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4/1/20 COVID-19 Response Update 
Effective Friday, March 27, at 5 p.m., all Fairfax County Government buildings are closed to the public. This closure will remain in effect indefinitely in an effort to reduce the risk of COVID-19 virus transmission. Additionally, Fairfax County strongly urges residents to follow the stay-at-home order issued by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Monday, March 30. The governor’s action remains in effect until June 10. For more information, visit: https://bit.ly/2yljg5S

A Resource for the McLean Community
Want to help others or need help yourself? The Fairfax County Community Covid Aid Project is a charity started at McLean High School to connect volunteers with those in need in our community during this difficult time. The organization runs a database where McLean residents can access services, like grocery shopping and online tutoring, by requesting help from a group of dedicated volunteers. All volunteers are Fairfax County residents, who have signed up through the website, https://www.fairfaxcountycovidaid.org.

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Camps

Camp McLean 2020

Camp McLean 2020

Our dynamic Camp McLean program provides a wide array of educational and enjoyable experiences for your children. Children 3 to 10 years old can enjoy day trips, live performances, explore the world of fitness and learn from a wide variety of age-appropriate activities! During each two-week session, our staff of highly trained counselors and specialists will lead campers on some unforgettable adventures and provide enrichment opportunities that will make their summer a time of continual personal growth.

 

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

 

Session I       June 22 - July 2 (No camp July 3) 

Session II      July 6 - July 17

Session III     July 20 - July 31

 

Sea Squirrels

9 a.m.–1:30 p.m. 

For children 3–4 years old. (All camp participants must be toilet-trained and have turned 3 years old by June 1, 2020.)

Each session will include one in-house entertainment event and one to two days of water play per week. Campers will participate in arts and crafts, outdoor play, story time, singing, dancing, small group games and other activities. Campers always remain onsite. The camper-to-staff ratio is one adult to six campers. Maximum enrollment is limited to 24 campers per session.

 

Session I (8001.120)

June 22–July 2 (No camp on 7/3) 

$400/$350 MCC district residents 

 

Session II (8002.120)

July 6–July 17 

$425/$375 MCC district residents 

 

Session III (8003.120)

July 20–July 31

$425/$375 MCC district residents 

 

Starfish  

9 a.m.–4 p.m.

For children 5–6 years old. (Campers must have turned 5 years old by June 1, 2020).
Each session includes two trips to a swimming pool, one in-house entertainment event and one field trip. Campers will participate in a wide variety of activities planned by a specialist. The camper-to-staff ratio is one adult to six campers. Maximum enrollment is 24 campers per session.

 

Session I (8004.120)

June 22–July 2 (No camp on 7/3) 

$550/$500 MCC district residents 

 

Session II (8005.120)

July 6–July 17 

$575/$525 MCC district residents 

 

Session III (8006.120)

July 20–July 31

$575/$525 MCC district residents 

 

Pufferfish

9 a.m.–4 p.m.

For children ages 7–8. (Campers must have turned 7 years old by June 1, 2020).

Each session includes two trips to swimming pools, one in-house entertainment event and one field trip. Campers will participate in a wide variety of activities planned by a specialist. The camper-to-staff ratio is one adult to six campers. Maximum enrollment is 24 campers per session.

 

Session I (8007.120)

June 22–July 2 (No camp on 7/3)

$550/$500 MCC district residents 

 

Session II (8008.120)

July 6–July 17

$575/$525 MCC district residents 

 

Session III (8009.120)

July 20–July 31

$575/$525 MCC district residents 

 

Coral Kings 

9 a.m.–4 p.m..

For children 9–10 years old. (Campers must have turned 9 years old by June 1, 2020).

Each session includes two trips to a swimming pool and two field trips. Campers will participate in a wide variety of activities planned by a specialist. The camper-to-staff ratio is one adult to eight campers. Maximum enrollment is 24 campers per session.

 

Session I (8010.120)

June 22–July 2 (No camp on 7/3)

$565/$515 MCC district residents 

 

Session II (8011.120)

July 6–July 17 

$590/$540 MCC district residents 

 

Session III (8012.120)

July 20–July 31

$590/$540 MCC district residents

 

How to Register

Registration begins on Monday, Feb 3, 2020. 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. Click on the activity code you wish to register for. You may also register over the phone or in person at the MCC (703-790-0123, TTY: 711) or the Old Firehouse (703-448-8336).

 

Camp McLean registrations and camper forms will not be accepted prior to Monday, Feb. 3, 2020.

 

Additional Requirements

Camper Forms

Camper forms should be submitted one month prior to the start of camp. This gives parents time to complete any missing or otherwise incomplete forms prior to the start of 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. Any camper under the age of 6 years old must submit a Physical Examination form that is dated after August 3, 2019.

• 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 the originals.

1. A certified copy of your child's birth certificate.

2. A U.S. Passport (or State Department-Issued Documentation).

3. A Virginia school report card.

 

You may drop the completed forms off to: The Old Firehouse, 1440 Chain Bridge Rd. McLean, Va. 22101

 

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 3, 2020, will receive a full refund.

• Patrons who submit requests for withdrawals and/or cancellations after Friday, April 3, 2020, 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.

 

Parent Handbook

The Camp McLean Parent Handbook contains important information about our camp, its policies and the campers’ code of conduct.  For more detailed information, please review the handbook.

 

Questions? Please contact Camp Director Andrew Carter at andrew.carter@fairfaxcounty.gov.

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