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  • What ages are the campers?
    Campers are 9-17 years of age. Volunteer Counselors may volunteer at age 18 with a background check.
  • What should my child bring to Camp (Gear List)
    OPHC Summer Camp Packing List 2023 Things you need for camp: Must Haves: Medications (If needed) Backpack/ Duffel bag TOILETRIES: DEODORANT Toothbrush Toothpaste Body soap Lotion (unscented keeps bugs away) hair products if necessary Feminine Hygiene Products (Girls) Sunscreen / bug spray Clothing: *Comfortable summer appropriate clothing, (It will be hot) X5 Shirts (t-shirts/tanks) X5 Shorts/ Pants, jogger pants, leggings (Shorts Recommended) X5 Underwear X5 Socks X2 Pajamas (sleeping attire) Swimsuit (swim cap*) Tennis shoes Shower shoes/Flip flops X2 Towels (bath towel/pool towel) X2 wash cloths/shower sponge Stay Safe/Stay Cool Items: Flashlight / batteries Reusable water bottle Hat/visor/ bandanna Sunglasses Optional Items: Pillow Sleeping bag/ Blankets/ Yoga mat Portable (neck) fan Plastic Walmart bags for dirty clothes
  • Where is the camp located?
    This year's Summer Camp will be located at Navy Recreation Center Patuxent Naval Base, Solomon, MD.
  • What are this year's Summer Camp dates?
    July 24th until July 30, 2023
  • Are meals provided?
    All summer camp participants to include counselors and facilitators will be provided with three meals a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner). Snacks are also available throughout the day. ​
  • How will campers get to camp?
    Transportation for those who live in the D.C./ and Northern VA areas will be provided. Parents and Guardians who live in the MD area are authorized to drop off their campers at the camp site (TBA) To reiterate, there will be two designated pickup and drop off locations (TBA), one for both D.C. and Northern VA residents and a separate location for MD residents.
  • Is this a Co-ed camp?
    Our summer camps are segregated. Although both camps will run concurrently, our boys and girls camps are located on separate camp sites aboard the campground.
  • Is the camp free?
    Yes the camp is free for all participants, however there is a $50.00 registration fee per camper.
  • Will there be security? Will the campers be safe?
    Patuxent Naval Base has onsite military security 24/7. The base is also equipped with emergency medical service facilities.
  • How long is Camp?
    Our Summer Camp program is typically 6 days. Departing back home on Sunday Morning/Afternoon.
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