Fairfax City Parks and Rec and Fairfax Surf Shop present

Fall School Day Off - Skate Camps
Fall School Day Off - Skate Camps

Fall School Day Off - Skate Camps

Fall School Day Off
October 31

calendar oct 28Last day to register OCTOBER 28

Fairfax Surf Shop
Skate Camp

  • Ages: 7-16 years
  • ALL LEVELS (Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced)
  • Instructors: Fairfax Surf Shop Team/Staff
  • Location:
    Skate Park at Van Dyck Park, Fairfax City, VA

Since 1976, Fairfax Surf Shop has been a staple of skateboarding in the Northern Virginia community.

The Fairfax Surf Shop is pleased to team up with the City of Fairfax to offer a fun, quality, skateboard camp experience for youth interested in skateboarding. Skaters will be placed into age/ability groups. Various skating styles covered (street, vert, rails, ramps, etc…) Learn or improve on key skateboarding basics and tricks: ollies, manuals, kickflips, etc. Camp also features skate games, park activities, safety equipment tips and contests. Skaters receive a t-shirt and Fairfax Surf Shop equipment discount. A quality skateboard and helmet are required for the camp. Elbow, knee and wrist pads are highly recommended.

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Time: 9AM – 3PM
Ages: 7 – 16yrs

Location: Van Dyck
Park FEE: $129

Cost is: $129

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Exclusive Camp Facilities

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Campers will be utilizing various on-site facilities for camp activities throughout the week. Skaters will get to learn, ride, and complete all week long in the Van Dyck skate park and access an exclusive street course designed and assembled by the Fairfax Surf Shop team on the adjacent basketball court.

Frequent water breaks will be taken under the shaded pavilion next to the skate park. Lunch, snack, and many group activities will be held in the newly constructed and air conditioned Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center directly across the parking lot from the skate park.

The brand new facility has a massive conference room with hardwood flooring and a video projector that will be used to shoot skateboard videos for the kids. Campers will have access to the community center throughout the day for ice, water, and bathroom usage.

Sample daily schedule

8:00-8:45AMBefore-Care (Sign-in, supervised freeskate)
9:00-9:15AMSign-in (Meet instructors/staff, discuss goals for the day)
9:15-9:30AMWarm-up/stretching exercise with instructors
9:30-11:30AMAM Lessons: Mini ramp(small 1/2 pipe), quarter pipes and flatground
11:30AM-12:30PMLunch inside the community center with a skateboard videos and group activities
12:30-1:45PM Lessons: Flowing through the park/streetcourse & working on tricks: grinds, kick turns, etc...
2:15-2:45PMCompetitions, Games of S-K-A-T-E, etc.. (show case tricks learned)
2:45-3:00PMWrap-up/group discussions of the day/Sign-out & Pick-up
3:00-5:30PMSupervised After-Care: keep skating or relax in the community center

Before and after care service

Before & After Care will be offered throughout the week for all campers. Camp begins at 9 AM and ends at 3 PM. If a camper is not picked up by 3:10 PM they will be charged for after care services for that day. Single Before & After Care services can be paid for in advance online at the Parks and Rec Camp Registration site (through your account). On the day of service directly at the Parks and Rec office in the Sherwood Community Center located next to the Van Dyck Skate Park.

Before care8AM-9AM
After care3 PM-5:30PM
Single before care$30
Single after care$50

Exclusive camper discount

Sign up and receive an exclusive camper discount at Fairfax Surf Shop now through camp sessions!

Fairfax Surf Shop has been selling top quality skateboards, helmets & accessories since 1976


FAQs Concerning Reservations and Accounts CLICK HERE

For any further questions contact:
Camp Director Dan Callahan
703 425-5400

What to bring to camp

  • Skateboard*
  • Helmet & Pads*
  • Lunch & Snack(s)
  • Water Bottle
    (campers will have access to water on site as well)
  • Sunscreen



CLICK HERE to register

You need to first create an account and profile in the City of Fairfax Parks and Rec Camp Doc system in order to register.

Before and After care available.