McDonogh Summer Camps

Fun, friendship, adventure, and discovery await children of all ages on our beautiful 800-acre campus! McDonogh Summer Programs offers over 80 traditional day camps, sports clinics, arts and educational programs, as well as overnight camps. Explore the options and register online beginning November 7, 2017.

Outstanding Facilities in a Country Setting

For over 80 years, McDonogh has been offering quality summer programs on its 800-acre campus, complete with stables and indoor/outdoor riding rings, three fully equipped playground areas, 20 tennis courts, two fishing ponds, and extensive outdoor athletic fields. Our outdoor adventure complex includes a state-of-the-art rock-climbing tower and a high and low ropes course with a team building development component. Indoor facilities include a 54,000-square-foot field house with seven basketball courts, an aquatic center that includes an Olympic-size swimming pool, two indoor batting ranges, a wellness center, and a wrestling room. Our fine arts center boasts an elegant 588-seat theater with modern stage, lighting, and sound; a black box theatre; music room; and set design room. The McDonogh campus also includes multiple computer labs, art rooms, classrooms, and dormitory space to accommodate over 100 students. The Edward St. John Student Center features two dining halls as well as a lecture hall with stage, fine arts and dance facilities, the infirmary, offices, and meeting rooms.

Our Commitment

The staff of McDonogh Summer Programs is comprised of experienced and caring personnel dedicated to offering opportunities for our campers to achieve their highest potential. We are committed to quality and professionalism in everything we do. Our camps are conducted on the safe and serene grounds of the McDonogh School, with around-the-clock security.

Before and After Care

A Before and After Care Program is available for an additional fee for all full-day camper. The cost for Before Care is $50/week and for After Care the cost is $75/week. Children may be dropped off in the Before Care Program between 7:30 a.m. and 8:45 a.m. and picked up from the After Care Program any time between 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Participants will engage in a variety of activities including games, sports, crafts, and outdoor programs.


McDonogh’s well-maintained bus fleet will provide transportation to and from community stops in Baltimore City and Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, and Howard Counties. There is no extra charge for transportation for full-day campers. Transportation applications are accepted on a first come first serve basis due to the limited number of seats on each bus.


All full-day (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) on-campus day campers receive lunch at no extra charge. The nutritious meals are carefully planned and prepared by our experienced food service staff. View the Sage Dining Menu and be certain to click on the dropdown in the top-left corner for the summer menu.


A 5% discount per child is offered to families who have two or more children enrolled in any of the following camps: Camp Red Feather, Camp Red Eagle, Senior Camp, Outdoor Adventure, The All Sports Camp (not to be confused with individual week sports camps), and the McDonogh Tennis Camp. This discount applies only to the programs listed above and children must be enrolled for an entire session/week. See all the discounts that we offer.

For more information, call 443-544-7100 or email

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