Tech Adventure Camp
A summer enrichment and exploratory program in career and technical education for students in grades K - 6.
We can’t wait to create, explore, and learn with you! Check below for the 2023 program information.
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 K-6 during the 2022-23 school year.
Tech Adventure Camp Program Information
NEW TO 2023: Current Kindergarten and 1st graders are eligible for camp. Students must be at least six years old by the first day of camp.
Open to students in grades K-6 during the 2022-23 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.
- July 10 - 14, 2023
- July 17 - 21, 2023
- July 24 - 28, 2023
- 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
- Early drop off begins at 7:30 a.m.
Lake Braddock Secondary School
- $275 per week
- Students eligible for free and reduced lunch: No tuition.*
*To be eligible, students must apply on Free and Reduced Meals website. You must allow your benefits to be shared or submit the Consent to Share Information Form.
Classes and Daily Schedule
Students are divided into groups based on their grade level during the time of registration. Students in kindergarten - 2nd grade will focus on STEAM, coding, health, and family and consumer sciences (FCS). Students in grades K - 6 will rotate through 5 classes every day. Their classes are STEAM, health, trade and industrial, FCS, and computer science.
2023 Themes and Course Descriptions
- Week 1: All Fun and Games We’re all about having fun and playing games this week! Come join us for an exciting week of making games, playing games, and having a hoopla!
- Week 2: Crazy Cool Careers Learn about exciting careers related to Career and Technical Education! We’re exploring uncommon careers and performing tasks related to these unique career opportunities.
- Week 3: CTE Safari Are you wild about animals?! We are too! This week we’re exploring the animal kingdom, building habitats, and learning more about caring for animals. Bold Weeks
Students will have a 30-minute lunch break every day. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.
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.
Wednesday, February 1 - Friday, June 9, 2023
All students must deliver the appropriate form(s) prior to the first day of camp. Forms can be emailed to Beth Mehr.
- Emergency Care Form
- Health Information
- Medication Authorization
- Epinephrine Authorization
- Inhaler Authorization
Non-FCPS students must provide a copy of the following documents:
- Birth Certificate
- Medical evidence of immunization
- The most recent 2022-23 school report card
which can be emailed to [email protected] or mailed to FCPS-ACE, Department C 6815 Edsall Rd, Springfield, VA 22151
Camp Agreement Form: As part of the registration process, parents and students must agree to the following lab safety rules, use of digital resources, and food guidelines.
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).
For more information about Tech Adventure Camp, email Beth Mehr.
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Refund requests must be submitted online. Please see Full Refund Details for additional information and deadlines.