This summer, for the first time in more than 65 years, Camp Ernest W. Brown will not be welcoming Washington’s youth. The camp, located in Scotland, Md., suffered damage from Hurricane Isabel last September, and repairs and renovations are shuttering it for the first time since its 1937 opening. “It needs a lot of work down there, bottom line,” says Tim Sheahan, executive vice president of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington, which operates Brown. The D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation will pick up some of the slack at its Camp Riverview, also in Scotland, says Sheahan. But only half of Brown’s campers—approximately 100 kids a week over an eight-week season—can be accommodated at Riverview. Sheahan says his organization will be devoting additional resources to its local day camps: “We’ve got lots for them to do,” he says. —Mike DeBonis