Available With Criteria Available Filter With Criteria Available Not Criteria NotAvaiable Not Criteria NotAvailable With Criteria

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. .

Ancient to Modern-Oolong Teas

(14-Adult) New styles of these of semi-oxidized teas are being developed all over the globe. Sample a variety of oolongs from old style to new, from traditional tea producing countries to countries with recently established high quality tea gardens. Tea infused treats and a take home tea sampler included. With certified Tea Specialist Chef Laurie Bell of Great Falls Tea Garden


BGS-Hiker and Bug Naturalist

Go on a hike and discover bugs along the way. Completes all requirements for both badges except Hiker 4. This title allows online group registration.


BGS-Painting Artist

Satisfies most of the requirements to earn the badge. See site’s website for details. This title allows online group registration.


DGS-Space Science Explorer

This program meets all the requirements to earn the badge.


Four Floor Tour

(10-Adult) Please be sure to wear comfortable shoes, as we will climb steep stairs. Second and third floor areas are not ADA accessible, but alternative arrangements will be made for those who cannot climb stairs but wish to participate. This extended tour may last up to two hours.


JGS-Playing the Past

Satisfies most of the requirements to earn the badge. See site’s website for details. This title allows online group registration.


Pairing Premium Teas and Chocolate

(14-Adult) Learn about the similarities between theobroma cacao and camillia sinensis, from their growing regions to their processing methods as you taste, compare, and pair special teas and chocolates. Taste some treats made with these two delectable ingredients. A take home sampler included. With certified Tea Specialist Chef Laurie Bell of Great Falls Tea Garden


Santa in the Mill

(3-Adult) Enjoy old-fashioned holiday fun at Colvin Run Mill. Visit Santa in the mill and see the Christmas tree trimmed with Victorian decorations. Join the costumed 49th Virginia Volunteer Infantry caroling around a bonfire. Roast marshmallows and make a family craft.


Start Your Journey-Wonders of Water Tea-BGS

This special tea program features activities from the WOW Brownie Girl Scout Journey. We use tea making to explore water cycle science and where water goes.


Image Dispaly shadow