New and Happenings

Brainy Camps 2018 Has A New Home

For years, it has been our dream to have our own campsite and we are finally ready to make that dream come true.   With the support of Children’s National, we have begun looking for property on which to build that will allow us to expand our camps and offer year-round programming to our campers. Of […]


A Tribute to Nathan Alexander and SEIZureLIFE

Nathan Alexander was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2009. Like 60% of all those with epilepsy, he had no idea what caused his seizures. In November, 2011, he had a seizure while driving and, as luck, fate, or the grace of God would have it, he walked away from the resulting car wreck with the burning […]



Brainy Camps Association, dba Bear Camps of Children’s National, is offering a 6-week cooking class for families who have a child at risk for childhood obesity.  The classes will be led by Dr. Kofi Essel who has been the medical director of our Healthy Habits Family Retreats for the last several years. Class Themes: Breakfast […]