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Camps

Camp McLean 2021

A Wild Wild Summer!

Howdy partners! Our dynamic Camp McLean program provides a wide array of experiences and fun for your children. Children ages 3 to 10 can enjoy trips and performances and explore a wild, wild world of fitness, learning and fun! During each two-week session, our staff of highly trained counselors and specialists will lead campers on some unforgettable adventures and provide enrichment opportunities from science to crafts to music, all to ensure them a good ole summer of fun!

The camp will be held at a Fairfax County Public School in McLean (TBD).

Session I: June 21–July 2
Session II: July 6–July 16 (No camp July 5)
Session III: July 19–July 30


Camp McLean Information

Jr. Deputies
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
For children ages 3 to 4 four years old (by May 31, 2021). Camp participants must be toilet-trained and have turned 3 years old by May 31, 2021.

Each session will have one in-house entertainment event and one to two days of water play per week. Campers will participate in arts and crafts, outdoor play, storytime, singing, dancing and small group games. Campers always remain on-site. The campers-staff ratio is one adult to six campers. Maximum enrollment is limited to 24 campers per session.
Camp McLean - boys with frog
Jr. Deputies Session 1
(8001.121)
June 21–July 2
$425/$375 MCC district residents


Jr. Deputies Session 2 (8002.121)
July 6–July 16 (No camp July 5)
$400/$350 MCC district residents


Jr. Deputies Session 3 (8003.121)
July 19–July 30
$425/$375 MCC district residents


Prospectors
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
For children ages 5 to 6 years old (by May 31, 2021).
Each session includes two pool trips, one in-house entertainment event and one field trip. Each session, campers participate in specialists-planned activities. The camper-staff ratio is one adult to six campers. Maximum enrollment is 24 campers per session.

Bowling Alley BuddiesProspectors Session 1 (8004.121)
June 21–July 2
$575/$525 MCC district residents


Prospectors Session 2 (8005.121)
July 6–July 16 (No camp July 5)
$550/$500 MCC district residents


Prospectors Session 3 (8006.121)
July 19–July 30
$575/$525 MCC district residents


The Calvary
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
For children ages 7 to 8 years old (by May 31, 2021).
Each session includes two pool trips, one in-house entertainment event and one field trip. Each session, campers participate in specialists-planned activities. The camper-staff ratio is one adult to six campers. Maximum enrollment is 24 campers per session.


children-art-tableThe Calvary Session 1 (8007.121)
June 21–July 2
$575/$525 MCC district residents


The Calvary Session 2 (8008.121)
July 6–July 16 (No camp July 5)
$550/$500 MCC district residents


The Calvary Session 3 (8009.121)
July 19–July 30
$575/$525 MCC district residents

 

Outlaws
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
For children ages 9 to 10 years old (by May 31, 2021).
Each session includes two pool trips and two field trips. Campers will participate in specialists-planned activities. The camper-staff ratio is one adult to eight campers. Maximum enrollment is 24 campers per session.


swimmer boy poolOutlaws Session 1 (8010.121)
June 21–July 2
$575/$525 MCC district residents


Outlaws Session 2 (8011.121)
July 6–July 16 (No camp July 5)
$550/$500 MCC district residents

Outlaws Session 3 (8012.121)
July 19–July 30
$575/$525 MCC district residents



Camp McLean Refund Policy
• All withdrawals, refunds and cancellation requests MUST be submitted in writing to registrar@mcleancenter.org
• The center will issue a full refund when a camp program is canceled by the center
• Requests for withdrawals and/or cancellations received before Friday, April 2, 2021, will receive a full refund.
• Requests for withdrawals and/or cancellations after Friday, April 2, 2021, will be charged a $100 processing fee, which will be deducted from the total amount paid. If a replacement can be found to fill the space vacated by a cancellation and/or withdrawal, the $100 processing fee will be refunded to the patron. If a replacement cannot be found, a refund of the processing fee will not be issued.
• Refunds may be granted only for medical reasons or for extenuating circumstances as determined by the General Programs Director and the Registrar. Medical requests must be accompanied by a doctor’s note (verification)

Addition Requirements

Camper Forms
Camper forms should be submitted one month prior to the start of camp. This allows time to complete any missing or otherwise incomplete forms prior to camp.

Note: All forms must be complete and on hand at camp before your child will be admitted to camp. No exceptions will be made.


Camper Forms include:
Camper Information Packet
• A current and completed Certification of Immunization
• A Commonwealth of Virginia School Entrance Physical Examination Form signed by a physician. A copy of the form is acceptable. All campers under the age of 6 years old must submit a Physical Examination form that is dated after August 3, 2020.
• In accordance with Virginia law, camp staff members are required to witness a document with proof of your child’s age. You must bring one of the following items in when you register your child for camp. Note: Please do not leave originals.

Acceptable documents include:
1. A certified copy of a birth certificate.
2. A U.S. Passport (or State Department Issued documentation).
3. A Virginia-based school report card.

Drop completed forms off to:
The Old Firehouse Center, 1440 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean, Va. 22101


Parent Handbook
The Camp McLean Parent Handbook contains important information about our camp, its policies and the Campers’ Code of Conduct. Please read it. 


How to Register:
Registration begins on Monday, Feb. 1, 2021, for MCC district residents; Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, for all others. Spaces fill quickly, so please register as soon as possible to ensure your space.

Be first in line, register online! Online registration starts at midnight. Go to www.mcleancenter.org and click on the pink “Register” button on the upper right or click the seven-digit activity code associated with the session you seek. You may also register over the phone or in-person at the McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean, Va. Phone: 703-790-0123, or the Old Firehouse Center, 1440 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean, Va. Phone: 703-448-8336.

Camp McLean registrations and camper forms will not be accepted prior to Monday, Feb. 1, 2021.

For additional information, please email Camp Director Andrew Carter at andrew.carter@fairfaxcounty.gov.