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Vacation Day Program Fairfax, VA

When school is out, the J is the place to be!

Vacation Day Programs run from 7:30am–6pm

Contact:, 703.537.3091



No school? No problem! The J has you covered! From themed days to field trips, we’re here to entertain, educate, and energize! In-house activities include arts & crafts, gym, swim, and more. Sign up for one, or sign up for them all!

Fee: $120/ $100 member
Click here to download the VDP registration form
Click here to download the VDP calendar


All Sorts of Sports
Monday, October 8
Grades K–6
Basketball, hockey, soccer, swimming, Wii sports- just to name a few of the activities that we will do on this day. We will also enjoy the teen lounge and the pool!

Pirate Day
Monday, November 5
Grades K–6
AARGGHH. Learn to walk and talk like a pirate, search for lost treasure, swab the deck, and more as we put on our eye patches and embark on a pirate adventure. Don't forget yer bathin' suit and towel for when we walk the plank at the pool.

Election Day at the J
Tuesday, November 6
Grades K–6
Uncle Sam wants YOU to come to this vacation day! Whether your favorite animal is a donkey or an elephant, your opinion matters most on this election-inspired program-day. Get ready to make some posters and build a campaign to elect one of your fellow peers VDP President! Remember to bring a bathing suit and towel to celebrate after the election.

A VDP Friendsgiving
Wednesday, November 21
Grades K–6
Gather ‘round the colorful tables and have a “Thanksgiving feast” with your VDP friends and counselors. We’ll cook, decorate, and celebrate! So turkey-trot on over and join us for a day of thanks; don’t forget your swimsuit and towel for a splash in the pool.

Around the World
Thursday, December 27
Grades K–6
Israel, France, and Germany galore; Italy, Mexico, Spain and more! Join us on this multi-cultural day of games, cooking, and fun! Don’t forget your bathing suit and a towel for our swim across the seas!

Bowling and Movie
Friday, December 28
Grades K–6
Join us as we roll to Bowl America Lanes in Burke in the morning. Afterwards, we’ll head over to the University Mall Theatre and catch an afternoon movie! Movie will be rated G or PG.

New Year’s Eve Pajama Party!
Monday, December 31
Grades K–6
We’ll supply the party hats and snacks, you bring you! We’ll ring in 2019 in style with party games, music, and your favorite J activities including playing in the gym and swimming. Note: The J closes at 5pm this day.

Beach Party!
Wednesday, January 2
Grades K–6
Winter blues got ya missing that summer sun? Well throw on a pair of shades, grab your flip-flops, and jump on into this vacation day filled with your favorite summer activities. A swimsuit is a must.

Wacky Olympics
Thursday, January 3
Grades K–6
Welcome to a day of indoor track and field events. We will have relay races, obstacle courses, and games in the pool. Join us for a jam packed day of fun! Bring your swimsuit, sportsmanship, and team spirit!

Children’s Science Center
Friday, January 4
Grades K–6
Join us as we visit the Children's Science Center, Northern Virginia’s first interactive museum where children, families, and school groups can explore science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) concepts through fun, engaging hands-on exhibits, activities and programs in Fairfax. Remember to pack a swimsuit for when we return to the J!

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