Frequently Asked Questions about our Summer Day Camp Programs

Butler Camp enjoys a beautiful location on a 22-acre campus in Darnestown, Maryland. We are also fortunate to enjoy the beauty (and cooler temperatures) of the trails and woods of adjoining Seneca Creek State Park. Hiking and playing in these woods are some of the favorite pastimes of Butler Campers!

Here are a few frequently asked questions about Butler Camp:

➤ What ages does your camp accommodate?

We have programs for children ages 3 1/2 to 16.

➤ How often do campers swim?

Campers swim daily in our pool, with the exception of Extreme Adventurers, who are off campus most days. The two-foot shallow end allows even the youngest camper to comfortably stand and start their swimming experience. Children are not expected to be “swimmers” when they arrive at camp. On the first day of a session, campers who wish to swim in the deeper end of the pool must pass a swim test, otherwise they are restricted to the “roped off” shallow end (2 to 3 feet depth). Lifeguards and counselors will guide campers in their swimming progress to acquire basic skills and confidence in the water.

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