These camps offer a blend of traditional camp games and STEAM activities that will focus on honing a child’s creativity through thought, expression, and craft.
YMCA Fairfax County Reston Specialty Camps
KIDS GONE CRAFTY
Craft a creation! This unique, hands-on camp introduces young artists to a variety of art mediums that may include drawing, painting, clay creations, plaster of paris, paper mâché, and more! Please send campers in appropriate clothing that allow for freedom of expression or send a smock. Field Trip to National Gallery of Art .
READY TO LUNCH
The YMCA has partnered with NASA and LEGOs to take campers to the final frontier! Ignite your child’s fascination with space engineering and science as the learn about space flight, space travel, and designing machines to function in space. Future astronaut will even build their own mini space rockets! Field Trip to Air and Space Museum.
Unleash your child’s creative spirit! In this engaging and enriching class, campers will focus on the various painting mediums of oil, acrylic, watercolor, and inks. Beyond realizing their own creations, kids will explore new techniques and learn about the artists who made each style famous.
GOOP & MAGICAL SOLUTIONS
Join us on an adventure in this cool and crazy science camp. Learn about chemical reactions through whacky experiments and fun projects. Follow the scientific method to build your own volcano and watch it explode, create your own vortex, and design your own edible potions. A truly magical experience. Field Trip to National Kids Museum