Who is thinking about summer? You should! Registration for summer camps begins Thursday, February 8, 2018. The Fairfax County Park Authority offers more than 1,900 summer day camp options at 100+ locations. Camps held at RECenters, nature centers, historic sites, lakefront parks, golf courses and schools offer a variety of camp formats. These camps feature plenty of fun and friendship building while providing a safe summer experience for children ages 3 to 17.
From traditional crafts and games to high-tech and high adventure, the Park Authority has something for everyone. Many camps offer swimming at RECenters each day. Sports enthusiasts can choose from an array of skill-development camps, including British soccer, basketball, football, baseball, cheerleading, archery, lacrosse or extreme sports programs. Enjoy the outdoors? Then check out our boating, fishing and biking camps.
Specialty camps such as chess, cooking, business and leadership allow for exploring new interests or developing a new skill. STEM programs stimulate cognitive development and enhance critical thinking.
Check out the new, exciting camps available in 2018: Ninja Obstacle Tumbling Camp, ACTION Performing Arts, T-Shirt Quilting, fun new STEM camps and much more.
Extended care is available at 14 locations from 7 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m.
With so many camps to choose from, the Park Authority camps website lets you narrow your choices by location, age of children, type of camp and week of summer. Or just browse through the 2018 Summer Camp Guide. Find camps for all of your children at one place this summer.
All the summer camps plus classes for kids and adults, special events and much more can be found in the spring edition of Parktakes Magazine. Register for summer camps by May 11 and for spring break camps by February 16 to receive an early bird discount of $8 off each session.
For more information, call the registration hotline at 703-222-4664, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.