Accotink Adventure Camp (9-13 yrs.)

(9-13 yrs.) Join us for the ultimate outdoor camp! Activities include boating (learning about kayaking techniques and equipment), fishing, hiking, orienteering, off road biking, camping skills, animal tracking, reptile and amphibian identification and more. Bring snack, lunch and water bottle. Camps run rain or shine. Contact park for details on extreme weather days. No camp July 5. Once registered, download camp forms from website.


Jr. Potomac Adventures

(8-12 yrs.) Explore the Potomac by land, air and water. During this weeklong adventure, campers sample a variety of thrills. Junior Adventurers enjoy rock climbing, kayaking, ropes course, SUP and hiking. Bring lunch and drink. Once registered, download camp forms from website.


Lakeside Outdoor Adventurers (9-13 yrs.)

(9-13 yrs.) An exciting week awaits campers who enjoy many activities including archery, fishing, hiking, kayaking and learning wilderness survival skills. Sheltered woodland pavilions provide the perfect setting for activities. Lake Fairfax campers will enjoy an afternoon swim break each day at the Water Mine on site. Burke Lake campers get to perfect their mini-golf putting skills during the week. Bring snack, lunch and water bottle. Burke camp meets at shelter C; Lake Fairfax meets at the large shelter. Camps run rain or shine. Contact park for details on extreme weather days. No camp July 5. Once registered, download camp forms from website.


Lakeside Splash & Explore Camp (6-11 yrs.)

(6-11 yrs.) Our lakeside camp features weekly swimming at our famous Water Mine Family Swimmin’ Hole (dependent on weather and water park operation). Campers enjoy activities such as fishing, hiking, nature crafts, games, boating, an introduction to archery and exciting nature themes (listed online). Bring a swimsuit, towel, bag lunch, snacks and water bottle. No camp July 5. Camps run rain or shine. Once registered, download camp forms from website.


Night Bat Hike (7-Adult)

(7-Adult) Join a naturalist in search of bats. Walk the edge of the lake and use a bat detector to hear echolocation. Learn about native bats and the benefits they provide to us. Bring a flashlight and wear hiking shoes. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.


Prothonotary Warbler Walk (12-Adult)

(12-Adult) Meet a naturalist for a bird hike in Mason Neck State Park's wetlands in search of Virginia's only cavity nesting warbler. Wear good hiking shoes and bring binoculars, a lunch and a drink. Meet at Mason Neck State Park, 7301 High Point Road, Lorton, VA at 9am, hike ends at 1 pm. There is a $7 admission fee payable on entry.


Reptile & Amphibians Campfire (5-Adult)

(5-Adult) Gather round the campfire at Burke Lake Park and meet some of our native reptiles and amphibians. Take a short hike, then make s'mores at the campfire. Bring a flashlight and wear hiking shoes. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.


River Explorers (8-12 yrs.)

(8-12 yrs.) Explore the wonders of the Potomac River while fishing, kayaking, hiking and learning outdoor skills. Nature explorations include identifying plants, conducting animal surveys and learning about our watershed. Once registered, download camp forms from website.


Trick your Stick (6-Adult)

(6-Adult) Fairfax County has more than 300 miles of trails in the parks alone. Which one is your favorite? Before you can hike them all, you will need a hiking stick to help you along the way. Pick a stick, decorate it and then take it home with you. All craft materials are supplied.


VA Outside Adventure Camp (10-14 yrs.)

(10-14 yrs.) Join Virginia Outside for a week of guided outdoor adventures. Trips and activities include kayaking, hiking at White Oak Canyon, Whitewater Rafting at Harper’s Ferry, orienteering/map reading and a chartered fishing trip on the Chesapeake Bay. A great, safe time for enjoying the outdoors while having fun and gaining self-confidence. Once registered, download camp forms from website.


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