Tech Adventure Camp

A summer enrichment and exploratory program in career and technical education for students in grades 2 - 6.

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We can’t wait for summer! Check out the 2022 program information below!

Tech Adventure Camp (TAC) is a weekly exploratory camp designed to give students the opportunity to explore STEAM, culinary, health, trades, business and marketing areas. The camp is open to students in grades 2-6 during the 2020-21 school year.

Tech Adventure Camp Program Information

Eligibility

Open to students in grades 2-6 during the 2021-22 school year. Students currently in grades 7-11 may participate in CTE Summer Academy. Space is limited, and registration is on a first-come basis until seats are filled.

All students are welcome:

  • FCPS students.
  • Students enrolled in private schools.
  • Students who are homeschooled.
  • Non-Fairfax County residents.

Dates

  • Week 1: July 11 - 15, 2022
  • Week 2: July 18 - 22, 2022
  • Week 3: July 25 - 29, 2022

Time

  • 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Early drop off begins at 7:30 a.m.
  • After care is available from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Details are at the bottom of the page.

Location

To be determined

Tuition

$275 per week

Classes and Daily Schedule

Students have five classes every day. There is one 55 minute class in STEAM, health and medical, trade and industrial, culinary, and computer science every day.  

2022 Themes and Course Descriptions

July 11 - 15: Welcome to Mars!

This week is going to be out of this world! Join us as we blast off into space and explore how astronauts survive on another planet.

July 18 - 22: Going Green

It’s time we take action and become more eco-friendly. This week we’re learning how to be more “green” and make earth-friendly choices.

July 25 - 29: Young Makers

This week is all about doing it ourselves. We’re learning how to make different things and becoming more makerminded.

Lunch

Students will have a 30-minute lunch break every day.

FCPS Food Services provides lunch for $3.50 or students may bring a lunch from home. FCPS students can use their school accounts or pay with cash. Non-FCPS students can pay with cash.

Starting mid-June (specific date TBD), view the lunch menu by school location. Vending machines are available.

Transportation

There is bus transportation from select FCPS high schools and middle schools. Transportation to and from these schools is the responsibility of the parent or guardian. Transportation information will be communicated to families prior to the start of the program.

CTE Summer Enrichment After Care

CTE Summer Enrichment will provide extra time and space for students to continue exploring, creating, and learning after Tech Adventure Camp ends for the day. Students will have options for individual exploration or group freeform play. Students may also bring books, games, or other activities from home.

  • We encourage students to bring a snack, food is not provided during this program.
  • Transportation is not provided for this program and is the responsibility of the parent or guardian.
     

Dates

  • Week 1: July 11 - 15, 2022
  • Week 2: July 18 - 22, 2022
  • Week 3: July 25 - 29, 2022

Time

2:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Tuition

$100 per week

Registration

Will be open in February 2022!

Forms

All students must deliver the appropriate form(s) prior to the first day of the camp. Forms can be emailed to Beth Mehr.

Students without the appropriate forms will not be able to participate until forms are submitted.

Tech Adventure Camp at Home

Explore Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses from home at your own pace! This FREE resource includes activity guides and supply lists needed to create several fun projects in STEAM, cooking, health, trades, business and marketing areas. 

Students can access these guides by visiting the Enrichment Activities Google Site. Students must log in using their FCPS G Suite account (a student's ID number followed by @fcpsschools.net).

Contact

For more information about Tech Adventure Camp, contact Beth Mehr at bgmehr@fcps.edu.

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