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This year, Camp Whatakid- Summer at the Silo Center will run for 9 weeks from June 20, 2023 – August 18, 2023.


Please Note: Fairfax County Public Schools' (FCPS) last day is Friday, June 16, 2023. 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 Tuesday, June 20, 2023. NO refunds will be given for days missed from the first week of Camp Whatakid.

* Monday, June 19th camp is closed in observance of Juneteenth National Independence Day

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

Week 1           *June 20 – June 23  

Week 2           June 26 – June 30

Week 3           **July 3 – July 7

Week 4           July 10 – July 14

Week 5           July 17 – July 21

Week 6           July 24 – July 28

Week 7           July 31 – August 4

Week 8           August 7 - 11

Week 9           August 14 – August 18

Camp Rates

Enrollment Fee

For each family's enrollment, a non-refundable processing fee of $50.00 is required.  This fee is added to your account once enrollment is approved. There are no other administrative charges throughout the summer.

Weekly Rate

The rate per camp week is $330.

The cost for Week 1, June 20th – June 23rd, is $264, as the camp is closed on Monday, June 19th

The cost for Week 3, of July 3rd – July 7th, is $264, as the camp is closed on Tuesday, July 4th


Multiple Child Discounts

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


Extended Care

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


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 ($18) and Drop-In After Care ($18) are only permitted for true emergencies; Multiple Child Discount does not apply.


Extended Care Rates

Before Care (BC): 6:30 am- 8:00 am is $50.00 / week ($40.00 / week for Weeks 1 & 3)

After Care (AC): 3:30 pm- 6:15 pm is $90.00 / week ($72.00 / week for Weeks 1 & 3)

Before and After Care (BAC): $110.00 / week ($88.00 / week for Weeks 1 & 3)


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