Our traditional, coed, Grizzly Day Camp runs for 8 weeks. We offer a week by week sign up, so you have the flexibility to pick and choose your weeks! Campers are grouped by age in the following 3 categories: Curious Cubs (ages 3-5), Brave Bears (ages 6-8), Great Grizzlies (ages 9-12). Curious Cubs takes place in the preschool building and Brave Bears/Great Grizzlies takes place in the lower school building. After Care is available from 3:30-5pm.

2023 Dates: June 20-August 11, 2023

Camp Weeks:
June 20-23 (4-day week)
June 26-30
July 5-7 (3-day week)
July 10-14
July 17-21
July 24-28
July 31-August 4
August 7-11

Note: Camp is closed on June 19, July 3 and July 4.




For our youngest campers, Curious Cubs offers half day (9-12pm) and full day (9-3:30pm) options. Each week, our preschool campers explore themes through projects, games, music, story time, water activities and more! Taught by our certified preschool staff, children learn, play and make new friends in a fun, safe and creative environment. Plus, mystery guests each week that relate to the weekly theme! Children must be fully potty-trained to attend and have turned 3 years old by June 1st.

Camp Themes:
June 20-23: Garden/Farming
June 26-30: Woodland Creatures
July 5-7: Red, White & Blue 
July 10-14: Outerspace
July 17-21: Fairytales
July 24-28: STEM
July 31-August 4: Dinosaurs
August 7-11: Ocean

Ages: 3-5, coed

Time: 9-12pm or 9-3:30pm

Cost: $295/half day week or $425/full day week
*pro-rated pricing for shortened weeks

Lunch/Snack: Campers must pack their own lunch and snack. Food must be nut-free.

After Care: 3:30-5pm, $50/week

Sample Schedule
8:45-9am - Drop off
9-12pm - Weekly themed learning activities; water play

12-12:15pm - Half day pick up
12-12:30pm - Lunch for full day campers
12:30-3:30pm - Quiet time and optional nap; continued themed games and outdoor play
3:30-3:45pm - Pick up 
3:30-5pm - After Care optional





Brave Bears and Great Grizzlies Camps are full of FUN, FUN, FUN! Each week blends new and creative themes with traditional camp activities. In the mornings, campers will dive into topics such as STEAM, art, music, cooking, tech and sports taught by our amazing instructors. After lunch, campers will enjoy a variety of activities, such as arts and crafts, Gaga and weekly swimming. Whether you sign up for 1 week or all 8, campers will have a blast making new friends, developing new skills and growing in confidence in a safe and energizing environment. Groups may be combined for certain activities or based on participation numbers for the week. Join us for many adventure this summer!

Ages: 6-8 (Brave Bears) 9-12 (Great Grizzlies), coed

Time: 9-3:30pm

Cost: $425/full day week
*pro-rated pricing for shortened weeks

Lunch/Snack: Campers have the option to purchase lunch for $40/week. Campers may pack their own snack and food must be nut-free.

Swimming: Campers will be shuttled to and from Coppermine Green Valley twice a week for swimming and outdoor games. Lifeguards and counselors will be supervising every swim session. Campers must have previous swimming experience and more advanced swimmers have the option to take the Deep End Test. Passing the Deep End Test permits campers to swim in the deep end of the pool and jump off the diving board. Cash snack bar is available at the facility. 

After Care: 3:30-5pm, $50/week

Sample Schedule
8:45-9am - Drop off
9-12pm - Weekly themed learning activities 

12-1pm - Lunch 
1-3:30pm - Games, arts & crafts, water play/swimming 2x per week
3:30-3:45pm - Pick up 
3:30-5pm - After Care optional



Summer Programs Office

Garrison Forest School
300 Garrison Forest Rd
Owings Mills, MD 21117

Grizzly Day Camps

Weekly Camp Offerings 
June 17-August 9. 

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Two-week Riding, Polo, or Performing Arts Programs for girls.
July 14-26

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