Summer Camp Fair will be held in two Maryland locations in 2015

Chesapeake Family will be hosting 2 summer camp fairs in 2015.

Saturday, March 7th in Annapolis in the gym at Annapolis Area Christian School and
Saturday, April 18th in Bowie at the Community Center.

Parents and their children can visit with over 50 day and overnight camps at each location and meet with camp directors and staff. Special camp discounts will be available for those attending the camp fair. Watch for the annoucements on

In the meantime you can find more information about camps in the virtual camp fairs.

Find Summer Day Camps here.

Overnight Camps here.


Thanks to all who came out to visit us at Chesapeake Family Magazine's Summer Camp & Activities Fair 2014 this past Saturday in Annapolis. We had a great turnout with families looking to find that perfect summer option for their campers.

CF Winning Door prize numbers resized
All who visited had the opportunity to enter to win some pretty cool door prizes: Tickets for the family to see the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus show 'Built to Amaze', Day out with Thomas & Friends courtesy of the B&O Railroad Museum or gift cards to Wee Sale, the largest high-quality consignment sale in Maryland.

Here are the winning numbers:
540063, 540150, 540196 and 540230.


If you are a winner, please send an email with your contact information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. along with a picture of your winning ticket stub. Winners will be notified by email and prizes mailed to the address provided.
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Contact us NOW for Camp Fair 2014 Exhibitor Information...

This multi-booth event represents a “one-stop shop” for parents and their children interested in finding a summer camp and learning more about the local and out-of-state options available to them. Representatives from the following local and out-of-state progams are welcome to participate:

  • Residential Camps
  • Local Day Camps
  • Academic Summer Programs
  • Athletic Summer Programs
  • Teen Adventure Programs
  • Fine Art Programs
  • Public and Private School Camps
  • County Offerings
  • and much more.

Booths are sold on a first come, first serve basis. Print, web and event bundles rates offer the best discount and include a space at Camp Fair but we do offer booth-only rates.  

Bonus: Add your information to the Goodie Bag all attendess receive upon entering which contains both the February Residential Camp issue and the March Day Camp issues.  *Remember - All Premium Plus and Premium online directory listings are viewable 24/7 365 days a year whenever parents look so be sure your web link, information and slide show are correct.

Interested in exhibiting at our 2014 Summer Camp Fair?  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Chesapeake Family’s Summer Camp & Activities Fair 2014 is this area's ONLY Summer Program Expo specifically dedicated to helping parents and campers find the perfect summer option to fit their needs. Make sure your local, out-of-state, day camp or overnight camp program is among their choices. Sign-up now to become an exhibitor.

Mark your calendars now to attend:register now button

  • When: Saturday, March 1, 2014
  • Where: Inside the Annapolis Area Christian School Middle School Gymnasium on Bestgate Road.
  • Time: 10am – 2pm

Here are the Top 10 Reasons to Become a Camp Fair Exhibitor:

1. Exhibitors Galore! More than 60 Exhibitors from local, out-of-state, day and overnight programs will be present. You’re competitors are among them. Make sure your program is included the choices parents are offered.

2. Build Trust. Parents and potential campers both feel better when they meet you face-to-face and can associate your summer program with an actual person. It is essential to building loyalty for your organization and brand.

3. Be Social. People are social by nature and thrive on real social interaction. You’re not behind a desk, answering questions over the phone or through email. Here’s your chance for you and your program to shine.

4. It’s FREE. We don’t charge parents to attend or park and they come by the hundred’s. More than 1,600 visited in 2011.

5. Engaging and Fun Atmosphere. Most participating Summer Program exhibitors pull out their best displays to engage the visitors including games, props, prize wheels and more.

6. Decisions are made. Many parents find what they’re looking for and sign-up on the spot. Others go home armed with literature they’ve picked up at the event to make a decision.

7. The CF Advantage. Chesapeake Family’s parents are loyal, read the magazine, contribute online, comment on facebook and trust us as a local resource enabling your program to align with this area’s most powerful local parenting resource.

8. Promotion. Promotion. Promotion. Camp Fair is heavily advertised in Chesapeake Family Magazine, on, in our weekly Enewsletter, at local events, through social media along with all other traditional local media outlets.

9. The One and Only. Chesapeake Family’s Camp Fair is the ONLY Camp Fair in town and has been for the last 18 years. Parents rely on this event to make decisions and gather information. This is your only chance to personally introduce your program in this area.

10. Connect. With community organizations and take advantage of networking opportunities for your program. You never know who your next store exhibitor will be.    

Sign-up now to be a part of this sold-out multi-booth expo  $50 late fee if registered after Dec. 31, 2013.

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