Melwood Recreation

Specialty Camps & Clubs


If you have questions about Camp Accomplish, please contact us at 301-870-3226 or email us at recreation@melwood.org


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NEW Specialty Camps for 2018!

Specialty Clubs

Specialty Clubs can be added on to a camper’s general overnight or day camp session. 

Each camper (Day and Overnight) has the opportunity to participate in one chosen club/activity period per day.  The options are: Aquatics Club (additional fee), Equestrian Club (additional fee), Sports Club, Creative & Performing Arts Club, and Nature/Environmental Club.  Please note each camper may only sign up for one club period per session.  Also, the Equestrian and Aquatics Club have a maximum capacity, campers are enrolled on a first-come first serve basis.

Aquatics Club

Day and Overnight Campers will spend their morning activity (club) sessions at the pool. All ages and abilities are welcome! We recommend this club for campers who want to be more comfortable in the water and gain valuable skills like breathing techniques, treading water, stroke development.

Cost: $115

Equestrian Club

Campers will spend their morning activity (club) sessions at the barn. All ages and abilities are welcome. We recommend this club for campers who are interested in increasing their riding and horsemanship skills on any level.

Cost: $115

There is no Equestrian Club offered during Sessions 6 and 7, and limited number of club participants in Session 3.

Nature/Environmental Club

Campers will spend their morning activity (club) sessions at the Garden Center and around the outdoors at Camp. All ages and abilities are welcome. We recommend this club for campers who are interested in learning more about local nature, gardening, animals, and the environment.

Cost: Free

Sports Club

Campers will spend their morning activity (club) sessions at the sports fields. All ages and abilities are welcome. We recommend this club for campers who are interested in learning and participating in team and individual sports of all types.

Cost: Free

Creative & Performing Arts Club

Campers will spend their morning activity (club) sessions at the Creative Arts Building. All ages and abilities are welcome. We recommend this club for campers who are interested in creative, visual, and performing arts, including music.

Cost: Free


Specialty Overnight Camps

Specialy Overnight Camps are a great option for campers who want to focus more on horseback riding and outdoor adventures and nature. 

 

 


Back in Time History / Explorer Camp

Jun 24 - Jun 29, 2018

 

NEW TO CAMP ACCOMPLISH 2018!

This Sunday-Friday overnight camp program is designed for participants between the ages of
10 and 18 who are interested in learning more about the history-laden area that surrounds us. From exploring the history of the tobacco farm where Camp Accomplish sits, to visiting nearby historic destinations such as Port Tobacco, St. Mary's City to name a few.  

This camp will let our young explorers go back into history and explore what it was like to live in Colonial and Revolutionary times in Maryland.  Fun activities such as living, exploring and eating like our colonial ancestors will add to the traditional camp activities such as swimming and campfires.

Cost: $1,000 


All Star Sports Camp

Jul 1 - Jul 6, 2018

 

NEW TO CAMP ACCOMPLISH 2018!

This Sunday-Friday overnight camp program is designed for all of the sports enthusiasts between the ages of 10-18 at Camp Accomplish.  From taking a tour of Blue Crabs Stadium and taking in a game, to visiting athletic facilities at a local college, to listening to guest speakers and athletes, this camp will enable participants to explore everything Sports Related!

Cost: $1,000


Beginner Equestrian Camp

Jul 1 - Jul 6, 2018

 

NEW TO CAMP ACCOMPLISH 2018!
This Sunday-Friday overnight camp program is designed for beginning riders between the ages of 10 and 18 years old who are currently comfortable being on the back of a horse. Riders in this program will have the opportunity to explore different aspects and disciplines of horsemanship and riding under the supervision and instruction of knowledgeable and experienced equestrian staff.  

During the week, participants will get to spend lots of time in the barn and in the saddle, plus some favorite camp activities like swimming!

Cost: $1,000


Culinary Arts Camp

Jul 8 - Jul 13, 2018

 

NEW TO CAMP ACCOMPLISH 2018!

We are looking for a few good chefs!  This Sunday-Friday overnight camp program is designed for the budding culinarians amongst our campers between the ages of 10 to 18.  Each day will be filled with differing culinary experiences such as cooking classes , demonstrations, guest speakers, tastings, field trips and the Camp’s own version of Chopped.

This camp is designed for ratios for 1:2 and higher.

Cost: $1,000


Adventure Camp

Jul 15 - Jul 20, 2018

 

This Sunday-Friday overnight camp is perfect for campers of all ability levels between the ages of 10 to 18, this program is recommended for campers who are able to walk independently and are comfortable participating in physically strenuous activities. 

Campers will spend the week gaining basic outdoor survival skills, exploring the world through our crazy cool challenge courses, and experience what it's like to sleep under the stars!  

This camp is appropriate for campers in a 1:2 ratio and higher!

Cost: $1,000


Intermediate Equestrian Camp

Jul 22 - Jul 27, 2018

 

This Sunday-Friday overnight camp program is designed for riders between the ages of 10 and 18 years old who are currently comfortable riding at the walk and trot levels.  Riders in this program will have the opportunity to explore different aspects and disciplines of horsemanship and riding under the supervision and instruction of knowledgeable and experienced equestrian staff.  

 

During the week, participants will get to spend lots of time in the barn and in the saddle, plus some favorite camp activities like swimming!

Cost: $1,000

 


Advanced Equestrian Camp

Jul 29 - Aug 3, 2018

 

This Sunday-Friday overnight camp program is designed for riders between the ages of 10 and 18 years old who can independently walk, trot, and canter.   This camp will provide the intense individualized daily riding instruction in a fun and safe environment.    Riders in this program will have the opportunity to explore different aspects and disciplines of horsemanship and riding under the supervision and instruction of knowledgeable and experienced equestrian staff.

  

During the week, participants will get to spend lots of time in the barn and in the saddle, plus some favorite camp activities like swimming!

Cost: $1,000


Baking & Pastry Camp

Aug 5 - Aug 10, 2018

 

NEW TO CAMP ACCOMPLISH 2018!

We are looking for a few good bakers!  This Sunday-Friday overnight camp program is designed for the budding bakers and cake decorators amongst our campers between the ages of 10 to 18. Each day will be filled with differing baking & pastry making experiences such as cooking classes, demonstrations, guest speakers, tastings, field trips, and the Camp’s own version of Cupcake Challenge!

This camp is designed for a 1:2 ratio and higher.

Cost: $1,000


Down on the Farm Camp

Aug 6 - Aug 10, 2018

 

NEW TO CAMP ACCOMPLISH 2018!

During Down on the Farm Camp week, participants will learn about farm animal life and care, Pollinator Gardens, beekeeping and honey, and growing food and flowers.  Farm Camp experiences will take place at the Recreation Center’s Equestrian Center, Barnyard, Pollinator and Learning Gardens, Greenhouse and locally in the region—with field trips to local farms and markets.  Down on the Farm Camp is open to campers ages 10 to 18, and is recommended for campers who experience an ease of mobility in non-paved grassy outdoor areas and enjoy participating in moderate intensity activities

Cost: $1,000 


Dude Ranch Kids!

Aug 12 - Aug 17, 2018

 

NEW TO CAMP ACCOMPLISH 2018!

This Sunday-Friday overnight camp experience is designed for all of the cowboys and cowgirls at Camp Accomplish!  Explore life on the range and in the barn.  Eat some meals at the Camp Accomplish Chuck Wagon, learn how to rope and ride and care for the horses.   Go on a wagon ride, camp out underneath the stars and enjoy all of the other camp activities as well!

Cost: $1,000