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The Fairfax County Park Authority offers a variety of activities such as classes, camps and tours in a wide variety of categories including aquatics, fitness, nature, dance, outdoor recreation, performing arts, history and many more. Special events, trips/tours and specialty workshops are listed in Parktakes, the Park Authority’s quarterly guide, available through free subscription to county citizens. .

Adapted Leisure MiniCamp- Metrobound (13-22 yrs)

Designed for teens with disabilities to practice using public transportation. Campers travel on Metrorail and Metrobus to engaging destinations. Campers must be able to participate in a group with a 4:1 ratio and walk approximately three miles daily. Must have a WMATA Reduced Fare Card or Metro Access Card. Drop-off and Pick-up at Dunn Loring Metro Kiss & Ride.


Geology Rocks Camp (8-12 yrs.)

Discover natural wonders while excavating rocks, minerals and fossils. Hike the park, make fossils, play games and enjoy hands-on activities in this everyday adventure. Download camp forms from website.


Nature Quest Workshop (6-12 yrs.)

Explore plants and animals that put life in our park wildlife. Crafts, games, live animals and guided nature walks make this an exciting adventure! Camps longer than 3 hrs, bring snack, lunch and drink. Download camp forms from website.


Play Like It's 1935 (6-12 yrs.)

Enjoy making a simple toy to take home and play games like the Alcorn children did when they moved to Huntley during the Great Depression. Good old-fashion fun while school’s out. Download camp form from website.


Teacher Workday on the Farm (5-12yrs)

Elementary-aged children spend a day on the farm. Dress for the weather--campers enjoy outside activities like games, farm visits and hikes. Indoor time includes arts & crafts, STEM activities, board and music games, baking and more. Based at the Old Floris Schoolhouse. Choose camp hours from two options (9am-4pm or 8am-5pm, check start time). For information/ questions call 703-689-3104. Bring a lunch, drink and snack. Once registered, download camp forms from website.