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The Old Firehouse Center is offering a new program! Old Firehouse Learning Connection is a supervised e-learning program held at the Old Firehouse Center, supervised by our staff, designed for students in 5th -10th grades. The program will provide a supervised environment for students to complete their school led virtual instruction. Staff will provide limited socially distant recreation opportunities for students during their breaks. Program waivers, participant contracts and additional information will be sent to all registered participants prior to the start of the program.


Registration will open 8/31/2020. To register click on the Activity Numbers below or call 703 448 8336.


Program Details:

Tuesday - Friday
Drop Off – 7am
Pick Up – 5pm

Session 1: 8101.220       9/8–10/2      $400
Session 2: 8102.220      10/6–10/30      $400
Session 3: 8103.220      11/4–11/24      $300
Session 4: 8104.220      12/1–12/18      $300

No transportation will be provided.

This program will only be offered for residents of McLean Small Tax District 1A.


Program Requirements:

• Parents and/or guardians must transport students to and from the OFC Learning Connection program.
• Students must bring their own laptop (with charger), and headset/headphones. Please bring computers or devices fully charged each day.
• Students must bring their own lunch, snacks and drinks. A water fountain/bottle filler will be available for students.
• There will be two adult staff supervising the students. These staff are not teachers and have no teaching certificates or experience teaching. Their background is in childcare and activity facilitation. They will help students in a limited capacity with their schoolwork. The main task of program staff is to provide a supervised environment for students to spend the day completing their schoolwork.
• Wifi will be provided.


COVID – 19 Precautions:

• Students must pass a health screening each morning before being permitted into the program. Staff will take each student’s temperature and observe them for any coughing, sneezing etc. Parents will be required to sign a document daily testifying that the student does not have a fever, has not taken any fever reducing meds in the last 12 hours and has not been in contact with any individual who’s tested positive for COVID-19 within the last 14 days.
• Staff and students who are feeling ill should remain home. Any staff or student exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 will be isolated and sent home.
• Students and staff MUST wear a mask at all times inside the Old Firehouse Center, except while actively eating or drinking. When students are outside of the center AND socially distant, they may remove their masks. Students must bring their own masks and other PPE.
• Students will sit at tables at least 6ft apart from other students and walking isles.
• Group size is limited to 18 students.
• Students will eat lunch and snacks at their workspace unless the group is going outside.
• Students should limit their personal belongings to one bag labeled with their name. The bag will be kept under their table accessible to the child.
• Students will have frequent opportunities for handwashing.

NBA 2K21 Challenge 

Monday, Oct. 19, 3:30-6:30 p.m. 

Activity No. 4719.220

Lace-up your shoes for the OFC’s NBA 2K21 Challenge. Choose your favorite NBA team and face off against the OFC staff for a chance to win a prize from your favorite NBA/WNBA team or superstar!

Friday, Oct. 23, 7–9 p.m.

Activity No. 4706.120

$5 per family.


Gather the whole family around the computer or tablet and get ready for some socially distant trivia. Prizes for winning teams! Preregistration is required.


Register by clicking on the Activity No. or call OFC at 703-448-TEEN (8336).

Saturday, Oct. 24, 6-9 p.m. 

Activity No. 4717.220
Admission is $2 per person; preregistration is required.


The Old Firehouse is hosting its first haunted experience. OFC’s House of Terror will transform the teen center into the best Halloween experience in McLean. If the haunted experience is not for you and your little ones want to be a part of the Halloween spirit, feel free to attend our Trunk or Treat.

The OFC’s Trunk or Treat will have themed vehicles with Halloween candy at each location to share (while supplies last). Trunk or Treat is a great safe alternative to trick or treating. We would love to see you dressed in your Halloween best. We look forward to seeing you there to give you the scare of your life.

Please note: OFC’s House of Terror is recommended for participants 10 years of age and older.

Click here
to register. All attendees are required to wear a mask and will have a temperature screening prior to entry.  Participants will be asked to schedule their haunted experience.

Madden 21 Challenge 

Monday, Oct. 26, 3:30-6:30 p.m. 

Activity No. 4720.220

Buckle on your chinstrap for the OFC’s Madden 21 Challenge. Choose your favorite NFL team and go head to head against the OFC staff for a chance to win a prize related to your favorite NFL team or superstar!

Friday, Oct. 30, 7 p.m.

Activity No. 4705.120

$5 per device.


Join our Zoom call and enjoy an evening of fun and prizes. Families are encouraged to dress in Halloween costumes for the video call. Zoom invite and link to our online bingo cards will be sent a week prior to the event. It is highly recommended that families use a PC or laptop rather than a tablet as you will need to use a browser for the bingo cards and Zoom for the video call simultaneously. Prizes will be awarded to the winner(s) of each round of bingo AND the family with the best costume(s) as voted by OFC staff will win a prize. Prizes will be available for pick up on Wednesday 11/4/2020 at 6:30pm at the Old Firehouse Center or by appointment. Preregistration is required to participate.



Register by clicking on the Activity No. or call OFC at 703-448-TEEN (8336).

Call of Duty: Warzone Challenge 

Monday, Nov. 16, 3:30-6:30 p.m. 

Activity No. 4722.220


Calling all McLean warriors. Your help is needed on the battlefield! The OFC is hosting a Call of Duty: Warzone challenge where contestants will need to strategize their way to 1st Place and a Call of Duty themed prize! See you in the trenches.

Friday, Nov. 20, 7–9 p.m.

Activity No. 4707.120

$5 per family.


Gather the whole family around the computer or tablet and get ready for some socially distant trivia. Prizes for winning teams! Preregistration is required.


Register by clicking on the Activity No. or call OFC at 703-448-TEEN (8336).

FIFA 21 Challenge

Monday, Nov.  21, 3:30-6:30 p.m. 

Activity No. 4723.220


GOAL!!! That is the sound of victory. The OFC is hosting a FIFA 21 challenge and the champion will win a prize related to their favorite team or superstar. Choose your favorite club and kick your way to victory!

UFC 4 Challenge 

Monday, Nov. 30, 3:30-6:30 p.m. 

Activity No. 4725.220


In the octagon, there can only be one winner. The OFC is hosting a UFC 4 challenge and McLean’s best fighter will win a UFC-themed prize! Show us your MMA skills and may the best fighter win. Bring it on!