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Girls First!

Girls First! is all about Girl Power!
Veterinary Science class visits the National Zoo

Why Girls First!? Because being a girl is AWESOME. Girls First! is a summer camp like no other. Created for girls entering grades 7-10, we combine three great things close to Washington, DC:

  • A fun academic learning environment where girls gain new skills in class via hands-on activities and projects. Without the pressure of grades or homework, girls really delve into exciting topics and have plenty of time to practice new skills.
  • A daily girl-centered program that encourages girls to be who they are, learn from those around them, and become more confident as they learn about themselves.
  • A traditional sleep-away camp with many activity choices like swimming, arts and crafts, self-defense, zip line adventure, and field trips.

5/19/2016 Update - **MORE RESIDENT CAMPER SPOTS JUST ADDED!!  Come join the fun this summer and register today!**

Please note - Veterinary Science and Culinary Exploration are full; spaces remain in all other classes.

Girls First! at a Glance


June 26 - July 9, 2016


*New* Stepping into STEAM, Creative Writing, Culinary Exploration, Digital Photography, Fashion Design, Forensic Science, and Veterinary Science.

Course Offerings


Contact Us

Questions about Girls First? Please call us at 703-556-8323 or email us.

Explore Our Campus

We invite you to visit The Madeira School’s campus in McLean, Virginia, just twelve miles from Washington, D.C. 

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