Exploration Program and Camp Staycation!

Exploration Program

Hyattsville students in grades 6 - 12 can sign up for FREE year-round day trips to local area attractions on days PGCPS schools are closed! 

Space for these trips is limited, and seats are first-come, first-served. 

Exploration Program Dates for the 2023 - 2024 School Year:

Friday, November 3, 2023
Thursday, December 28, 2023
Monday, January 22, 2024
Friday, March 28, 2024
Friday, April 5, 2024
Thursday, June 13, 2024


Participants will meet outside the Hyattsville Driskell Recreation Center (3911 Hamilton Street) on the day of the trip. You must register in advance; no walk-ups. Transportation will be provided for the trips.

How to register

Interested? Registration for all sessions opens on August 14! Sign up using our online registration portal RecDesk

If this is your first time using RecDesk, please check our bilingual step-by-step guide to help with the registration process.

Camp Staycation

Camp Staycation is a FREE eight-week summer program for students in grades 6th through 12th! Join us weekly for field trips around the area and activities at the Driskell Park Youth Center. 

Students who will be in 6th - 12th grade in the upcoming school year are eligible to participate!

All Camp Staycation Programs for Summer 2023 are currently filled. We look forward to seeing you again next summer!

Weekly Sessions

Detailed descriptions and times for all of the trips are noted in the registration. 

Date & TimeLocation
June 29 at 12:30 pmBowlero
July 6 at 11 amAll in Adventures Escape Rooms
July 13 at 9:30 amAutobahn Indoor Speedway
July 20 at 9:30 amMultigenerational: American Visionary Art Museum
July 27 at 10:30 am Top Golf
August 3 at 9 amMuseum of Illusions
August 10 at 10:30 amThe Adventure Park at Sandy Spring
August 17 at 11 amMultigenerational Cook Out