Last summer, over 4,000 kids played their way through weeks of healthy
fun at Rec-PAC sites across the county.
Here's a sampling of the good things parents had to say about their
Rec-PAC (Pretty Awesome Children), operated by Fairfax County Park
Authority, is a six week structured recreation program with emphasis on
leisure skills designed for elementary school children.
Participants will have an opportunity to enjoy a wide variety of
activities such as: fun and fitness, indoor and outdoor games, team
sports, nature, crafts, storytelling, sports festivals, talent shows
and supervised play sessions. Each location has a ratio of 1 staff
person to 18 participants.
Join us for 6 exciting weeks of Summer Fun in 2016!
Week 1 (7/5-7/8)
July 4 CLOSED
United We Stand
Hooray for the Red, White and Blue. Join us as we celebrate America
through arts, games and sports. Rec-PAC is closed July 4th.
Week 2 (7/11-7/15)
Reach for the GOLD!
Show your PAC pride on these fun-filled theme days: crazy hair, crazy
socks, team jersey. Meet and learn about Buddy the Wolf and enjoy
teambuilding at the Rec-PAC Olympics. Special Event: Rec-PAC
Week 3 (7/18-7/22)
The Great Outdoors
Explore the outdoors through painting, collage, drawings and more. Use
a variety of art media to create icky bugs. Join us as we design a
wonderful forest full of creative creatures. Enjoy a trip to Burke Lake
Park for team challenge activities and park exploration. Special Event:
Burke Lake Park
Week 4 (7/25-7/29)
Use the FORCE
Find out what side of the FORCE you are on through games and daily
challenges. Join us for an exciting week and find out if you have what
it takes to defend our galaxy. Everyone can show off their outer space
talents at the Jedi Academy Training Party. Special Event: Jedi Academy
Week 5 (8/1-8/5)
Calling all Super Heroes! Grab your mask and cape as we explore a
world of creativity. Design your own super hero and powers. Along the
way play games and use teamwork to defend the universe at the Halls of
Justice party where there are cool games and prizes for all!! Special
Event: Halls of Justice Party
Week 6 (8/8-8/11)
Rec-PAC Gives Back!
Rec-PAC needs YOU!! Come make a difference as you and your friends get
involved in the community in which you live. This community service
week is all about helping others and giving back. Join us at the
Rec-PAC Showcase for a camper performance. Special Event: RPS (Rec-PAC
Showcase) at high school
FCPA is committed to
nondiscrimination in all programs, services, and activities. Special
accommodations/alternative information formats will be provided upon
request. Please call the information number 703-324-8563 at least 10
working days in advance of the registration deadline or event. TTY
Hot Weather Procedures:
With the heat index rising above 100º, parents may have questions over
what precautions are being taken to protect their children while they
are at camp.
Early Registration - April 25 through June 10
Register early and save $8 each week per child
Register by Phone 703-222-4664. TTY 703-803-3354
Mail to: Fairfax County Park Authority, Attn: Rec-PAC, P.O Box 4606,
Fairfax, VA 22038
Fax Number: 703-653-9440
See Parktakes Magazine mailing label for your member number
A separate registration
form is needed for each child. There is no maximum enrollment
at Rec-PAC sites. Staff will be added to accommodate as needed.
Begins July 5, 2016 and is open every Monday 8:30 a.m. - Noon.
list for site times.
How do I pay for Rec-PAC?
Payment is accepted by check, money order, or Visa/MasterCard, only.
No cash. Please make checks payable to FCPA (Fairfax County Park
Authority). When registering by fax, please use a Visa or MasterCard
Registration is for the entire week, absences and personal
scheduling conflicts are not reimbursable.