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Summer Day and Evening Camp

Updated: February 18, 2021

Fort Hunt Day Camp | Fairfax County, VA

Dates: June 28 - July 2, 2021
Hours: 9 AM - 3 PM 
Camp Contact Information: FHDCDavis@hotmail.com

Description & Activities

2021 Camp Theme: The Roaring 20’s and Beyond: Space

Description: Reach for the stars and explore the strides made in space science from 1920-2021! 

Activities: Archery, challenge course, songs, games, nature/STEM

Overnights: Grades 3-5 will have an overnight at a Girl Scouts Nation's Capital camp on the evening of July 1.

Camp activities (including field trips, extended hours, and overnights) are offered at the discretion of the camp leadership team and may be modified or canceled to follow COVID-19 restrictions. Camp activities may not be available to all units and can be canceled due to weather or other extenuating circumstances.

Camp Location: Fort Hunt Park

Bus Transportation: No bus transportation is available.

Volunteer at Camp!

Fort Hunt Day Camp is planned and put on each year by a group of dedicated Girl Scout volunteers! Due to safety ratios, enough adults must volunteer each year for camp to run. Unfortunately, if not enough volunteers sign up, camp will be cancelled. We need your help to ensure that camp can happen this year and that every girl has an amazing camp experience.

Benefits of Volunteering

  • Guaranteed placement for your camper(s) through early registration access in December/January
  • Reduced registration rate – you could receive $20 to $160 off the camp registration fee!
  • Units at camp for sons and preschool-aged children of volunteers - yes, they get to come to camp too! 
  • Receive volunteer hours for training and camp days
  • Network with other Girl Scout volunteers in your area
  • Learn new skills, try new things, and take part in fun camp traditions!

Complete the interest form or connect with the camp volunteer contact at FHDCDavis@hotmail.com. You’ll be happy you did!

Registration Information

Placement Type: First Come. First Served

Registration Deadline: May 1

Register your camper based on their 2020-2021 school year grade.

Want to pay a lower price for camp or guarantee your camper a spot at camp? Click the Volunteer at Camp! dropdown above.

Unit Grades Overnight? Fee
Girl Camper K-2 No Overnight 160
Girl Camper 3-5 With Overnight 160
AIT I (Aide-in-Training) - First Year 6-8 With Overnight 20
AIT II (Aide-in-Training) - Second Year 8-10 With Overnight 20
Aide 9-11 With Overnight 20
Pixie (Staff Children) - No Overnight 10
Ranger (Staff Children) - No Overnight 10

Refund Policy: Full refunds will be provided if requested on or before May 15. No refunds will be provided after May 15. 

In the event of a camp cancellation by Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital, you will receive a full refund. If you must unexpectedly cancel your registration for this camp for reasons related to COVID-19, you will receive a full refund regardless of the time of cancellation. 

Teen Leadership Opportunities

AIT I Requirements: Must have attended Fort Hunt Day Camp in a previous year and have completed 6th grade. AIT Is must complete a survey in order to be considered.

AIT II Requirements: Must have attended Fort Hunt Day Camp in a previous year and have completed 8th grade. AIT IIs must complete a survey in order to be considered.

Aide Requirements: Must have attended Fort Hunt Day Camp in previous years and completed 9th grade. Aides must complete a survey in order to be considered. Reach out to the Teen Leadership Contact for the survey.

Teen Leadership Program Information: Aides, AIT IIs, and AIT Is must attend all trainings, will earn service hours, have the opportunity to earn a Journey, and serve as role models to their younger Girl Scout Sisters. They  will also work together before camp to plan and implement all activities for campers.

Teen Leadership Contact: Janine Kenyon - Janine.Kenyon@cox.net