How It Works | TIC Camp - The perfect balance between technology and sports for kids 7-15
the perfect balance between technology and sports for kids 7-15

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  • What’s New for TIC Summer 2018? 10/27/2017
    As year round staff, many people ask us what exactly we do when camp isn’t in session. Truthfully, we are still very busy and only take breaks to longingly look out the window for the first signs of that 90 degree weather and 110% humidity that signifies another wonderful summer has arrived in Washington DC. […]
  • 2018 Website Update! 10/27/2017
    As the weather is finally changing, so is our website! Take a moment to poke around and spot new Tech. options and other updates for summer 2018. Registration is around the corner and we are totally excited for what’s in store for us next camp season! Further details to come… Yours in camping, TIC Team!
  • Good bye, Summer! 08/19/2017
    It’s about that time for us to split up for the summer. We want to thank all of our dauntless directors for all of their guidance and direction throughout each session. We would like to thank our captivating counselors for providing their time, patience and energy all summer. We want to shoutout our creative and carefree […]

How It Works

DAILY SCHEDULE: Campers are dropped off between 8:00am and 8:30am. We start camp promptly at 8:30am and pick-up begins at 3:00pm. Carpool cards and detailed maps will be provided two weeks prior to the session beginning. Carpool cards are required for each child you pick up in the afternoon.

Campers are divided into two age groups: juniors spend the first morning in technology while seniors are in athletics. The groups switch places after lunch. The schedule alternates daily so each camper starts with athletics every other day. (Juniors are elementary school age; Seniors are secondary school age. NOTE: some older 5th graders may be considered seniors in DC West only) Campers bring their own non-perishable lunches (including a beverage) or order a box lunch. We offer extended day until 6:00pm.

FIRST DAY SCHEDULE: Parents may bring their campers to Orientation, the first morning of each session, between 8:00am and 8:30am. During this time, you can do any needed business (forms, meds, extended day, carpool cards). Promptly at 8:30am, campers are called into their groups (Day 1: Juniors in Technology; Seniors in Sports) and go off to begin camp with their counselor. Parents may stay to ask questions and hear a brief talk by the Director.

Don’t have time on day 1? No problem! Please make sure to read through the Parent Handbook, provided in early June to make sure you have all the information to make your camper’s time at TIC the best it can be. The Parent Handbook will also include information about early pickup/dropping off late, carpool procedures, what to bring and other important policies.

LAST DAY SCHEDULE: Parents, friends, and family are invited to an Open House on the last day of each session to see the technology projects and final Color War activities. The Open House is usually scheduled between 1-3pm, ending with a Final Assembly. If you are unable to attend, final projects will also be uploaded to our project website for download and sharing. More information about this will be emailed to parents and found on our Blog, The Daily TICker.