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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. .

Adventure Links Classic Adventure 8-10yr

Take part in a week of true adventures on 425-acres at Hemlock Overlook. The 8-10 yrs. group (Classic Adventure) enjoys a low and high ropes course, canoeing, outdoor living skills day and caving. Instruction begins on an introductory level and progresses with the group. Once registered and paid, go to www.adventurelinks.net/parktakes to complete required camp forms.


Adventure Links Ultimate Adventure 11-13

Take part in a week of true adventures on 425-acres at Hemlock Overlook. The 11-13 yrs. group (Ultimate Adventure) enjoys a ropes course with zipline, kayaking, outdoor living skills day, caving and rock climbing. Instruction begins on an introductory level and progresses with the group. Once registered and paid, go to www.adventurelinks.net/parktakes to complete required camp forms.


Adventures on the Farm (6-10 yrs.)

Discover what life is like on the farm with activities such as goat milking and visits to the farm. Make homemade snacks and hand-churned ice cream in the air conditioned Old Floris Schoolhouse. Camp includes indoor & outdoor activities including hikes, games and crafts. Extended care available at site. Bring snack, lunch and drink daily. Come prepared for our special water day and tie-dye activity. $15 activity fee due first day. No camp July 4-5. Licensed program- please bring immunization record and proof of child’s identity. For more info, call 703-689-3104. Download camp forms from website.


All About Animals (3-6 yrs.)

Do you know how many teeth a pig has or how high can a goat jump? Learn all about farm and forest animals including fun facts in this indoor & outdoor camp. Create crafts, take hikes, visit the farm animals, sing songs and play fun games. Bring snack, lunch and drink daily and be prepared for our water day. $5 activity fee due first day. Children must be potty-trained. Licensed program- please bring immunization record and proof of child’s identity. For more info, call 703-689-3104. Download camp forms from website.


All About Horses Summer Camp (8-10 yrs.)

Campers enjoy daily 30-minute riding lessons plus learn about tacking, grooming, general horse care and barn chores. Other horse-related fun and activities include arts and crafts, equine speakers and breed demos. Bring snack, lunch and drink. Wear proper shoes/boots, with visible heal, comfortable clothes, riding breeches or long tight stretchy pants. No jewelry, no flip-flops or sandals. Spirit Equestrian provides campers with a helmet, but if you choose to bring your own helmet, it must be ATM certified. No camp July 4-5. Download camp forms from website.


American History Mystery Camp (10-14 yrs.)

American History Mystery Week: Search for clues to conquer quests in each of these theme-based weeks. See full description online. Activities include enjoying a wagon ride, exploring historic buildings, navigating the wilderness and testing your strategy and survival skills. Bring snack, lunch and drink. Once registered, download camp forms from website.


Animal Science Merit Badge

This program satisfies most of the requirements to earn the Animal Science Merit Badge. Visit the site's website for pre-work and information. See session notes for details.


Applause! The Greatest Showkid (7-14 yrs.)

By Moonlit Wings Productions, young performers put on a circus-themed original play inspired by the imagination of P.T. Barnum and explore behind-the-scenes activities in this two-week camp. Performers shine through improvisation games, a talent show, script writing, music and more. Camp ends with a camp performance featuring a new modern script and songs. Bring snack, lunch, drink and swimsuit/towel (camps may have a short swim break). Once registered, download camp forms from website. Too old for this camp? Email info@moonlitwings.org to join our behind-the-scenes teens tech crew.


Applause! Wizard of Oz (7-14 yrs.)

By Moonlit Wings Productions. Young performers put on a play inspired by L Frank Baum’s “The Wizard of Oz” and explore behind-the-scenes activities in this two-week camp. After a twister transports Dorothy to a magical land, she sets out on a journey with three new friends, a Scarecrow, Tin Woodman and Lion, to find a wizard with the power to send her home. Performers shine through improvisation games, a talent show, script writing, music and more. Camp ends with a mini-performance featuring a new modern script and songs. Bring snack, lunch, drink and swimsuit/towel (camps may have a short swim break). Once registered, download camp forms from website. Too old for this camp? Email info@moonlitwings.org to join our behind-the-scenes teens tech crew.


Arts Extravaganza! (6-12 yrs.)

Join The Creative Difference in this open-studio style arts and crafts camp. Explore a wide variety of art media and creative tools in rotating, open-ended activity centers. Create to your heart’s content with paints, beads, collage, glitter, sand, soap, clay, papier-mâché, LEGO, looms and more. Bring snack, lunch and drink. Campers may be transported by bus to local schools for classroom use. No camp July 4-5. Download camp forms from website.


Camp Extended Care (5-15 yrs)

This before and after camp service provides additional care for children of working parents and is open to children in full day camps at that same location. Campers stay in a safe environment and get to choose from a variety of supervised activities, such as board games, drawing/coloring and age-appropriate movies. This code is for one week. For two week camps, register for both weeks individually.


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