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For Rising 5th-9th Graders

Fire House Trip PhotoWith the end of the school year quickly approaching, there’s no need to worry about keeping your child active and happy this summer. The Old Firehouse Summer Camp has you covered with eight weeks of fantastic trips and memorable experiences.

Be sure to sign up early as these weeks sell out fast. For your convenience, there are three ways you can register: online, by phone or at the Old Firehouse. Old Firehouse Participant Contracts should be submitted no later than June 8, 2018. All other forms and waivers will be sent to parents via email and will also be available at the Old Firehouse prior to your teen’s camp week.

Camp will be held Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. On certain trips, return time will be later due to trip location. Trips depart and return to The Old Firehouse, 1440 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean, Va. 22101. Campers may want to bring additional money each day for snacks and incidentals.

Please Note: Trips may change due to weather conditions, location availability or other unforeseeable issues. The Old Firehouse will make every effort to ensure replacement trips are as similar as possible to the trip originally planned.

*   Waiver Required
** Lunch Included

Week 1    June 18–22    8101.118
$450/$400 MCC district residents
Monday: Scavenger Hunt @ the National Zoo **
Tuesday: Roundtop Mountain Resort * **
Wednesday: Dave & Buster’s **
Thursday: Hershey Park
Friday: Movie Double Feature **

Week 2    June 25–29    8102.118
$450/$400 MCC district residents
Monday: Spy Museum & Ben’s Chili Bowl **
Tuesday: Schooner Woodwind
Wednesday: Splashdown Waterpark **
Thursday: G Force Indoor Karting * **
Friday: Bowling & Movie **

Old Firehouse Summer Camp Trips
Week 3    July 2–6    8103.118

$400/$350 MCC district residents
Monday: Catoctin Zoo & Safari **
Tuesday: White Water Rafting @ Wisp Resort * **
Wednesday: Closed for the 4th of July holiday
Thursday: Busch Gardens
Friday: Atomic Trampoline & Movie * **

Week 4    July 9–13    8104.118

$450/$400 MCC district residents
Monday: Baltimore, Md. **
Tuesday: Philly Food Tour **
Wednesday: Go Ape Ropes Course & Zip Lining *
Thursday: Ocean City, Md.
Friday: The Castle Laser Tag & Movie * **

Week 5    July 16–20    8105.118
$445/$395 MCC district residents
Monday: Madame Tussauds Wax Museum & Ben’s Chili Bowl **
Tuesday: Thunderbolt & Sky Zone Trampoline Park * **
Wednesday: Dave & Buster’s **
Thursday: Water Country USA
Friday: Paintball Adventure Park * **
Old Firehouse Summer Camp Trips
Week 6    July 23–July 27    8106.118

$450/$400 MCC district residents
Monday: Deep Dish Pizza Making & Washington Nationals Stadium Tour **
Tuesday: Massanutten Indoor Waterpark
Wednesday: Baltimore, Md. **
Thursday: Kings Dominion
Friday: Laser Tag & Movie * **

Week 7    July 30–August 3    8107.118
$450/$400 MCC district residents
Monday: Bowling & Movie **
Tuesday: Metro Richmond Zoo **
Wednesday: Washington Nationals Baseball Game **
Thursday: Ocean City, Md.
Friday: Medieval Times **

Week 8    August 6–10    8108.118
$450/$400 MCC district residents
Monday: Splashdown Waterpark **
Tuesday: Sweet & Salty Food Experience **
Wednesday: Dave & Buster’s **
Thursday: Bowie Baysox Baseball Game **
Friday: Movie Double Feature **

Contact Camp Director Andrew Carter 703-448-8336, TTY: 711, or andrew.carter@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Summer Art Camp 2018
For ages 7–13
Full-day, week-long sessions.
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
5 sessions @ 7 hrs
$425/$395 MCC district residents


Campers of all artistic experience welcome! Does your child love hearing a story? Do you see them imagining and living out their favorite story characters? This summer, MPA is offering art camps integrating classic elements of art with dramatic themes rooted in multicultural literary myths. Draw, print, collage, paint and construct your way through ancient and modern-day legends and myths from across the world, including Greek, Chinese, European and American traditions. Artmaking will emphasize the drama of each story through elements of art, color and line shape using a wide variety of mediums including drawing, painting and 3-D construction. Live readings, improvmsessions and other theatrical activities willmprompt campers to discover and interpretmthese stories.


This art camp will encourage the integration of art and drama by following a multi-faceted theme throughout the week, incorporating a tactile exploration of literature, culture, drama, and of course, art.


While connecting art and drama, your camper will:

• Revel in the mythologies of ancient Greek culture through the story of Daedalus and Icarus.
• Explore the range of medieval literature from Robin Hood to Shakespeare.
• Discover ancient Chinese culture and the role of heroes and heroines through “The Ballad of Hua Mulan,” the ancient legend that inspired the Disney movie “Mulan.”
• Experience classic American authors suchas Mark Twain and Laura Ingalls Wilder. Week-long sessions will culminate in creative art projects bringing to life these myths and legends.


Schedule: 9 a.m.– 4 p.m.

Week 1: June 18–22 (6201.118)


Week 2: June 25–29 (6202.118)


Week 3: No camp week of 4th of July


Week 4: July 9–13 (6203.118)


Week 5: July 16–20 (6204.118)


Week 6: July 23–27 (6205.118)


Week 7: July 30– Aug. 3 (6206.118)


Week 8: August 6–10 (6207.118)


Watch for further details on our website: www.mpaart.org/education/summer-artcamps.


While the MCC continues its extensive renovation, MPA is temporarily located at: MPA@ChainBridge 1446 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean, Va. (in the Giant Shopping Center) 703-790-1953 · 703-847-1953

For ages 13–18
Full-day, week-long session
Monday-Friday, Aug. 13-17, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
5 sessions @ 6.5 hrs, $460/$435 MCC district residents. (6209.118)


For any young artist with the desire to learn classical drawing. No previous experience is necessary.


Join us as we welcome back Kerry Vosler and her highly regarded atelier studio for the third year in a row!


This workshop will introduce the young artist to a classical atelier program of instruction. Students will learn to draw through direct observation led by master instructor, Kerry Vosler.


Students will draw a variety of pictures in charcoal throughout the week, including copy work from the late 19th century Bargue- Gérôme Drawing Course, culminating in a session with a live model on Friday afternoon.


The Bargue drawings this year will include different content on the human skull and muscles of the face and neck. Students will have at least two finished portfolio drawings by the end of the week, and parents and families are encouraged to attend the closing certificate ceremony on Friday. During lunch, guest artists will be invited to speak to the students. Stay tuned for all details and daily schedule on the MPA website: www.mpaart.org/education/summer-art-camps.


While the MCC continues its extensive renovation, MPA is temporarily located at: MPA@ChainBridge 1446 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean, Va. (in the Giant Shopping Center) 703-790-1953 · 703-847-1953


Monotype Print Making for Teens
For ages 13–18
Monday-Thursday, Aug. 20–23, 4:30–7:30 p.m.
4 sessions @ 3 hrs, $195/$180 MCC district residents. (6210.118)


Explore the exciting world of monotypesusing a variety of techniques that include color blending, layering of images, inventive textural treatments and more as you create a beautiful series of prints. We will work from a variety of sources for subject matter including still life, landscape and abstract motifs and patterns. We will also look at various artists’ prints including Impressionist, Modernist and contemporary art sources for inspiration. Stay tuned for all details and daily schedule on the MPA website: www.mpaart.org/education/summer-art-camps.


While the MCC continues its extensive renovation, MPA is temporarily located at: MPA@ChainBridge 1446 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean, Va. (in the Giant Shopping Center) 703-790-1953 · 703-847-1953

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Admimistrative Offices Phone: 703-790-0123 TTY: 711 Fax: 703-556-0547
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