Select Your Campers Completed Grade Level & See What We Have To Offer!

4 yr old - Kindergarten
GT1The Discovery program nurtures your child in a safe environment while creating new and exciting adventures that encourage your child’s development. Our loving staff invest the time and attention your child needs to develop their character. This program’s on-the-go schedule leaves your child happily exhausted and ready for more!

  • Field Trips: Cunningham Falls, Bounce U, Great Kids Village, and so much more!
  • Activities: Moon Bounce, Slip-n-slide, Crafts, Story Time, and that’s not all!

Four times throughout the summer campers have the option of extending their camp day at our Latestay. During this time, your child is able to experience:

  • Extended interaction with their counselor and friends.
  • The independence of going off grounds to continue their adventures.
  • Enjoying a BBQ dinner and roasting gooey marshmallows.

Children must be at least 4 years old and potty-trained by the start of the first week that they attend. Campers are grouped by grade, and in 1st and 2nd grade, campers are also grouped by gender.

1st - 2nd Grades
Germantown ExplorerThe Explorer program nurtures your child in a safe environment while creating new and exciting adventures that encourage your child’s development. Our loving staff invest the time and attention your child needs to develop their character. This program’s on-the-go schedule leaves your child happily exhausted and ready for more!

  • Field Trips: Cunningham Falls, Bounce U, Great Kids Village, and so much more!
  • Activities: Moon Bounce, Slip-n-slide, Crafts, Story Time, and that’s not all!

Four times throughout the summer campers have the option of extending their camp day at our Latestay. During this time, your child is able to experience:

  • Extended interaction with their counselor and friends.
  • The independence of going off grounds to continue their adventures.
  • Enjoying a BBQ dinner and roasting gooey marshmallows.

1st and 2nd grade, campers are grouped by gender.

3rd - 5th Grades
Germantown Adventure CampThere is never a dull moment once Adventure camp begins its day! Our jam-packed program has your child running, dancing, laughing, and most importantly, growing! The energized counselors and fun-blasted activities combine to strengthen confidence and develop skills in every camper. Independence is built when campers get to navigate their own journey with our imaginative Electivities.

  • Field Trips: Port Discovery, Bowling, Roller skating, just to name a few!
  • Activities: Go-Karts, Archery, Drama, Climbing Wall, and it doesn’t end there!

Campers have the option four times throughout the summer to camp out under the stars on the Overnighter. Your child comes home the next morning having experienced:

  • Team-building activities, like setting up their group’s tent and a massive game of capture the flag.
  • Expressing themselves through sharing hilarious and meaningful stories around the sizzling campfire with s’mores in hand.
  • The feel of the great outdoors while enjoying a BBQ dinner at their campsite.

Campers are grouped by grade and gender.

6th - 7th Grades
Germantown High AdventureOur pre-teen and teen programs pair thrilling activities with the substance and growth your teen needs to have the best possible summer experience! Our experienced and trained staff build fulfilling, supportive relationships that give your child encouragement and love through the tough challenges they face.

Campers are grouped by grade and gender.

High Adventure
  • Out-of-this-world field trips may include: Beaver Dam, Laser Tag, Splashdown Water Park, and many more!
  • Rockin’ Overnighters may include all day trips to: Six Flags, Adventure Park, All Star Sports Complex, and more!
8th - 9th Grades
Germantown TeenWe know teenagers need good role models to follow, and that is why we hire counselors who are committed to Christian values and are trained to relate to teens and help them with the issues they face. We strive to create an environment where teens feel emotionally and physically safe and where they can be themselves while hanging out with friends.

Campers are grouped by grade and gender.

Teen Adventure
  • Mind-blowing field trips may include: Players Amusement Center, Tubing, and so many more.
  • If you sign up for a Teen Adventure Overnighter Week, be prepared for plenty of stories and incredible memories! Our overnighters are totally awesome. Teens are “spoiled” with air conditioned buses, supervised hotel accommodations, and most importantly, trips to:

Week 1: Dorney Park

Week 2: Ocean City NJ

Week 4: Hershey Park and Guppy Gulch

Week 5: Busch Gardens

Week 6: Ocean City NJ

Week 7: Bryce Resort

CIT Program (9th - 12th Grades)
Germantown Counselor In Training(In order to be placed in the CIT program, please register for camp. Once we process your camper registration, you will receive additional paperwork which must be filled out by the CIT. For more information, please contact our Germantown office at (301) 989-2267 ext. 1291 or ext. 1272).

With the same responsibilities and leadership experiences as our past CIT program, your teen will now have the opportunity for a more one-on-one mentorship based program. The CIT program equips teens with leadership skills they can use throughout their lives. Teens will learn important skills such as:

  • Problem solving
  • Communication
  • Community Service
  • Responsibility
  • and so much more!

CITs learn these vital life skills in a safe environment through fun and challenging group leadership sessions and hands-on experience. These teens work with kids alongside trained counselors and help maintain group control, create a safe environment, and assist in activities while putting their leadership skills into practice.

The CIT Program offers (included in tuition):

  • AM and PM extended care (still responsible for helping with campers during this time)
  • Breakout sessions/ team building activities
  • One-on-one Adult Mentoring
  • Student Service Learning Hours

Each CIT will be required to:

  • Run activities and games
  • Help manage groups Pre-K through 5th grade
  • Maintain a positive attitude while meeting high expectations and standards
  • Be on time in the morning for daily meetings

Please note: to ensure teens get the full experience and benefit from the CIT program, we require all campers to register for a minimum of 2 consecutive weeks (combination of weeks 1&2, 3&4, 5&6, and 7&8).

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Camp Sonshine Germantown is located at Neelsville Presbyterian Church, on Frederick Road in Germantown. This location, right in the heart of Germantown, makes it especially convenient for those living in the Germantown/ Damascus/ Gaithersburg area. Address: 20701 Frederick Road, Germantown, MD 20874