Day Camp – Alexandria
We believe summer is the perfect time for kids to try new things. And with a mix of art, sports, music, swimming and STEM, this camp has it all! Our days are packed with games and activities designed to encourage kids to expand their comfort zones, embrace their newfound independence and test their limits in a supportive environment. Campers will explore outer space with DIY jetpacks, build functional telescopes, devise their own superpowers and work together to stop a runaway train. We make camp a great experience for parents, too, with our efficient carpool drop off, daily blog updates on camper activities and the best-trained staff in town.
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Week 5 (July 6 - July 10)
||All Paws on Deck |
Week 6 (July 13 - July 17)
||Fantastically Frozen |
Week 7 (July 20 - July 24)
||League of Extraordinary Campers |
Week 8 (July 27 - July 31)
||Campers of the Round Table |
Beat the heat of summer with some of the most amazing cold-blooded creatures to ever roam Earth! Although the dinosaurs have long been extinct, their descendants still have managed to slither, crawl and creep their way to almost every continent… and in some very unlikely creatures! Come sun your scales as we learn about some radical reptiles and awe-inspiring amphibians and their ancestors who used to rule the Earth. Be prepared for a week of epic (and prehistoric) proportions!
Mythical Creatures and Magical Beings
Mermaids and unicorns and dragons… oh my! Let your imagination run as far as a centaurs gallop and as high as a dragon’s flight can take you. If you can imagine it, it can happen at Headfirst! During this magical week, we’ll explore the legendary creatures and objects of some of our favorite tall tales as we blur the lines between fact and fantasy. And don’t worry, there won’t just be fairies for these fairy tales – there’s something for everybody this week!
Our State Fair
Come one, come all – the State Fair is here at Headfirst and each state is ready to wow! The big top tent is pitched, the animals and performers are all here. Now, all we need is you here so we can begin! With representatives from each corner of our nation, we’ll discover what every region has to offer. Come give it a whirl, this camp only comes to town once a year!
All Paws on Deck
Is your camper ready for a ruff ruff rescue? We’ll need all paws on deck this week! Whether your camper wants to build, fly or save the day we’ll be sure to use and celebrate their unique skills as we help them continue to transform into their personal best! And remember – whenever you’re in trouble just yelp for help!
Yoo-Hoo! Big summer blowout! Maybe the cold never bothered you anyway, but it doesn’t feel much like summer with the icy grips of winter here at Headfirst. Could it be that emotional Gomer is back? If so, he’s going to need some help channeling his emotions and power for good… from YOU! After all, some Headfirst friends are totally worth melting for…
League of Extraordinary Campers
You don’t need to be bitten by a spider or come from Planet Krypton to have the power within to be a positive force in the world! That’s why this camp focuses on more than just the traditional fun and whimsy of well-known superheroes. It also touches on the importance of civic duty and community engagement to help our campers understand that each and every one of us plays an important role in keeping our community safe and thriving. Through projects, story immersion, and group activities, our campers will be ready to take their own super talents “up, up and away” to save the day!
Campers of the Round Table
Hold on to your helmets, this week is sure to be worthy of a crown! No need to scale the castle walls or journey across a moat to be among royalty – your camper will develop the leadership skills to be the King or Queen of their own court! Along the way, we’ll be sure to play games with jesters, joust with knights and feast and dance with medieval merriment!
This camp includes a daily instructional swim with goals that are kid-specific, from jumping into the deep end to side breathing. Your child will be carefully supervised at all times, with a 3:1 child-to-staff ratio in the pool and swim progress reports will be sent home to parents.
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