Roast marshmallows, share ghost stories, hear tales, make s'mores, learn how animals fly at night, celebrate Girl Scouts, identify constellations, watch for meteors, listen to owls, and eat those s'mores. Sign up for a Park Authority campfire today.
Call ahead if there's bad weather. Many of these programs are cancelled if there's rain.
Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.
Here are some of the campfire program topics at various parks:
Hidden Pond hosts Campfire Fridays, a summer family series. There's a different topic at each evening program. Topics have included:
S'mores are provided.
Riverbend has a Riverside Campfire program. Themes include:
Riverbend has a Cub Scout Camping program that includes a campfire. Scouts pitch their tents and camp under the stars. Pack a dinner to cook over the campfire, enjoy a night hike, and eat s'mores. Bring tents, sleeping bags, dinner and flashlights. Optional Riverbend patch. Call the park for information. 703-759-9018
Campfires are occasionally held at Lake Fairfax Park, Lake Accotink Park, Sully Historic Site, and Burke Lake Park.
12000 Government Center Pkwy
Fairfax, VA 22035