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iPads are amazing media production tools. This is your golden opportunity to flex your creative muscles learning animation and video production. Learn to be a content creator not just a content consumer. We will use a variety of animation apps and iMovie to create animated stories you can share with your friends and family. Instructor: Kristin Reiber Harris.

 

A limited number of fully loaded iPads are available to rent for the program for $10. If you bring your own iPad, you will get instructions about the apps to have loaded before the workshop. Instructor: Kristin Reiber Harris.

 

8-14 years
3 lessons @ 3 hrs, $160/$145 MCC district residents.
6261.318           M-W, 3/26-3/28           1-4 p.m.

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 9–1    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 24–28    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 **

Questions?
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

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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 the world of fitness, fun and much, much more! 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 crafts to music to just plain summer fun.

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

Session I          June 25–July 6 (No camp July 4)
Session II         July 9–July 20
Session III        July 23–August 3


Centipedes
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
For children ages three to four years old. Camp participants must be toilet-trained and have turned three years old by June 4, 2018.

Each session will have one in-house entertainment event and one to two days of water play per week. Three- to four-year-old campers will participate in arts and crafts, outdoor play, story time, singing, dancing, small group games and more. Campers will remain on site at all times. The campers/staff ratio is one adult to six campers. Maximum enrollment is limited to 24 campers per session.

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Session 1 (8001.118)

June 25-July 6 (No camp on July 4)
$400/$350 MCC district residents

Session 2 (8002.118)
July 9-July 20
$425/$375 MCC district residents

Session 3 (8003.118)
July 23-August 3
$425/$375 MCC district residents


Space Invaders
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
For children age five (by June 4, 2018) to six years old.
Each session includes two trips to a local pool, one in-house entertainment event and one field trip. Campers will participate in a wide range of specialist-planned activities. The camper/staff ratio is one adult to six campers. Maximum enrollment is 24 campers per session.

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Session 1 (8004.118)

June 25-July 6 (No camp on July 4)
$540/$500 MCC district residents

Session 2 (8005.118)
July 9-July 20
$575/$525 MCC district residents

Session 3 (8006.118)
July 23-August 3
$575/$525 MCC district residents


Asteroids
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
For children age seven (by June 4, 2018) to eight years old.
Each session includes two trips to a local pool, one in-house entertainment event and one field trip. Campers will participate in a wide range of specialist-planned activities. The camper/staff ratio is one adult to six campers. Maximum enrollment is 24 campers per session.
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Session 1 (8007.118)
June 25-July 6 (No camp on July 4)
$540/$500 MCC district residents

Session 2 (8008.118)
July 9-July 20
$575/$525 MCC district residents

Session 3 (8009.118)
July 23-August 3
$575/$525 MCC district residents


Defenders
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
For children age nine (by June 4, 2018) to ten years old.
Each session includes two trips to a local pool and two field trips. Campers will participate in a wide range of specialist-planned activities. The camper/staff ratio is one adult to eight campers. Maximum enrollment is 24 campers per session.

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Session 1 (8010.118)

June 25-July 6 (No camp on July 4)
$540/$510 MCC district residents

Session 2 (8011.118)
July 9-July 20
$590/$540 MCC district residents

Session 3 (8012.118)
July 23-August 3
$590/$540 MCC district residents


Camp McLean & The Old Firehouse Summer Camp Refund Policy

• The center will issue a full refund when a camp program is canceled by the center.
• Patrons who submit requests for withdrawals and/or cancellations that are received before Friday, April 6, 2018, will receive a full refund.
• Patrons who submit requests for withdrawals and/or cancellations that are received after Friday, April 6, 2018, 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 the 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.
• All withdrawals, refunds and cancellation requests MUST be submitted in writing to registrar@mcleancenter.org.



Additional Requirements

Camper Forms
Forms for all sessions should be submitted by Monday, June 4. This gives parents 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:
Forms will be available on the Camp McLean webpage, www.mcleancenter.org.
• 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. Any camper under the age of six years old must submit a Physical Examination form that is dated after August 11, 2017.
• 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 after you register your child for camp. Note: Please do not leave the originals.
     1. Certified copy of his or her birth certificate.
     2. U.S. Passport or State Departmentissued documentation.
     3. Virginia based school report card.


You may drop the completed forms off to:

The Old Firehouse
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. It can be found online on the Camp McLean page of the website, www.mcleancenter.org. Please read it and contact us with any questions you may have.


How to Register
Registration begins on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, for MCC district residents; and on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, 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 green “Register” button or the seven-digit activity code associated with the camp you seek. You may also register in person at the McLean Community Center Registration Office, 6645 Old Dominion Dr. or the Old Firehouse.

Camp McLean registrations and camper forms will not be accepted prior to Monday, Feb. 5, 2018.

YOUNG ARTISTS’ STUDIO
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

2018 McLean Community Center. All rights reserved. | 1234 Ingleside Ave. McLean, VA 22101
Temporary Adminstrative Offices (Effective 4/3/17) 6631 Old Dominion Dr., McLean, VA 22101 

Admimistrative Offices Phone: 703-790-0123 TTY: 711 Fax: 703-556-0547
Registration Office Phone: 703-744-9365 TTY: 711 Fax: 703-653-9435

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