Lake Fairfax Park Camps

Katydid offers camps for both preschool and elementary aged children from June through late August. See below for more information including schedule and registration link for each camp.

PRESCHOOL CAMPS (3-6 years):

Catch Some Fun & Sun!  Increase curiosity about nature with fun crafts, games, hikes, songs and stories. August sessions include a carousel and boat ride. Children must be potty trained. Bring snacks, lunch, drinks and dress in play clothes. Curriculum repeats every four weeks. Click here to register online through Parktakes

DATES CODE
9am to 1pm
FEE REGISTER
6/2 – 6/6 835 222 5901 179.00 Click here to register online
6/09 – 6/13 835 222 5902 179.00
7/21 – 7/25 835 222 5903 179.00
8/11 – 8/15 835 222 5904 179.00
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NEW2Discovery Time (Ages 3 – 6, 9am-1pm, Fee $185) – Hands-on, theme-based activities allow campers to explore the solar system, wind and solar energy, creatures of the land and sea and weather. Camp includes outdoor fun games, crafts and special projects.  Half-day camps have an activity fee of $5.  Specific themes by date: 

Frying Pan Park: Week of 6/2 & 8/4 – Wind & Weather

Colvin Run Mill: Week of 6/9 – Our Solar System

Colvin Run Mill: Week of 6/16 – Oceans & Sea Creatures

Lake Fairfax Park: Week of 7/14 – Land Creatures

Burke Lake Park: Week of 7/21 – Land Creatures

Lake Fairfax Park: Week of 7/28 – Oceans & Sea Creatures

Burke Lake Park: Week of 8/11 – Land Creatures

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NEW2Art in Nature (Ages 3 – 5,  9am-1pm, Fee $179- Explore art in its natural setting & build miniature animal homes with craft & natural materials including clay animals, dioramas, murals, sun prints & more.  Children will hike & explore the park with games & songs as part of the fun. Activity fee of $5 due on the first day.  Offered at Burke Lake and Lake Fairfax Parks.

Burke Lake weeks:  6/09, 6/16, 7/07 and 7/14.

Lake Fairfax Park weeks:  6/23 and 7/7 

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NEW2Fun with Dr. Seuss (Ages 3-5  9am – 1pm, Fee $179) – Children will be introduced to a variety of Dr. Seuss books while playing games and acting out story lines incorporating rhymes.  The fun includes arts and crafts, puppetry, acting, hiking and singing which help youngsters dive into reading and early theater. An activity fee of $5 is due on the first day.Offered at Burke Lake and Lake Fairfax Parks.

Burke Lake Park:  week of 6/02– 6/06. 

Lake Fairfax Park:  week of 6/16 – 6/20.

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For more info, call Katydid at 703-689-3104. To register call Parktakes at 703-222-4664 or click the registration links above.

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ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CAMPS (6-10 years):

NEW2Discovery Time (Ages 6 – 10, 9am-4pm, Fee $235) – Hands-on, theme-based activities allow campers to explore the solar system, wind and solar energy, creatures of the land and sea and weather. Camp includes outdoor fun games, crafts and special projects. Full-day camps have activity fee of $10 except Lake Fairfax full-day camp includes daily trip to the Water Mine pool, activity fee is $50 (bring swimsuit and towel). Specific theme weeks are:

Colvin Run Mill: Week of 7/7- Oceans & Sea Creatures

Lake Fairfax Park: Week of 7/14- Land Creatures- Facts from Fossils

Colvin Run Mill: Week of 7/28- Land Creatures- Facts from Fossils

Burke Lake Park: Week of 8/11- Land Creatures- Facts from Fossils

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Catch Some Fun & Sun! Discover the great outdoors! Outdoor fun with nature through hikes, crafts, games, relays, songs, stories, exploration and more. Observe insects, go fishing and get to know the trails of the park. Campers go on daily trips to the Watermine & one boat ride tour ($50 activity fee is due on first day – season passes are accepted in lieu of fee). Bring lunch, snacks, and drinks, bathing suit & towel daily. (Children must have completed Kindergarten).

Bring snacks, lunch, & drinks. Click here to register online through Parktakes.

DATES CODE
9am to 4pm
FEE REGISTER
7/21 – 7/25 835 222 6101 235.00 Click here to register online
8/11 – 8/15 835 222 6102 235.00
8/18 – 8/22 835 222 6103 235.00

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NEW2Art in Nature (Ages 6 – 10, 9am–4pm,  Fee $235) – Explore art in its natural setting and build miniature animal homes with craft and natural materials. Other projects include clay animals, dioramas, murals, sun prints and more. Children hike and explore the park environment with games and songs as part of the fun.  An activity fee of $50 for a daily trip to the Water-mine is due on the first day-weather permitting (season passes are accepted in lieu of fee).  Bring snack, lunch, water bottle & swimsuit/towel daily.  Offered at Lake Fairfax Park.

Weeks of:  6/23, 7/07, and 7/28. 

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For more info, call Katydid at 703-689-3104.  To register call Parktakes at 703-222-4664 or click the registration links above.