Your Guide to County Summer Camps

Photo of kids running at summer camp.


The much anticipated last day of school in June also comes with some concern for parents.

What are my kids going to do this summer?

We’re the largest camp provider in Northern Virginia with camps located throughout the county. We have something for everyone: from extraverts to introverts, soccer fiends to drama fans, and for kids who prefer the great indoors to kids who prefer to be outside all day.

Here’s where to find the right camps for your child:


Park Authority Camps
  • What: Choose from more than 1,800 weeks of camp
  • When: Preschool to teens
  • Who: Available June (after school ends) to the end of August
  • Cost: Varies by camp
  • Registration is underway; register by May 20, you will save $8 on each camp registration fee.
Park Authority Camp and Registration Info


Watch the fun that happens at summer camp!


Rec-Pac Camps
  • What: School-based camps at more than 40 locations
  • Who: Grades 1 through 6
  • When: Six-week long program, July 5 to Aug. 11
  • Cost: $120 per week
  • Registration is underway and if you register by June 10, you will save $8 on each week’s registration fee.
“My kids looked forward to the special events each week. The staff were very creative and made sure my kids had fun.”Rec-Pac Camp Parent
Rec-Pac Camp and Registration Info


  • What: Recreation programs based at eight community center locations
  • Who: Grades 1 through 6
  • When: Available June 27 to Sept. 2
  • Cost: Sliding scale based on household income. Check application for your costs.
RECQuest Registration Info


SACC Camp Discovery
  • What: Camp provided through School Age Child Care Program (SACC) at 27 locations
  • Who: Grades 1 through 6
  • When: Seven sessions running from July 5 to Aug. 19
  • Cost: Sliding scale based on household income.
  • To register, call SACC Registration at 703-449-8989 (TTY 711) between 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday, except holidays.
Get More Info on Camp Discovery


Additional Camp Options


We Need Camp Counselors, Too

Many paid job opportunities are still available at our camps if you are a college student, teacher or someone who enjoys being with kids:


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