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The facility offers an abundance of amenities for children of all ages! 


Campers can play air hockey, foosball, ping pong, XBOX, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, giant connect four, Knok Hockey, and more in the Game Room.


 We have four outdoor play areas:

  • Playground & Blacktop - made specifically for children under 12-years-old

  • Upper Field - perfect for games such as flag football and soccer

  • Obstacle Course - includes eight exciting physical elements

  • Lower Lot - to ride scooters, play basketball, pickleball, and more

The 1,000 square foot Indoor Playground features our famous purple slide that takes you from the second floor to the first floor, jump pods, and a ball room.


We rotate large group games in the Atrium. GaGa ball and 9 Square in the Air are our favorites!


Each group has their own Pod classroom with age appropriate toys, games, and art materials. 

We invite you to tour our facility to see the many possibilities available at The Silo Center. Contact us via email at or call 703.971.4673 to schedule a tour. 




The Silo Center was assessed by the Fairfax County Police Department in Spring of 2024. We are proud to share that we received their top rating for safety and security.


The security of children and staff is a high priority at Camp Whatakid. Our facility is equipped with computerized check-in / check-out systems, and the building has been designed and constructed with top quality surveillance monitoring and security devices.​

Check In & Check Out

We host a very convenient and efficient Kiss & Ride program both mornings and afternoons.

Family Data Profiles

Maintaining accurate family profiles is necessary for security and to enable immediate contact with parents when necessary. Please be accurate with family information when submitting applications and update your personal profile whenever family data changes.

Door System

All building doors remain locked. Each individual that enters the building must be let inside and checked in at the front desk. 

First Aid

Camp Whatakid staff are certified and trained in CPR, First Aid, AED, Medication Administration, EpiPens, and Narcan.

Safety Drills

To ensure the safety of our students, Camp Whatakid conducts monthly fire drills and quarterly shelter in place drills. 



Camp Whatakid is proudly part of a much bigger experience for your family? 
Join us at New Hope Church on Sunday mornings.
We offer two identical services at 9 am and 11 am. Children's Ministry offers programming for 9-months-old infants through 5th graders during morning services. Visit for more information.

Student Ministry service is at 5:45 pm on Sunday evenings for 6th through 12th graders. Check out their Instagram page @nhc_students.
Looking for a preschool? Look no further! Silo Center Preschool is the place to be for 2.5-year-olds to 5-year-olds. To find out more, visit:
The Back Pack is our before and after school care program for elementary age students.
The Back Pack currently provides care to students, Kindergarten - 6th grade, attending the following elementary schools: 

  • Halley 

  • Laurel Hill 

  • Newington Forest 

  • Silverbrook 

  • Sangster 


To find out more, visit:

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