Rising 7th and 8th graders within boundaries for the following middle schools are invited to register: Kilmer MS, Thoreau MS and Luther Jackson MS.

The VIP Summer Program will be held in-person at Thoreau Middle School this summer!  Rising 6th, 7th and 8th graders residing in Fairfax County within boundaries for the following middle schools are invited to register: Glasgow MS, Holmes MS and Poe MS. Rising 7th and 8th graders residing in Fairfax County within boundaries for the following middle schools are invited to register: Kilmer MS, Thoreau MS and Luther Jackson MS. Program Details: Mondays - Fridays, 9 am - 4 pm (site is available at 8 am for parent drop-offs) June 29 - July 28 (camp will not meet on Monday July 4, Tuesday July 5 and Friday July 29) Registration Policy: VIP camp costs $50 to attend (scholarships are available in cases of financial hardship - reach out to your school's After-School Specialist). Registrations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Each school has a designated number of spots allocated. The deadline for all applications is Friday, May 20th.  Call or email your local After-School Program Specialist (ASPS) or Fairfax County Teen Center (listed on the first page) for further information.  Students who submit the VIP Camp Registration Form will be notified if they have been accepted into camp.  Accepted participants will receive a confirmation letter/email along with further camp instructions.  Payment will be due after receiving confirmation of acceptance and no later than Friday, June 3rd.  Payments should be submitted through MySchoolBucks.  If you need to submit cash/check payment, please contact your After-School Specialist.  If payment is not received by Friday, June 3rd, participants will forfeit their place in the camp and will be replaced by another student, pending the payment of the camp fee.  Please contact the After-School Program Specialist at your student’s school if there are any payment concerns. Refund Policy: To request a refund of the VIP Registration Fee, contact the After-School Specialist at the VIP Camp site prior to the cutoff date of Friday, June 10th.  Refund requests submitted after the cutoff date will not be considered.  Refunds will be in the form of a check.  Please allow 3-4 weeks for processing.   Mandatory Parent Meeting: Parents/Guardians are required to attend a VIP Camp virtual orientation session for their child(ren) to participate in the VIP Summer Camp.  If you are unable to attend, please let your school’s ASPS know in advance.  During this virtual meeting, parents/guardians will have an opportunity to meet the staff and hear about the program.  Students will be moved to a waitlist if parents do not attend this meeting without giving prior notice. Please see the first page of this packet for your camp’s virtual meeting date.  

2022 Application & Registration Form

Bus Routes Stops and Times for Thoreau VIP Summer Program