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Camp Kittimaquundi 2020
August 9-14, 2020
Camper registration for 2020 will close May 5th, 2020:
Update on 5/1/20: For those wondering (as we all are) if we will be canceled by the
State of Maryland, we can only say that we will host Camp Kittimaquundi for your daughters if the State of MD allows us to do so.
Open Brochure For Camp Kittimaquundi 2019 here

Parent Guide includes Packing List, Mailing Address and lots of information!
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Contact for all Camper inquiries is:  Jen Kilmer at jkilmer@oakcrest.org

Information for Campers and Parents 

This fun-filled summer camp encourages and develops the Christian and human virtues necessary for becoming a positive influence on family, friends and society. 

Sports and Arts & Crafts
Camp emphasizes the role of sports in developing the qualities of generosity, discipline and sportsmanship. Some of the sports we offer are swimming, boating, basketball, soccer, relay races,and much more. Art projects are designed to develop skills and increase self confidence, industriousness, patience, and attention to detail. We offer a variety of arts and crafts at camp such as dance, drama, music, sewing,drawing, painting, and culinary arts.

Spiritual Attention
A priest of the Prelature of Opus Dei serves as chaplain. Opus Dei is a personal Prelature of the Catholic Church, which strives to encourage the practice of Christianity among the lay faithful through their ordinary occupations. The daily schedule at camp allows the opportunity for Confession, Holy Mass and the Rosary. For more information, see www.opusdei.org

Leadership Talks
Every day a member of the staff gives a brief talk on some practical ways to improve in everyday life, with the goal of making the girls more effective leaders.

Registration:  The total cost is $500 per girl.  In order to reserve a spot for your daughter(s), you must include a $100 deposit per girl with the registration form.  See brochure for more details.  

Reminder on Camp Mail:  The correct mailing address when sending letters to campers is:

               Camp Kitti- Camper's Name

               West River Center

               P.O. Box 429

               Churchton, MD 20733

8th Grade Camp Captain Application 2020_Captain_application_CAMP_KITTIMAQUUNDI.docx
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  •  8th graders need to read and complete the following forms to apply to be a 
    1. Be punctual.
    2. Be everyone’s friend and think of others.
    3. Be orderly. A place for every thing and
    every thing in its place.
    4. Play to win and learn to lose.
    5. Have a continuous spirit of service.
    6. Be cheerful, be strong, don’t complain,
    encourage others.
    7. Always be feminine.
    8. Be sincere, tell the truth no matter how hard it may be.
    9. Be responsible and fulfill your tasks.

  • Captain applications are due May 1, 2019 for girls entering 8th grade in Fall 2019.
  • You will be contacted for a phone interview by the end of May.
  • 8th grade captain applicants also need to register as a camper. 
  • Counselor training is all day August 7-9, 2020 AND either June 8th or 13th from 10:00 am- 5:00 pm.  Counselors accepted to a waitlist are recommended to attend the June trainings.
  1. Counselors must be at least 16 years old by August 7, 2020 (we accept applications for those girls who have finished at least their freshman year of high school, but preference will be given to those age 16+)
  2. There are no CITs at Camp Kitti.
  3. Camp Kitti will be accepting applications for 8th grade captains, but there is limited space.
Those entering 9th grade in the fall of 2020 are encouraged to apply for programs such as "Yuma serves DC" run through Yuma Center:         https://www.yumadc.org/summer                                                                                                                                

Here is the link to the 2019 photos from camp as well as past years:

Use the password that was
provided inside your camper