Spy Camp

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RECRUITS WANTED!

Spy Camp is a 3 day program that will engage the participant in skills and knowledge learned by Office of Strategic Services (OSS) trainees during the 1940’s. Skills such as archery, land navigation and Morse code will be taught to all recruits. Instructors will teach age appropriate techniques to recruits for basic first aid, knot tying, and how to create a spy persona. Each day will bring a new experience with challenges to test all recruits. Each recruit will work in a team environment to accomplish tasks. Join us for all the fun and excitement of Spy Camp!

We want to make Spy Camp available to everyone. First time recruits will be given priority on slot selection.


Spy Camp Dates and Times:

Session 1: June 22nd, 23rd, and 24th - FULL

Session 2: July 13th, 14th, and 15th - FULL

Time for each day will be: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

New Recruit Application for Spy Camp:


Each recruit will need to complete an application and submit the form by midnight on May 21, 2021. First time recruits have priority during the selection process. Selection will be based on when the application is received, first received first selected. After filling in the form, please save the file before attaching, it does not autosave on the file.

Applications are closed for 2021 sessions..
New Recruit Application: No more applications sessions are full (Adobe PDF):
New Recruit Application: No more applications sessions are full (Word Doc):

Cadre in Training (CIT) Application:

For the 2021 camp sessions we will not be using CITs for assistance.

Since we will not be having CITs this year, individuals who have attended the program can still apply under the recruit application. All returning participants will be selected based on available slots, after new recruits are selected.

 
Who May Apply?

Spy Camp is for students in 4th to 7th grade or 9 to 12 years old.

How are Recruit's Selected?

Spy Camp is a very popular program at Prince William Forest Park. We receive a large volume of applicants for each session. New recruits who have never attended will have priority during the selection process. Applicants are selected based on when the application is received, first received first selected. It is recommended that if a specific camp date is desired that the application be submitted as soon as possible. There will be a wait list in the event of a selected recruit not being able to attend.

Since we will not be having CITs this year, individuals who have attended the program can still apply under the recruit application. All returning participants will be selected based on available slots, after new recruits are selected.

What is the Cost?

Spy Camp is FREE. The historic use of Prince William Forest Park (Chopawamsic Recreational Demonstration Area) is to provide a summer camp experience for youth. We are returning some of that history to this program.

What do Selected Recruit's need to bring?

All training materials will be provided. Each recruit will receive a Spy Camp T-shirt, neck lanyard and name badge.

Each recruit will need to bring their own lunch, snacks, and any special drinks. Water and lemonade will be provided.

Last updated: April 1, 2021

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18100 Park Headquarters Road
Triangle, VA 22172

Phone:

(703) 221-7181

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