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 2017!
Week 1 (7/5-7/7)
July 3rd and 4th 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 3rd and 4th.
Week 2 (7/10-7/14)
We’ve got SPIRIT, how about YOU?
Show your PAC pride on these fun-filled theme days: crazy hair, crazy
socks, team jersey, ping pong table decorating. Meet and learn about
Buddy the Wolf and enjoy a teambuilding field day. Special Event:
Week 3 (7/17-7/21)
Ahoy Mateys! Come aboard and create colorful parrots, creative sand
art, treasure maps and sea monsters. Along the way play games, sing
songs and use teamwork to find the lost Pirate Island where there are
cool games and prizes for all!! Five days of fun and adventure.
Special Event: Lost Pirate Island Party
Week 4 (7/24-7/28)
Come on Down!
Calling all game show contestants! Are you ready for a week of fun and
exciting game shows? Do you have what it takes to win, lose or draw? Or
even have a minute to win it? Then this is the week for you.
Special Event: Game Show Mania
Week 5 (7/31-8/4)
Explore the outdoors through painting, collage, drawing and more. Use
a variety of art media to create icky bugs. Join us as we design a
wonderful forest full of creative creatures.
Week 6 (8/7-8/10)
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
No Rec-PAC on August 11th.
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 703-803-3354.
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.
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.
Beginning July 5, registration may be done only at Rec-PAC sites on
Mondays upon arrival. See location list
for site times.
How do I pay for Rec-PAC?
Check, money order or credit card
only. No cash or debit cards accepted. Make
checks payable to FCPA. Pre-registration or
paying for several weeks at one time is highly
recommended to make registration easier.
Requests received prior to the start of a Rec-PAC session can be
processed by phone, mail or fax. Once a session begins, refunds will
be given only for medical emergencies with a doctor’s certification.
Absences and personal scheduling conflicts are not reimbursable. A
$10 processing fee per child, per week, will be applied to all
approved refunds. Approved refunds will be credited to your Parktakes