Camps - Garrett College

Garrett College McHenry campus offices are open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Offices will be closed for service from 12- 1 p.m. for lunch.

Visitors are strongly encouraged to schedule appointments (either virtual or in-person). When on campus, all visitors must follow the College’s health-and-safety measures. Please note the outreach centers (NOC, SOC, CTTC) will have variable hours - please call ahead prior to visiting these locations.

The most up-to-date information on Garrett College's response to COVID-19, can be found online at novel coronavirus/COVID-19 resource page.

Note: the Daily Health Self-Assessment form is located here.

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Garrett College - Summer Camps

The Great Adventure Day Camps at the CARC have been canceled for 2021. At this time, a decision has not been made for athletics, music, or adventure sports camps. Updates, when available, will be posted on our website.

For the most up-to-date information, visit the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 resource page.

Camp Information

  1. Camp Guide
  2. Online Registration
  3. Volunteer App
  4. Medical Form

Camp Directors

Frequently Asked Questions

You can sign up as long as there is space available up until the Friday before the session starts. If the camp you want is full, we are happy to add you to our waitlist. You will be called if we have an opening. There is no cost to join a waitlist, and no obligation to sign up once you’re on it. Your best chance is to sign up early for our popular camps. Full payment is due at the time of registration.
Yes! For campers aged 6 – 12, our Before Care @ CARC opens at 7:30 a.m. and is a supervised, unstructured playtime until camp gets started. After Care @ CARC is open until 6 p.m. and is a supervised, unstructured playtime. You may add Before Care to any camp and After Care to any full-day or afternoon camp . All campers in Before Care and those enrolled in GGAC will have the opportunity to eat a provided breakfast. We offer supervised lunch and recess time at no charge for those campers signed up for both a morning AND afternoon session( or full-day camp) on the same day. Free breakfast and lunch are also offered to anyone under the age of 18,, Monday—Friday, so campers may eat either at any time outside of camp with parent supervision.
Build your camp week with combinations of morning and afternoon camps that include a free supervised lunch and recess, or choose from one of our full-day camps.
Yes. A current Health & Emergency Contact Form is required for each participating child at least 2-weeks BEFORE the first day of his/her camp. A new form must be completed each year in order for your child to participate in camp.
If your child cannot attend a program and the College is notified at least 10 business days before it begins, we will issue a full refund. For notification with less than 10 business days, we will be happy to provide a refund less the camp fees which cover the cost of pre-purchased materials and non-refundable commitments to partners. No refunds are given once a camp begins. The College expects all programs to be presented as scheduled, however, a program could be canceled due to insufficient enrollment. A decision about cancellation is made approximately 2-weeks before the start date of the camp. You will be notified via email. In the event that a program is canceled, every effort will be made to either place your child in another program of his/her interest or provide a full refund.
Our tax ID number is: 52-0906659. For a receipt for your payment, please contact the CARC Front Desk at 301.387.3786.
We send important camp messages including schedule changes and cancellations via email. We need a valid email address for you. Please add brandon.jackson@garrettcollege.edu to your contact list.