Campfire Saturdays-Stargazing (3-Adult)

(3-Adult) Enjoy a stroll along the lake shores and learn about the constellations, their stories and other night-sky features. Our astronomical naturalist identifies the stars for you and will have some telescopes for you to use. The program concludes with a campfire. S'mores ingredients provided; hot dogs welcome. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.


Full Moon Stargazing-Flower Moon (8-Adult)

(8-Adult) Learn about the moon, constellations and the stories that surround them, as well as other night-sky features. Our astronomical naturalist identifies the stars and explains why this month's full moon is called the Flower moon. Some telescopes are available for use or you can bring your own. S'mores ingredients are provided. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.


Full Moon Stargazing-Pink Moon (8-Adult)

(8-Adult) Learn about the moon, constellations and the stories that surround them, as well as other night-sky features. Our astronomical naturalist identifies the stars and explains why this month's full moon is called the Flower moon. Some telescopes are available for use or you can bring your own. S'mores ingredients are provided. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.


Junior Lakeside Explorers (5-7 yrs)

(5-7 yrs) Join Junior Lakeside Explorers, the newest nature club. Learn about the wildlife that calls the lakefront parks home. Nature topics are geared to meet some homeschool science requirements. Topics vary by month.


Lakeside Explorers (7-11 yrs)

(7-11 yrs) Join Lakeside Explorers, the newest nature club. Learn about the wildlife that calls the lakefront parks home. Nature topics are geared to meet some homeschool science requirements. Topics vary by month.


Partial Lunar Eclipse (16-Adult)

(16-Adult) Join our astronomical naturalist at 4 a.m. to view the partial lunar eclipse before the moon sets, as well as the other stars and constellations viewable at this time. Bring binoculars; a limited number of telescopes are also available.


Partial Solar Eclipse (16-Adult)

(16-Adult) Join our astronomical naturalist at 5 a.m. to view the partial solar eclipse as the sun rises, as well as the other stars and constellations viewable at this time. A limited number of telescopes will be set up for viewing on a screen and eclipse viewing glasses will be provided.


Super Snakes (5-Adult)

(5-Adult) Join a naturalist to meet live snakes and learn why snakes are important then head out on a hike to search for snakes and learn about their habitat and habits. Dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. Program meets at the campground office.


Terrific Turtles (5-Adult)

(5-Adult) Join a naturalist to meet and learn about the turtles that live in Fairfax County then hit the trail in search of native turtles. Dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. Meet at the campground office.


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