2018 Shantiniketan Family Camp

/2018 Shantiniketan Family Camp
2018 Shantiniketan Family Camp 2018-03-16T18:44:30-04:00
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Regular Family Retreat:

Starts on Thursday, Aug 2 at 8:00 PM to Sunday, Aug 5 at 1:00 PM

Extended Family/Teen Camp:

Starts on Thursday, Aug 2 at 8:00 AM to Sunday, Aug 5 at 1:00 PM

Week Long Children’s Camp:

  • Day Camp: July 30 (Monday) – Aug 1 (Wednesday) from 9 am – 5 pm
    At Burtonsville Elementary School, Burtonsville, MD 20866
  • Overnight Camp: Aug 2 (Thursday) – Aug 5(Sunday)
    At Lathrop E. Smith Center (5110 Meadowside Lane, Rockville, MD)


  • Special activities are planned for Teens/children enrolled in extended camp.
  • Children less than 13 yrs need to be accompanied by at least one parent during night.
  • If necessary, parents attending the camp on Thursday can leave for work and return in the evening.
  • Experienced youth interested in serving as counselors are advised to confirm their interest by sending email to sheenap.96 at gmail.com. Please mention subject: Youth Counselor for Shantineketan Camp. The email must be received by May 30, 2018. We have limited position and hence it will be first come first serve for qualified candidates.

Note for Week Long Children’s Camp:  

  • Parents do have option to drop in / pick up children up to an hour early / late.
  • Children will come to day camp from Mon – Wed and from Thursday. They will join overnight camp site at Rockville location.

Registration Fees:

  • $90 for campers of regular/ teen (Thu – Sun) camp.
  • $25 For children of age two to five years. No charge for children age two and below.
  • Week Long Children’s Camp: $250 per child
  • If more than 3 campers are registering from same family, to encourage participation of all family members, a special group discount is automatically applied. Counselor discount code can be obtained by contacting the counselor coordinator Sheena Patel at sheenap.96 at gmail.com

Early Registration Discount:

  • Regular Camp: $10 discount for early registration by April 30, 2018
  • Week Long Children’s Camp: $25 discount for early registration by April 30, 2018

For Registration inquires please contact:

Registration Co-ordinator: Mahendra Sapa (Email : vhpa.dc.camp@gmail.com, Ph : 301-377-3247)
Shivaram Sitaram (Ph : 301-602-5482) | Hiren Patel (Ph : 443-514-5558)
Ashwini Shetty (Ph : 732-882-2491) | Manish Chaturvedi (Ph: 571-577-3006)
Puneet Goyal (Ph: 301-792-5595)
For more information please email us at vhpa.dc.camp@gmail.com


Registration: Click here to REGISTER 

Click here to view “Introduction to the Camp PPT”


Camp 2016 pictures!





Camp 2014 was a memorable camp!

Click here for a report in pictures!


What to expect from the camp?

Read the reports by past camp attendees of camps in 2009 and 2011 containing nice description of events and good pictures.

Like every year, camp coordinators put in a lot of efforts on providing a quality educational sessions regarding Hindu philosophy and its applicability for life, arts & crafts, games, group discussion sessions talent show are integral part of the camp. Also people who have been attending this camp for many years always relish mouthwatering Indian and international food prepared by our volunteers. The camp provides an ideal relaxation, fun and learning experience for the entire family.

Also HSC camp is on memorial day weekend, for college students and (senior high school students) information and registration is at http://hindustudentscouncil.org/