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Grō - A Natural Education Space

ABOUT Grō

Children today spend increasing amounts of their time engaged in indoor (and often screen-focused) activities. This results in a “nature deficit” for many of our kids who enjoy less time interacting with nature and miss opportunities to benefit from the positive developmental impacts of time spent outdoors in a natural setting.

Offering natural education classes, spring and summer camp offerings, and a nature-based preschool, the new Grō Natural Education Space at Long Park is a truly unique indoor/outdoor learning environment. The greatest education asset of this facility lies in the 230 acres of parkland and 4.5+ miles of trails surrounding the repurposed building, including outdoor classroom and activity areas.

Our Grō programs give children the opportunity to connect with, explore and learn through interaction with the natural world, harnessing the physical, emotional, social and academic benefits associated with outdoor play.

LIL EXPLORERS

Your camper will spend the summer exploring, investigating and interacting with the world around them. By participating in a wide variety of hands-on activities, built around our weekly themes, children will discover the wonders of plants, animals, and nature in both indoor and outdoor settings. State Licensed program. The child must meet entrance age requirements by the first day of camp.

Age 3-5 - $88 (weekly)

June 11 - August 8
Mon-Fri 9 am - Noon

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Jr. EXPLORERS

Your camper will spend the summer exploring, investigating and interacting with the world around them. By participating in a wide variety of hands-on activities, built around our weekly themes, such as Animal Planet, Interesting Insects, and Desert Oasis, children will have fun discovering and learning nature, science and the great outdoors!


State Licensed program. Child must meet entrance age requirements by the first day of camp. Copies of Camp Registration Form, Authorized Agreement, School Entry Health Form and Age Verification (Birth Certificate or other document must be validated by staff) are required to be on file one week prior to the start of camp.

Age 6-8 - $88 (weekly)

June 18 - August 8
Mon-Fri 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Get In Touch

Grō at James S. Long Park

  • 703-792-5180
  • Margaret.Doppee@pwcgov.org
  • 4603 James Madison Hwy
    Haymarket, VA 20169

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