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ALEXANDRIA, VA

Alexandria Spring Break Camp

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Here, we put kids in charge.

Preposterous? Possibly. Effective? You betcha.

When you trust kids, they trust themselves. For 43 years, we’ve put kids in charge of their own learning experience. As they try, fail, and learn on their own, they learn to trust their own judgment, and tackle the challenges of an ever changing world with creativity and confidence.

Campers choose activities minute to minute–deciding what they want to do, and for how long. Our job is to get out of their way, cheerlead creative risks, and provide just enough guidance to make sure nobody does anything totally* senseless.

*Totally senseless: By our definition, mistakes aren’t senseless. They’re how you learn.

Buy any number of days. Use them any time. Get refunded for unused days.

Buy any number of Day Passes to use any day we’re open this spring session. You don’t even need to tell us when you’re coming–just show up! And if for any reason your plans change, we’ll refund your unused Passes automatically in full at spring’s end.

Lunch, snacks, and all hours, 8am–6pm, included.

Camp Details

DATES

Mar 25 - Mar 29

HOURS

8am to 6pm

AGES

5-12

ADDRESS

Alexandria Country Day School
2400 Russell Rd,
Alexandria, VA 22301

DIRECTOR

Ashley

CALL/TEXT

703-997-9147

Activities for Every Interest

Campers will design their day in real-time by choosing from a variety of activities offered at once. In the early morning and late afternoon, campers ramp up and wind down with recreational choices. For the bulk of the day, children will choose from the activities listed below. While we can’t say exactly what the day will look like, one thing is for sure: The campers are in control.

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Media Lab

Campers will use scaffolded coding apps to build & play games on iPads. They’ll also have the ability to produce stop-motion shorts on our custom animation stations, create music, or remix their favorite song.
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Sewing & Stitching

Hand & machine sewing are available for campers of all ages as well as options for embroidery & creating accessories or other artistic flare.
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Tinker Lab

Explore creativity through crafts & inventor kits to construct take-home projects or collaborate on large-scale builds. Our hand-selected STEAM-based materials are designed to foster curiosity & exploration.
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The Stage

Enjoy motion-based games like Switch & Just Dance, plus new karaoke systems, back drops, & party props.
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Arts, Crafts, & Lounging

A communal place to socialize & play with table games, cards, & puzzles, or create and experiment with art & crafts.
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Sports & Recreation

Campers & staff join together to play indoor playground games, sports, or whatever kids are interested in that day. And to spice things up we'll have a surprise activity or performance this camp session!

Testimonials From Our Camps in Alexandria

We loved Steve and Kate's for our eight year old. We were new to the area and this was a great way for her to meet new friends and have a great time during the day! Great camp opportunity for a good price!!!
Jessica K.

(S&K parent)

Hands down the BEST camp my daughters have attended. Extremely Caring counselors, [The Director] is awesome! Lots of engaging activities and highly flexible pass system. My girls are excited to get there in the morning and have stories about what they learned and did, for days! Not to mention, the menu is great! Cost wise, extremely great value for your dollar. You get quite a bite more than what you pay for!
Linda G.

(S&K parent)

Fees

Buy any number of Day Passes, and use them any day we’re open this Spring camp session. There’s no need to reserve your days ahead of time, or even let us know when you plan to join–just show up! If for any reason your plans change, we’ll refund your unused Day Passes automatically in-full after the camp session comes to an end.

Fees include lunch, snacks and all hours 8:00am to 6:00pm. 

Our Day Pass includes lunch, snacks, and all hours 8:00am to 6:00pm.

STAFF

Tireless child advocates, who balance structure and guidance with staying out of campers’ ways. All staff members are background checked and trained in CPR & first-aid.

FOOD

We provide daily lunch options from a rotating variety of local restaurants and caterers. We’ll also offer an array of snacks for kids to nosh on throughout the day. Check out the daily menu below.

Important Info for Camp in Alexandria

State Required Paperwork

Per VA state requirements, all campers attending in Alexandria are required to complete these forms. Once completed, please upload the forms to your S&K account to be reviewed before your first day of camp.

Virtual Camp Orientation

Virtual camp orientation: Once we get closer to camp, we’ll email registered families a link to our virtual, camp orientation. This will provide important information such as camp drop-off & pick-up procedures, how to check-in and check-out of camp each day, what to bring (and not bring), and a few more camp details.

Daily Menu

VG= Vegetarian , GF= Gluten Free , DF= Dairy Free , SF= Soy Free , EF= Egg Free

No items contain nuts or nut products. However, some may have been prepared in areas that also produce items with nuts.

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Contact Us

Our directors work year-round and would love to help you learn more about our program, and at the same time learn about you and your camper.

Ashley Mallory

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This will be Ashley’s second year directing with Steve & Kate’s! Ashley taught herself how to bake bread–and now loves it! When not at camp you can usually find Ashley reading with her dog.

This spring Ashley is most excited to meet and get to know all of the campers!

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