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  • 9am – 3pm


  • Rising K – Rising 7th Graders (varies by location)


  • 8:1 – 10:1 (varies by age)


  • Brookland, NE DC
  • Bethesda, MD (II)
  • Bethesda, MD
  • Cathedral Heights, NW DC
  • Oakton, VA
  • Palisades, NW DC

Multi-Sport Camp

Campers of all skill levels and abilities will enjoy this ever-changing mix of games, activities and competitions! Multi-Sport camp brings the fun every day as campers develop and discover new athletic skills while also practicing teamwork, respect and sportsmanship. Popular elements include Campers’ Choice activities, Try-it Thursdays and tournament competitions, as well as Frogger, Human Bowling and more. Campers have the opportunity to win awards, wristbands, Icees and team captain bands. From badminton to volleyball, basketball to floor hockey, this summer camp is non-stop fun and games!

Learn about the Headfirst Philosophy

Why We're Different

Headfirst Summer Camps were founded on the principle that sports teach kids more than just how to play a game. In fact, sports and games are one of the best ways to develop social emotional skills, such as positive thinking and resiliency. Our Multi-Sport camp also emphasizes physical literacy, which is the ability to move well in a variety of activities and environments. By focusing on a different skill each week, such a vertical jumps, upper body strength and catching, campers can practice setting goals and working toward their own personal best.

Sample Day

8:30 to 9:00 Carpool
9:00 to 9:30 Arrival Activities
9:30 to 9:40 Morning Meeting
9:40 to 10:20 Sports Block 1 (Indoors)
10:20 to 10:30 Snack & Water
10:40 to 11:00 Change & Sunscreen
11:00 to 11:30 Swim / Water Play
12:00 to 12:30 Lunch
12:40 to 1:10 Sports Block 2 (Outside)
1:15 to 2:20 Simulated Game
1:40 to 1:50 Water Break
1:50 to 2:10 Simulated Game
2:20 to 2:30 All-Camp Afternoon Meeting
2:30 to 3:00 Carpool


  • This schedule is representative of the schedule one group would follow. Each group follows a different schedule each day.
  • Given the variance in schedules, lunch time is different for each group.
  • Sunscreen is applied throughout the day in a scheduled manner.
  • Water and bathroom breaks are also taken throughout the day in a scheduled manner and always when needed.


Swim & Water Play

Campers in Multi-Sport I (Rising K – Rising 1st) will take part in daily instructional swim at our D.C. and Bethesda, MD locations. Instructional swim has goals that are kid-specific, from jumping into the deep end to side breathing. Campers will be carefully supervised at all times, with a 3:1 child-to-staff ratio in the pool and swim progress reports will be sent home to parents at all sites except at Bethesda II. At our Oakton, VA location, campers will participate in water play daily.

Campers in Multi-Sport II+III+IV (Rising 2nd – Rising 7th) will take part in recreational swim at camp daily at our Bethsda, MD, Brookland, NE DC and Palisades, NW DC locations. Campers at our Cathedral Heights, NW DC location will participate in recreational swim 3 times a week and water play 2 times a week. Recreational swim is an opportunity to engage in safe, supervised free swim and pool-based games. Campers will be assessed for use of permitted areas of the pool. At our Oakton, VA location, campers will participate in water play daily.

NOTE: At our Cathedral location, there will be no swimming the weeks of August 7th and August 12th due to scheduled end of summer pool maintenence. Campers enrolled in these weeks will participate in water play daily. Please see our registration platform for specific swim information.