Camp Moss Hollow

Camp Moss Hollow proudly celebrates over 50 years of service to over 30,000 kids and their families from our greater Washington region.  Located in the foothills of the Shenandoah Valley, Camp Moss Hollow provides children ages 7-15 a reprieve from the city and a chance to build individual and interpersonal skills, develop new perspectives, and improve self-confidence and self-efficacy through recreational and educational programming.


Send a Kid to Camp Campaign

Contributions to the Send a Kid to Camp campaign directly benefit families that would not otherwise be able to afford to provide their children with the opportunity to attend camp. And, Camp Moss Hollow is more than just a winter and summer camp, it is a youth development program designed to enhance educational achievement, expand horizons and increase self-worth and self-esteem for at-risk youth. Every summer, over 800 foster care, low-income, homeless, adopted, and other 7-14 year old’s are afforded the opportunity to spend a week at camp, because of the donations made to the campaign. The positive environment and respite this program provides is unparalleled and has a lasting impact on the choices campers make throughout the rest of their lives.

CLICK HERE to donate to the Send A Kid to Camp Campaign




Family Matters offers fun-filled, camping experiences for both boys and girls at Camp Moss Hollow.  Children are grouped into four residential villages based on age and gender.  Many of the activities center on village life to provide smaller, social groupings and more individualized attention.  Campers are scheduled in activities throughout the day supervised by their college age counselors or program specialists.  All participants come together for three nutritious meals a day served family style in our spacious dinning hall.

Summer Camp Staff

So you’re interested in spending your summer at Camp Moss Hollow?  We’re excited to hear that!  We can assure you that your experience will be just as rewarding as each camper’s.  Camp Moss Hollow engages a multi-talented, culturally and racially diverse staff that includes a full-time nurse on site.  The staff to camper ratio is 1:5.

To apply for a summer staff position, CLICK HERE and complete the online application.  We will contact you with in the week.


Camp moss hollow scholarship

Scholarships are available by clicking the link below and emailing that application directly to or faxing it to (202)518-8929.

Click here to download the Camp Scholarship Application







The Winter Camp Program provides its participants with educational activities that help reinforce basic academic skills, teach environmental awareness in a hands-on setting and strengthen socialization skills with youth between the ages of 12 – 18.  During the program, the participants will also participate in recreational activities, community service projects, and learn outdoor living skills.  This unique program operates November through March with selected weekends at Moss Hollow.   It includes special in-town cultural activities and educational events along with our annual year end college tour. Children will be grouped into four clubs based on age and grade level and will also be housed in separate villages based on gender.


contact our camp staff

For more information contact our summer camp staff at the information below:

Michael Preston, Camp Director – (202)289-1510 ext.154 | James Butch Goodwin, Program Coordinator – (202)289-1510 ext.189 | Regina GiGi Pitts, Office Manager – (202)289-1510 ext.171



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