This year, Camp Whatakid- Summer at the Silo Center will run for 9 weeks from June 13, 2022 – August 12, 2022.


Please Note: Fairfax County Public Schools' (FCPS) last day is Friday, June 10, 2022. Should inclement weather dictate that school days are extended past this date into the first week of Camp Whatakid, camp will still begin as scheduled on Monday, June 13, 2022. NO refunds will be given for days missed from the first week of Camp Whatakid.

* Monday, July 4th camp is closed in observance of Independence Day

Week 1           June 13 - 17

Week 2           June 20 – June 24

Week 3           June 27 – July 1

Week 4           *July 5 – July 8

Week 5           July 11 – July 15

Week 6           July 18 – July 22

Week 7           July 25 – July 29

Week 8           August 1 – August 5

Week 9           August 8 – August 12

Camp Rates

Enrollment Fee

A non-refundable processing fee of $45.00 is required for each family’s enrollment.  This fee is added to your account once enrollment is approved. There are no other administrative charges throughout the summer.

Weekly Rate

Rate per camp week is $300.

(The cost for the week of July 5th – July 8th is $240 as the camp is closed on Monday, July 4th)


Multiple Child Discounts

For children of the same household, weekly camp rates are reduced by 10% for your second child, 20% for your third and fourth child.


Extended Care

Like most parents, you have a hectic schedule. Don't fret. For those families who must juggle many responsibilities or just have a long workday, we offer Before and After Camp Care.


At the start of the day, Before Care (BC) is available from 6:30 am until 8:00 am. At the end of the day, After Care (AC) is provided from 3:30 pm until we close our doors at 6:15 pm.


Select BC, AC, or BAC for the weeks you need. Enrollment is required. Please register your child for these services early so that your space is reserved. Drop In Before Care ($15) and Drop In After Care ($17) is only permitted for true emergencies, Multiple Child Discount does not apply.


Extended Care Rates

Before Care (BC): 6:30 am- 8:00 am is $45.00 / week

After Care (AC): 3:30 pm- 6:15 pm is $80.00 / week

Before and After Care (BAC): $100.00 / week


For children of the same household, weekly camp rates are reduced by 10% for your second child, 20% for your third and fourth child.

Camp Times

Camp Whatakid operates Monday through Friday.


Our regular camp day begins at 8:00 am and ends at 3:30 pm. Weekly camp fees cover the regular camp day.

Extended Care

Before Care (BC) is from 6:30 am and 8:00 am.

After Care (AC) is from 3:30 pm and 6:15 pm.

Extended Care rates apply to Before Care, After Care, or both Before & After Care programs.

Typical Daily Schedule

Every day is packed with new ideas, fun, and excitement. Campers move from one experience to the next, while receiving a balance between fun and learning in the many activities and events at camp. At the end of an active eventful camp day, most campers are ready for a good night's rest.

6:30 am

Early check in - Camp opens for Before Care activities (additional fee required for Before Care program)


7:30 am

Free choice activities, indoor and outdoor (regular camp day begins)

8:30 am

Morning snack break - Mmmmm!


8:50 am

Shake N Wake opening festivities


9:30 am

Session One activity


10:30 am

Session Two Activity​


11:30 am

Lunch - Tasty!


12:00 to 3:00 pm

Afternoon events - Pool, field trip or activities on campus


3:00 pm

Afternoon snack - Energy Boost!

3:30 pm

End of normal camp day, After Care activities begin (additional fee required for After Care program)

6:15 pm

Camp doors close, the day is done, see you tomorrow

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