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Vacation Day Program

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

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

Contact: schoolageservices@jccnv.org, or
call 703.537.3092



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 and crafts, gym, swim, and more. Sign up for one, or sign up for them all! 

Remember to send your child with a nut-free and dairy or meatless lunch, swimsuit and towel, and weather-appropriate attire each day. Sneakers are a must, and pants/shorts (as opposed to dresses/skirts) as well as layered-clothing (especially for field trip days) are recommended. 

Fee: $120/ $100 member

Click here to download the VDP registration form
Click here to download the VDP calendar



Around the World
Thursday, December 27th
Grades K - 6
Israel, Germany, France 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 28th
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 31st
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 5:00pm this day.


Beach Party
Wednesday, January 2nd
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 3rd
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 4th
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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