Need help and advice on where to place your child during the summer months? Contact this free service: Tips on Trips and Camps.Here are some of the camps:
The Langley School Summer Studio
Day Camp (Various sessions--starts June 21st)
Ages preschool through eighth grade.
Offers a wide variety of academic, fine arts, science, technology and sports classes for students in Weeklong sessions for flexibility.
Reston Montessori School
(Various sessions—starts June 28).
Ages 3 months-grade 6. Reston, VA.
Preschool camp will be filled with fun, educational activities. Kindergarten & Elementary Camp will give campers the opportunity to have fun and explore creative outlets. www.restonmontessori.com
Nysmith School for the Gifted
(Various sessions-- starts June 14th)
Ages 3 to 12.
Kindergarten and older children choose from among 30 classes including sports, music, drama, arts & crafts and more to build their own summer program. Daily swimming.
ALL AROUND/TRADITIONAL CAMPS
Bean Tree Learning
(Various sessions--starts June 21st)
Ages 6 to 12.
“Fun and educational field trips, cooking projects, and on-campus activities, such as indoor campouts, guest presenters, art and crafts, and time spent on our Atlantis Waterpark, help round out your child’s summer and provide unique opportunities to learn, grow, create, explore.”
Flint Hill School
(June 21-July 30, 2010)
“Summer on the Hill” strives to stimulate creativity and participation in activities, no matter what one’s proficiency level. We recognize the importance of summer as a time to have fun and make new friends, as well as a time to develop new interests and explore old hobbies. Our faculty and staff encourage camp participants to discover their talents and find success, whether it is on a playing field, in an art studio or classroom, on a trip, or in building interpersonal relationships.”
Fairfax County Parks & Rec
(Various sessions/various ages/various locations)
Most camps include weekly themes and events. See website for additional information.
Camps include: Performing arts, sports, adventure/excursion/aquatic/boating, nature, specialty, & computer/tech.
The Little Gym
(Various sessions/ Ages 3-8)
Ashburn, Fairfax, Gainesville
It’s important to continue to fuel our children's minds and grow their imaginations during summer break. That’s why camp at The Little Gym is such a delight. It gives your child the chance to stay on their developmental toes and connected to friends. Our expert instructors fill each three-hour camp day with fitness and fun. Obstacle courses challenge them. Arts and crafts engage them. And group activities, snack time and special events give them time to interact with friends, all in a non-competitive, nurturing environment. Flexible morning 9-12 and afternoon 1-4 camp times offer special themes which add a dash of imagination to their play such as Cheerleading, Ninja Hideout, Fantasy Castle, Sports Spectacular and Guppies to Puppies to name a few. Your child will never get bored as they experience something new and exciting each day.
Ashburn- (703) 853-5952, Fairfax- (703) 818-9600, Gainesville- 703-753-9101
(Various sessions--starts June 13st)
“No matter what your child’s interests and hobbies are, there is a place for him or her at Camp Horizons to have fun doing the things he or she loves and to learn new things! Campers are assigned to cabins by program and age/grade.” www.camphorizonsva.com
Acting For Young People
(Various sessions—starts June 28th)
“Provide actors of all ages with professional-level training in a supportive and fun environment. Through this training, we hope to help our actors develop skills that will serve them in all walks of life, on stage and off.”
(Various sessions —starts June 21th)
“Cultivating and nurturing a child's natural love of performing. . www.kidz-act.com.
Harmonia School Performing Arts Camp (Various sessions—starts June 21st). Ages 4-18. Oakton, VA. Explore the world of performing & visual arts. Choose from a variety of camps, such as performing arts, dance, music and theater. Also weekly instrumental lessons and dance classes. www.harmoniaschool.org 703-938-7301
Loudoun Academy of the Arts
(Various sessions-- starts June 21st)
Ages 5 to 13.
Morning, afternoon & full-day sessions available. Painting, drawing, sculpture, clay, collage, mixed media, www.loudounacademy.org
Coach Wootten’s Basketball Camp
(Various sessions beginning June 20th)
Girls Overnight, Boys Overnight and Boys Day Camp.
“The Coach Wootten staff knows how to teach, motivate and win, and this basketball camp is the camp where winning is taught and winners are made. Coaches and players, of all levels, have been learning the game of basketball at Coach Wootten's Basketball camp for over 46 years.”
Headfirst Summer Camps
(Various Sessions beginning June 14th)
Bethesda, MD, Washington, DC, McLean, VA.
Designed for boys and girls ages 6-12, Headfirst Multi-Sport Camp caters to the ability level of each camper including beginners, intermediate and experienced athletes. In addition to individual and group instruction, this camp includes skill competitions and games.