Winter Camp

The City of Hyattsville Youth Programs team is committed to providing quality recreational programs for elementary aged children when school is out. Our winter day camp creates a space for children to explore arts and crafts, learn a little with STEM, and gain exposure to a variety of sports and games. 

Things to know about Winter Camp 2022-2023

We will carry on providing engaging, fun, and safe experience for your child. A full description of camp policies and procedures is available in the Winter Camp Handbook (Handbook).

Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Youth Services at


Winter Camp is held at Driskell Community Recreation Park, 3911 Hamilton Street, Hyattsville, MD.

Dates and Times

There will five winter camp days provided during winter. Each camp session will be held from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM and drop off begins at 8:30 A.M. Winter Camps will be offered on December 27-30, 2022, and on March 6, 2023. After Care Camp is provided during winter camp days for an additional fee. 


Each camp session is assigned a unique theme with activities, crafts, and/or field trips. 

After Camp Care

We provide  after camp care for an additional fee each week. After care is from 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM. Activities will consist of free play and occasional specialized activities. Space is limited. 

When and How to Register

Registration will open on Monday, October 31, 2022 at 10:00 AM.

All registration and payments are done via RecDesk. If you do not have a RecDesk account, we recommend creating an account at least 1 day before registration beings, as the account address verification process can take up to 24 business hours. Create a RecDesk account.


What does it mean to be a City of Hyattsville resident? And why are fees different for Non City residents? 

A City of Hyattsville residents refers to those who live within the corporate limits of the City of Hyattsville. Residents pay City tax and therefore pay a reduced fee. Having a Hyattsville mailing address does not indicate being a City of Hyattsville resident. To verify your residency, visit

Wait List

A wait list will be available and will be used, up to two weeks prior to the start of a camp session. A staff member will contact you if a spot becomes available. You can see your place in line by viewing your RecDesk account.


Fee TypesCity of Hyattsville Resident Non City of Hyattsville Resident
Cost per camp day$40.00$45.00
Sibling/Household Discount**$35.00$40.00
After Camp Care for campers signed up for Mini Camp$10.00$10.00

All fees are the cost of one (1) child each session. 

**The sibling/household discount is applied to a household with multiple children attending camp, after registering one child. 

***The deposit is due at registration and secures your child's place in camp. 

If you have question regarding registration, fees, payment, residency, and/or the wait list etc. please contact Sean Porter at

Accommodations and Inclusion

Please let us know if your child needs an accommodation. The best way to let us know is to indicate the need during the registration process. You can also note accommodations in your child's RecDesk profile. We will contact you within 1 week (5 business days) after submitting registration, to discuss the best plan of action for inclusion. Please note all request must be made at least 3 weeks (15 business days) prior to the start of any camp program to ensure the best service for your child. 

You may also contact Youth Services at  

  1. Dahiana Edwards

    Youth Programs Manager
    Phone: (301) 985-5065

  2. Youth Programming Services

    Phone: (301) 985-5000

  3. John Johnson

    Youth Programs Coordinator

  4. Sean Porter

    Youth Programs Coordinator
    Phone: (240) 487-1718

  5. Jackeline Lizama (Hablo español)

    Youth Programs Coordinator