2019 Summer Camps

Summer camp registration is now open!

We offer a variety of Summer Camps for kids ages 3-5, 6-11, and Teens. If you have any questions, please contact us at 703.335.8872.

Summer camp registration forms must be completed and returned to the community center in order to complete the registration process. Please speak with a front desk representative for more information.

2019 Summer Camp Options

These camps are for kids not yet enrolled in Kindergarten. You must provide a copy of your child’s birth certificate and their physical completed by a physician. Children MUST be potty trained.

After Camp Care
After Camp Care is provided for children enrolled in Playschool camps. Each day we will have age appropriate activities such as story time, crafts, and games. Each child will need to bring a nut-free snack. *No camp care on 7/4. $27/AAP; $40/M; $45/R; $50/NR

Day                               Time                                                   Date
M-F                               12:00pm-3:30pm                            6/24-6/28
M-F                               12:00pm-3:30pm                            7/1-7/5*
M-F                               12:00pm-3:30pm                            7/8-7/12
M-F                               12:00pm-3:30pm                            7/15-7/19
M-F                               12:00pm-3:30pm                            7/22-7/26
M-F                               12:00pm-3:30pm                            7/29-8/2
M-F                               12:00pm-3:30pm                            8/5-8/9
M-F                               12:00pm-3:30pm                            8/12-8/16

Mini H2O and GO
Discover America’s birthday while playing games and participating in activities that represent the Red, White, and Blue. $40/AAP; $66/M; $72/R; $77/NR
M-F, 8:30am-12:00pm, 6/24-6/28

Rocking the Red, White, and Blue
It’s time to celebrate America! This camp will be filled with patriotic crafts and lessons as we prepare to celebrate the 4th of July. No camp 7/4. $33/AAP; $55/M; $60/R; $66/NR
M-F, 8:30am-12:00pm, 7/1-7/5*

Roaring Dinosaurs
We are going on a dinosaur hunt! This camp will lead us to explore the life of a dinosaur from the hatching egg, meal types, growth, and more. We will become Junior Paleontologists by the end of the week. $40/AAP; $66/M; $72/R; $77/NR
M-F, 8:30am-12:00pm, 7/8-7/12

Superheroes Unleashed
Unleash your love for superheroes in this super powered camp. We will power up to enjoy games and activities and talk about our favorite superhero. $40/AAP; $66/M; $72/R; $77/NR
M-F, 8:30am-12:00pm, 7/15-7/19

Art-Tastic
A fantastic week of art awaits campers. This camp will let children express their creative minds with all the fun activities we have in store for them! $40/AAP; $66/M; $72/R; $77/NR
M-F, 8:30am-12:00pm, 7/22-7/26

Junior Chefs
Compliments to the Chef! Your little one will get to enjoy and share culinary creativity with their friends while learning the basics of kitchen safety. $40/AAP; $66/M; $72/R; $77/NR
M-F, 8:30am-12:00pm, 7/29-8/2

Science Galore
We will dive into science in a fun, safe environment. We will help your child understand science through hands-on experiments each day. $40/AAP; $66/M; $72/R; $77/NR
M-F, 8:30am-12:00pm, 8/5-8/9

It’s a Bugs Life
This camp is perfect for curious explorers! Campers will learn about different insects and the way they grow, what they eat, and where they live. $40/AAP; $66/M; $72/R; $77/NR
M-F, 8:30am-12:00pm, 8/12-8/16

Are you looking for summer camp opportunities? If so, the Community Center is the place to be! With a wide variety of themes, sports, and fun activities, there is no room for boredom. Children are split into groups and placed based on age. MUST sign up by the Wednesday prior to each camp.

*No camp or camp care on 7/4. All school age camps are for children entering 1st grade through entering 6th grade.

Before Camp Care
$35 (Week 2 price: $25)
DAY                 TIME                          DATE
M-F                 7:00am-8:30am       6/24-6/28
M-F                 7:00am-8:30am       7/1-7/5*
M-F                 7:00am-8:30am       7/8-7/12
M-F                 7:00am-8:30am       7/15-7/19
M-F                 7:00am-8:30am       7/22-7/26
M-F                 7:00am-8:30am       7/29-8/2
M-F                 7:00am-8:30am       8/5-8/9
M-F                 7:00am-8:30am       8/12-8/16

After Camp Care
$45 (Week 2 price: $35)
DAY                TIME                           DATE
M-F                 3:30pm-6:30pm       6/24-6/28
M-F                 3:30pm-6:30pm       7/1-7/5*
M-F                 3:30pm-6:30pm       7/8-7/12
M-F                 3:30pm-6:30pm       7/15-7/19
M-F                 3:30pm-6:30pm       7/22-7/26
M-F                 3:30pm-6:30pm       7/29-8/2
M-F                 3:30pm-6:30pm       8/5-8/9
M-F                 3:30pm-6:30pm       8/12-8/16

Before and after Camp Care
$75 (Week 2 price: $65)
DAY                TIME                                                           DATE
M-F                 7:00am-8:30am/3:30pm-6:30pm       6/24-6/28
M-F                 7:00am-8:30am/3:30pm-6:30pm       7/1-7/5*
M-F                 7:00am-8:30am/3:30pm-6:30pm       7/8-7/12
M-F                 7:00am-8:30am/3:30pm-6:30pm       7/15-7/19
M-F                 7:00am-8:30am/3:30pm-6:30pm       7/22-7/26
M-F                 7:00am-8:30am/3:30pm-6:30pm       7/29-8/2
M-F                 7:00am-8:30am/3:30pm-6:30pm       8/5-8/9
M-F                 7:00am-8:30am/3:30pm-6:30pm       8/12-8/16

Messy Art
Art can be expressed in many different forms, but what better way to let creativity fly than getting messy in the process? Send your kids in clothes you do not mind them getting dirty, because this hands-on camp will be just that – messy! $66/AAP; $110/M; $121/R; $132/NR
M-F, 8:30am-3:30pm, 6/24-6/28

Gym Jam Camp
In this camp, your child will play some of America’s classic games. Each day, we will play a different game such as kickball, freeze tag, whiffle ball, and four square. $66/AAP; $110/M; $121/R; $132/NR
M-F, 8:30am-3:30pm, 6/24-6/28

Experiments Galore
With tons of daily experiments, hands-on fun, and learning the ins and outs of science, your child will surely be the next Bill Nye. *No camp on 7/4. $59/AAP; $99/M; $110/R; $121/NR
M-F, 8:30am-3:30pm, 7/1-7/5

H2o & Go Camp
Each day your child will receive group and individual swim lessons taught by certified instructors. After swimming, campers will have the opportunity to enjoy more games to keep their energy high like kickball, basketball, and soccer. Session is limited to 12 participants. No camp 7/4. Session 1: $59/AAP; $99/M; $110/R; $121/NR Session 2: $66/AAP; $110/M; $121/R; $132/NR
M-F, 8:30am-3:30pm, 7/1-7/5
M-F, 8:30am-3:30pm, 8/12-8/16

Samurai Warriors Camp
It’s ancient Japan – the 1800’s. The Emperor has to put together an army of Samurai Soldiers! He only has one week to train his army in the arts of Kendo (Way of the Sword), Nerf archery, foam rubber Bo staff, water artillery, karate, and water cannons. The soldiers have five days to train, including creating and building their own Samurai armor to protect them against the enemy forces. The fate of the Emperor’s nation depends on you! Sessions are limited to 30 participants per session. $66/AAP; $110/M; $121/R; $132/NR
M-F, 8:30am-3:30pm, 7/8-7/12

Clay Creations
Each day will hold a new design theme and a new kind of clay. $66/AAP; $110/M; $121/R; $132/NR
M-F, 8:30am-3:30pm, 7/8-7/12

Basketball Camp
Your child will love being a part of this fast-paced, action-packed camp. Campers will learn basics of basketball through various drills and will feature tournament style games. $66/AAP; $110/M; $121/R; $132/NR
M-F, 8:30am-3:30pm, 7/8-7/12

Martial Arts Olympics Camp
In this camp, students will train in the competitive skills of martial arts, including rhythm no-contact sparring, child safe board breaking, and Nerf archery! At the end of the week, campers enter the arena and compete for top honors! (Authentic Martial Arts uniforms are available for purchase at a discounted price at the camps.) Sessions are limited to 30 participants per session. $66/AAP; $110/M; $121/R; $132/NR
M-F, 8:30am-3:30pm, 7/15-7/19

Forensic Files
From fingerprints to crime scenes, Forensic Files will be sure to boost your child’s detective-like skills. $66/AAP; $110/M; $121/R; $132/NR
M-F, 8:30am-3:30pm, 7/15-7/19

Soccer Camp
This camp gives players of all ages and abilities the opportunity to receive soccer coaching. Each day includes individual foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, small-sided games, coached scrimmages, and through it all, fun! This camp is open to all skill levels. $66/AAP; $110/M; $121/R; $132/NR
M-F, 8:30am-3:30pm, 7/15-7/19

All Over the World
In this camp, we will learn about different countries, the foods they eat, the language they speak, and some of their native traditions. $66/AAP; $110/M; $121/R; $132/NR
M-F, 8:30am-3:30pm, 7/22-7/26

All Sports Camp
This camp features a variety of sports such as basketball, soccer, and football, as well as alternative sports such as kickball, dodgeball, and more. This camp is perfect for campers who are indecisive about a sport to practice! $66/AAP; $110/M; $121/R; $132/NR
M-F, 8:30am-3:30pm, 7/22-7/26

Ninja Warrior Challenge
Camp participants will be sent back in time to ancient Japan, where they must learn the skills of the Ninja warriors. With their newly learned skills, they will participate in a special challenge at the end of the week. A combination of Capture the Ninja Flag, American Gladiators, and a Ninja Warrior Obstacle Course will test their skills. They will learn acrobatics, proper use of safe Ninja equipment, Martial Arts, and more! (Authentic Ninja uniforms and child safe weapons are available for purchase at the camps with parent approval.  Contact mike Arrington for more information). Sessions are limited to 30 participants per session. $66/AAP; $110/M; $121/R; $132/NR
M-F, 8:30am-3:30pm, 7/22-7/26
M-F, 8:30am-3:30pm, 8/5-8/9

On Broadway
Kids will choose and practice a famous play or musical. They will create their own props and costumes. On the last day of camp, we’ll host a performance for family and friends. $66/AAP; $110/M; $121/R; $132/NR
M-F, 8:30am-3:30pm, 7/29-8/2

Friendly Competition
We’ll enjoy some friendly competition through obstacle courses, relay races, contest, and lots of teamwork. $66/AAP; $110/M; $121/R; $132/NR
M-F, 8:30am-3:30pm, 8/5-8/9

Flag Football Camp
Football season is right around the corner! This camp is guaranteed to get your football star ready for the upcoming season by engaging in defensive and offensive drills and conditioning. Pads and cleats are not required for this camp, as it will be a flag/touch football camp. This camp is open to all skill levels. $66/AAP; $110/M; $121/R; $132/NR
M-F, 8:30am-3:30pm, 8/5-8/9

Kids Choice
Kids love calling the shots! In this camp, they will decide the theme, activities, and games for the week. $66/AAP; $110/M; $121/R; $132/NR
M-F, 8:30am-3:30pm, 8/12-8/16

(Ages 12-17) Come to the Community Center with other teens and create lasting memories. Our fun, energetic Recreation Leaders lead our camps, and each day is action-packed! No before or after camp care is available; however, teens are encouraged to participate in Teen Passport classes before camp, and then hang out in the Teen Center afterwards. Camps run Monday-Thursday. Free lunch is available starting at 11:00am. *No camp on 7/4.

Adventure Camp
Adventure camp engages teens with group activities based around journey and exploration. Camp will include field trips to local parks, teambuilding facilities, and fun activities such as Uptown Alley or the Autobahn Speedway. $62/AAP; $104/M; $115/R; $126/NR
M-Th, 11:15am-3:30pm, 6/24-6/27

Helping Hands Camp
Spend your time wisely this summer by giving back to your community. Do you need community service hours for a volunteer organization or college applications? This is the perfect camp for you as we serve a different community organization each day. You will receive 16 hours of community service at the end of the week. *No camp on 7/4. $31/AAP; $53/M; $62/R; $70/NR
M-F, 11:15am-3:30pm, 7/1-7/5*

Cooking Camp
Learn how to expand your palate by trying new kinds of food with friends. $39/AAP; $66/M; $77/R; $88/NR
M-Th, 11:15am-3:30pm, 7/8-7/11

Art Camp
This is not your regular run-of-the-mill art camp. Instead, this camp helps teens tap into their own creativity. Teens will work together to create a display piece for the Teen Center and will also create something to take home at the end of camp. $39/AAP; $66/M; $77/R; $88/NR
M-Th, 11:15am-3:30pm, 7/15-7/18

Junior Lifeguard Camp
(Ages 11-14) Prepare your teen for a future summer job! This camp, created by the American Red Cross, focuses on building a foundation of knowledge, attitudes, and skills for future lifeguards. Participants will be introduced to first aid, CPR, AED, rule enforcement, water safety, and basic water rescue techniques. Participants will have the opportunity to shadow lifeguards working at both MPCC and Signal Bay Waterpark. Breakfast and lunch are provided. Prerequisites include demonstrating the ability to swim 25yds using the front crawl stroke, swim 25yds using the breaststroke and completing a water competency sequence. Participants will receive a Junior Lifeguard Course Completion Certificate. The certification does not indicate that the person is trained to be a lifeguard, and there is no validity period.
$107/AAP; $178/M; $189/R; $200/NR
M-Th, 11:15am-3:30pm, 7/15-7/18

Business and Entrepreneur Camp
Have you seen the show Shark Tank on TV? After contestants pitch their product, they try to get someone to invest in it. In our version, teens will split up into groups, come up with a proposed product or service, and pitch it to “investors” on the final day of camp. Prizes will be awarded to the winning group. Make sure you bring your swimsuit and towel, as we will spend some time at the pool after discussing business ideas! $39/AAP; $66/M; $77/R; $88/NR
M-Th, 11:15am-3:30pm, 7/22-7/25

View from the Top Camp
This one-of-a-kind camp will give you views from distances and angles that you have never seen before. Come with us as we hike at Great Falls, hike trails at Bull Run, and canoe in the Lake Ridge Marina. The view from the top will be amazing! $62/AAP; $104/M; $115/R; $126/NR
M-Th, 11:15am-3:30pm, 7/29-8/1

World Tour Camp
We live in such a diverse area! This camp will explore some of the various cultures, foods, and games that make other countries unique. We will immerse ourselves in Latin, Asian, African, and European cultures. $39/AAP; $66/M; $77/R; $88/NR
M-Th, 11:15am-3:30pm, 8/5-8/8

Challenge Complete Camp
We live in such a diverse area! This camp will explore some of the various cultures, foods, and games that different countries have which makes them unique. We will immerse ourselves in Latin, Asian, African, and European cultures. $39/AAP; $66/M; $77/R; $88/NR
M-Th, 11:15am-3:30pm, 8/12-8/15

Summer Camp Registration Process

  • Complete the form for your child’s age group
  • Create an account on Rec1
  • Add a credit card information on to your account
  • Email completed form and last four digits of your credit card to the email at the top of the form
  • Customer Service Supervisor will enter the camps/camp care you requested and set up payment plan for payments to come out the Friday before the camp starts
  • You will receive an email confirmation of camp/camp care registration
  • If you do not receive a confirmation email within 2 business days, contact Amelia Powell at a.powell@manassasparkva.gov

Enrollment & Payment Processes

You must register your child ONE WEEK prior to their chosen programs including completing the registration forms. If you are already registered and need to dis-enroll or switch camps (capacity permitting), you must make these changes one week prior to the chosen program.

You must have a credit card on file for payment. If you do not have a card on file, your child will be removed from camps. Payments will be drafted on the Friday prior to camp. If your card does not go through, we will make email and phone contact Friday morning. If your account is not rectified by noon on Friday, your child will not be permitted to attend camp on Monday. If your account is brought to date after the noon deadline, your child will be permitted to start camp on Tuesday.