Spring Break Camps

The 2018 FCCPS Spring Break starts on March 26, and the City of Falls Church Recreation and Parks Department plenty to keep your student engaged over the break. 

​Open 2018 Spring Break Camps


Amazing Race Around the World


Travel the world to discover new places and cultures this spring break. Students declare independence with their own micronations! Children will explore cultures, architecture and world geography, will learn to appreciate differences, similarities and strengths of the world's diversity, and experience music, cuisines, arts and traditions of people around the globe. The young world travelers will even build a country along the way and will use science, technology, engineering, arts, and math and their social and emotional skills while working together as one nation.
  • Dates: Monday, March 26 - Friday, March 30
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: Teen Center, Community Center
  • Ages: 8-12 years
  • Fees: $335 (resident) / $355 (non-resident)
  • Activity code: 281449-A
  • Register online or by calling (703) 248-5027

Blast Into the Past


The 1845 Cherry Hill farmhouse provides the perfect setting to experience a girl’s life in mid-19th century rural Virginia. Campers will make 19th century crafts, dress in period clothing, enjoy parlor games, cook, and become amateur archaeologists as they learn about life in the 1800s.
  • Dates: Monday, March 26 - Friday, March 30
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: Cherry Hill Farmhouse
  • Ages: 8-12 years
  • Fees: $285 (resident) / $305 (non-resident)
  • Activity code: 281447-A
  • Register online or by calling (703) 248-5027

ETC’s Musical Debut

Move, shake, act and sing, with Educational Theatre Company! Become a troupe of singers, movers, and actors as you master musical storytelling. Through improvisation, character development, and movement exploration, students will create a short scene around a learned musical number. This spring break camp is perfect for any student who can't stop the beat, even if they are new to performing! Family and friends are invited to a sharing on the last day of camp.

  • Dates: Monday, March 26 - Friday, March 30
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: Community Room, Community Center
  • Ages: 6-12 years
  • Fees: $295 (resident) / $315 (non-resident)
  • Activity code: 281446-A
  • Register online or by calling (703) 248-5027

Giant Basketball Academy


Former Washington Wizards and New Jersey Nets player Gheorghe Muresan and his coaches will teach the fundamentals of basketball. This camp will feature 1-on-1 skills, shooting, team play, defensive positioning, speed drills and competitions to further develop all-around players.
  • Dates: Monday, March 26 - Friday, March 30
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: Gym, Community Center
  • Ages: 6-12 years
  • Fees: $140 (resident) / $160 (non-resident)
  • Activity code: 281400-A
  • Register online or by calling (703) 248-5027

Science Magic - Spring Edition


Microscopes, insects, and magic! Zoom in on biology and environment, and watch the nature waking up. Children become magicians and showcase their 'tricks' in a Science Magic Show at the end of the camp.
  • Dates: Monday, March 26 - Friday, March 30
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: Art Room, Community Center
  • Ages: 6-8 years
  • Fees: $335 (resident) / $355 (non-resident)
  • Activity code: 281448-A
  • Register online or by calling (703) 248-5027

Restaurant Creation


If your little chef dreams of someday having their own restaurant. Children will produce different courses (appetizer, entrée, dessert) throughout the day. While creating these dishes, they will also be creating their very own restaurant menu, logo, and learn about how to price each course. Recipes: Classic Tuscan Panzanella Salad, Dessert Banana Split with Yogurt and Jam, Bacon-Cheese Pizza Bombs, and more!
  • Second Week of Spring Break Dates: Monday, April 2 - Friday, April 6
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: Teen Center, Community Center
  • Ages: 6-12 years
  • Fees: $310 (resident) / $330 (non-resident)
  • Activity code: 281450-A
  • Register online or by calling (703) 248-5027