Summer Programs Elementary

Summer Musical Theatre Camp

Watch your child take the stage with their friends in a two-week, full-day, in-person camp that culminates in a delightful ensemble performance. Classes will be Monday to Friday at Glen Echo Park from 9AM–4PM daily.

Glen Echo Park
7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD 20812

*Please note: Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19, we will be spending more of the camp day outside and the performance will be modified due to safety precautions. Performances will also be held outside.

Celebrating over 40 years!

Experience theater in a fun, full-day camp for grades 1–6. Your child will work alongside accomplished D.C. area theatre professionals and teaching artists during daily rehearsals in dancing, singing (where at a safe social distance), and acting. With props and costumes, music, movement, and scene-work, your child’s experience will culminate in a performance of a full, youth-appropriate show for friends and family. Please note that students are grouped with their peers, and casting is at the discretion of the director. Space is limited! 




Session I: June 21–July 2

Session IV: August 2–August 13

Session II: July 5–July 16

Session V: August 16–August 27

Session III: July 19–July 30


Cost per session: $850

If you have a pre-existing credit from Summer 2020, click here to use.

Please note that in the event of sessions being sold out, we will accept names for our waiting list. You may call 301.251.5766 or email ATMTC Academy.

Summer Musical Theatre camp is typically available at the Atlas Performing Arts Center. However, due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19, Atlas is not renting for camps this summer. 

This summer’s titles:

The Bear Went Over the Mountain: Once upon a time there lived a bear with many friends, but he was restless. Surely there is more to life than eating honey and berries, and sleeping the winter away, right? One day, Da Bear decides to expand his horizons and journey up the mountain. But beware . . . what’s lurking over there? Come along and see what Da Bear and his animal buddies discover! 

The Granny Awards: Tonight’s the night we’ve all been waiting for!  Granny, who has retired from show business, will be honoring all of our favorite fairy tale characters! Tune in to see and hear your favorite performers! And don’t forget to keep an eye on that nasty Big Bad Wolf, as he tries to steal the treasured Granny Award during the show! 

Pirates! The Hidden Treasure: Arrrr! Our favorite rascally pirates are back at work, seeking adventure and treasure on the high seas. But a mighty storm rolls in and the pirates find themselves shipwrecked on a deserted island, or is it? Will the King of the High “C’s” have a plan to save the day? 

Zombies: Hunter is not a bad kid . . . but they do sometimes bully their classmates. Hunter gets a taste of their own medicine when they return to school to find that everyone has become a zombie . . . and Hunter is now the outcast. Hunter and the zombies have to learn to accept each other, and have an awesome time doing the Zombie Stomp together!


  • A pencil
  • Script/score (issued early in summer camp)
  • A water bottle
  • Sunscreen if needed
  • An additional layer based on the day’s weather
  • Close-toed shoes and clothing that easily allows for full range of movement
  • A pre-packed lunch and afternoon snack that does not require refrigeration. Due to special dietary restrictions and food allergies, ATMTC will no longer be able to provide an afternoon snack.
    *Please do not pack lunches or snacks that include peanut butter or any other nut products.

Note: Students will be asked, on occasion, to provide additional personal items such as tights, shoes, pants, etc. for use as a costume piece.

COVID-19 Refund Policy

If we have to cancel in-person camps due to COVID-19 prior to the start of camp, full refunds will be issued to the families who are impacted. For camp sessions that have already started and need to shut down due to COVID-19, pro-rated refunds will be issued. Additionally, if your child or someone in your household has to quarantine due to a positive test or COVID-19 exposure, full (if prior to the start of the camp session) or prorated (if camp is in process) refunds will be issued. Students who must quarantine will also have the option to switch to an online camp offering.

For more information about our class policies, click here.

Safety protocols


  • All air systems are designed to turn over the air 4 – 6 times per hour. 
  • Air filtration has been upgraded. In areas of high activity, we have added additional HEPA filters to pull microparticles from the air.
  • At Glen Echo, only one group will be inside a facility at a time. All other groups will utilize outdoor spaces. 


  • Prior to students entering the camp environment each day, parents will need to certify verbally and/or through a form that the student or students and no one in their household have exhibited symptoms of COVID-19, been in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days, or are awaiting test results due to possible exposure in the household.  
  • Students will also need to have their temperature taken and recorded each day. Anyone with a temperature of 100 degrees or higher will not be allowed in the facility. 
  • Only students will be admitted into the facility. Parents and guardians will be required to do drop off/pick up outside.


  • All individuals on-site are required to wear masks at all times. Masks must cover the nose and mouth and be properly fitted. No individual will touch another individual’s mask in order to adjust it.

Social Distancing

  • All individuals are encouraged to maintain a minimum of 6 feet distance from each other at all times. 
  • There will be a designated space or containers for students to leave their belongings.

Hand Washing

  • There will be hand sanitizer available upon entrance into all facilities.
  • Students will be reminded by faculty to wash their hands prior to the beginning of each class and on break.


  • Facilities will be professionally cleaned at least twice a week.
  • Studios and the theatre will be left empty 15 – 30 minutes between group use to allow time for cleaning with approved disinfectants.

Food and Drink

  • All water fountains will be shut down. Individuals are encouraged to bring in a personal water bottle and label it. Bottles of water will be available for sale at the Rockville location for those that forget. 
  • Students in Glen Echo will eat outside (weather permitting) and spaced apart. If indoor eating is necessary (such as at the Rockville location), individuals will be assigned a designated spot at least 6 feet apart from any other individual.  

Did you know that ATMTC does not turn away students for their inability to pay?

Financial need based scholarships are available!