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Welcome to Butler Camp!

Offering the Best Summer Day Camp Programs and Adventures in Montgomery County, Maryland! Butler Camp offers a wide range of fun outdoor nature activities for children 4½ to 16 years old. Our 2-week sessions run June 21- August 13, 2021. Limited spots available. Registration begins January 10.

Registration Opens January 18, 2022 Coronavirus & Camp FAQ's

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What time is camp drop-off? 9 – 9:15 am

What time is camp pick-up? 3:15 – 3:30

What do I need to do if I'm dropping off late or picking up early?

Please call the Camp Office in advance and we will coordinate with Counselors to have campers outside the Camp Office with their things. Early pick up must happen before 2:45 to ease any carpool calamity. Please park in front of the camp office sign, then call the Camp Office to sign out your camper. We will walk your camper out to you.

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Butler camp was perfect for my family this summer! It was the perfect blend of fun outdoors while staying safe during the pandemic. I am so grateful to your entire staff! We’ll be back next year for sure~ Erin C., 2020 Camp Parent

A Summer Camp Offering Outdoor Adventures in Darnestown, Maryland

Whether it’s swimming, hiking, crafts and games, archery, fishing, wilderness skills, camping, or canoeing, there’s something fun to make memories your child will treasure for years to come.

Nature Navigators

Ages 4.5–6

6:1 child to staff ratio

$600 per 2week session

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Wilderness Explorers

Ages 7–9

8:1 child to staff ratio

$665 per 2-week session

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Ages 10–12

8:1 child to staff ratio

$855 per 2-week session

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Ages 12–14

8:1 child to staff ratio

$860 per 2-week session

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Counselors In Training CIT

Ages 14.5–16

$480 per 2-week session

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Hodgepodge Cubs

Ages 4–6 

8:1 child to staff ratio

$420 per 1 week session

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Hodgepodge Bears

Ages 7–13

7:1 child to staff ratio

$420 per 1 week session

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Butler Equestrian Program

This will be a separate program this year. Go to for more information.

Butler Equestrian

Keeping Your Child Safe and Happy at Summer Camp

We’re committed to the health and safety of our campers. In 2020, we completely redesigned all our camp sessions to incorporate current safety measures and recommendations. As one parent said, “We felt very safe with the COVID measures in place.” Learn more about our safety protocols and plans for 2021 here.

Butler Camp is the best outdoor camp in the area even in the times of COVID. You saved our summer thank you! 

~ Margaret K., 2020 Camp Parent

What Parents Need To Know
Coronavirus & Camp FAQ's
Registration Opens January 18, 2022

Butler Camp provides children the opportunity to learn and grow in a safe and supportive community. While your child is having fun, they’re also learning important skills that will serve them now and in the future.

Joining our Caring & Competent Camp Community

When your child joins Butler Camp, they become part of our intimate community where everyone knows their name and cheers them on. You’ll feel confident dropping them off with our highly trained, nurturing staff. All activities are supervised by our mature, well-trained, carefully-screened and certified counselors. We look after your children as if they were our own.

Building Life & Leadership Skills

Campers not only enjoy fun adventures but also learn valuable life skills. From building forest shelters to identifying edible plants, campers develop wilderness skills and a respect for nature. Children leave here more confident about their skills and willing to try new things. They’ve learned about teamwork, leadership and how to take care of themselves and the environment.

Connecting Kids with Nature

We’re so much more than a camp. We’re a place where children can learn about and experience nature. Each session campers explore hiking trails, learn wilderness skills and practice environmental stewardship. They leave with a deeper respect and understanding of our outdoor world. Not only is exploring nature fun, it also has a positive impact on a child’s intellectual, emotional, social and physical development. 

A Glimpse into Butler Camp

Find out what makes our camp special and why campers return year after year.

Tour our camp!

Visit our 22-acre campus and imagine your child here this summer. Tours are available M-F between 9am-4pm. We look forward to seeing you then!

What Parents Need To Know
Coronavirus & Camp FAQ's
Registration Opens January 18, 2022

Registration Opens January 18, 2022

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