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 activities that include crafts, songs, stories, hikes, and games. Includes carousel and boat ride ($5 activity fee collected first day). Bring snack, lunch, & drinks. Children must three by June 1 and potty trained. Dress in comfortable play clothes and bring snack and lunch with drinks daily. Curriculum repeats every four weeks. Click here to register online through Parktakes.
9am to 1pm
|6/3 – 6/7||835 222 5901||175.00||Click here to register online|
|6/24 – 6/28||835 222 5902||175.00|
|7/8 - 8/12||835 222 5903||175.00|
|7/29 - 8/2||835 222 5904||175.00|
Fun With Eric Carle (Ages 3 – 5, 9am – 1pm) - Children will be introduced to a variety of Carle books while playing games & acting out story lines with puppets & felt board. The fun includes arts & crafts & exploring nature for the real angry lady bug, cross cricket or hungry caterpillar. Activity fee of $5 due first day. Offered at Burke Lake, Frying Pan Farm and Lake Fairfax Parks.
|DATES||CODE 9am to 1pm||FEE||REGISTER|
|6/24 – 6/28 Burke Lake Park||819 221 9701||175.00||Click here to register online|
|7/15 - 7/19 Frying Pan Park||282 221 9701||175.00|
|7/22 - 7/26 Lake Fairfax Park||835 221 9701||175.00|
Art in Nature (Ages 3 – 5, 9am-1pm, Fee $175) - 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: 7/08, 7/15, 8/05 and 8/12.
Lake Fairfax Park weeks: 6/10, 6/17, and 7/15.
Fun with Dr. Seuss (Ages 3-5 9am – 1pm, Fee $175) – Children will be introduced to a variety of Dr. Seuss books while playing games & acting out story lines incorporating rhymes. The fun includes arts & crafts, puppetry, acting, hiking & singing with help youngsters dive into reading & early theater. Activity fee of $5 due first day. Offered at Burke Lake, Frying Pan Farm, and Lake Fairfax Parks.
Burke Lake Park: week of 6/17 – 6/21.
Frying Pan Park: week of 7/08-7/12.
Lake Fairfax Park: week of 8/12-8/16.
For more info, call Katydid at 703-689-3104. To register call Parktakes at 703-222-4664 or click the registration links above.
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CAMPS (6-10 years):
Catch Some Fun & Sun! Discover the great outdoors! Outdoor fun includes hikes, games, crafts, relays, songs, fishing, observe insects, a carousel ride and nature exploration. Campers go on daily trips to the Watermine & one boat ride tour ($40 activity fee collected on first day). Once a week, our guest naturalist will introduce campers to reptiles & insects. Bring lunch, snacks, and drinks, bathing suit & towel daily. Curriculum repeats every 2 weeks. (Children must have completed Kindergarten)
Bring snacks, lunch, & drinks. Click here to register online through Parktakes.
9am to 4pm
|6/24 – 6/28||835 222 6101||220.00||Click here to register online|
|7/8 – 7/12||835 222 6102||220.00|
|7/29 – 8/2||835 222 6103||220.00|
|8/12 – 8/16||835 222 6104||220.00|
Art in Nature (Ages 6 – 10, 9am–4pm, Fee $229) – Explore art in its natural setting & build miniature animal homes with craft & natural materials. Projects include clay animals, dioramas, murals, sun prints & more. Children will hike & explore the park with games & songs as part of the fun. An activity fee of $40 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: 6/24, 7/15, 7/22 and 8/19.
For more info, call Katydid at 703-689-3104.
To register call Parktakes at 703-222-4664 or click the registration link above.