FCAG Activities

FCAG 2021 Summer Camp Center

Welcome to the 2021 16th Annual FCAG Summer Camp & Enrichment Fair!

Options to Access 2021 FCAG Summer Camp & Enrichment Fair Guide

1. Become a member for $25 now and receive the catalog for free

2. Purchase the catalog for $15

There are two ways to participate.

1. Enjoy our Summer Camp Catalog which will be e-mailed to all current members for free or to those who purchase the catalog (see above).
2. Members and non-members are invited to join the following camps for online demonstrations of their programs (see below).

Join these camps for an online behind-the-scenes look at their offerings:

Best Academy

Ideaventions Academy for Math & Science

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY)

Lives Under Construction: Crafting Your College Application

Mason Community Arts Academy & Acting for Young People

Mason Game & Technology Academy (MGTA)

Spark business academy - Business & Finance Programs

Synetic Theater Summer Camp

Traveling Players Summer Theatre

Upcoming Events

Our Virtual Camp Fair is currently in progress. Additional virtual events coming soon.

Past Events

Pursing Math and Science Inside and Outside the Classroom
Panel Discussion: Science, math and computer science teachers from schools across Fairfax County.

Date:Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 7 0pm - 8:30pm

Place:Luther Jackson Middle School (3020 Gallows Road, Falls Church)

Cost:None! This is a free event. No registration required.

Join us for this panel discussion where we will discuss:
  • How do kids find in school and out of school opportunities for student research and mentorship?
  • How do students get involved with science fairs or find a good project?
  • What sort of science clubs/activities can students do, and what can they expect if those clubs aren't available at their school?
  • What opportunities exist outside of school and how do you find out about them?
  • What's the etiquette for talking to teachers about projects beyond the classroom?

    There will also be time allowed for audience questions for the panel.

2020 Summer Camp Fair
FCAG held our annual Summer Camp Fair on January 25, 2020 from 3pm to 5:30pm at McLean High School. Over 350 people attended to visit with approximately 45 camps.

College Knowledge Sooner
Presenter:Dr. Nancy Levonian, Lives Under Construction

Date:Thursday, November 7, 2019, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Place:Burke Center Library (5935 Freds Oak Road, Burke)

Cost:None! This is a free event, but you must register and space is limited (details below).

On November 7th, FCAG is pleased to host Dr. Nancy Levonian of Lives Under Construction as she compares options for enriching the high school years in preparation for college. Join us as we discuss how to learn college-level material early by self-study, AP resources, college classes in high school, and early college.

This program is for middle and high school students and their parents to learn more about options for advanced study. Free and open to the public with advanced registration. Refreshments will be provided. To register send names of the adults and students who will attend to fcagevents@gmail.com. This event is open to all, even if you're not a paid member of FCAG, however members get priority registration at FCAG events. Join or find out more. Space is limited so register now.

AMC 8 Math Fun Night
Presenter:Dr. Rebecca Goldin, Professor of Mathematical Sciences at George Mason University

Date:Thursday, October 24, 2019, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Place:Tysons-Pimmit Library (7584 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church)

Cost:None! This is a free event, but you must register and space is limited (details below).
Pizza provided for the kids!

Have some fun with out-of-the-box math as you practice for the AMC 8! Join Dr. Rebecca Goldin and her team of volunteer high school math students as they offer mathematical advice and insight at this free event.

Not familiar with the AMC 8? The AMC 8 is for kids in 8th grade, and for younger students capable of working problems at a middle school algebra and geometry level. The majority of students take it at their elementary or middle school and are in grades 6-8. You can read more about the AMC 8 at AMC 8.

Please register by sending attendee's name(s), age and grade to fcagevents@gmail.com. This event is open to all, even if you're not a paid member of FCAG, however members get priority registration at FCAG events. Join or find out more. Space is limited so register now.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About AAP but Didn't Know to Ask
Thank you to Kirsten Maloney, K-12 Coordinator of Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) in Fairfax County Public Schools for a wonderful presentation at our FCAG meeting on Wednesday, September 18th, 2019.

2019 FCAG AAP Presentation

2019-2020 AAP Testing and Identification Timeline

Events prior to 2019-2020 School Year:
  • Po-Shen Loh, Mathematics Professor at Carnegie Mellon and National Coach for the USA Math Olympiad Team
  • Spring 2019 Board Game Geek Out
  • FCAG Movie Night: National Geographic's Science Fair
  • Your (Math) Teachers are Lying to You! An Interactive Math Night with George Mason University's Geometry Lab
  • Chess 4 Charity Chess Tournament - Sponsored by FCAG
  • 2019 Summer Camp and Enrichment Fair
  • Panel Discussion: High School Success in Fairfax County
  • Great Math Education: Cultivating Creativity, Joy, and Talent
  • Strategy Game Night
  • Math Event: The Mathemagician - Dr. Art Benjamin, Harvey Mudd College
  • Panel Discussion: TJ Experiences with Panelists: TJ Students
  • 2018 Summer Camp and Enrichment Fair
  • AMC 8 Math Fun Night
  • FCAG's Board Game Geek-Out
  • FCAG Math NIGHT! "Really BIG numbers", for kids in 3rd-6th grade
  • The Best and Worst of Middle School in FCPS
  • Competition: Helpful or Harmful?
  • Essential Life Skills For Twice Exceptional Learners: Tools For Social & Academic Success
  • IB & AP Programs: What's best for Your Child?
  • General Membership Meeting
  • Meet and Greet with Dr. Garza
  • Panel on Math Education, "Nurturing Depth in Learning Mathematics: Beyond Checking the Box".
  • Discussion with Intel ISEF Winners

Upcoming Events

Summer Camp Fair
Our Virtual Camp Fair is currently open. Find out more now at our online Summer Camp Center

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