A Winter Frolic for the Family

If your kids are like most, school snow closings are the highlight of the winter season. Get into the spirit with some of these fun outdoor activities. After you’ve expended your energy outdoors, there’s plenty of fun to be had indoors as well. Blizzard Blast and Cold Weather Fun Take a snowshoe hike Buy or […]

Summer Camps

Camps are about more than just providing childcare during the weeks off from school and giving the kids something to do. Day camps of modern times are enriching experiences that expose students to new experiences, hone their talents, or challenge them to go beyond their limits. In Northern Virginia, there are hundreds of options for […]

Special Needs and Adaptive Camps, Playgrounds, & Programs in Northern Virginia

Summer camps, recreational activities, special events… For most parents seeking fun programs for their children, opportunities abound in Northern Virginia. Hundreds of camps, enrichment programs, indoor playgrounds, sports teams, leadership organizations, and more are available to them. Some other parents are not so lucky, especially when it comes to summer camps. For these families, finding […]

From the first moment I stepped out of my car I could hear the exotic sounds coming from just beyond the fence. I couldn’t wait to start my safari through Roer’s Zoofari, Vienna’s very own zoo. Filled with animals, reptiles and birds from almost every continent, and owned and operated by Vanessa and Jacob Roer, […]

Winter is a great time to spend with your family, indoors and outdoors, with snow or without snow. People think of summer as being the perfect time to enjoy family since the kids are out of school and you can do more outside, but there is plenty to do when the air is chilly and […]

Boo! Did we scare you? Probably not, but if you want to have some frightening times in and around Reston this Halloween, we’ve got just the thing for you and the entire family. First, if you’re looking to get your scares in early, check out the free Reston Community Center Hunters Woods celebration on Saturday, […]

During summer vacation, sometimes you still have to keep the kids entertained, even between  vacations, camps and pool days – and it’s not always easy. We’re here to help! All of these activities are local and age-friendly for most. However, we encourage you to use parental discretion and go to the websites we’ve provided to […]

Weekend Getaways for the Family
Not every family has the opportunity to take week-long vacations over the summer with busy schedules. The kids are at camp, and mom and dad are busy at work. You all deserve some relaxation and family bonding, but where do you go on your weekends? Do you want to go somewhere fun? Maybe your family [...]