Summer 2013, Fun Stuff to do and Camps!

18 Jun

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I apologize for not posting in quite some time.  We recently made a move from Fairfax, VA to Marshall, VA.  What I consider the country side of Washington, DC.  We still have a life in the Fairfax area so I will continue to post those events and also my fun finds for visiting the country.  For those of you in NOVA, get out to Fauquier country and beyond!  It is a whole new world!  Here is my list….

June

Genesis! A Creative Arts Camp for All Students 
Date: June 24-28, 2013 
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (K-6th); 1 PM – 5:00 PM (7th-12 th
Church: Truro Anglican Church 
Address: 10520 Main Street in Fairfax, VA, 22030 
Cost: $25 (rising K-6th); $35 (7th-12 th)

Ages: Rising kindergarten -12th grade

Website: http://www.truroanglican.com/genesis

 

Level Up Sports Clinic

Date: June 27-28, 2013 (Thursday and Friday)

Time: Soccer (9 a.m. – 12 p.m.); Basketball3:00 PM – 6:00 PM 

Church: Faith Baptist Church 

Address:  301 Center Street South, Vienna, VA, 22180 
Cost: FREE

Ages: Grades 1-6

Website: http://www.faithbaptistvienna.org/

June 24-28

Herndon UMC

VBS registration: http://www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/hl/herndonumc.

 

Children of the Light Dancers Dance Camp

Date: June 24-28, 2013

Time: Morning session, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Fairfax Community Church, 11451 Braddock Rd., Fairfax,VA, 22030); Afternoon session, 2:00-5:00 pm (Word of Grace Christian Center, 13832 Redskin Dr., Herndon, VA, 20171; July 3 Practice for parade: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Fairfax Community Church); July 4 – Dancing in Fairfax City parade.

Cost: $90 1st child, 10% off 2nd child; 20% off additional children (if registered by June 8; $100/child after June 8)

Ages: 4-12 years old

Contact person: Judy Cole at childrenofthelightdancers@gmail.com 

Website: http://www.childrenofthelightdancers.org/camp.php

The Rock

Date: June 24-28, 2013 
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 
Church: Reston Bible Church 
Address: 45650 Oakbrook Court, Dulles, VA 20166 

Cost: The early bird registration is $25 per child (maximum of $75 per family). 

Ages: 4 (born before July 1, 2009) – 6th graders
Website: http://www.restonbible.org/events/details/136:kids-camp

 

Morning Program (Every Day is a Holiday…WHEN Jesus CLAIMS Your Heart!) and Evening Program (Glow!)

Dates: June 24-28, 2013
Time: 9:30 am-12:00 pm: Age 4 (by 9/30/13) to rising 3rd grade

7:00-9:00 p.m: Rising 4th to rising 6th grade

Church: Immanuel Bible Church

Address: 6911 Braddock Road, Springfield, 22151

Cost: $15 per child until 06/01/2013, $20 after 06/01/2013

Website: http://immanuelbible.net/children/vacation-bible-school.html

Registration Form: https://immanuelbible.net/registrations/children/vbs2013.php

Contact person: Diana Warden, warden@immanuelbible.net

 

JULY

Vacation Bible School 

Where: Ratcliffe Park, 10300 Sager Ave, Fairfax, VA, 22030

Date: Thursdays, July 18, July 25 and August 1, 2013 
Time: 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
Sponsoring Church: Church of the Apostles Anglican Church 
Cost: FREE, donations accepted

Ages: 3-9 years old
Website: http://www.ChurchoftheApostles.org 

Contact person: Kristin Colligan, kcolligan@churchoftheapostles.org

Registration deadline is June 24, 2013.

 

Everywhere Fun Fair: Where God’s World Comes Together
Date: July 8-12, 2013 
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. 
Church: Fairfax United Methodist Church 
Address: 10300 Stratford Ave, Fairfax, VA, 22030

Cost: $15 per child, maximum $30 per family

Ages: VBS: children who have graduated from a 3 year old preschool program (around 4 years old) through 4th graders; Summer Discovery: 5th and 6th graders (completed)

Website: http://www.fairfaxumc.org

Registration Form for VBS: http://www.fairfaxumc.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/VBS-Registration-Form-2013.pdf

Registration Form for Summer Discovery: http://www.fairfaxumc.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Summer-Discovery-registration-2013.pdf

Medical Form for Summer Discovery: http://www.fairfaxumc.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Transportation-Medical-Form.pdf

Contact Person: Martha Peacock, (703) 591-3120 or mpeacock@fairfaxumc.org; 

*Summer Discovery: Each day the children will meet at the church and then depart to do hands-on ministry in the community. Wednesday will be our Celebration Day, which will last until approximately 5:00 p.m. 

 

Kids Without Lids

Dates: July 8-12, 2013 
Time: 12:30 pm -3:30 pm); 

Church: Jubilee Christian Center

Address: 4650 Shirley Gate Road, Fairfax, VA 22030

Cost: $8 (includes t-shirt if pre-registered & pre-paid by June 24)

Ages: 3 year olds through 6th grade

Website: http://www.jccag.org/

Contact person: Felicia Monacell; (703) 383-1170; felicia.monacell@gmail.com

*Thursday evening family dinner and activities from 6-8 PM

Vacation Bible School and Evening Bible Camp

Dates: July 8-12, 2013 
Time: Vacation Bible School for Rising Kindergarten – Rising 4th graders (9:00a.m.-12:15 pm); 

Evening Bible Camp: Rising 5th to rising 7th graders (6:00-9:15pm)

Church: Chantilly Bible Church

Address: 4390 Pleasant Valley Road, Chantilly, VA 20151

Cost: FREE

Website: http://www.chantillybible.org/content.cfm?id=422

Contact person: Cathy Durham, cathydurham@chantillybible.org

*In Vacation Bible School (VBS), children rotate through themed stations of Bible lesson, Bible application, recreation, music, crafts, and snack.  In Evening Bible Camp (EBC), children will experience an environment of high energy and “cool” activities. Bible lessons are designed to help these children make their faith their own as they approach the teenage years.

 

Vacation Bible School: 10-40 Expedition Quest for the Lost Window 

Date: July 8-12, 2013  
Time: 9:00a.m.-12:15 pm
Church: Cedar Run Community Church 
Address: 13560 McLearen Road, Oak Hill, VA 20171
Cost: $25 per child capped at $75 per family

Ages:  4 years old through rising 6th graders
Website: http://www.cedarrun.net/

Contact Person: Eugene Catedral; eugene.catedral@cedarrun.net

*Registration begins May 27. 

** The theme is 10-40 Expedition Quest for the Lost Window, a mission based VBS touching on the 5 areas of the world that arelargely unreached by the Gospel. The children will move from station to station with the entire group gathering in the beginning and at the end of each day’s session. There will also be a Friday evening finale where families come and celebrate the week.

 

Everywhere Fun Fair: Where God’s World Comes Together
Date: July 15-19, 2013 
Time: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. 
Church: St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church 
Address: 9203 Braddock Road, Burke, VA 22015 
Cost: FREE 

Ages:  Age 4 to rising 6 th graders
Website: http://www.ststephensfairfax.org/

Contact Person: Lisa Day, educate@ststephensfairfax.org; (703) 978-8724 

 

Kingdom Rock

Date: July 15 – 19, 2013 
Time: 9:00 am to 12:15 pm

Church: Lord of Life Lutheran Church –Clifton Campus
Address: 13421 Twin Lakes Drive, Clifton VA 20124 

Cost: Register by June 30th and the early registration fees are $37 per student, 3rd child ½ price or a maximum of $110 per family.  Register after June 30th, and the fees are $47 per student, or a maximum of $140 per family. There are no fees for children of parents who teach or serve on the VBS staff for the entire week of VBS.  Nursery is provided for volunteers’ children less than 3 years of age.

Ages:  Preschool (potty trained and 3 years old by August 31, 2013) – 4th grade
Website: http://www.lordoflifeva.org 

*Registration deadline is July 8, 2013.

 

Roller Coaster World 

Date: July 22-26, 2013
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12 p.m

Church: Parkwood Baptist Church 
Address: 8726 Braddock Road, Annandale, 22003
Cost: FREE

Ages: 4-12 years old

Website: http://www.parkwood.org

Registration: https://blog.lifeway.com/vbs/find-a-vbs/my-church/?var=22242

Contact Person: Jennifer, 703-978-8160, jenniferh@parkwood.org

*Grab your tickets and head on over to Colossal Coaster World™! Come join us as we experience the thrill and excitement of a day at the park! As we explore the park, kids will enter Worship Rally at the Main Gate and make their first stop at Coaster Alley for Bible study.

 

Off the Bench: Kids Harbor Bible Sports Camp (Soccer, Basketball, Soccer, Cheer and Team 45*)

Dates: July 22-26, 2012 
Time: 9 am-12 pm
Church: Barcroft Bible Church

Address: 9401 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, VA  22031

Cost: TBA
Ages: 4 -12 year olds
Website: http://www.barcroft.org/kh-bible-camp 

Contact person: Tiffany Simons, tif.simons04@gmail.com

* Children ages 4 and 5 will be in the Team 45 program. They will be taught the fundamentals of motion, rhythm and balance development.

 

Upward Bound

Date: July 29-August 2, 2013
Time: 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Church: Grace Presbyterian Church 
Address: 2381 Cedar Lane, Vienna VA 22180
Cost: FREE

Ages: 4 years through 6th grade (completed)

Website: http://www.gracevienna.org/learn/vacation-bible-school-2013/

Paper Registration Form: http://www.gracevienna.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Registration-Form.pdf

Online registration Form: http://www.gracevienna.org/learn/vacation-bible-school-2013/vbs-2013-registration-form/

Contact Person: Steve Brown, sbrown@gracevienna.org or (703) 560 6336

 

Investigation Destination

Date: July 29- August 2, 2013
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m

Church: Shepherd Gate Church 
Address: 4310 Pleasant Valley Road, Chantilly, 20151
Cost: 1st child, $30; 2nd child, $25, Additional children: $15 (T-shirts included if registered by June 3, 2013.)

Ages: For 4 year olds through rising 3rd graders
Website: http://www.shepherdgate.org/children; 

Registration Form: http://i.b5z.net/i/u/278217/f/2013_vbs_registration.pdf

Contact person: Krise Nowak, children@shepherdgate.org

*The VBS will include Bible lessons, drama, games, crafts and snacks.

 

Breaking Free: Basketball, Flag Football and Soccer

Date: July 29-Aug 2, 2013 and Aug 12-16, 2013

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Church: Jubilee Christian Center

Address: 4650 Shirley Gate Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030

Cost: $160 per week (t-shirt included); Also available for Aug 12-16: Before care (6-9 AM) $25 per day, After care (4-7 PM) $25 per day, both: $45 day.

Ages: Kindergarten (completed) – 6th grade

Contact person: Felicia Monacell; (703) 383-1170; felicia.monacell@gmail.com

*Registration deadline June 21, 2013; Bring your own lunch and snacks, we will provide drinks and fruits.

 

Athens: Paul’s Dangerous Journey to Learn the Truth

Date: July 29 – Aug. 2, 2012 
Time: 9:00 am to 12:15 pm

Church: Lord of Life Lutheran Church – Fairfax Campus
Address: 5114 Twinbrook Road, Fairfax, VA 22032 
Cost: Register by June 30th and the early registration fees are $37 per student, 3rd child ½ price or a maximum of $110 per family.  Register after June 30th, and the fees are $47 per student, or a maximum of $140 per family. There are no fees for children of parents who teach or serve on the VBS staff for the entire week of VBS.  Nursery is provided for volunteers’ children less than 3 years of age.

Ages:  Preschool – 4th grade
Website: http://www.lordoflifeva.org 

VBS offers fun, music, crafts, and lots of opportunities to learn about the love of God. 

 

Mission Possible Fairfax
Dates: July 15 to July 19, 2013 (Registration form due by July 8 and July 22); and July 29 – Aug. 2, 2013 (Registration form due by July 22)  
Time: 9:00 am to 12:15 pm

Church: Lord of Life Lutheran Church – Fairfax Campus
Address: 5114 Twinbrook Road, Fairfax, VA 22032 
Cost: $37 per student, 

Ages:  Rising 5th and 6th graders  
Website: http://www.lordoflifeva.org 

* Some days we will leave early and come back later than 12:15pm. If we do service projects off site, transportation will be provided.

 

Music Camp: Heroes of the Faith 

Date: July 29 – Aug. 2, 2013 
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. 
Church: Fairfax United Methodist Church 
Address: 10300 Stratford Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22030 
Cost:  A registration fee of $15 covers the cost of a t-shirt, snacks, and craft items
Ages: Age 4 through rising 7th graders

Website: http://www.fairfaxumc.org/children/childrens-music/

Registration Form: http://www.fairfaxumc.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/MusicCampRegistration2013.pdf 

*Registration deadline is July 1. Children ages 4 through rising 7th graders are invited to join in a week of singing, dancing, instruments, crafts, and more!  The week culminates in an informal performance for friends and family at 11:00am on Friday, August 2 in the sanctuary. 

 

Everywhere Fun Fair: Where God’s World Comes Together
Date: July 29 – Aug. 2, 2013
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 
Church: Providence Presbyterian Church 
Address: 9019 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, Virginia 22031 
Cost: $30 per child, $70 max per family (by July 19); $35 per child, $75 max per family (after July)

Ages: Age 4 (by September 1, 2013) through rising 6th graders

Website: http://www.providencechurch.org/children/home/vacation-bible-camp/

Contact: ChildrensMin@ProvidenceChurch.org

 

*The Everywhere Fun Fair will lead children in a global celebration with the look and feel of a world’s fair. Children will make friends with neighbors around the world and discover that God’s love can be found everywhere, including their own neighborhoods. Children will be introduced to special places from all over the world and discover that we are all neighbors and all children of God.” (Source: Providence Presbyterian church’s website)

 August

Kingdom of the Son

Date: August 5-9, 2013
Time: 9:20 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Church: Oakton Church of the Brethren
Address: 10025 Courthouse Road, Vienna, VA 22181
Cost: Early Bird registration (before June 15): $20 per child, $40 family max; Late registration (June 16-30) $30 per child, $50 family max. Each registered family receives a music CD.

Ages:  Preschool 3 year olds to rising 6th graders with volunteer opportunities for adults, teens, and junior highschoolers, nursery (babies up to 3 year olds) available for volunteers.

Website: http://www.oaktonbrethren.org/

Contact Person: Debbie Seidel, s-dseidel@msn.com

 

Musical Drama Camp: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Dates: August 5-9, 2013

Time: Camp: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM; Performances: Friday, August 9, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, August 11, 1:00 p.m. 

Church: Emmanuel Lutheran Church

Address: 2589 Chain Bridge Road, Vienna, VA 22181

Cost:  $200 includes a non-refundable $50 deposit; Before Camp Care @ $50 weekly from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. or any portion thereof and After Camp Care @ $50 weekly from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. or any portion thereof

Ages: 5th – 12th graders

Website: http://elcvienna.org/

Registration Form: http://elcvienna.org/uploads/Joseph_Registration_Form.pdf

Contact Person: Andrew Buck, abuck@emmanuellutheranvienna.org

 

Resident Camp: Compassion (Camp Highroad in Middleburg, VA)

Dates: August 4-9, 2013 
Time: Sunday, August 4 (arrive at camp at 4:00 PM); Friday, August 10 (depart from camp at 10:00 AM); Parents are responsible for arranging transportation to and from camp for their children

Church: Church of the Apostles Anglican

Address: Whole Word Fellowship, 10922 Vale Road, Oakton, VA 22024
Cost: $375 ($25 deposit by May 27; Balance due July 30); Scholarships available

Ages: Rising 4th to rising 9th grade

Website: http://www.ChurchoftheApostles.org 

Contact person: Kristin Colligan, KColligan@Churchofthe Apostles.org

*Family Meeting on Tuesday, July 30 at the church’s office: 10195 Main St., Suite T, Fairfax, VA, 22030.

Camp activities includes Bible teaching, praise and worship, prayer ministry, and typical camp activities such as swimming, sports, ropes course and crafts.

 

Kingdom Rock

Date: Aug. 12-16, 2013
Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m. 
Church: Oakton United Methodist Church 
Address: 2951 Chain Bridge Road, Oakton, VA  22124
Cost: TBA 

Ages: Rising 1st graders -6th graders

Website: http://www.oaktonumc.org/home.html

Registration Form: http://www.oaktonumc.org/images/VBS_Registration_2013.pdf

Contact Person: Sammie Justice, oumc@oaktonumc.org, 703-938-1234  

*Each evening begins with supper in the social hall. The children then go off to their multi-age groups and rotate through stations. The evening ends with the entire group coming together to recap events, sing more songs and receive a daily challenge to put God’s word into action. 

 

 

2013 Vacation Bible Schools and Camps in Northern VA (05/21/2013)

 

 

Genesis! A Creative Arts Camp for All Students
Date: June 24-28, 2013
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (K-6th); 1 PM – 5:00 PM (7th-12 th)
Church: Truro Anglican Church
Address: 10520 Main Street in Fairfax, VA, 22030
Cost: $25 (rising K-6th); $35 (7th-12 th)

Ages: Rising kindergarten -12th grade
Website: http://www.truroanglican.com/genesis; 

Teacher’s bios: http://www.truroanglican.com/pages/page.asp?page_id=209636 

Contact person: Alice Hunt, ahunt@truroanglican.com, (703) 273-1300 

*The arts camp encourages students to explore the gifts of creativity God has given them and how to use those gifts for his glory. The camp will include times of worship and break-out classes. Rising K through 6 th graders will rotate through three tracts: Art, Music and Theatre. A snack and game time is also included. Youth (grades 7 – 12) will participate in the visual arts and performance tracts. Each tract includes a variety of breakout classes. The visual arts tract offers classes in photography, drawing and painting, print making, sculpture, and cooking. The performance tract includes acting, singing, dance, musical theater, props and costumes. There will also be a film workshop.

** The showcase performances will be at 6:30pm, June 28, Friday. Refreshments will be served. 

 

Level Up Sports Clinic

Date: June 27-28, 2013 (Thursday and Friday)
Time: Soccer (9 a.m. – 12 p.m.); Basketball3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Church: Faith Baptist Church
Address:  301 Center Street South, Vienna, VA, 22180
Cost: FREE

Ages: Grades 1-6

Website: http://www.faithbaptistvienna.org/

Contact Person: Shannon Matthews, (540) 841 9293 or shannon@believegrowchange.org 

*Bring a ball for the sport you choose. Snacks and drinks are included, lunch is not.

 

KidNation Summer Camps: Go Tell it on the Mountain

Date: June 3-7 and June 24-28 (Preschool Summer Camp) Preschool camp is now full but you can be waitlisted) and June 24-28 (Elementary Summer Camp)

Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Church: Floris United Methodist Church

Address: 13600 Frying Pan Road, Herndon, VA 20171

Cost: $40, Free for parents who volunteer 5 days

Ages: Preschool Camp – Children must be 3 years old by 06/01/13 and potty trained

Elementary Camp: Kindergarten to 5th grade

Website: http://www.florisumc.org/kidnation

Contact Person: Babette Arnold, barnold@florisumc.org

 

 

 

Athens: Paul’s Dangerous Journey to Learn the Truth

Date: June 24-28, 2013
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Church: Herndon United Methodist Church
Address:  701 Bennett Street, Herndon, VA 20170
Cost: Supply Fee: $15 per child 

Ages: Preschool (born before October 1, 2009 and fully potty trained) – 6th grade, childcare available for volunteers

VBS registration: http://www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/hl/herndonumc.

Website: http://www.herndonumc.org/index.php

Contact Person: Melanie Ayers, melanie@herndonumc.org

 

Children of the Light Dancers Dance Camp

Date: June 24-28, 2013

Time: Morning session, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Fairfax Community Church, 11451 Braddock Rd., Fairfax,VA, 22030); Afternoon session, 2:00-5:00 pm (Word of Grace Christian Center, 13832 Redskin Dr., Herndon, VA, 20171; July 3 Practice for parade: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. (Fairfax Community Church); July 4 – Dancing in Fairfax City parade.

Cost: $90 1st child, 10% off 2nd child; 20% off additional children (if registered by June 8; $100/child after June 8)

Ages: 4-12 years old

Contact person: Judy Cole at childrenofthelightdancers@gmail.com 

Website: http://www.childrenofthelightdancers.org/camp.php

*Dancers will learn choreography for Fairfax City’s July 4 parade, participate in Bible study, crafts, ssmall group activities and games. No previous dance experience needed. 

 

The Rock

Date: June 24-28, 2013
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Church: Reston Bible Church
Address: 45650 Oakbrook Court, Dulles, VA 20166 

Cost: The early bird registration is $25 per child (maximum of $75 per family). 

Ages: 4 (born before July 1, 2009) – 6th graders
Website: http://www.restonbible.org/events/details/136:kids-camp

Registration: https://public.serviceu.com/RegistrationForm/6549749-249916661/?OrgKey=c9c6dd70-5baf-4f73-bb92-0613198950bf

Contact person: Jason Goetz, jasongoetz@restonbible.org

*Through quality Bible teaching, art, music and awesome games, Kids Camp is an opportunity for children to begin or grow in their relationship with Jesus and learn to share their hope and joy with others.

 

Morning Program (Every Day is a Holiday…WHEN Jesus CLAIMS Your Heart!) and Evening Program (Glow!)

Dates: June 24-28, 2013
Time: 9:30 am-12:00 pm: Age 4 (by 9/30/13) to rising 3rd grade

7:00-9:00 p.m: Rising 4th to rising 6th grade

Church: Immanuel Bible Church

Address: 6911 Braddock Road, Springfield, 22151

Cost: $15 per child until 06/01/2013, $20 after 06/01/2013

Website: http://immanuelbible.net/children/vacation-bible-school.html

Registration Form: https://immanuelbible.net/registrations/children/vbs2013.php

Contact person: Diana Warden, warden@immanuelbible.net

 

Vacation Bible School 

Where: Ratcliffe Park, 10300 Sager Ave, Fairfax, VA, 22030

Date: Thursdays, July 18, July 25 and August 1, 2013
Time: 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
Sponsoring Church: Church of the Apostles Anglican Church
Cost: FREE, donations accepted

Ages: 3-9years old
Website: http://www.ChurchoftheApostles.org 

Contact person: Kristin Colligan, kcolligan@churchoftheapostles.org

Registration deadline is June 24, 2013.

 

Everywhere Fun Fair: Where God’s World Comes Together
Date: July 8-12, 2013
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Church: Fairfax United Methodist Church
Address: 10300 Stratford Ave, Fairfax, VA, 22030

Cost: $15 per child, maximum $30 per family

Ages: VBS: children who have graduated from a 3 year old preschool program (around 4 years old) through 4th graders; Summer Discovery: 5th and 6th graders (completed)

Website: http://www.fairfaxumc.org

Registration Form for VBS: http://www.fairfaxumc.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/VBS-Registration-Form-2013.pdf

Registration Form for Summer Discovery: http://www.fairfaxumc.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Summer-Discovery-registration-2013.pdf

Medical Form for Summer Discovery: http://www.fairfaxumc.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Transportation-Medical-Form.pdf

Contact Person: Martha Peacock, (703) 591-3120 or mpeacock@fairfaxumc.org; 

*Summer Discovery: Each day the children will meet at the church and then depart to do hands-on ministry in the community. Wednesday will be our Celebration Day, which will last until approximately 5:00 p.m. 

 

Kids Without Lids

Dates: July 8-12, 2013
Time: 12:30 pm -3:30 pm); 

Church: Jubilee Christian Center

Address: 4650 Shirley Gate Road, Fairfax, VA 22030

Cost: $8 (includes t-shirt if pre-registered & pre-paid by June 24)

Ages: 3 year olds through 6th grade

Website: http://www.jccag.org/

Contact person: Felicia Monacell; (703) 383-1170; felicia.monacell@gmail.com

*Thursday evening family dinner and activities from 6-8 PM

Vacation Bible School and Evening Bible Camp

Dates: July 8-12, 2013
Time: Vacation Bible School for Rising Kindergarten – Rising 4th graders (9:00a.m.-12:15 pm); 

Evening Bible Camp: Rising 5th to rising 7th graders (6:00-9:15pm)

Church: Chantilly Bible Church

Address: 4390 Pleasant Valley Road, Chantilly, VA 20151

Cost: FREE

Website: http://www.chantillybible.org/content.cfm?id=422

Contact person: Cathy Durham, cathydurham@chantillybible.org

*In Vacation Bible School (VBS), children rotate through themed stations of Bible lesson, Bible application, recreation, music, crafts, and snack.  In Evening Bible Camp (EBC), children will experience an environment of high energy and “cool” activities. Bible lessons are designed to help these children make their faith their own as they approach the teenage years.

 

Vacation Bible School: 10-40 Expedition Quest for the Lost Window 

Date: July 8-12, 2013 
Time: 9:00a.m.-12:15 pm
Church: Cedar Run Community Church
Address: 13560 McLearen Road, Oak Hill, VA 20171
Cost: $25 per child capped at $75 per family

Ages:  4 years old through rising 6th graders
Website: http://www.cedarrun.net/

Contact Person: Eugene Catedral; eugene.catedral@cedarrun.net

*Registration begins May 27. 

** The theme is 10-40 Expedition Quest for the Lost Window, a mission based VBS touching on the 5 areas of the world that arelargely unreached by the Gospel. The children will move from station to station with the entire group gathering in the beginning and at the end of each day’s session. There will also be a Friday evening finale where families come and celebrate the week.

 

Everywhere Fun Fair: Where God’s World Comes Together
Date: July 15-19, 2013
Time: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Church: St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church
Address: 9203 Braddock Road, Burke, VA 22015
Cost: FREE 

Ages:  Age 4 to rising 6 th graders
Website: http://www.ststephensfairfax.org/

Contact Person: Lisa Day, educate@ststephensfairfax.org; (703) 978-8724 

 

Kingdom Rock

Date: July 15 – 19, 2013
Time: 9:00 am to 12:15 pm

Church: Lord of Life Lutheran Church –Clifton Campus
Address: 13421 Twin Lakes Drive, Clifton VA 20124 

Cost: Register by June 30th and the early registration fees are $37 per student, 3rd child ½ price or a maximum of $110 per family.  Register after June 30th, and the fees are $47 per student, or a maximum of $140 per family. There are no fees for children of parents who teach or serve on the VBS staff for the entire week of VBS.  Nursery is provided for volunteers’ children less than 3 years of age.

Ages:  Preschool (potty trained and 3 years old by August 31, 2013) – 4th grade
Website: http://www.lordoflifeva.org 

*Registration deadline is July 8, 2013.

 

Roller Coaster World 

Date: July 22-26, 2013
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12 p.m

Church: Parkwood Baptist Church
Address: 8726 Braddock Road, Annandale, 22003
Cost: FREE

Ages: 4-12 years old

Website: http://www.parkwood.org

Registration: https://blog.lifeway.com/vbs/find-a-vbs/my-church/?var=22242

Contact Person: Jennifer, 703-978-8160, jenniferh@parkwood.org

*Grab your tickets and head on over to Colossal Coaster World™! Come join us as we experience the thrill and excitement of a day at the park! As we explore the park, kids will enter Worship Rally at the Main Gate and make their first stop at Coaster Alley for Bible study.

 

Off the Bench: Kids Harbor Bible Sports Camp (Soccer, Basketball, Soccer, Cheer and Team 45*)

Dates: July 22-26, 2012
Time: 9 am-12 pm
Church: Barcroft Bible Church

Address: 9401 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, VA  22031

Cost: TBA
Ages: 4 -12 year olds
Website: http://www.barcroft.org/kh-bible-camp 

Contact person: Tiffany Simons, tif.simons04@gmail.com

* Children ages 4 and 5 will be in the Team 45 program. They will be taught the fundamentals of motion, rhythm and balance development.

 

Upward Bound

Date: July 29-August 2, 2013
Time: 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Church: Grace Presbyterian Church
Address: 2381 Cedar Lane, Vienna VA 22180
Cost: FREE

Ages: 4 years through 6th grade (completed)

Website: http://www.gracevienna.org/learn/vacation-bible-school-2013/

Paper Registration Form: http://www.gracevienna.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Registration-Form.pdf

Online registration Form: http://www.gracevienna.org/learn/vacation-bible-school-2013/vbs-2013-registration-form/

Contact Person: Steve Brown, sbrown@gracevienna.org or (703) 560 6336

 

Investigation Destination

Date: July 29- August 2, 2013
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m

Church: Shepherd Gate Church
Address: 4310 Pleasant Valley Road, Chantilly, 20151
Cost: 1st child, $30; 2nd child, $25, Additional children: $15 (T-shirts included if registered by June 3, 2013.)

Ages: For 4 year olds through rising 3rd graders
Website: http://www.shepherdgate.org/children; 

Registration Form: http://i.b5z.net/i/u/278217/f/2013_vbs_registration.pdf

Contact person: Krise Nowak, children@shepherdgate.org

*The VBS will include Bible lessons, drama, games, crafts and snacks.

 

Breaking Free: Basketball, Flag Football and Soccer

Date: July 29-Aug 2, 2013 and Aug 12-16, 2013

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Church: Jubilee Christian Center

Address: 4650 Shirley Gate Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030

Cost: $160 per week (t-shirt included); Also available for Aug 12-16: Before care (6-9 AM) $25 per day, After care (4-7 PM) $25 per day, both: $45 day.

Ages: Kindergarten (completed) – 6th grade

Contact person: Felicia Monacell; (703) 383-1170; felicia.monacell@gmail.com

*Registration deadline June 21, 2013; Bring your own lunch and snacks, we will provide drinks and fruits.

 

Athens: Paul’s Dangerous Journey to Learn the Truth

Date: July 29 – Aug. 2, 2012
Time: 9:00 am to 12:15 pm

Church: Lord of Life Lutheran Church – Fairfax Campus
Address: 5114 Twinbrook Road, Fairfax, VA 22032
Cost: Register by June 30th and the early registration fees are $37 per student, 3rd child ½ price or a maximum of $110 per family.  Register after June 30th, and the fees are $47 per student, or a maximum of $140 per family. There are no fees for children of parents who teach or serve on the VBS staff for the entire week of VBS.  Nursery is provided for volunteers’ children less than 3 years of age.

Ages:  Preschool – 4th grade
Website: http://www.lordoflifeva.org 

VBS offers fun, music, crafts, and lots of opportunities to learn about the love of God. 

 

Mission Possible Fairfax
Dates: July 15 to July 19, 2013 (Registration form due by July 8 and July 22); and July 29 – Aug. 2, 2013 (Registration form due by July 22) 
Time: 9:00 am to 12:15 pm

Church: Lord of Life Lutheran Church – Fairfax Campus
Address: 5114 Twinbrook Road, Fairfax, VA 22032
Cost: $37 per student, 

Ages:  Rising 5th and 6th graders 
Website: http://www.lordoflifeva.org 

* Some days we will leave early and come back later than 12:15pm. If we do service projects off site, transportation will be provided.

 

Music Camp: Heroes of the Faith 

Date: July 29 – Aug. 2, 2013
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Church: Fairfax United Methodist Church
Address: 10300 Stratford Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22030
Cost:  A registration fee of $15 covers the cost of a t-shirt, snacks, and craft items
Ages: Age 4 through rising 7th graders

Website: http://www.fairfaxumc.org/children/childrens-music/

Registration Form: http://www.fairfaxumc.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/MusicCampRegistration2013.pdf 

*Registration deadline is July 1. Children ages 4 through rising 7th graders are invited to join in a week of singing, dancing, instruments, crafts, and more!  The week culminates in an informal performance for friends and family at 11:00am on Friday, August 2 in the sanctuary. 

 

Everywhere Fun Fair: Where God’s World Comes Together
Date: July 29 – Aug. 2, 2013
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Church: Providence Presbyterian Church
Address: 9019 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, Virginia 22031
Cost: $30 per child, $70 max per family (by July 19); $35 per child, $75 max per family (after July)

Ages: Age 4 (by September 1, 2013) through rising 6th graders

Website: http://www.providencechurch.org/children/home/vacation-bible-camp/

Contact: ChildrensMin@ProvidenceChurch.org

 

*The Everywhere Fun Fair will lead children in a global celebration with the look and feel of a world’s fair. Children will make friends with neighbors around the world and discover that God’s love can be found everywhere, including their own neighborhoods. Children will be introduced to special places from all over the world and discover that we are all neighbors and all children of God.” (Source: Providence Presbyterian church’s website)

 

Kingdom of the Son

Date: August 5-9, 2013
Time: 9:20 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Church: Oakton Church of the Brethren
Address: 10025 Courthouse Road, Vienna, VA 22181
Cost: Early Bird registration (before June 15): $20 per child, $40 family max; Late registration (June 16-30) $30 per child, $50 family max. Each registered family receives a music CD.

Ages:  Preschool 3 year olds to rising 6th graders with volunteer opportunities for adults, teens, and junior highschoolers, nursery (babies up to 3 year olds) available for volunteers.

Website: http://www.oaktonbrethren.org/

Contact Person: Debbie Seidel, s-dseidel@msn.com

 

Musical Drama Camp: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Dates: August 5-9, 2013

Time: Camp: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM; Performances: Friday, August 9, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, August 11, 1:00 p.m. 

Church: Emmanuel Lutheran Church

Address: 2589 Chain Bridge Road, Vienna, VA 22181

Cost:  $200 includes a non-refundable $50 deposit; Before Camp Care @ $50 weekly from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. or any portion thereof and After Camp Care @ $50 weekly from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. or any portion thereof

Ages: 5th – 12th graders

Website: http://elcvienna.org/

Registration Form: http://elcvienna.org/uploads/Joseph_Registration_Form.pdf

Contact Person: Andrew Buck, abuck@emmanuellutheranvienna.org

 

Resident Camp: Compassion (Camp Highroad in Middleburg, VA)

Dates: August 4-9, 2013
Time: Sunday, August 4 (arrive at camp at 4:00 PM); Friday, August 10 (depart from camp at 10:00 AM); Parents are responsible for arranging transportation to and from camp for their children

Church: Church of the Apostles Anglican

Address: Whole Word Fellowship, 10922 Vale Road, Oakton, VA 22024
Cost: $375 ($25 deposit by May 27; Balance due July 30); Scholarships available

Ages: Rising 4th to rising 9th grade

Website: http://www.ChurchoftheApostles.org 

Contact person: Kristin Colligan, KColligan@Churchofthe Apostles.org

*Family Meeting on Tuesday, July 30 at the church’s office: 10195 Main St., Suite T, Fairfax, VA, 22030.

Camp activities includes Bible teaching, praise and worship, prayer ministry, and typical camp activities such as swimming, sports, ropes course and crafts.

 

Kingdom Rock

Date: Aug. 12-16, 2013
Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Church: Oakton United Methodist Church
Address: 2951 Chain Bridge Road, Oakton, VA  22124
Cost: TBA 

Ages: Rising 1st graders -6th graders

Website: http://www.oaktonumc.org/home.html

Registration Form: http://www.oaktonumc.org/images/VBS_Registration_2013.pdf

Contact Person: Sammie Justice, oumc@oaktonumc.org, 703-938-1234  

*Each evening begins with supper in the social hall. The children then go off to their multi-age groups and rotate through stations. The evening ends with the entire group coming together to recap events, sing more songs and receive a daily challenge to put God’s word into action. 

 

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