Animals: Zoology Fun for Kids (4-6 yrs.)

(4-6 yrs.) Explore the woods, creeks and ponds as we look for all sorts of critters. Learn about frogs, toads, birds, mammals, snakes, turtles, fish and insects through hikes, projects and games. Have lots of fun learning about animal life science. Once registered, download camp forms from website.


Animals: Zoology Fun for Kids(5-8yr)

(5-8 yrs.) Explore the woods, creeks and ponds as we look for all sorts of critters. Learn about the animal life science of frogs, toads, birds, mammals, snakes, turtles, fish and insects through hikes, projects and games. Once registered, download camp forms from website.


Backyard STEM Science (5-8 yrs)

(5-8 yrs.) Investigate the properties of water and air, make bubbling concoctions, explore electricity, engineering challenges and more. Have fun and practice thinking like a scientist! Once registered, download camp forms from website.


Backyard STEM Science (9-12 yrs)

(9-12 yrs.) Learn about bacteria, DNA, the wonders of air pressure, explore electricity and try your hand at some engineering challenges. Have fun and practice thinking like a scientist! Once registered, download camp forms from website.


Dinosaur Days Camp (4-6 yrs.)

(4-6 yrs.) Explore the dinosaur world as campers become junior paleontologists. Naturalists lead discovery of the latest in dinosaur knowledge plus create crafts, play games and unearth fossils. No camp July 4. Aug 29 week for non-FCPS students. Once registered, download camp forms from website.


Dinosaur Days Camp (5-9 yrs)

(5-9 yrs.) Explore the dinosaur world as campers become junior paleontologists. Naturalists lead discovery of the latest in dinosaur knowledge through crafts, games and fossils. Once registered, download camp forms from website.


Hidden Treasure Pirate camp (5-9 yrs.)

(5-9 yrs.) Dress up like a pirate for camp and follow clues to search for natural treasures in the park. Campers make their own treasure chest, sail boats in the stream and meet live animals. Activities include enjoying puppet shows, toasting treats at a campfire and playing games like “Avoid the Shark” and “Walk the Plank.” Once registered, download camp forms from website.


Insect Safari (5-8 yrs)

(5-8 yrs.) Come on a safari and explore bugs and insects that inhabit our gardens, woods and wetlands. Collect, examine and identify little creatures using magnifiers and microscopes. Learn about their important jobs as pollinators and decomposers through projects and scientific investigations. Once registered, download camp forms from website.


Native American Survival Skills Camp (5-9 yrs.)

(5-9 yrs.) Discover what daily life was like for the Eastern Woodland American Indians. From animal tracking to shelter building, children learn survival skills through outdoor activities, games and more. Camp focuses on the culture and lives of the Powhatan. Some sites include tool making and a cookout on the last day. Once registered, download camp forms from website.


Reptile Rangers (5-9 yrs)

(5-9 yrs.) Learn about the cool characteristics of creatures such as snakes, turtles, frogs and other cold-blooded animals. Activities include hikes to the wetland, arts and crafts, games, animal encounters and hands-on activities. 8/22 week for non-FCPS students. Once registered, download camp forms from website.


Wild About Art (7-10 yrs)

(7-10 yrs.) Get outside and explore the wild life of plants and animals through art projects, nature hikes, games and live animal encounters. Projects and media include: yarn weaving, water color printing, felt and pipe cleaner animals, oil pastel projects and clay sculptures. Once registered, download camp forms from website.


Wildlife Rangers (5-9 yrs)

(5-9 yrs.) Join our naturalist on outdoor adventures and field studies in nature. This is for serious nature lovers who don't mind getting dirty. Campers learn outdoor survival skills such as using maps, making fires and building shelter. Experiments, games, activities and observation skills help us explore the many habitats in our parks. Once registered, download camp forms from website.


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