employer offer Back-Up Care through Bright Horizons? Learn how to use your benefits at Steve & Kate's Camp, here!

More Camp Highlights

Staff

Tireless child advocates, who balance structure and guidance with staying out of campers' ways. All staff members are background checked and trained in CPR & First-Aid.

Food

We provide daily lunch options from a rotating variety of local restaurants and caterers. We’ll also offer an array of snacks for kids to nosh on throughout the day. Check out the daily menu below.

Arlington Summer Camp Deets

Monday

VG = Vegetarian, VV=Vegan, GF = Gluten Free, DF = Dairy Free, SF = Soy Free, EF = Egg Free

Cheese Pizza (VG)
Sunbutter & Jelly Sandwich (VG)(EF)(DF)
Caesar Salad 
Hot Dog
Local Rotating Entree TBD

No items contain nuts or nut products. However, some may have been prepared in areas that also produce items with nuts.

Tuesday

VG = Vegetarian, VV=Vegan, GF = Gluten Free, DF = Dairy Free, SF = Soy Free, EF = Egg Free

Cheese Pizza (VG)
Sunbutter & Jelly Sandwich (VG)(EF)(DF)
Caesar Salad 
Hot Dog
Local Rotating Entree TBD

No items contain nuts or nut products. However, some may have been prepared in areas that also produce items with nuts.

Wednesday

VG = Vegetarian, VV=Vegan, GF = Gluten Free, DF = Dairy Free, SF = Soy Free, EF = Egg Free

Cheese Pizza (VG)
Sunbutter & Jelly Sandwich (VG)(EF)(DF)
Caesar Salad 
Hot Dog
Local Rotating Entree TBD

No items contain nuts or nut products. However, some may have been prepared in areas that also produce items with nuts.

Thursday

VG = Vegetarian, VV=Vegan, GF = Gluten Free, DF = Dairy Free, SF = Soy Free, EF = Egg Free

Cheese Pizza (VG)
Sunbutter & Jelly Sandwich (VG)(EF)(DF)
Caesar Salad 
Hot Dog
Local Rotating Entree TBD

No items contain nuts or nut products. However, some may have been prepared in areas that also produce items with nuts. 

Friday

VG = Vegetarian, VV=Vegan, GF = Gluten Free, DF = Dairy Free, SF = Soy Free, EF = Egg Free

Cheese Pizza (VG)
Sunbutter & Jelly Sandwich (VG)(EF)(DF)
Caesar Salad 
Hot Dog
Local Rotating Entree TBD

No items contain nuts or nut products. However, some may have been prepared in areas that also produce items with nuts.

Important Arlington Camp Information

  • Check back here closer to summer for our camp's Drop Off & Pick Up Procedures.
  • Staff and campers will complete a wellness survey and/or other screening to identify any potential health concerns upon arrival each day. 
  • At our Arlington site we require all campers to have these completed forms submitted and reviewed before their first day of camp
  • Check back in the spring for your virtual camp orientation. Once we get closer to summer, we'll email you a link to our Online Camp Orientation. This will provide information relevant to all of our camp locations, including how to check-in and check-out, what to bring (and not bring) and a few more camp details.

Contact Us

Our directors work year-round and would love to help you learn more about our program and at the same time learn more about you and your camper. Get in touch with your local Director:

Call or email: 571-384-2214 | arlington@steveandkate.com

Essie

This is Essie's second year with Steve & Kate's Camp. Essie is a self taught baker and cup cake decorator, who enjoys poetry, working out, and karaoke!

This summer Essie is most excited to see campers explore their passions and interests!

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