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Burgundy’s Alexandria Summer Day Camp offers daily swimming, diverse activities, and special events on Burgundy’s 25 acres that include forest, field, pond, barn, amphitheater, and state-of-the-art facilities.
Camp programs include sports, science, performing arts, visual arts, and photography for campers aged 3 years and 8 months through 12. Rising 8th, 9th, and 10th graders also may participate in Burgundy’s counselor-in-training program that provides experience for those interested in applying in subsequent years for a junior counselor position.
Camp hours are 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Morning Extended Day begins at 7:00 a.m., and afternoon Extended Day is available from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Bus transportation is also available.
2016 Registration Now Open!
Please check the Burgundy website in the morning to see the status of the Burgundy Farm Summer Day Camp Open House. We will announce there if it is canceled due to inclement weather, and news about a make-up date will soon follow.
The Burgundy Farm Summer Day Camp will be holding it's 2016 Open House and Camp Demonstration on Saturday, February 13th, from 9am to 1pm. The first half of our event will consist of a traditional Open House where families can drop by and participate in campus tours and Q&A sessions with the Camp Director. The second half will feature timed and scheduled stations featuring camp demonstrations that will give families an idea of what summers are like at Burgundy. Please read on for all of the details for this two-tiered event!
Lower Division, our most popular program, is a general day camp that includes arts and crafts, drama and music, science, sports and games, nature exploration, and daily swim lessons. Weekly themes help drive the programming and activities for each week of each session.
AGES: 3.75 – 7.75 year olds
The brand new Middle Division is designed for campers ages 6-8 who, while they have enjoyed their Lower Division camp experience, may be ready to explore what Upper Division camps are like. This new, transitional camp division allows more choice to our oldest Lower Division campers who would like a bit more say in what they do during the camp day. Now, with the introduction of the Middle Division, we have opened up all of the half-day camp programs that make the Upper Division so exciting. Campers who choose the Middle Division can "build their own camp" by selecting from a wide variety of half-day programs (campers choose a morning AND afternoon program to create their full day) to create their own camp experience. All afternoon half-day camps in the Middle Division include daily swim instruction in Burgundy's own outdoor, saltwater pool.
AGES: 6-8 year olds
AM CAMPS: 8:30-11:30am (campers eat lunch with thier AM Camp and then rotate to thier PM Camps)
PM CAMPS: 12:00-3:00pm
Upper Division is designed for older campers and allows them a bit more choice in how they spend their time at camp. Campers can "build thier own camp" by selecting from a wide variety of half day programs (campers choose a morning AND afternoon program to create their full day) to create thier own camp experience. Or, they can choose a full day, theme specific program by selecting either our drama camp, Summer Stage, or our outdoor education and adventure camp, Burgundy Outdoors. All morning half-day camps and all full day camps include daily swim instruction in Burgundy's own outdoor, saltwater pool.
AGES: 9-12 year olds
AM CAMPS: 8:30-11:30am (campers eat lunch with their AM Camp and then rotate to their PM Camps)
FULL DAY CAMPS: 8:30am-3:00pm
The Counselor in Training (CIT) program is a full day, program for young adults who are no longer campers but not quite ready to be a camp counselor. CIT’s are assigned to one of our camp programs, or the camp office, and are mentored by the CIT Director as well as the camp counselors they work with. CIT’s assist the counselors with the day to day operation of the camps, help monitor the campers, learn what it means and what it takes to be a successful camp counselor, and engage in team-building activities with each other. The CIT experience is a combination of hard work and a lot of fun, and is a very nice transition for campers who have aged out of certain camp programs but are not ready to let go of a fun and meaningful summer camp experience. Many CIT's go on to become counselors with the Burgundy Farm Summer Day Camp, and learn many important skills that will serve them well in all facets of their lives. CIT’s receive a $50 stipend at the end of each session in recognition of their hard work.
These Additional Camp Programs can be added on to any session of camp, and are open to all campers. These programs are designed to help create a schedule that works for any family and includes: AM and PM Extended Day, Transportation, and AM Swim Lessons. We do not offer daily, or drop-in, services for any of these programs, they must be registered for the entire session. Any camper participating in one of these programs must also be registered for a day camp as well.
The Burgundy Farm Summer Day Camp is proud to once again partner with some of the finest organizations in the area to offer their wonderful programs to our campers. Excite Soccer, Pottery Playground, and MathTree are once again on board to offer their fun, enriching, and educational programs to BFSDC campers, and we could not be more excited. Read on to learn more about these wonderful organizations!
The Burgundy Farm Summer Day Camp has programs running from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.
The Burgundy Farm Summer Day Camp requires the following documents for all campers. All forms are due May 1st, 2016, and can be found on the camp website.
The handbook and bus times may be useful for enrolled camp families!
Prospective camp families can get an overview of our camp with the 2016 flier and check out the detailed offerings grid to see what's available.
Read all about the fun we had during our first session of camp!
Here you will find all required forms for your camper(s) for the Burgundy Farm Summer Day Camp 2016.
Required for campers who are new to Burgundy
Required for all campers
Required for campers who need medication at camp