Archery Camp at Burke Lake (9-15 yrs.)

(9-15 yrs.) Develop archery skills using Olympic-style (recurve) bows in this outdoor camp. Through focused instruction, learn shooting techniques and attention to detail. Other archery-related activities provide a broader introduction to the sport in general. Some weeks are 9am-1pm. Weeks that operate 9am-4pm also include boating, fishing and mini-golf. Bring snack, lunch and drink. No camp July 5. Camp operation is subject to weather and is held at the archery field to the right as you enter the park. Once registered, download camp forms from website.


Burke Lake Survival Camp (9-13 yrs)

(9-13 yrs.) Join Virginia Outside for a week of outdoor adventure at Burke Lake Park. Spend the week learning survival skills like fishing, shelter building, canoeing/kayaking, fire building and orienteering through a series of fun games and challenges. Campers put their skills to the test, camping out Thursday night at the park. Dinner & breakfast provided during campout. Bring snack, lunch and water bottle. Once registered, download camp forms from website.


Lakeside Nature Discovery Camp (6-10 yrs.)

(6-10 yrs.) Campers enjoy guided nature hikes, crafts, fishing, live animal exhibits and boat rides (boats vary depending on availability and may include kayak, rowboat, tour boat). Shaded trails and lakefronts are perfect settings for exploring creatures and plants that live in our streams, lakes and forests. Bring lunch, snack and water bottle. Lake Accotink meets at the large shelter by marina; Burke Lake meets at shelter C. 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 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 Scientist Camp (9-13 yrs.)

Join our naturalist and learn about the animals that call the lake home. Use scientific equipment such as dip nets, microscopes, minnow traps and game cameras just to name a few. Enjoy a tour boat ride while learning facts about each species and why they are so vital to the lakes health. See live animals up close and be ready to have some fun with hands on learning. Bring a bag lunch, snack and drink. Wear old clothes. Download camp forms from website.


Little Lakeside Explorers (4-6 yrs.)

(4-6 yrs.) Younger campers enjoy this half-day program focusing on exploration, nature awareness and hands-on fun. Other activities include a variety of games, guided park walks, treasure hunts, nature lessons, tour boat ride and arts and crafts. Campers take advantage of the early, cooler temperatures to explore the park then enjoy a shaded lunch break and other activities in the pavilion. Bring lunch and drink. Camp meets at the ice cream parlor. Camps run rain or shine. Once registered, download camp forms from website.


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