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TITLE: Adapted Fishing for Fun (7-13 yrs)
DESCRIPTION: Learn fishing basics while having fun. This class helps improve fishing skills with spinning and closed faced reels while teaching safety, catch-and-release fishing, and protecting the environment. All equipment is provided.

TITLE: Adapted Junior Farmer Fun (6-12 yrs)
DESCRIPTION: This program for children with disabilities and their families goes behind the scenes to help the farmers with chores such as milking the cows and collecting eggs. Tour the farm at a relaxed pace then enjoy a wagon ride. All mobility levels are accommodated. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program, siblings are welcome but they must be registered.

TITLE: Adventures on the Farm Camp (6-10 yrs)
DESCRIPTION: Discover what life is like on the farm with activities such as goat milking and visits to the farm. Make homemade snacks and hand-churned ice cream in the air conditioned Old Floris Schoolhouse. Camp includes daily hikes, games and crafts. Bring snack, lunch and drink daily. Come prepared for our special water day and tie-dye acitivity. $15 activity fee due first day. No camp July 4. NOTE: Aug. 20 has 7-hr. and 10-hr. options. Licensed program- please bring immunization record and proof of childs i dentity. Questions? Call 703-689-3104. Download camp forms from w ebsite.

TITLE: All About Animals (3-5 yrs)
DESCRIPTION: Do you know how many teeth a pig has? How high can a goat jump? How far can a cow smell? Learn all about farm and forest animals including fun facts! Create daily animal crafts, take hikes, visit the farm animals, sing songs and play fun games. Bring snack, lunch and drink daily and be prepared for our water day! $5 activity fee due first day. Children must be potty trained. Info: 703-689-3104. Licensed program- please bring immunization record and proof of childs identity. Download camp forms from website.

TITLE: All About Bats Campfire
DESCRIPTION: (4-Adult) Several bat species flit in the Virginia sky. Look for them as we head to our campfire where you learn fun bat facts and lore plus enjoy an American Indian story of how bats got their wings. Toast marshmallows over the embers. Canceled in case of inclement weather. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Minimum age to attend program is 4 years.

TITLE: American Heritage Merit Badge
DESCRIPTION: This program satisfies most of the requirements to earn the American Heritage Merit Badge. Homework and details on what to bring can be found online. For programs hosted at Sully Historic Site pre-work is provided via email by the site scout coordinator.

TITLE: Amphibians After Dark
DESCRIPTION: (7-Adult) Assist park naturalists with a calling amphibian survey. Learn how to identify frogs and toads by their calls as we explore pools and ponds. Children must be accompanied by an adult registered in the program.

TITLE: Animal Babies in Spring (4-6 yrs.)
DESCRIPTION: Learn about animal babies and the amazing changes they go through as they grow up in the wild. Do tadpoles, ducklings and fox kits depend on their parents? How does their size, shape and color change as they grow up? Come find out with us through fun nature walks, stories, games and crafts. Download camp forms from website.

TITLE: Animal Dads
DESCRIPTION: (2-6 yrs.) Pretend to be a penguin, wolf and beaver dad as you learn about these doting fathers. Meet live animals and make a craft for your favorite father/grandfather. Child must be accompanied by an adult.

TITLE: Animal Egg Mobile Workshop
DESCRIPTION: (3-12 yrs.) Create a spring mobile of your favorite pond animals from plastic eggs. All materials provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

TITLE: Animal Feeding at the Nature Center
DESCRIPTION: (3-Adult) Its dinner time at the nature center and worms and insects are on the menu. Help our naturalist care for and feed the nature center's animals.

TITLE: Animal Moms and Babies
DESCRIPTION: (2-5 yrs.) Wild animals care for their young in fascinating ways. Through a naturalist-led walk and talk, craft, game and song, learn about nature's wild ways of child rearing! Meet live animals. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

TITLE: Animal Pajama Party
DESCRIPTION: (3-7yrs.) Put on your pajamas and come to the nature center to hear bedtime stories, meet animals and wish goodnight to the center's live animals. Bring your favorite stuffed animal with you. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

TITLE: Animal Science Merit Badge
DESCRIPTION: This program satisfies most of the requirements to earn the Animal Science Merit Badge.Homework and details on what to bring can be found online.

TITLE: Animals: Zoology Fun for Kids (4-6 yrs)
DESCRIPTION: Explore the woods, creeks and ponds as we look for all sorts of critters. Learn about frogs, toads, birds, mammals, snakes, turtles, fish, and insects through hikes, projects, and games. Have lots of fun learning about the science of animal life. Download camp forms from website.

TITLE: Animals: Zoology Fun for Kids (6-11yr)
DESCRIPTION: Explore the woods, creeks and ponds as we look for all sorts of critters. Learn about frogs, toads, birds, mammals, snakes, turtles, fish, and insects through hikes, projects, and games. Have lots of fun learning about the science of animal life. Bring lunch and drink. Download camp forms from website.

TITLE: Animation & Minecraft Flix (7-13 yrs.)
DESCRIPTION: Mornings will be spent working on stop-motion animation in this ultimate arts and crafts animation camp. Create multiple stop motion movies using everything from toy cars to white boards. Afternoons well be spent turning the Minecraft video game into an exciting s top-motion movie as you write, storyboard, shoot and add v oice-overs to your favorite characters. Flix downloadable within a m onth after camp ends from Incrediflix. Download camp forms f rom website.

TITLE: Archaeology Merit Badge
DESCRIPTION: This program satisfies most of the requirements to earn the Archaeology Merit Badge. Homework and details on what to bring can be found online.

TITLE: Art Merit Badge
DESCRIPTION: This program satisfies most of the requirements to earn the Art Merit Badge. Homework and details on what to bring can be found online. For programs hosted at Sully Historic Site pre-work is provided via email by the site scout coordinator.

TITLE: Arts al Fresco (5-11 yrs)
DESCRIPTION: Let nature be your classroom as you experiment outdoors with different art media. Our colorful gardens, streams, ponds and cool woodlands provide creative inspiration. Each day features different arts and crafts, honing a wide variety of creative skill sets to help your mind thrive. Bring lunch and drink daily. Download camp forms from website.

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